When Vanderpump Rules began Hostess/aspiring actress Kristen Doute, 32 had been in a very serious relationship with boyfriend Tom Sandoval for some time. In fact the two often mentioned marriage in their future, but as you know their tumultuous 6-year relationship came to a crashing halt after both cheated with other people. Tom hooked up with Ariana and Kristen slept with Tom’s best friend Jax…..among others.
Kristen’s dramatic relationships have certainly been entertaining ….. and painful to watch over the last few years. So let’s break it down. Who has Vanderpump Rules’ Kristen Doute dated?
1. Tom Sandoval, 32 When the show began in 2013 Tom and Kristen had been dating for 4 years and lived together in Tom’s apartment in West Hollywood. Both were struggling actors/models. In fact in 2012 Tom and Kristen starred in the film 23 Minutes to Sunrise together. Both were also struggling to stay faithful in their relationship with one another.
But the rocky relationship ended and the two broke up right after the season 2 reunion aired on February 7th, 2014. In fact we got the official news first from an exclusive source:
‘Tom and Ariana are hanging out. About an hour after the finale he started following her on Instagram…..It is official that Tom and Kristen have broken up. They are all still working at SUR and Ariana still works at Villa Blanca as well. I think after the reunion show next week, Tom and Ariana will make it official. Jax Taylor did tweet his fans about two weeks ago saying “ You will never believe who is hooking up at SUR, even I can’t believe it!”
Tom told Kristen in a breakup exit interview:
“After 6 years…if we cant be happy w each other maybe we can find happiness with other people. Those times I will never forget. There were times when I thought we were gonna spend the rest of our lives together. It was so hard for me to go through.”
Tom immediately began dating girlfriend Ariana Madix in February of 2014 and the two are still together.
2. James Kennedy: She dated British DJ James, 23 for a year and a half…from early 2014 to June of 2015. The couple somehow managed to pack 6 years worth of drama in to a year and a half. The relationship was in a downward trajectory from day one.
For one, the two first hooked up while Kristen was still with Tom. In fact recall the allegations that James wore one of Tom’s condoms?
Obviously James started as a rebound so Kristen’s preoccupation with Tom and Ariana was a serious situation. James also accused Kristen of cheating when she was out of town on modeling jobs. Kristen discovered a receipt for the ‘Smoking Gun Uber’ after Scheana’s 30th birthday party where James slept with Jenna Willis. In short, both cheated and the breakup was ugly.
“I wish you the best of luck, and I wish more luck upon whoever ends up with you. I really do,” James yelled at Kristen.
Kristen fired back accusing James of being an alcoholic.
“You are going to drink yourself into oblivion, you’re going to get f–king fired, you’re going to lose all your f–king friends, and no one’s going to forgive you.”
He fires back, “Okay, you know what you’re going to do? You’re never going to get married, and if you do, you’re going to be divorced in the first three years.”
I’d say that about sums up the 1 1/2 year relationship.
3. Aleks Taldykin, 29. Kristen briefly dated the Below Deck star immediately after breaking up with James Kennedy ….. and she told Jax who immediately told James.
But it doesn’t sound like Kristen and Aleks had much chemistry because this relationship was short-lived.
4. Brian Carter: In July of 2015 shortly after she broke up with James she began dating her current boyfriend 31-year-old Brian Carter. In September the two went on a date to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park with friends. They met through the dating app Bumble and are still very much together.
In addition to these relationships we know that she had sex twice with Jax Taylor — once on her and Tom’s couch and once at Jax’ apartment.
There ya go…..
To be continued……