Howie Mandel Responds to Criticism From “Scandoval” Interview
The scandal involving Tom Sandoval of Vanderpump Rules has become a hot topic in the reality TV world, and an unexpected player in the drama is Howie Mandel. Mandel, who is best known as a judge on America’s Got Talent, recently interviewed Sandoval on his podcast, and the interview has since been critisized. However, Mandel is standing by his decision and offering insights into the situation.
Howie Mandel Claps Back at The Interview Critics
Mandel is now sharing why he thinks empathy is key in this situation. While he does not condone cheating, he sees Sandoval as a human being going through a tough time. Mandel expressed concern about Sandoval’s well-being, describing him as “visibly shaken” and “visibly damaged.”
“He’s going through a real tough time, maybe he deserves to go through a tough time, but I really do feel for him.” Mandel said. “I feel for Ariana, I feel for Raquel, I feel for anybody who is involved in this.”
The “Scandoval” scandal has become a major news story, expanding beyond the typical drama of a reality show. Mandel found the story’s magnitude fascinating and decided to provide Sandoval with a chance to share his perspective. Even though he wasn’t familiar with the show or its characters, he saw it as an opportunity to show empathy and understanding in a difficult situation.
Mandel’s involvement in the “Scandoval” scandal has raised his profile in a different way, and his approach to the situation has sparked an important conversation about empathy and understanding.
How Did Howie Mandel Get to Know Tom Sandoval?
Vanderpump Rules star Sandoval recently appeared on Mandel’s podcast, Howie Mandel Does Stuff. Since the situation rose to fame, many were curious as to how the two celebrities know each other. As it turns out, Sandoval and Mandel met at a mutual friend’s wedding. Apparently at said wedding, Sandoval impressed Mandel with his musical talents. It seems that weddings aren’t just for celebrating love; they can also lead to the formation of unexpected friendships between celebrities.
Their friendship continued beyond the wedding, as they considered working together on a men’s cosmetics line. Mandel even mentioned on the podcast that his daughter is a big fan of Vanderpump Rules.
For those who may not know, Howie Mandel Does Stuff is a podcast that Mandel co-hosts with his daughter, Jackelyn Shultz. On the podcast, they make prank calls, discuss pop culture, and interview interesting people.