Vanderpump Rules co-stars Tom Sandoval and Tom Schwartz are raising money for their out-of-work restaurant staff. TomTom is a bar and restaurant in West Hollywood and the two Toms are minority partners with primary owner Lisa Vanderpump.
With the recent outbreak of COVID-19, Lisa Vanderpump temporarily closed all her restaurants. This puts their staff off work and without paychecks. Also, both Toms understand many of their staff are living paycheck-to-paycheck, so they came up with an idea to help.
Vanderpump Rules: Tom Sandoval & Tom Schwartz Giving Cameo Cash to Employees
With Cameo, fans purchase a personalized video from their favorite star or celebrity. So, Tom Sandoval, along with Tom Schwartz, got together and decided to partner with Cameo for a unique fundraiser. Working together, they asked for their fans to go to Cameo and put in a request for their own special shout-out.
The Vanderpump Rules‘ studs promised to donate all of the money raised through these videos directly to their staff. Also, they pledged to match the funds up to $10,000. That’s a pretty big gesture from Tom Schwartz and pal Tom Sandoval to help their employees who aren’t working right now at the Vanderpump Rules establishment.
The Two Toms Have Come Together Before
Tom Schwartz and best friend Tom Sandoval of Vanderpump Rules fame are no strangers to being good sports. There is proof of this hanging on the wall near the bar at their restaurant. In Season 5 of their reality TV show, the cast played a game of spin the bottle.
Then, Tom Schwartz and Katie Maloney had not yet married. When it was his turn, he said, “This is the last time I’m going to kiss someone as a single man”. He spun the bottle, and yes, it landed on Tom Sandoval. Not ones to back down, the Vanderpump Rules duo followed the rules of the game and did indeed kiss.
The moment was captured, framed, and is quite the attraction at the bar. Several celebrity couples have taken kissing photos standing in front of it, including Chrissy Teigen and John Legend, as seem above. It’s yet another reason to dine at one of the eateries featured on Vanderpump Rules.
Another Vanderpump Rules’ Co-Star Asked to Donate Money
Meanwhile, in another post earlier this week, Tom Schwartz and Tom Sandoval’s co-star Scheana Shay also talked about people needing money during this crisis. Only in her post, she was telling people to stop asking her for money.
The Vanderpump Rules‘ gal posted that she was having friends over for a “Palm Springs quarantine”. A few of her followers were upset that she was not practicing social distancing. Some even asked her to send them money directly. Scheana eventually apologized for not taking the situation seriously.
But the Vanderpump Rules‘ star also told everyone she could not send them money. Tom and the other Tom are taking the opposite approach with Cameo fundraising. They have a creative plan to support what they call their “amazing” staff. Tom Sandoval and his BFF Tom Schwartz encourage all fans to “exploit them” and participate.
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