Vanderpump Rules’ Jo Wenberg Leaks Tom Schwartz’s Texts, Confirms He Blocked Her as She Slams Him as a “Gaslighter” & Says She Can Relate to Katie, Plus Katie Reacts

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Vanderpump Rules' Jo Wenberg Leaks Tom Schwartz's Texts, Confirms He Blocked Her as She Slams Him as a "Gaslighter" & Says She Can Relate to Katie, Plus Katie Reacts

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Jo Wenberg recently appeared on an Instagram Live, where she put Tom Schwartz on blast, leaking a series of mean text messages he sent to her and confirming she’s been blocked.

After shading his new girlfriend, Sophia Skoro, 23, as “a fan,” the Vanderpump Rules star revealed she was contacted by her former flame, who slammed her as “erratic” and “strange” while demanding she leave him alone and reminding her that he doesn’t “want to be with [her],” and said she now relates to Schwartz’s ex-wifeKatie Maloney, 37.

Why did he block me? I don’t know. He said that he wanted me to stop telling him that I owe him something when in reality — I’m looking at the texts right now, I don’t even care — he said that I was manipulative and I was using disturbing language,” Jo told a fan who asked why Schwartz blocked her.

As she spoke to her online followers amid the livestream, which was recorded and shared by Christina Cocca on Instagram, Jo read messages sent to her by Schwartz.

“‘It sounds vaguely threatening almost’ … ‘Your erratic online behavior is unsettling, you have to snap out of it, this negative loop,'” he reportedly wrote.

According to Jo, she’s trying the best she can to be positive.

“I don’t even know what erratic behavior means. But I’ve never, like, everyone who’s known me from the very beginning knows that I’ve never been — yeah, called erratic, called weird, called whatever — but all my friends and I have been friends since we were probably six years old. So don’t call my behavior erratic,” she stated.

In another message, Schwartz had allegedly told Jo, “You have to snap out of this negative thought loop. It’s been a long time since we’ve talked and you are living in the past. Please leave me alone and respect the boundaries. You are strange.”

He then supposedly said, “We’ve had a lot of fun together. Please don’t mention me or my girlfriend anymore. Why would you waste another second of your life chasing someone who doesn’t want to be with you?”

While Jo agreed not to mention Sophia again, she slammed Schwartz as a “massive gaslighter” and confirmed she would continue to discuss him since he was a massive part of her life.

“I was there for you when your family was breaking apart,” she told him. “It’s gaslighting. It’s insane … There’s just no way that I deserve this.”

In an additional message, Schwartz reportedly wrote, “Please let me go. I’m respectfully blocking you so whatever you say will fall onto deaf ears.”

Jo went on to tell her Instagram viewers that she can now relate to Katie.

“She probably wasn’t wrong … She was mean to me. But if you really think about it, you break down like, you know what, I learned my lesson. I totally get Katie’s side now. It makes [total] sense. Katie was right this whole time,” Jo admitted.

In another snippet from the livestream shared by Bye Wig Hello Drama on X, formerly known as Twitter, Jo denied being a user of drugs, likely in response to Katie’s “crackhead” diss, and told her followers not to label her a drug addict.

“Don’t call me these names. Katie can call me these names all she wants. She’s allowed to call me those names. Well, maybe not really,” she declared.

Also during the live, Jo revealed that Schwartz informed her he is “finally at peace for the first time in his feels.”

Following the sharing of the live, Katie appeared on the May 7 episode of Off the Vine With Kaitlyn Bristowe, via Taste of Reality on Instagram, where she addressed Jo’s comments.

“People were asking her questions and she was talking about their sex life a little bit [and] she kept bringing me into this. I was like, ‘I don’t want to be a part of this whole thing, honestly, I’m trying to separate myself.’ And she kept kind of going back and forth and it felt like, contradictory,” Katie noted. “It felt like comparing her situationship with Tom with my 12-year relationship with Tom and I was like, ‘This is wack.’ It was wild. It was a trip.”

“I can’t really bring myself to take it too seriously,” she added.

The three-part Vanderpump Rules season 11 reunion begins Tuesday, May 14, at 8/7c on Bravo.

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