Shannon Beador, known for her appearance on Real Housewives of Orange County, has made headlines for all the wrong reasons. The 59-year-old reality personality was arrested for drunk driving and involvement in a hit-and-run incident in Newport Beach, California.
According to the Newport Beach Police Department, Beador was arrested and booked early in the morning on Sunday. She was allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol. She was also involved in a hit-and-run which caused property damage. Both the charges were classified as misdemeanors and she was released from custody shortly after the arrest.
Michael Fell, Beador’s attorney, released a statement on Monday addressing the incident. He expressed that Beador was apologetic and remorseful for what had happened. He further added that Beador is prepared to take full responsibility for her actions.
Beador’s close friend and real estate agent, Jeff Lewis, spoke about the incident on his Sirius XM radio show. He disclosed that Beador had sustained injuries in the car accident.
Shannon Beador’s arrest has turned some heads. It creates appreciation for the law enforcement. It also raises questions about the lack of responsibility often shown by famous people. Props to Beador for being accountable for her actions.
This incident will surely cast a shadow upon Shannon Beador’s public image. It’s a reminder that even well-known individuals are not exempt from the law. Let’s just hope Beador’s journey to recovery goes well and let us also hope that law takes its due course. She might be looking at penalties up to $20,000 as well as some jail time and community service if convicted.