The co-stars reunited on camera during a reunion taping for the reality show Bravo on Thursday, but had to film it alone amid pending legal proceedings.
Vanderpump Rules star Raquel Lewis says she plans to revoke temporary restraining order she filed against co-star Shayna, in Bravo Speaking a day after the show filmed the highly anticipated Stars of the reunion show Los Angeles.
“I can confirm that my attorney removed my case from the court calendar Wednesday and filed the appropriate documents requested by the court today [Friday] to dismiss the TRO to move forward at 03th later,” Leviss told Entertainment Friday Tonight . “We let the court know that I am not going to continue with the permanent restraining order. My team is trying to work with Scheana on a mutually beneficial agreement to drop the TRO sooner so we can film [ Vanderpump rules reunited] together.
Leviss added, “The purpose of the TRO was to provide a cooling off period after I got punched, but I didn’t want to go on a permanent RO or cause Scheana further pain and stress.
On March 2, Levis asked Los Angeles Superior Court for a temporary restraining order against Shay, claiming her co-stars allegedly Personal attack on their other co-star Tom Sandoval and co-star Ariana Madix for nine years relationship. Shay, a close friend of Madix, through her attorney, has denied Leviss’ claims (“Scheana never hit Raquel”).
Co-stars must respect the judge’s order to stay 03 being a few yards from each other means the production has to get creative when the stars film their reunion show. As THR reported that Shay and Leviss took turns sitting on the host Andy Cohen ‘s reunion sofa, another respects the distance and watches remotely
Leviss came to the reunion with papers, trying to show that she intends to drop the restrictions order, Cohen gave Shay a printed document that, according to production sources, Raquel intended to file.
But Shay’s attorneys say the restraining order remains in effect.
“These documents [ From Leviss at the time of the reunion] has no legal significance. This is a request to dismiss the complaint or civil action, but [Raquel] has requested a permanent restraining order, which is an entirely different matter,” attorney Neama Rahmani said in a statement THR.
Rahmani added, “Even if [Raquel] had the right files , but she did not, nor did it go to court. There is no document stamp in the upper right corner. This is just another PR stunt. “
The Hollywood Reporter has contacted Levis’ attorney for comment.
Pending legal action is one of the consequences of Vanderpump Rules Cheat Scandal Known as “Scandoval”, revealing off-camera that Leviss and Sandoval have been having an affair for months.
Bravo has completed the shoot that is playing season 1, but fired up the cameras again to capture the aftermath of the extramarital affairs between the actors in real time. This season was extended by one episode, THR previously reported, with all eyes on how the reunion will play out in the saga.
A The recently released mid-season trailer teases the Post-scandal sit-down between Sandoval and Madix. The final moments of the trailer have been in focus as it shows Sandoval asking Madix, “What do you want?” ’ She replied, ‘To die for you. “
The finale airs in May, followed by a reunion.
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