What if you get caught up in the act? Chrishell Stause doesn’t seem convinced by the reason for Christine Quinn‘s absence from the Selling Sunset reunion taping.
The 33-year-old Texas native was seen working on a set on Tuesday 26 April, despite having claimed that she had tested positive for COVID-19 just days before. Christine was photographed lounging on the sunside in photos published by TMZ Wednesday, April 27. Real Housewives of New Jersey‘s Melissa Gorga.
Chrishell, 40 years old, made fun of her costar after the outlet tweeted about the outing. Chrishell replied with a GIF showing a talk-show host as the former soap opera actress Maury Povich saying, “And the lie detector test determined that was a lie.”
Chrishell, her Selling Sunset colleagues filmed the series’ first-ever reunion special over the weekend — but Christine was noticeably missing from a promotional pic released by Netflix. A representative for the How to Be a Boss B*tchAuthor told Us WeeklyOn Monday, April 25, she became ill.
“Christine tested positive for COVID and out of abundance of caution for the cast and crew, she did not attend the reunion,” her rep noted in a statement. “Producers offered her the opportunity to video chat, but she declined because she wasn’t feeling well enough to do it.”
Amanza Smith also didn’t join her castmates on set due to contracting COVID-19. According to a source, Use that the team had a head’s up about Amanza, 45, the model’s change of plans was unexpected.
“Producers were scrambling with the positive COVID test result news for Christine,” the insider added. “The video chat option was a last-minute offer.”
Season 5 Selling SunsetChristine appeared to be at odds with her Oppenheim Group coworkers in the video, “The Outs of Control,” which was uploaded earlier this month. Even Davina Potratz — who was previously close to Christine — was starting to drift.
“It was honestly heartbreaking and just very disappointing,” the realtor, 44, exclusively told Use of the pair’s friendship. “I really care about her as a person and I know she knows that, so I was kind of shocked to see how she talked about me and I couldn’t believe it. … At some point, I would never hurt anyone, but I have to just then stay out of it because I don’t know what’s going on.”
Chrishell, meanwhile, has gone head to head with Christine on multiple occasions — and hasn’t minced words about where they stand. “I don’t think it’s a secret, you know, we’re not friends,” the Dancing With the Stars alum told UseIn June 2021. “But I think the goal is to be able to be coworkers.”