“After James and Raquel split, they went their separate ways,” a supply near the fact star, 27, tells Us Weekly completely. “He clearly has moved on and is dating someone new. Raquel tries to just focus on herself and not what her ex has been up to. She even unfollowed him on Instagram.”
The insider continues: “The breakup was very emotional for her so she’s truly on the path of recovery and getting back into a healthy state of mind.”
Leviss and Kennedy, 30, started courting in 2016 after assembly at a New Year’s Eve get together, and the previous pageant queen joined the forged of Vanderpump Rules shortly after. The couple announced their engagement in May 2021 however in the end called it quits in December of that 12 months.
“After these 5 wonderful years we had together, we decided we have two different goals and made the decision to call off the engagement,” she wrote through Instagram in December 2021. “We love each other very much, but we aren’t in love anymore. We want nothing but the best for each other so please keep any thoughts positive. Sending Love.”
The DJ revealed in February that he was “kind of seeing someone” new following his breakup with the mannequin. “Look, it’s too early to say honestly [if Ally will appear on Vanderpump Rules],” he informed costar Lala Kent throughout a dialog on her “Give Them Lala” podcast. “I do like this girl, I really do. I don’t know. We’ll see what happens. I can’t ask any girl to do that.”
He continued: “With [Ally], I’m taking my time. She gets to choose what she wants to do with that whole situation, and then for me, it’s like, I have to decide as well. What I do know is I’m going to be doing me and I’m going to be f—king enjoying myself. Truly. Because honestly, after Raquel left, now it’s like I don’t have anyone to impress or please except for myself. … My heart cannot break anymore. I don’t care what anyone thinks or what everyone wants.”
In March 2022, Kennedy’s rep confirmed to Us that the pair had been courting since January: “James met Ally recently and they have been dating for a few months now. He’s super happy and excited to see what the future holds.”
Kennedy’s relationship with the leisure journalist has continued to progress they usually’ve made their romance public each through social media and on the crimson carpet. The duo posed for images on the iHeartRadio Awards red carpet on Tuesday, March 22, which the previous SUR busser attended with Vanderpump Rules castmates Tom Sandoval and Ariana Madix.
Though she’s not upset about his new romance, Leviss isn’t all for speeding into discovering somebody new simply but.
“Raquel‘s doing really good. … She’s enjoying time with her girlfriends and rediscovering who she is,” the supply tells Us, including that she has been “thriving” as a single girl. “She hasn’t been going on dates yet as she really is focusing on herself and enjoying the single life. She was in a relationship for so long that she really is taking this time to figure things out and how she can blossom. She’s not focused on finding a new guy.”