Shannon Beador was photographed for the first time since she enrolled in an outpatient program following her recent arrest for DUI and hit-and-run.
The Real Housewives of Orange County cast member, 59, was dressed in an all-black ensemble with fiberglass casting on her left arm, as she was pictured on Tuesday in Newport Beach, California while talking on the phone.
Beador wore a black hooded sweatshirt over black leggings with black shoes on the chilly fall day in the chic Southern California city. She wore her blonde locks while donning beige framed glasses.
She appeared to be recovering from the physical injuries she suffered in the incident, as she had bruises on the left side of her face after authorities said she crashed into a house, parked in the middle of the street and pretended to walk her dog Archie .
Beador is in the early steps of moving forward amid the fallout from her DUI crash in Newport Beach last month, in which she Drunkenly drove her car into a house and was arrested for DUI and hit and run.
The latest: Shannon Beador, 59, was seen for the first time since enrolling in an outpatient program as a result of her recent arrest for alcohol abuse and hit-and-run. She was pictured on Tuesday in Newport Beach, California
The Real Housewives of Orange County cast member was dressed in an all-black ensemble as she was pictured talking on the phone
Beador is enrolled in an “outpatient behavioral wellness program with an alcohol component,” insiders close to Beador said TMZ on Monday.
Beador — who was arrested in the early morning hours of September 17 — will continue to perform alongside her RHOC co-stars Tamra Judge, 56, and Vicki Gunvalson, 61, in their Tres Amigas comedy shows, which involve alcohol.
Beador will refrain from “drinking on stage” during the shows, including a pre-show cocktail party, the insider said.
The next Tres Amigas show is scheduled for November 16 at the Comedy venue in Phoenix Stand Up Live! phoenixwhere participants must purchase a minimum of two drinks in the venue’s showroom.
Beador said last month that she will pay for the damage she caused in the US incident, which occurred after she was seen at an establishment in Newport Beach, California called A Restaurant.
Beador’s attorney Michael Fell has been in contact with the owner of the Newport Beach property the reality star damaged while driving under the influence, insiders said TMZ last month.
Beador is trying to “make things right” by compensating the property owner for the damage caused, the source said, and has said she will pay for any necessary repairs as a result of the incident.
Beador was also looking at various options for treatment at the time, but had not yet taken any action, the source told the outlet.
Beador was dressed in an all-black ensemble with a fiberglass cast on her left arm as she checked her phone
Beador appeared to be recovering from the physical injuries she suffered in the incident, as she had bruising on the left side of her face.
The Bravo star wore her blonde locks while donning a pair of beige framed glasses
Authorities said Beador crashed into a house last month, parked in the middle of a street and pretended to be walking her dog.
The crash occurred after she was seen at a restaurant in Newport Beach, California, called A Restaurant
Beador is enrolled in an “outpatient behavioral wellness program with an alcohol component,” insiders close to Beador told TMZ on Monday
Although the situation remains “very new to her,” the source told the newspaper, Beador is focused on receiving professional help following the dangerous incident.
According to TMZBeador’s vehicle was seized by authorities and she was subsequently released without bail.
The Newport Beach Police Department made the announcement People that Beador “was arrested at 1:17 a.m. on September 17 after fleeing the scene following a collision that caused property damage.”
She was “booked for two felonies – hit-and-run and DUI-alcohol;” and ‘released based on a quote.’
Fell told DailyMail.com last month: ‘Shannon is extremely apologetic and remorseful.
“We await official information regarding this case as it becomes available, and Shannon is prepared to accept full responsibility for her actions.”
Beador was seen on September 19 visiting her ex-boyfriend John Janssen, who told DailyMail.com on September 20: “We’re friends, I care about her.”
Bravo personality Jeff Lewis, a friend of Beador, said Beador “was injured” and “will recover” in the aftermath of the incident.
The RHOC personality seemed focused as she walked out of a building on a weekday
Her cast appeared to bend at the elbow of her arm as she recovered after the crash
Beador wants to “help make things right” by compensating the property owner for the damage caused, a source told TMZ
The reality star’s lawyer said she was “extremely apologetic and remorseful” about what happened
The Real Housewives of Orange County star appeared on the Bravo series in August
Beador will continue to perform with her RHOC co-stars Vicki Gunvalson, 61, and Tamra Judge, 56, in their Tres Amigas comedy shows, which involve alcohol.
“Shannon and I have been friends for a long time,” Lewis said on his SiriusXM show last month. “I was shocked – she called me yesterday and we talked for a while – and I was shocked because I never knew Shannon to ever drink and drive.
“I’ll tell you she takes full responsibility. She’s ashamed, she’s ashamed. Personally, as her friend, because people say, ‘Oh, she needs rehab,’ ‘Oh, she’s an alcoholic,’ I don’t think Shannon is an alcoholic.”
He added: ‘I think she’s going through a lot of personal issues at the moment, and I think she’s leaning on alcohol – but I don’t think she’s an alcoholic.’
Lewis said Beador is “going to therapy” after the accident and arrest.
The Real Housewives of Orange County airs Wednesdays at 8/7c on Bravo.