With the many (and we mean many) divorces which have rocked the celebrity world in 2023, it doesn't actually feel like Scandoval even happened this year.
But alas, if we cast our minds back to March, the biggest scandal to ever happen on a Bravo show set the entire internet alight.
Let's have a quick refresher because if you're like me, your attention has since shifted solely to the dissolution of Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas' marriage. As I said, there are just too many breakups to fit in one's brain right now.
Okay, so! Tom Sandoval and Ariana Madix were the longest-running couple on Vanderpump Rules, a spin-off from The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, which focused on the lives of the young and hot people working at Lisa Vanderpump's restaurant SUR.
The show's stars Tom and Ariana dated for over nine years, they shared a life together, a house, and from everything that had been shown on their socials and the reality show, they had an idyllic relationship.
But all was not what it seemed.
Raquel Leviss entered the show late in the game in season five as James Kennedy's girlfriend-then-fiancé in 2017. Raquel was not particularly welcomed by the group, with the exception of Ariana and her bestie Scheana Shay, who both became two of Raquel's closest friends and allies.
Raquel and James broke up in January 2022, which brings us to March 2023 when it came out that Tom and Ariana split after Ariana discovered that Tom and Raquel had been having a seven-month long affair.