Scheana Shay’s Lawyer Denies She Punched Raquel Leviss: ‘Liar And A Cheat’

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“Vanderpump Rules” star Scheana Shay is pictured in a promotional photo.
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  • Scheana Shay’s lawyer said Raquel Leviss’ punching allegation is a fabrication
  • Neama Rahmani said the dark markings on Leviss’ face had been there for months
  • The lawyer said they would present the full story at the March 29 hearing

Scheana Shay’s lawyer responded to Raquel Leviss’ allegation that the former punched her.

Shay’s lawyer, Neama Rahmani, released a statement to Us Weekly Thursday to set the record straight about the alleged punching incident between her client and Leviss. Rahmani said the claim was not true.

“This case is a fabrication by a known liar and a cheat who has betrayed everyone close to her. Scheana never punched Raquel, period,” the attorney said. “The supposed dark markings around her left eye have been there for months.”

The statement continued, “Neither Scheana nor other cast members want anything to do with Raquel going forward. The judge has only heard a one-sided account of what happened, and we look forward to presenting the full and true story at the March 29 hearing.”

People obtained court documents from the Los Angeles Superior Court granting Leviss’ request for a temporary restraining order against Shay. In her filing, the 28-year-old former beauty pageant contestant claimed she suffered injuries after an alleged altercation with Shay, 37, at around 1:30 a.m. last Thursday.

TMZ obtained photos of her injuries that she reportedly included in her filing.

The “Vanderpump Rules” star, Leviss, alleged that her co-star, Shay, pushed her against a brick wall, which left her injured to the back of her head before Shay “punched me in the face causing injury to my left eye.” Leviss claimed she sustained “[a] black eye and cut/scar to left eyebrow, blurred vision & swelling to [the]

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