In the world of reality television, drama often unfolds on screen. However, for “The Real Housewives of Orange County” star Shannon Beador, reality hit hard in the form of a DUI and hit-and-run incident that happened in Newport Beach, California. The incident over the weekend added another layer of complexity to an already challenging year for the television personality.
Newport Beach Incident
According to law enforcement sources, Shannon Beador drove her vehicle onto a residential property in Newport Beach on Saturday night. In a shocking turn of events, his car actually crashed into a house. Instead of immediately addressing the situation, Beador continued driving before parking his car haphazardly in the middle of the road. She got out of the vehicle with her dog.
attempt to escape from the police
As the incident unfolded, Beador attempted to downplay his involvement. When police arrived after the 911 call, she reportedly tried to behave as if she was just taking a casual walk. However, his obvious intoxication and the clear evidence of his actions were enough for law enforcement. Beador was immediately taken into custody.
Arrest and charges
The legal effects of his actions were immediate. Shannon Beador was arrested and booked on two misdemeanor charges: hit-and-run and DUI alcohol. Interestingly, he was cited and released without the need to post bail. It is worth noting that Beador’s arrest came at a time when the Bravo network was not actively filming “The Real Housewives of Orange County”, as the show was not in production.
A troubled year for Beador
Even before this latest incident, Shannon Beador was going through a tumultuous year. In January, she made headlines when she publicly discussed her painful breakup with her boyfriend of three and a half years, John Janssen. In an interview with People magazine, Beador revealed that she was taken aback by Janssen’s decision to end their relationship in November 2022, just weeks after they finished filming season 17 of ‘RHOC.’ She shared, “He told me his relationship was over. And then to hear what he said to me was absolutely devastating.”
Shannon Beador’s recent arrest for DUI and a hit-and-run in Newport Beach has added another layer of complexity to her already tumultuous year. While fans have watched them go through life’s challenges on reality television, this incident reminds us that sometimes, reality can be even more dramatic and unpredictable than anything seen on screen. As the story continues to develop, the public remains intrigued by the ups and downs in the life of this Real Housewives of Orange County