“She acquired a DUI on Saturday night time, she was additionally in a automobile accident. She was injured,” the previous Bravolebrity stated.
Jeff Lewis has claimed his longtime pal Shannon Beador was injured within the alleged hit-and-run crash associated to her DUI arrest on Saturday night time.
Lewis, who shared the information on Monday’s episode of SiriusXM radio present, Jeff Lewis Reside, stated he was shocked when The Actual Housewives of Orange County star referred to as and advised him that she acquired a DUI.
“She acquired a DUI on Saturday night time, she was additionally in a automobile accident. She was injured,” the previous Bravolebrity claimed. “So, she’s gonna be recovering.”
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He continued, “Shannon and I’ve been mates for a really very long time. 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.”
Lewis stated he and Beador had a dialog about consuming and driving, although he stored many of the particulars of their discuss non-public.
“I will not have one drink and drive. I simply Uber in all places now, so I am shocked,” Lewis added earlier than noting that Beador is “accepting full accountability” for her actions, which he stated she is “ashamed” of and “embarrassed” by.
Regardless of fan commentary, Lewis stated he does not assume Beador is an “alcoholic,” and as a substitute cited a number of the private struggles she’s coping with in the intervening time as the explanation she could also be “leaning on alcohol” — together with her current breakup with boyfriend John Janssen.
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“I do not assume Shannon is an alcoholic. As her shut good friend, I feel she’s going by way of plenty of private struggles proper now and I feel that she in all probability has been leaning on alcohol,” he defined. “However I do not consider she’s an alcoholic.”
Legislation enforcement sources inform TMZ that Beador drove her automobile onto a residential property in Newport Seaside Saturday night time, and clipped the home.
Beador then allegedly turned again onto the highway and stored going earlier than parking her automobile in the course of the road and getting out together with her canine.
Per the outlet, Beador reportedly tried to behave like she was taking a stroll when police arrived after receiving a 911 name.
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The fact TV star, 51, was arrested by police shortly after, and booked for 2 misdemeanors — hit-and-run and DUI alcohol. She was cited and launched with out bond.
Beador’s lawyer, Michael Fell echoed Lewis’ sentiments, telling TMZ, “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 out there, and Shannon is ready to simply accept full duty for her actions.”