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The Daily Dish Vanderpump Rules

Kristen Doute's Advice for James Kennedy's New Girlfriend: "Run, Far and Fast"

The #PumpRules pal reveals the one reason she lasted so long with the DJ.

By Laura Rosenfeld
Lala Confronts James About His Cheating Rumors

James Kennedy has a new boo this season of Vanderpump Rules. The DJ introduced fans to girlfriend Raquel Leviss during last week's episode, and the two couldn't have seemed more in love. 

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However, James' ex-girlfriend Kristen Doute doesn't have high hopes for the future of their relationship. "I feel bad for the poor girl, James' new girlfriend. Number one, I can't even believe he has a girlfriend," Kristen told The Daily Dish. "This poor girl, she seems clueless to me. Like, she really just seems kind of not all there and praising him the way that she does. I don't know. Maybe she just likes a little bit of the limelight. But she should run, far and fast." 

Before you go calling Kristen out for dating James too, she said she pleads "temporary insanity" as the reason why she started dating the DJ in the first place. "That's the only thing that I can think of why I lasted so long. It was sort of insane, 'Crazy Kristen' dating Tom [Sandoval], and then I used James to get over Tom," she explained. "Unfortunately, I just stayed too long in that relationship."

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James' love life has been put under the microscope even further this season of Vanderpump Rules. Rumors spread throughout SUR that James hooked up with hostess GG, which he denied during last week's episode. But Kristen isn't buying that. "Of course he hooked up with GG. Of course James hooked up with her," she told The Daily Dish. 

Rumors about James' alleged infidelity also came up during the latest episode of Vanderpump Rules when Lala Kent confronted him after hearing that he had hooked up with another SURver, Ellie, while he was dating Raquel. James denied the claims, even after Lala showed him a photo of himself in his bed taken by Ellie, saying that they hooked up in 2015 prior to him meeting Raquel during New Year's Eve last year. He also accused Ellie of altering the true timestamp of the photo. 

But Kristen said she believes that James seems determined to get with every woman at SUR. "I think I said this a year ago. He's just working his way down the SUR totem pole," she told The Daily Dish. "It started with me, God forbid, and now this hostess, now the new hostess. It's like, what's next? Are you gonna go after one of the chef's daughters? I mean, come on, James."  

Kristen also teased that this won't be the last we hear of James' romantic exploits this season. "The fans, the viewers will get to see that play out a little bit more as this season goes on," Kristen said of the rumors surrounding his involvement with GG. "It doesn't stop there." 

For now, get to know more about James' new lady love, Raquel, below.

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