‘Vanderpump Rules’: Why Did Jax Taylor Think He Was Right to Demote Tom Sandoval From Best Man?

by Jeremy Spirogis
Jax Taylor, Tom Sandoval and Tom Schwartz

Vanderpump Rulesseason eight began with a bang as episode one revealed that longtime friendships unraveled. In addition to fractured friendships amongst the ladies within the solid, Jax Taylor distanced himself from shut friend Tom Sandoval.

Jax Taylor, Tom Sandoval and Tom Schwartz
Jax Taylor, Tom Sandoval and Tom Schwartz | Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Matter

Sandoval was purported to be a “best man” in Taylor’s marriage ceremony. However, Taylor shared within the episode that he grew to become irritated with Sandoval when he felt ignored. He instructed new solid member Brett Caprioni that Sandoval “ditched” his pre-bachelor get together though Sandoval would attend Taylor’s precise bachelor get together in Miami.

However, throughout the episode, Sandoval shared that he wanted to journey again to his house state of Missouri to go to his household the identical weekend as Taylor’s pre-bachelor get together, so he had a battle. Taylor despatched Sandoval textual content messages about his absence however grew to become extra irritated when Sandoval didn’t return his textual content message.

Taylor thought he was ‘doing Sandoval a favor’

“After not hearing from Tom for weeks I go, ‘Hey, man I know you’re apparently slammed with your house,’” Taylor stated in a confessional as he re-read his textual content message to Sandoval. “‘So I’m going to change up my wedding party a little bit. That way it keeps the pressure off of you.’ I was kind of looking out for him.”

Taylor deliberate to maintain Tom Schwartz as his greatest man as a result of he hardly ever heard from Sandoval anymore. Sandoval appeared to shrug off the demotion. “You guys had that pre-bachelor party, but as it was getting planned I told him, ‘Dude I can’t make it, I gotta see my family,’” Sandoval instructed Schwartz. “I haven’t seen them in a really long time.”

“Because I didn’t cancel my flight back to see my mom for Mother’s Day and go to his pre-bachelor party which isn’t a thing, by the way, he demoted me to a groomsman from best man,” Sandoval says in a confessional. “F**, off dude.”

Taylor thinks he did the correct factor

Taylor shared why he thought he did the correct factor demoting Sandoval when he and Brittany Cartwright appeared on the Watch What Happens Live After Show. One fan requested why he was being such a Bridezilla. “I don’t really think I was a Bridezilla,” Taylor responded.

“I was just actually asking Tom, ‘Are you gonna be there?’ Give me a yes or give me a no,” Taylor added. But Cohen puzzled if a pre-bachelor get together was truly that vital. But Taylor says it is extremely vital. “Because it was my L.A friends,” Taylor says. Cohen reminded Taylor that Sandoval was seeing his mom. “But Jax Taylor is getting married,” Taylor responded wanting pissed off. “I need the bachelor party to be epic.”

Cohen tries to get Taylor to grasp that it wasn’t the precise bachelor get together. But Taylor isn’t shopping for it as a result of it was the bachelor get together for individuals who couldn’t make it to the principle get together in Miami. “He was going to go to Miami,” Cohen stated. “But he wasn’t helping plan this one,” Taylor insisted. During the episode, Taylor added, “I’m not trying to make it about me, but it’s about me.”

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