Scheana Shay and Katie Maloney’s friendship has become complicated over the years, with drama including issues over Maloney’s friendship with Stassi Schroeder and Kristen Doute. The tension escalated when Tom Schwartz got close to Raquel Leviss after his separation from Maloney, and Maloney accused Shay of trying to set up her ex-husband with Leviss. However, the feud seemingly died down when Maloney and Shay banded together to support Ariana Madix amid news of Tom Sandoval’s affair with Leviss.
Scheana Shay and Katie Maloney’s friendship turned complicated over the years due to drama among their Vanderpump Rules castmates and issues within their own relationship, which escalated during Maloney’s divorce from Tom Schwartz.
Scheana Shay and Katie Maloney are two reality stars whose friendship has faced its share of ups and downs over the years. They first met in 2013 as part of the original cast of Vanderpump Rules, and although they dealt with their own interpersonal issues, they remained friends. However, things took a turn for the worse in March 2022 when Shay’s decade-long relationship with Tom Schwartz ended. Maloney accused Shay of trying to set up her ex-husband with a co-star following her divorce filing.
During a February 2023 episode of Pump Rules, Maloney confronted Shay about her invitation to Schwartz to discuss his divorce on her “Scheananigans” podcast. Maloney accused Shay of bad intentions and demanded she stay out of her divorce. Shay responded by calling Maloney a troll and accusing her of projecting her own behavior onto others. However, the feud between the two women appeared to end in March 2023 after news of Tom Sandoval’s affair with Raquel Leviss came to light.
Amid the drama, Maloney and Shay banded together to support Ariana Madix, who ended things with Sandoval upon finding out about his relationship with Leviss. Throughout their friendship, Shay and Maloney have faced various personal and professional obstacles, including drama with other castmates and issues within their friendship. Despite the ups and downs, the two have managed to maintain a relationship, albeit a complicated one.