'I knew that he struggled at the end so I asked him how he was going and I really don’t think he wants anything to do with the show anymore,' Rachael claimed during an Instagram live video.
'He’s gone M.I.A, that ship has sailed,' she added.
Richie’s time on BiP wasn’t easy. Viewers saw him face a grilling from ex Alex after coming face-to-face with her for the first time in 18 months.
They alluded to a very personal incident when Richie 'wasn't there' for Alex at a time she desperately needed him.
'I feel like people would have a very big opinion of a woman, being left alone, to do something that involved both of us,' she said to Richie.
'I was left alone, to go through something massive that no woman should go through!'