Raquel Leviss Confirms ‘VPR’ Exit, Lisa Vanderpump Has Shady Reaction

Raquel Leviss Asked for Same Salary as Ariana Madix and Tom Sandoval Before Quitting Vanderpump Rules

Raquel Leviss, Ariana Madix, and Tom Sandoval.
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Raquel Leviss isn’t returning to Vanderpump Rules season 11 for a large number of causes.

After months of hypothesis relating to the SURver’s standing on the Bravo present, Lisa Vanderpump confirmed the information on Thursday, August 17, saying “there’s no level” for Raquel to return.

“When she was within the facility, her workforce texted and emailed us. We needed to verify she was in a superb place first and I used to be going to do a one-on-one together with her,” Lisa, 62, informed TMZ, referring to Raquel’s 90-day stint in a psychological well being facility “She talked about [returning]. Her workforce reached out. But in the long run, I feel she determined to not.”

Raquel, 28, has since confirmed that Lisa had reached out for a dialog.

“She didn’t ask me how I used to be; she didn’t ask me what I’ve been coping with for the reason that final time she noticed me on the reunion,” Raquel informed Bethenny Frankel on half 3 of her iHeartRadio’s “ReWives” podcast look, which was launched on Friday, August 18. “She nearly acquired me again as a result of I did need to share my aspect of the story like we talked about.”

Lisa, for her half, went on to say the forged doesn’t “actually consider something she says,” so it didn’t matter if Raquel got here again on the present or not. She added that the collection was “profitable earlier than her.”

Raquel Leviss Asked for Same Salary as Ariana Madix and Tom Sandoval Before Quitting Vanderpump Rules 2

Raquel Leviss, Tom Sandoval, and Ariana Madix.
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Raquel informed Bethenny, nevertheless, that her choice got here all the way down to wage negotiations. She alleged that Bravo refused to pay her “equally” to Tom Sandoval and Ariana Madix.

“I requested for equal pay with Tom and Ariana and for them to reimburse me for my remedy bills,” Raquel alleged. “They refused to pay me equally.”

She added, “I really feel like if you pay your workers, it actually reveals how a lot you worth them.”

Bravo hardly ever feedback on salaries, nevertheless it’s been reported that the community’s stars make more cash the longer they’re on their respective collection. While Sandoval is an OG, Ariana joined the forged throughout season 2. Raquel, in the meantime, began making appearances on season 5 and have become a full-time forged member on season 9. LVP informed TMZ earlier this week that she believes Raquel was paid $361,000 for season 10.

Raquel, Tom, 41, and Ariana, 38, have been the point of interest of Vanderpump Rules season 10 after the aptly dubbed Scandoval information broke in March. It was revealed on the time that Raquel and Tom have been having a months-long affair amid his nine-year relationship with Ariana.

Raquel went on to inform Bethenny that “after all they need me again” on the present however is aware of that nothing good would come of it, noting that she has “a no contact coverage with each single forged member.”

After filming on season 10 concluded, Raquel lower off contact together with her castmates and accomplished psychological well being remedy in Arizona. She has since “come to the place” the place she will make “sense” of her actions relating to the affair. Instead of returning to actuality TV, Raquel mentioned there are “totally different choices” for her and desires to place extra give attention to the “good that I can do,” teasing an upcoming podcast that she has within the works.

“I do know that different folks on the forged are extra vital than I’m. So, I don’t even assume that I might get a redemption arc to be trustworthy,” Raquel mentioned. “I additionally know that I wouldn’t have the ability to share all of my story. Whatever I share will get condensed to 5 minutes max.”

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