Kristen Doute Addresses Raquel’s Claims She Took ‘Hush Money’ From Bravo

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Kristen Doute is sharing her aspect of the story after Raquel Leviss made claims in regards to the upcoming Vanderpump Guidelines spinoff.

“Rachel will not be mendacity within the small clip that I heard … she’s telling some truths,” Doute stated by way of Instagram Tales on Thursday, August 17. “However I used to be positively not provided any type of hush cash or something like that.”

Earlier on Thursday, Leviss alleged that Doute was solid on Bravo’s new sequence as a option to cease Doute from talking out in opposition to their mutual ex, James Kennedy.
“Kristen was simply beginning to speak about her tumultuous relationship with James and what occurred behind closed doorways. Then abruptly she’s introduced with this spinoff,” Leviss informed Bethenny Frankel on her iHeartRadio podcast. “I consider [it] is a option to silence her — to maintain that below wraps — in order that the longevity of Vanderpump Guidelines can proceed. … I’ve seen him be a violent particular person so I’ve little doubt that what she’s saying is true. I hope that in the future it would come to gentle and there shall be justice.”

Doute, who bought bodily with Kennedy throughout season 3 of Vanderpump Guidelines, later returned to the platform twice to try to make clear her assertion.

“I’ve not listened to Bethenny’s podcast with Rachel. I noticed a TikTok that had a clip that had my title in it, so that’s what I used to be responding to. And I’m now listening to all types of issues that had been additionally stated, [that] I do not know [about],” Doute stated. “I agree with what Rachel says about you recognize who — I feel I’ve made my emotions very clear. But in addition you guys, for realsies, there’s no alternative, no new something, that I used to be given, like, to silence me or as hush cash or something like that. In order that half is totally incorrect. And I hope that clears issues up.”
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James Kennedy attends the 2022 MTV Film & TV Awards: UNSCRIPTED at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California and broadcast on June 5, 2022.
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A spokesperson for Bravo additionally denied Leviss’ claims, telling Us Weekly in an announcement: “Kristen Doute was one of many folks approached for an upcoming spinoff as a result of she is a part of the pal group that’s featured on a brand new present.”
The community subsequently contested Leviss’ remarks about Tom Sandoval’s negotiations for season 11. (Leviss and Sandoval had been below fireplace on the finish of season 10 when their months-long affair behind his then-girlfriend Ariana Madix’s again was uncovered.)

“I don’t know if I’m even capable of disclose this info, however he did inform me throughout negotiations for season 11 that he was provided a producer credit score for season 11,” Leviss informed Frankel. “It makes me skeptical, like, was this actually simply one thing that was fabricated for this finish outcome.”

She went on to say that Sandoval satisfied producers to chop a line in regards to the NSFW FaceTime he recorded of Leviss.

“When Tom and I had been filming at my residence, after filming bought picked again up, I stated to Tom, ‘How can I belief you? You filmed me with out my consent.’ And he admitted to it. However then after that scene wrapped, he stated, ‘Why did you say that? Why did you say that on digital camera? You made me look dangerous,’” Leviss alleged. “And I used to be like, ‘Nicely, as a result of that’s what occurred.’ … He ended up boycotting filming the remainder of Scandoval in order that he may have enhancing rights to that scene to take out that particular [scene].”

Bravo informed Us in response: “Tom Sandoval was by no means provided a producer credit score on season 11, and had completely no artistic management over any enhancing throughout any season of Vanderpump Guidelines.”

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