The truth about Raquel Leviss and James Kennedy’s split came to light during part one of the Vanderpump Rules season 9 reunion.
Raquel and James dropped more than one bombshell to kick off the season 9 reunion. The now-former couple announced their split at the start of the reunion when Raquel revealed that she called off her engagement to James.
As for what caused the split, Raquel confessed that she didn’t believe James was her soulmate and had nightmares about getting married to the DJ. This ultimately pushed her to end their relationship.
However, that was only the tip of the iceberg. Raquel also explained that things between her and James haven’t been good in a long time and that they haven’t had sex in a very long time.
This shocked everyone, from fans to the Pump Rules cast and reunion host Andy Cohen.
When Andy asked how long it’s been since the now-former couple had sex, Raquel admitted that she and James hadn’t slept together since he sent her rage those rage texts. Scheana Shay quickly pointed out that James’ rage texts were from two summers ago.
Fans reacted to this bombshell on social media, and it’s safe to say the news gobsmacked them.
“What? James and Raquel haven’t had sex in two years? Damnnnnnnn!” one fan tweeted.
Another fan said, “I’m sorry James and Raquel stopped having sex HOW long ago?!?!”
“James speaking to her like he has in texts would make any woman dry up, so I don’t blame her [for] not feeling interested in him. I think she was just waiting for her opening to get that hell outta that relationship ( which I don’t blame her),” another fan noted.
“I never thought I’d see the day Raquel would have the courage to leave James for her own mental health. I’m proud of her,” a fourth fan tweeted.
Naturally, fans questioned why James and Raquel decided to get engaged when they had major relationship issues. They also wondered if James and Raquel only stayed together for the show.
“So no sex in 2 yrs; why did they go thru with such an extravagant engagement party! They knew before that,” a fan quipped.
Another fan said, “Sooo…James and Raquel were what all season?? Scripted? Roommates? Putting on [a] show for the #vanderpumprules TV show?”
Part 2 of the Pump Rules reunion airs on Wednesday, January 26 at 9/8c
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