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Where Does Tom Schwartz Stand with Tom Sandoval and Katie Flood? Hear His Surprising Answers

Get an update on Tom Schwartz's respective relationships with Tom Sandoval and Katie Flood ahead of Vanderpump Rules Season 11.

By Allison Crist

Tom Schwartz has had quite the wild year between Vanderpump Rules Season 10 and Winter House Season 3, and that's largely because of his respective relationships with Tom Sandoval and Katie Flood. Now, as he gears up for another go-round in West Hollywood, Schwartz is sharing where exactly he stands with both of them.

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More specifically, he revealed if he's on good terms with Sandoval again and if he's still in touch with Below Deck Mediterranean yachtie Katie while speaking to at the Vanderpump Rules Season 11 premiere screening and cocktail party on January 17.

To hear his answers ahead of the Vanderpump Rules Season 11 premiere on Tuesday, Jan. 30, keep scrolling.

Where Tom Schwartz and Tom Sandoval Stand Ahead of Vanderpump Rules Season 11

Specifically weighing in on whether or not Sandoval is still his "ride or die" after everything that's gone down with Ariana Madix, Schwartz said, "Ride or die? We did both this season." 

Then on a more serious note, he explained, "I think we're in a good place right now. He's one of my closest friends, I've known him for 13 years. We've been there for each other through the worst of times and through the best of times, as best friends should do — you know, with the occasional exceptions."

Plus, as Schwartz pointed out, he and Sandoval are "the longest-running, last standing relationship on Vanderpump Rules." 

Sandoval, for his part, is in it for the long run too. He separately referred to Schwartz as his "ride or die" in his own interview with while reflecting on how Schwartz has been there for him throughout the last year while he was, as he sang, "a hot ass mess." 

Tom Schwartz and Tom Sandoval arriving at Bravocon 2023 in Las Vegas.

Where Tom Schwartz and Katie Flood Stand After Winter House Season 3

Suffice it to say that Schwartz has quite a different relationship with Katie, or "Floody" as he calls her, since he was unable to refer to her by her first name without thinking about his ex-wife, Katie Maloney.

Today, following their Winter House romance, Schwartz says he and Katie Flood "have a great friendship."

"We stay in contact on a regular basis," he told "She's hilarious, she's witty, and she's incredibly charming. And I'm so happy that I'm in her orbit. She's just a badass human being. So, shout-out to Floody!"

Tom Schwartz and Katie Flood sitting next to each other at the Winter House reunion.

When does Season 11 of Vanderpump Rules premiere?

Vanderpump Rules Season 11 premieres Tuesday, Jan. 30 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Bravo and will be available to stream the next day on Peacock.

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