Lauren Sivan, the former fiancée of Rick Leventhalwas “crushed” as Kelly Dodd called her on Instagram suggesting that she lied because she was sexually assaulted by the producer Harvey Weinstein.
Days after Real Orange County housewives Cast accused Lauren of being a desperate Stage 5 Clinger and stated that Rick’s daughter Veronica “hated” her. A source close to the TV host speaks about the terrible things Kelly said and reveals how Lauren and Veronica felt about Kelly’s many insults.
“It’s incredible for Kelly Dodd,” the friend told the Daily Mail. “Both Lauren and Veronica are surprised by Kelly’s angry reaction to a benign photo. Lauren remained close to his daughters, especially Veronica, after the split.”
After Lauren shared a photo of herself and Veronica on a four-wheeler earlier this month and said she would “forever tell people I had you as a teenager,” despite Kelly’s new role as Veronica’s stepmother, Kelly shot back at Lauren, realizing this Veronica had previously told her and Rick that she hated Lauren and “ripped off [her] Face from every picture. “
Kelly also said it was a “shame” Lauren didn’t have children of her own.
Although Lauren didn’t acknowledge Kelly’s comments, Kelly wasn’t done dissing her and continued slamming in yet another series of comments, one of which accused Lauren, whom Rick dated for six years before splitting in 2006, of “under “to be her.
“This girl is such a level 5 wannabe clinger that she’s embarrassed. Rick has text messages telling her to stop bothering me and Kelly in order to get more followers. She is so desperate for attention that she did this [#MeToo] Move. The girl has to move on to have her own marriage and children, ”she wrote.
Regarding Kelly’s comments, the source said Lauren’s decision to share her story about Harvey should not be downplayed, especially given the courage it took for her to go public against the predator.
“I suggest that Lauren … somehow did this to bolster her fame when the opposite was the case. Lauren, who is a wonderful reporter, struggled to find work because she is now known as the whistleblower who is getting Harvey Weinstein where he rightly belongs and is in jail. For Kelly Dodd, it’s unbelievable … It’s unbelievable, ”the insider explained.
Kelly also accused Lauren of reaching out to Rick on a regular basis, but according to the source, Lauren had a solid relationship with the actor Andrew Howard for years and hasn’t spoken to Rick since February.
The source then noted that Kelly was actually in contact with Lauren months ago after mistakenly attaching her email address to a group invitation to Rick’s 60th birthday party.
“In November 2019, Kelly emailed Rick’s birthday, but somehow Lauren’s email got attached to Rick’s account so that Lauren received an email announcing that she would be hosting a birthday party for Rick,” said the source. “She contacted him to find out what was going on. Kelly then followed her on Instagram and DM informed her about it. “
“Kelly wrote to Lauren several times to tell her that she had no problem with Lauren attending the party or being friends with Rick,” the insider added.