After Christine QuinnIt was notable that he was absent from the first-ever Sunsets for Sale reunion following a positive coronavirus test, she has since been on the mend.
“Christine had two negative tests and, in accordance with protocols, she went back to work,” a source exclusively tells Us Weekly Texas native, 33 years old, joined The Real Housewives of New Jersey’s Melissa GorgaSet of commercials on Tuesday, April 26
Gorga, 43, was spotted with the Netflix personality in photos taken by TMZ on Wednesday 27 April. The footage — which saw the ladies lounging in the sun — took place outdoors following COVID-19 health guidelines.
The How to Be a Boss B*tch author Previously, it was not included in the Sunsets for Sale Reunion promo shot, taken on Sunday, April 24, during filming.
“Christine tested positive for COVID and out of an abundance of caution for the cast and crew, she did not attend the reunion,” a rep for Quinn told Use on Monday, April 25. “Producers offered her the opportunity to video chat, but she declined because she wasn’t feeling well enough to do it.”
Oppenheim Group agent Amanza SmithShe was also absent from taping. Smith, 45, had contracted COVID-19. She joined her castmates virtually to hone the drama.
“Producers were scrambling with the positive COVID test result news for Christine,” the insider explained on Monday. “The video chat option was a last-minute offer.”
The Texas native’s photo shoot earlier this week soon caught the eye of other Sunsets for Sale cast members, who seemingly questioned Quinn’s illness.
Costar Chrishell StauseTweeted a GIF from a TV host Maury Povich saying, “And the lie detector test determined that was a lie” on Wednesday in response to TMZ’s photos.
Season 5 of Netflix’s reality TV series starred Quinn and her real-estate colleagues. It premiered earlier this month on the streaming platform. Quinn, who was a star in season 4’s drama with the ladies, returned to the new episodes with a new friend. Chelsea LazkaniAs she continued to fight heads with the others, she said “Yes!”
“It was honestly heartbreaking and just very disappointing,” costar Davina PotratzOnly told Use April 21 was Quinn’s drama. “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.”
She continued: “I truly care about Christine. So I’m sitting here trying to defend her actions to people and be sympathetic and empathetic to whatever she’s going through, but it’s like, she doesn’t appreciate 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.”
Sunsets for Sale’s reunion airs Friday, May 6, on Netflix.
Diana Cooper reporting