Jeff Lewis Shares Update on Shannon Beador After DUI Arrest

Jeff Lewis Shares Update on Shannon Beador After DUI Arrest, Says She Was "Injured" in Accident and Reveals New Details Leading to Arrest, Plus RHOC Star's Attorney Speaks Out

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Shannon Beador‘s shut good friend and fellow Bravolebrity, Jeff Lewis, supplied an replace on the Real 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 under the influence of alcohol and dedicated a success and run after driving right into a home, the previous Flipping Out forged member, 53, confirmed she sustained accidents as her lawyer launched a press release.

“I spent fairly a little bit of time with Shannon yesterday. She is extraordinarily apologetic and remorseful. We shall be awaiting the official data on this case because it turns into obtainable, and Shannon is ready to just accept full duty for her actions,” the lawyer advised TMZ on September 18.

Across the identical 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 believe it’s in all places proper now. Sadly, she obtained right into a little bit of hassle on Saturday night time,” Jeff shared on the September 18 episode of SiriusXM’s Jeff Lewis Stay, by way of Price My Bravo on Instagram.

In line with Jeff, he was with Shannon and her ex-boyfriend, John Janssen, on Friday night time as they celebrated his boyfriend Stu’s birthday at Nobu and in addition visited Elk’s Lounge, the place they loved a dwell 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 mentioned she was staying in however she ended up going out. Sadly, she obtained a DUI on Saturday night time. She was additionally in a automobile accident,” he shared. “She was injured so she’s gonna be recovering.”

Whereas Shannon’s drinking 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 buddies 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 identified 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 effectively know, Shannon has been labeled as an “alcoholic” up to now. However regardless of her latest arrest, Jeff mentioned she’s merely somebody who’s going via personal hardships.

“Persons are like ‘Oh, she wants rehab. Oh, she’s an alcoholic.’ I don’t assume Shannon is an alcoholic. I believe as her shut good friend, I believe she’s going via a whole lot of private struggles proper now and I believe that she most likely has been leaning on alcohol however I don’t assume she’s an alcoholic,” he acknowledged.

He then mentioned he’s glad 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.

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