Focusing on the kids. Flip or Flop star Tarek El Moussa returned to social media on Wednesday, December 14, days after his split from wife Christina became public, and admitted that it’s been a “crazy few days.”
The HGTV star shared a pic with his daughter, Taylor, 6, writing: “Me and the #love of my life #crushing it!!! It’s been a #crazy few days but we #love our kids soooo #much!! My #heart and #soul.”
As Us Weekly previously reported, the home-improvement stars announced their split on Monday, December 12, but have been separated since May after police were called to their home.
The deputies responded to a report of a “possibly suicidal male with a gun,” and an eyewitness told police that he saw Tarek run out of his back door and jump over his back fence. The 35-year-old later clarified that he “had no intention of hurting himself,” according to the Orange County Sheriff’s department, and only grabbed the firearm to protect himself against mountain lions and rattlesnakes in the area.
“Like many couples, we have had challenges in our marriage,” the real estate agents said in a statement to Us Weekly on Monday. “We had an unfortunate misunderstanding about six months ago and the police were called to our house in an abundance of caution. There was no violence and no charges were filed. We chose to get counseling to sort out our relationship. Together, we have decided to separate while we reevaluate the future of our marriage. During this process, we are committed to our kids and being the best parents we can be. We will continue to work through this process civilly and cooperatively, and plan to continue our professional life together.”
The exes, who tied the knot in May 2009, share two kids, Taylor and son Brayden, 15 months.
As reported earlier on Wednesday, they have already begun dating other people since their separation.
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