Reality TV star Raquel Leviss, known for her appearances on Vanderpump Rules, recently announced that she is auctioning off two infamous items from her past relationship with Tom Sandoval. In an Instagram Stories video, Raquel revealed that she is in the process of letting go of things that no longer serve her and that she found a few items that are triggering for her. She expressed her desire to get rid of these items in order to create a better mindset and environment for herself.
As part of the auction, all proceeds will be donated to NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) in honor of World Mental Health Day. Raquel emphasized the importance of mental health and supporting organizations that work towards raising awareness and providing help for people dealing with mental illness.
One of the items being auctioned is a 14-karat gold necklace that Raquel said was once significant to who Tom became in her life. The bidding for the necklace has already reached $2000. The second item is a hoodie from Tom’s West Hollywood bar, which has reached a bid of $7,200.
This auction comes seven months after the news broke about Raquel and Tom’s affair, which led to the breakup of Tom’s nine-year relationship with Ariana Madix. Following the incident, Raquel took the step of checking herself into a mental health facility to focus on her healing and well-being. Since then, she has been living a more private lifestyle in Arizona.
It was previously announced that Raquel would not be returning to Vanderpump Rules for its 11th season. According to an insider, she made this decision in order to prioritize her mental health journey and avoid re-opening past traumas. Raquel is now focused on the future and looking forward to what it holds for her.