Tom Schwartz Rules Out Katie Maloney Rekindling — and Remarriage — After Admitting He 'Strayed a Few Times'

Vanderpump Rules stars Tom Schwartz and Tom Sandoval joined Andy Cohen on Watch What Happens Live to discuss the show's season 10 premiere and Schwartz's relationship with ex-wife Katie Maloney

Tom Schwartz of "Vanderpump Rules" attends Andy's Legends Ball at BravoCon 2022 on October 14, 2022 at Manhattan Center in New York, New York, USA. Robin Platzer/ Twin Images/ SIPA USA; Mandatory Credit: Photo by Gregory Pace/Shutterstock (13467797ho) Katie Maloney Andy's Legends Ball, Bravocon 2022, New York, USA - 14 Oct 2022
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Tom Schwartz is being clear-eyed about his future relationship — or lack thereof — with ex-wife Katie Maloney.

Following the season 10 premiere of Vanderpump Rules Wednesday night, the 40-year-old Tom Tom owner and his costar/business partner Tom Sandoval joined Andy Cohen on Watch What Happens Live to break down the night's episode and share where they stand with the cast today.

Schwartz admitted to Cohen that a reconciliation with Maloney, 36, is likely out of the cards — especially as she was the one to call it quits.

"In that moment, it felt like finality. It felt like a nail in the coffin," he told Cohen, 54. "I just knew it from her tone, the look on her face. I felt it in my soul that it was just done."

Tom Schwartz, Katie Maloney
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Sandoval, 39, did add, however, that when Schwartz first told him, he did seem to be hopeful he and Maloney might be able to patch things up. At this, Schwartz admitted he "subconsciously" did harbor hope but fundamentally knew it wouldn't happen.

In likely related news, Schwartz confessed that he hadn't been fully faithful in the marriage, telling Cohen: "I strayed a few times. There were times I thought the relationship was going to come to an end and I was a sloppy douchebag."

Kristina Kelly, Katie Maloney, Ariana Madix, Tom Sandoval and Tom Schwartz attend the Friends and Family Opening at Schwartz & Sandy's with the cast of "Vanderpump Rules" at Schwartz & Sandy's Lounge on July 26, 2022 in Los Angeles, California
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In a game of "Agree or Disagree," Schwartz went on to add that he agrees with the suggestion that Maloney will remarry again first, adding that he "might be out of the game forever."

"I don't think I'll ever get married again," he said. "I'll fall in love, I just don't think I'll ever be married again."

Maloney and Schwartz announced their divorce in March 2022 in separate Instagram posts. Maloney wrote that the "ending [was] not met with resentment or animosity" and that the two would "continue to love and support one another's happiness." Schwartz echoed similar sentiments, adding how she "taught [him] so much about love & being a better partner."

However, the season 10 trailer teased that the pair's amicable relationship may have come to an end, as Schwartz started up a fling with costar Raquel Leviss.

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On Wednesday night's premiere, the two were still "friends," attempting to navigate their relationship post-divorce. After talking to each other about their dating lives, Maloney made some boundaries clear.

"I really value my friendship with Tom, and I want to remain friends, but there's just one rule: don't hook up with anyone in the friend group," Maloney said in the episode.

At the Vanderpump Rules season 10 premiere event on Tuesday, Katie told PEOPLE where she currently stands with her ex now.

"We're not best friends, we're not super close, but we're trying to find that sort of sweet spot," she said. "Because we have dogs and a lot of love for one another and I just feel like he's still such a huge part of my life and just kind of not having him in my life just feels so weird."

However, the pair have added more "distance" since they last declared they'd remain close. "I think just having that little bit of distance from one another is probably the healthiest thing. So I think we're kind of finding that right now," she added.

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Vanderpump Rules airs Wednesdays at 9 p.m. ET on Bravo.

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