Raquel Leviss shows bikini bod in poolside pics after ‘Pump Rules’ exit
Raquel Leviss continues to be in the spotlight even after her departure from “Vanderpump Rules”. The former reality star was recently photographed looking carefree and relaxed in a swimsuit adorned with a foliage pattern. Leviss, who confirmed that she will not be returning to the series, flaunted her bikini body while enjoying a swim and lounging by the poolside in Scottsdale, Arizona. To complete her swimwear look, she wore circular sunglasses. The 28-year-old gracefully moved in and out of the pool, taking time to swim to the other side. When she wasn’t in the water, Leviss soaked up the sun on a comfortable outdoor daybed filled with pillows. The ex-Bravolebrity was seen strolling around the pool area in Scottsdale. She confidently showcased her figure in a stylish two-piece bikini. Leviss completed her look with round sunglasses. During her time in the pool, Leviss displayed a carefree and content demeanor, despite being at the center of attention once again. In a recent podcast interview with Bethenny Frankel, Leviss made several accusations against her former network and co-stars. She spoke about her months-long affair with Tom Sandoval and addressed her decision to leave the show. Leviss stated that she refuses to subject herself to emotional abuse any longer and wants to prioritize her self-respect. Leviss’s departure from “Vanderpump Rules” comes after her highly publicized affair with Sandoval. Leviss has since made more claims about her former co-stars and the network. On Frankel’s podcast, Leviss mentioned that she has not received any payment for her appearances on the show. However, sources have revealed that she actually earned $20,000 per episode. Lisa Vanderpump, a fellow cast member, hinted that Leviss was well-compensated for her time on the show. Meanwhile, both Sandoval and Madix have returned to film the upcoming season, which has been in production since early summer.
The cameras won’t “leaf” Raquel Leviss alone.
The “Vanderpump Rules” alum was photographed looking carefree and chilled out in a foliage-patterned bathing suit after confirming she won’t return to the series.
The former Bravolebrity showed off her bikini bod Wednesday while going for a swim and relaxing poolside in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Leviss accessorized her swimwear with a pair of circular sunglasses.
The 28-year-old wandered into the pool and waded around before swimming to the other side.
When Leviss wasn’t lounging in the pool, she sunbathed on an outdoor daybed filled with pillows.
At one point, the former reality star put hair hair up in a loose high bun while looking at her phone.
Throughout her pool day, Leviss appeared unbothered and content – despite finding herself at the center of headlines once again.
The former beauty pageant contestant was featured on Bethenny Frankel’s podcast, “Just B,” this week where she made several accusations against her former network and co-stars.
In addition to sharing details from her months-long affair with “unavailable” Tom Sandoval, she also addressed her departure from the franchise.
“Hell no, [I’m not returning]. I refuse to not respect myself on that level where I would endure that emotional abuse any longer, and I can’t do that to myself,” she told Frankel on Friday’s episode.
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Leviss was most likely referring to the explosive Season 10 reunion where she faced off against her former friends – including Sandoval’s ex-girlfriend, Ariana Madix – as they hurled several insults at her.
“Absolutely I was emotionally abused,” Leviss said of the volatile reunion, noting that “in the moment, I felt like I deserved it.”
Leviss also went on to claim that she has “not seen a single penny” from filming, but sources told TheFantasyTimes that she actually earned $20,000 per episode.
“I think she got very well paid,” Lisa Vanderpump teased to TMZ on Wednesday.
Meanwhile, both Sandoval and Madix have returned to film Season 11 of the show, which has been in production since early this summer.