Billie Lee again to filming ‘Vanderpump Guidelines’ — as Tom Sandoval’s ally

Billie Lee has returned to “Vanderpump Guidelines” for Season 11, Web page Six can affirm.

An insider completely tells us that the comic — who made historical past because the Bravo actuality sequence’ first transgender star in Season 6 — got here again as an on-camera ally for Tom Sandoval within the wake of his earth-shattering dishonest scandal.

“Billie got here again to assist Tom as he was experiencing some psychological well being challenges when cameras went up for Season 11,” the supply shares. 

“#NoFilter” podcast host and YouTube character Zack Peter was the primary to report on Lee’s return.

We’re informed Lee, 39, linked Sandoval, 41, with Dr. Kien Vuu, MD — founding father of VuuMD Efficiency and Longevity — to assist the musician revive his vanity amid unrelenting public scrutiny.

The comic got here again to assist Sandoval navigate “some psychological well being challenges when cameras went up for Season 11,” a supply tells Web page Six.

On Tuesday, Dr. Vuu posted a video to his Instagram Story, describing the work he does, whereas tagging each Lee and Sandoval. 

“Simply completed a session with a consumer and I stroll away simply feeling so impressed by the bravery, the dedication, the braveness to do the deep inside work,” mentioned the MD, who, in accordance with his web site, focuses on “human optimization and regenerative medication.” 

“I’m reminded of the large therapeutic,” Dr. Vuu added within the clip. 

Tom Sandoval
We’re informed Lee linked Sandoval with a physician to assist him revive his vanity within the wake of his extremely publicized dishonest scandal.
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“Tom is doing nice in the present day,” a second supply tells Web page Six. “He’s specializing in the constructive and even increasing his social circle exterior of the forged.” 

For example, Lee launched Sandoval to fellow aspiring singer Tii, a brand new gal pal he was noticed hanging out with in West Hollywood, Calif., on Saturday night time. 

“Tii is an efficient pal of Billie, who launched her to Tom,” a supply beforehand informed Web page Six.“Tom and Tii had numerous enjoyable throughout their night time out and there’s positively a connection.”

Tii and Tom Sandoval
Lee additionally linked Sandoval along with his new gal pal Tii, a fellow aspiring singer.
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Along with serving to Sandoval get to a greater place and meet new folks, the primary supply says that Lee — who left the present in 2019 after two seasons — agreed to movie once more with an intent to “clear her identify” after a number of forged members implied that she and the “Pump Guidelines” OG connected, a declare that each events vehemently deny. 

“Billie has filmed a number of scenes with Sandoval and extra forged members,” the insider elaborates. “She is presently negotiating her contract for the remainder of the season, which wraps filming in September.”

Reps for Bravo, Lee and Sandoval didn’t instantly reply to Web page Six’s request for remark. 

Billie Lee and Tom Sandoval
“Billie has filmed a number of scenes with Sandoval and extra forged members,” an insider tells us. / BACKGRID

The ultimate a part of “VPR” Season 10 — which acquired two Emmy nominations this 12 months — largely targeted on Sandoval’s affair with castmate Raquel Leviss. His infidelity was uncovered in March, prompting girlfriend Ariana Madix to dump him after almost a decade collectively. 

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Notably, Lee maintained shut friendships with each Sandoval and Madix, 38, for years. 

Tom Sandoval, Ariana Madix and Billie Lee
Lee was additionally desirous to “clear her identify” after a number of “VPR” stars prompt she connected with Sandoval throughout his relationship with now-ex Ariana Madix.

“Though Billie and Tom have been shut for a very long time, she didn’t communicate to him for six about weeks after information of the affair broke out of respect for Ariana,” an insider tells Web page Six. “It was a tough time as a result of Billie was shut with each of them.”

Lee was noticed leaving Sandoval and Madix’s shared Valley Village residence in April. Shortly after, Madix unfollowed Lee on social media, inflicting followers to take a position a few fallout between the ladies. 

“When she stayed at Tom and Ariana’s home in April — whereas Ariana was out of city — it was to ensure that Tom was OK amid the general public vitriol,” the supply explains, additional claiming, “Billie gave Ariana a heads-up that she could be staying with Tom at their place.”

Regardless of any obvious friction with Lee, Madix has mentioned she doesn’t consider the LGBTQIA+ advocate ever engaged in any inappropriate relations together with her now-ex. 

“I perceive that this sounds loopy as a result of Raquel was somebody I liked and trusted,” Madix mentioned throughout a Could look on Alex Cooper’s “Name Her Daddy” podcast, “however I belief that Billie Lee wouldn’t do this.”