Kelly Dodd Seeking support after her husband, Rick Leventhalwas involved in a serious car accident.
“There will be no Rick and Kelly show on @youtube tomorrow. My husband had a horrible car accident. He’s in the ER…please pray,” Real Housewives of Orange County the 47-year-old alumnus wrote via Instagram on Tuesday, January 10.
In her social media post, Dodd included a photo of Leventhal’s car that she crashed on a Southern California freeway.former fox news The 62-year-old reporter replied: “Honestly, I’m so lucky to be alive. Scariest moment of my life. It just makes it all the more meaningful ❤️.”
The reality star received a message of support in the news. Vicky Gunvaldsen Wrote in the comments section, “What happened to Rick was horrific. Thank goodness he wasn’t injured so badly. Praying for a speedy recovery. Keep us updated… oh no! Thank God he’s alright. Praying for a speedy recovery. “
Gretchen Rossi Adding: “Oh no 🥲Sending prayers 🙏🏻❤️Hope he’s ok.”
For his part, Leventhal revealed he suffered four broken ribs, a fractured right foot and “bruised ego” following the crash. “They couldn’t find anything inside,” he said in an Instagram video that same day, adding that he was under medical observation at the hospital.
Reporters said the accident was caused by a skid on the highway.
“I was driving east on I-10, about 40 minutes from Palm Desert. Hit a piece of what felt like a piece of ice … the road was slick,” he continued, noting that his injuries could be “severe.” many. “Honestly, I’m lucky to be alive. The scariest moment of my life. It just makes it all the more meaningful.”
Dodd and Leventhal, who started dating in 2019, exchanged vows a year after their relationship became public. RHOC Viewers got a brief glimpse of the couple’s dynamic before the TV personality announced she would not be returning for season 16.
“I had a wonderful five years at RHOC. I will miss working with the ladies and staff at Evolution and I want to thank Bravo for all the opportunities I have had,” she said in a statement our weekly June 2021. I am also very grateful to the thousands of fans who have given me love and support since the news broke. “
Dowd added, “Now it’s forward and upward! I’m super excited to be a free agent, not tied to a Bravo contract, and can’t wait to work with Rick on a new project. I just want the show to be a success.”
Since her departure, the former Bravo star has teamed up with her husband on projects including a joint podcast.