Shannon Beador is searching for assist following her DUI arrest, in keeping with her shut buddy Jeff Lewis.
“I’m completely satisfied to say that she is gonna be coming into counseling this week, so I’m completely satisfied about that,” Lewis, 53, shared his Sirius XM present “Jeff Lewis Reside” on Monday, September 18, ” including that Beador, 59, is “accepting full accountability” and is “ashamed” of herself.
“I don’t assume Shannon is an alcoholic,” Lewis continued. “I feel as her shut buddy, I feel she’s going by way of numerous private struggles proper now, and I feel that she in all probability has been leaning on alcohol, however I don’t imagine she’s an alcoholic.”
On Saturday, September 16, Beador was accused of hitting a house together with her automobile and taking off, per TMZ. The truth star reportedly left her automobile in the midst of the street earlier than getting out to stroll her canine. She was subsequently charged with two misdemeanors, together with a DUI.
Whereas Beador’s automobile was seized, she was launched with out bond as authorities proceed to analyze the incident.
Hours after the arrest made headlines on Monday, September 18, Beador’s lawyer issued an announcement: “I spent numerous time with Shannon yesterday. She is extraordinarily apologetic and remorseful. We will probably be awaiting the official data on this case because it turns into obtainable, and Shannon is ready to just accept full accountability for her actions.”
Lewis, in the meantime, advised his listeners on Monday he was “shocked” by what occurred as a result of Beador was “by no means recognized” to drink and drive throughout their total friendship.
“I’m not justifying it, I’m not condoning it, I’m simply telling you what I do know,” he added.
Days earlier than her arrest, Beador denied costar Gina Kirschenheiter’s accusations about her ingesting. “Let’s have a look at different folks on the present this season who’ve been ingesting loads,” Beador completely advised Us Weekly in a joint interview with buddy and Actual Housewives of Orange County costar Vicki Gunvalson.
“The present, I hate to say it, does promote having enjoyable and a few alcohol,” Gunvalson, 61, added “And we are able to management what we put in our physique. … It’s simply whenever you movie seven hours in a day and one [hour] of it or a half hour of it’s whooping it up on a excessive stage, that’s what they’re going to point out as a result of that’s enjoyable.”
Gunvalson added that Beador “is aware of the way to whoop it up” for the cameras, however her conduct shouldn’t be utilized by different forged members for a “story line.”