Shannon Beador‘s shut good friend and fellow Bravolebrity, Jeff Lewis, supplied an replace on the Actual Housewives of Orange County star on his radio present on Monday, simply after her DUI arrest was confirmed.
Following the information that Shannon, 59, had been caught driving drunk and dedicated successful and run after driving right into a home, the previous Flipping Out forged member, 53, confirmed she sustained accidents as her legal professional launched a press release.
“I spent fairly a little bit of time with Shannon yesterday. She is extraordinarily apologetic and remorseful. We can be awaiting the official data on this case because it turns into out there, and Shannon is ready to just accept full duty for her actions,” the legal professional informed TMZ on September 18.
Across the similar time, Jeff confirmed the RHOC forged member had pulled out of her upcoming look on his present.
“[Shannon Beador] has canceled Friday for apparent causes, in the event you learn, I feel it’s in all places proper now. Sadly, she obtained right into a little bit of bother on Saturday evening,” Jeff shared on the September 18 episode of SiriusXM’s Jeff Lewis Dwell, through Price My Bravo on Instagram.
In response to Jeff, he was with Shannon and her ex-boyfriend, John Janssen, on Friday evening as they celebrated his boyfriend Stu’s birthday at Nobu and likewise visited Elk’s Lounge, the place they loved a stay cowl band. Then, the next day, Shannon opted out of the persevering with festivities.
“I invited Shannon on Saturday to go to Stu’s birthday. he stated she was staying in however she ended up going out. Sadly, she obtained a DUI on Saturday evening. She was additionally in a automobile accident,” he shared. “She was injured so she’s gonna be recovering.”
Whereas Shannon’s consuming has been a subject of dialog lately on RHOC, Jeff insisted she has by no means been one to get behind the wheel whereas intoxicated.
“Shannon and I’ve been pals for a really very long time. I used to be shocked. She referred to as me yesterday. We talked for some time and I used to be shocked as a result of I’ve by no means recognized Shannon to ever, ever, ever drink and drive. That’s one thing that we each have mentioned beforehand,” he revealed. “So I’m shocked. I’ll inform you she’s accepting full accountability. She is ashamed [and] she’s embarrassed.”
As RHOC followers nicely know, Shannon has been labeled as an “alcoholic” previously. However regardless of her latest arrest, Jeff stated she’s merely somebody who’s going by means of private hardships.
“Persons are like ‘Oh, she wants rehab. Oh, she’s an alcoholic.’ I don’t assume Shannon is an alcoholic. I feel as her shut good friend, I feel she’s going by means of loads of private struggles proper now and I feel that she in all probability has been leaning on alcohol however I don’t assume she’s an alcoholic,” he acknowledged.
He then stated he’s completely happy to verify that she’ll “be getting into counseling this week.”
The Actual Housewives of Orange County season 17 airs Wednesdays at 8/7c on Bravo.