Rachel “Raquel” Leviss was brutally sincere concerning the hardest components of watching season 11 of Vanderpump Rules.
While wrapping up the Thursday, February 1, episode of her “Rachel Goes Rogue” podcast, Leviss, 29, mirrored on the constructive and damaging elements of the season 11 premiere.
“When I watch it, I’m simply completely satisfied that I’m not in it. I’m so completely satisfied that I’ve been capable of finding extra peace in my life and my daily is steady” she defined. “I don’t have to fret about issues which might be developing this season. Well that’s not true, I do fear about issues which might be going to come back up this season. But I’m simply completely satisfied that I’m not in it like I was.”
Leviss famous it was most troublesome to see Scheana Shay and Ariana Madix.
“It is tough seeing Scheana and Ariana, two those who I did name buddies. I believe I’ve much more resentment in direction of Scheana so I believe the thorn for me is simply seeing Scheana’s face,” she admitted. “I’m working by means of that and I believe with time and extra remedy and simply extra I don’t know. I don’t wanna all the time really feel that manner once I take a look at her however I assume proper now it’s simply not an satisfying factor for me.”
Leviss and Shay, 38, have been very shut earlier than information broke in March 2023 about Tom Sandoval‘s affair with Leviss, which led to his break up from Madix, 38.
Shortly after Scandoval broke, Leviss filed an order of safety after accusing Shay of punching her when she heard concerning the affair. As a outcome, the pair have been unable to tape the reunion collectively and as a substitute swapped locations whereas manufacturing stored them 100 yards away from one another all through the day. The non permanent restraining order was subsequently dropped.
Leviss has since downplayed her particular person friendships with Shay and Madix.
“That is the narrative that’s being written for me,” she defined on the “ReWives” podcast in August 2023. “It is extra salacious that manner. Ariana and I weren’t finest buddies. We have been acquaintances who turned buddies by means of the present. She’s all the time been any person who’s been very candy to me. She would get up for me and encourage me to pursue no matter I used to be, I don’t know … pursuing. And that was all nice — however we by no means had, like, a deep dialog that I’d have with a finest buddy.”
Despite referring to Shay as one in all her finest buddies, Leviss questioned her intentions.
“[Scheana] supplied her condo to me to remain in whereas I used to be determining my subsequent strikes. After [I broke up] with James [Kennedy], she stored this condo in L.A. however wasn’t residing in it ’trigger she was residing down in San Diego, however she began creating this narrative that she was the sister I by no means had and like a mom to me,” Leviss continued on the time. “And that she gave me a spot to stay when no one else would … put me up wherever. [She said] that I didn’t pay hire, which isn’t true. I did pay hire and I additionally cat sat for her cat who was pumped with mercury for therapy. She couldn’t be close to the cat as a result of she was breast-feeding her daughter. And I additionally did her podcasts, and she or he mentioned the one podcast that I did together with her speaking about my breakup with James was the No. 1 most listened-to podcast.”
She concluded: “It’s simply unlucky that she’s making an attempt to create this narrative that I’ve taken benefit of her once I really feel like I did contribute in a manner.”
That identical month, Shay laughed off Leviss’ feedback on her “Scheananigans” podcast, saying, “Up till [Raquel’s podcast appearance], I nonetheless haven’t blocked her or something like that. I had been ready to listen to from her as a result of I felt like it might have been a a lot totally different dialog now after her getting out of this facility. I completely would have heard her out. But now that podcast was the nail within the coffin.”