Critics slam Tom Schwartz for referring to ex-wife Katie Maloney by pet identify

Vanderpump Guidelines star Tom Schwartz got here underneath hearth for referring to Katie Maloney by a pet identify amid their divorce. Pic credit score: © Thompson/AdMedia

Vanderpump Guidelines star Tom Schwartz acquired his fair proportion of criticism for his newest social media posts. Amid his divorce from spouse and Pump Guidelines co-star Katie Maloney, the previous couple has continued to share that they continue to be shut regardless of the top of their relationship, and that appears to really be the case.

Taking to social media, Tom shared the newest reward he acquired from his soon-to-be ex-wife, a model new kitchen gadget within the type of an air fryer. Though Tom appeared thrilled at his reward, and went as far as to publish about it, it appears some Vanderpump Guidelines viewers discovered his alternative of phrases to be offputting.

Even if their relationship lasted effectively over a decade earlier than they determined to half methods, some really feel that calling his ex-wife by the pet identify they every used whereas married is inappropriate.

Vanderpump Guidelines star Tom Schwartz catches warmth for calling Katie Maloney a pet identify amid their divorce

Over on his Instagram Tales, Tom shared a video exhibiting off his new air fryer and thanked Katie in each writing and by talking in the course of the video.

Within the video’s caption, Tom wrote, “Bub! Thanks for the spiffy new Air fryer.” The sentiment and gratitude could seem easy sufficient; nevertheless, over on Reddit, some criticized Tom for persevering with to name Katie “Bub.”

The unique poster shared the screenshot from Tom’s Instagram Tales and requested Reddit customers, “Am I the one one which thought it was bizarre that Schwartz posted this and nonetheless referred to as Katie ‘Bub’?”

It didn’t take lengthy for different customers to weigh in with their very own opinions.

“Their whole relationship was bizarre,” one consumer famous. “I don’t anticipate the aftermath to be any completely different [laughing emoji]”

Screenshot from Reddit post about Tom Schwartz.
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Critics declare Tom and Katie acted extra like roommates than lovers

Different customers commented that Tom and Katie didn’t give off romantic “vibes” and extra so resembled roommates.

“It’s most likely the very same relationship besides now they don’t reside collectively,” one remark learn. “They all the time simply had roommate vibes.”

One other commenter agreed and responded, “That’s what I got here right here to say. They all the time simply gave the impression to be buddies/roommates. By no means actually seen them romantic with one another.”

Screenshot from Reddit post about Tom Schwartz.
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Extra feedback echoed the concept Tom and Katie’s relationship appeared platonic through the years and for that cause, seeing Tom proceed to name her Bub wasn’t all that unusual.

“Idk I all the time felt them calling one another this confirmed how platonic and unromantic their relationship was so I don’t discover it that bizarre,” one commenter wrote.

One other agreed, “That’s what I used to be simply considering, too. From what we noticed their relationship was not romantic for some time.”

Screenshot from Reddit post about Tom Schwartz.
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So whereas Tom and Katie are clearly getting alongside regardless of the official finish of their union, there are particular ways in which their relationship has but to alter.

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