“Vanderpump Rules” Star Raquel Leviss Checks Into A Mental Health Facility Amidst Controversy Over An Affair With Co-Star Tom Sandoval.
Leviss Makes Decision to Seek Mental Health Treatment Prior to Discovery of Affair
Raquel Leviss, known for her role in the reality TV show “Vanderpump Rules,” has checked into a mental health facility as she seeks treatment amidst the controversy surrounding her affair with co-star Tom Sandoval.
Leviss had made the decision to seek mental health treatment with her family before the discovery of the affair. She had initially planned to enter the facility before the reunion taping, but she fulfilled her filming commitment first, as per her representative. Bravo and production were aware of Leviss’ decision and have extended their support towards her as she embarks on her journey towards better mental health, as reported by Page Six.
Leviss’ representative clarified that she is not in the facility for rehab but rather for “mental health and trauma therapy.” This indicates that Leviss’ focus is on addressing her mental health and any underlying traumas rather than substance abuse rehabilitation. Insider sources reveal that Leviss has been in the facility for an extended period of time, indicating that her treatment is not short-term and she is committed to her well-being.
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Leviss Acknowledges Unhealthy Behavioral Patterns and a Commitment to Prioritizing Mental Health
The controversy surrounding Leviss’ affair with co-star Tom Sandoval came to light in early March, while Sandoval was in a long-term relationship with co-star Ariana Madix. Leviss released an apology statement in which she acknowledged her patterns of codependency and addiction to being loved and expressed her commitment to ending her unhealthy behavioral cycle and prioritizing her mental health and well-being. Leviss’ statement indicates her awareness of her actions and her intention to focus on her mental health moving forward.
Following the reunion taping, Leviss has maintained a low profile, while Sandoval gave a tell-all interview stating that he and Leviss have paused their sexual relationship. Leviss’ decision to seek mental health treatment has been supported by Bravo and production, and she has stated that she does not expect sympathy, understanding, or forgiveness at this time. Leviss’ focus is on her own well-being and addressing her mental health.
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