Actual Housewives of Orange County star Shannon Beador was noticed with ex-boyfriend John Janssen for the primary time since she was arrested for a hit-and-run and driving below the affect on Saturday, September 16.
Shannon, 59, was seen strolling into her Orange County, California, dwelling on Tuesday, September 19, as John, 59, opened the entrance door, in accordance with photographs obtained by the Each day Mail.
The sighting got here days after TMZ reported that Shannon drove onto a residential property and clipped a house in Newport Seashore whereas driving erratically on Saturday. She then reportedly parked her car in the course of the road earlier than getting out along with her canine, in a supposed try to make it appear like she’d been strolling her pet when police arrived on the scene.
The Newport Seashore PD confirmed to Us Weekly that Shannon’s automobile had been seized as a part of an investigation into the injury of the Newport Seashore Home and that the Bravolebrity had been cited and launched.
Whereas Shannon appears to have the assist of her ex-boyfriend after her arrest, the previous couple have had a tough 12 months. In January, Shannon confirmed that she and John had ended their relationship after wrapping season 17 of RHOC, which premiered in June.
“All I can do is repeat in my head what he stated to me whereas we had been filming. We had been in a terrific place. However seven days later, when the cameras had been down, it was a totally completely different story,“ she stated on the time, including that she was “blindsided” by John’s resolution to finish their romance.
Regardless of the painful break up, Shannon got here to John’s protection final week when her costar Taylor Armstrong alleged that John made body-shaming feedback about her throughout their relationship. (Armstrong, 52, made the claims through the September 13 episode of RHOC.)
“After we would get up within the morning, he’d say, ‘Why you bought to be so fairly?’ That was his little factor,” Shannon completely informed Us. “He by no means fat-shamed me or criticized my look in any respect. And that’s hurtful as a result of I don’t need him to have that unhealthy cloud over him, and it’s laborious for him.”
She added that the “laundry listing of allegations” that her different costars have made towards John, whom she began relationship in 2019, are inaccurate.
“There are points with him breaking apart with me, and I feel folks might be upset about that, however he didn’t say or do plenty of the issues which have been alleged by my forged members,” she stated.
Shannon might have seen John the evening of her hit-and-run-arrest, in accordance with a resident who lives on the scene of the crime. The tenant completely informed Us on Tuesday that John lives just a few homes down from the place the accident happened — and a few neighbors allegedly “heard them screaming at one another” the evening of the crash.
Whereas Shannon has not spoken publicly in regards to the arrest, her legal professional Michael Fell issued a press release to Us on Monday, September 18. “I spent fairly a little bit of time with Shannon yesterday. She is extraordinarily apologetic and remorseful,” Fell informed Us. “We might be awaiting the official info on this case because it turns into obtainable, and Shannon is ready to just accept full duty for her actions.”
The fact star’s shut good friend Jeff Lewis shared the same sentiment on his Sirius XM present “Jeff Lewis Stay” that very same day, noting that Shannon is “ashamed” of herself.
Lewis, 53, added that Shannon is “gonna be getting into counseling this week,” however stated he doesn’t suppose that she is scuffling with alcohol dependancy.
“As her shut good friend, I feel she’s going via plenty of private struggles proper now, and I feel that she in all probability has been leaning on alcohol, however I don’t consider she’s an alcoholic,” he stated.
Shannon additionally defended her alcohol consumption simply days earlier than her arrest. “Let’s have a look at different folks on the present this season who’ve been ingesting quite a bit,” she completely informed Us final week in response to costar Gina Kerschenheiter calling her ingesting “an issue” whereas talking completely to Us earlier this month.
Shannon beforehand took situation with Tamra Decide calling her a “drunk” throughout a June episode of RHOC.
“It’s laborious. I do know that that’s not who I’m,” she informed Us after the episode aired. “My children watched the episode with me and they had been fairly upset about it. They’re like, ‘Mother, that’s not who you’re.’”
Shannon shares daughter Sophie, 21, and twins Stella and Adeline, 18, with ex-husband David Beador.