He’s ready to go! After about four months Raquel Lewis And James Kennedy Canceling their engagement, he dipped his toe into the dating pool.
“Last night I went out for a drink with him Peter [Madrigal]And it was a fun little time, ”Lewis, 27, said Vanderpump rules Coaster Katie Maloney Friday, April 1, when she appeared on her “You’re Gonna Love Me” podcast. “I thought it would be a good opportunity for me to return to the dating world because I haven’t had an official date since the breakup. So, when he told me to go drink with him, I was like, ‘OK, sure.’
The California native added: “Let’s not go too far. It was a friendly date, but no one else asked me on a date. So, this is literally the first person who asked me out on a date and I said, ‘Why not?’ It is good practice after 5 years. It’s scary, but it is [is] Also stimulating. “
Lewis and a resident of England, 30, started dating in 2016 before getting engaged in May 2021. The pair announced their breakup the following December when filming for Season 9 reunion. Vanderpump rules.
“After these 5 wonderful years we’ve been together, we’ve decided that we have two different goals and decided to cancel the engagement,” Lewis wrote via Instagram at the time. “We love each other very much, but we are no longer in love. We want nothing more than the best for each other so please keep any thoughts positive. Sending love. “
Less than three months after their separation, the model left with a girlfriend Ally Luber. Lewis, for her part, focused on her healing before returning to dating.
“Raquel just tries to focus on herself and not what happened to her ex. He even unfollowed her on Instagram, “said a source exclusively Our weekly In March. “The breakup was very emotional for her so she is really on the way to recovery and coming back to a healthy mental state.”
The reality TV star – who joined the Bravo series in 2016 as soon as her relationship with Kennedy began – opened up about the 35-year-old Maloney learning about a new love affair with her ex-fianc.
“I’m judging you if you have a girlfriend after your engagement broke up. Literally how many months? Like a month? Four weeks after your engagement broke up, James has a new girlfriend,” Lewis told a Utah local who filed for divorce. Tom Schwartz Last month, during the Friday episode. “It simply came to our notice then. It’s fast. That’s fine though. “
He continued: “I’m not judging too hard because I was the one who ended things and we all deal with breakups separately. But I don’t think it’s a bad thing to be unmarried. This is a great time to do and understand what you really like. “