“I was devastated,” Scheana explains after announcing her divorce in November 2016.
Scheana says early in her marriage with Mike she knew something was off when she woke up from dental surgery and her painkillers were gone. "I knew then there was a problem. He got sober for the next six months, but then I found out he was having an emotional affair with a fan."
"He was also back on drugs, which I told the Vanderpump Rules producers about. I talked about his drug use on the show, and he felt betrayed by that."
But two months after the brutal breakup, the 31-year-old reconnected with an old flame, TV actor Robert Valletta, and the two have been inseparable ever since.
“He brought a light back to my life,” she gushes. "We dated on and off 10 years ago. We were talking over the holidays and I told him about my divorce. Then we hung out one night and just hit it off."
Scheana says she didn’t expect to be dating someone so soon, but "there was still something there."
"Rob is fun and adventurous, and he makes me laugh. I feel like we’re equals. He owns a production company and has a new show coming out."
Scheana adds she hasn’t given up on the idea of marriage, in fact, this time she plans for a beach wedding. "I already did the princess wedding."
For more on this, pick up the latest issue of In Touch — and for more exclusive content sign up for our newsletter!