Mary, Jason Discuss Chrishell Split


Mary Fitzgerald, Jason Oppenheim, Chrishell Stause
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Losing love. Soon after, however, Jason OppenheimAnd Chrishell StauseHe was reluctant to end their whirlwind relationship and admitted that he struggled with the decision.

“Basically, I went into this hoping that I would decide to have a baby with Chrishell,” the Oppenheim Group cofounder, 45, told Selling Sunset Refer to colleague Mary Fitzgerald — whom he previously dated — about the nature of his recent split in unseen footage that aired during the season 5 reunion. “I felt like I was more likely than not going to want to have a kid because the situation is [otherwise] perfect. I’m with the woman I love, I get along with her, she makes me happy, I trust her, I respect her, I think she’d be an excellent mother. She’s a dream.”

He continued: “I think the more I thought about it, I went in the other direction. I feel like this is not the right time in life for me to have a child. I feel like I f—ked it up. I feel a lot guilt. [because] we were happy and I f—ked something up that was really good. She’s in pain and I caused that.”

The Under Construction The author, 40, was accompanied by the former attorney. They first met during a cast vacation in Italy and Greece in July 2021. The couple had already called it quits by December 2021.

“I have tried to embrace the world I have found myself in and that includes being open and honest about my relationships. It was terrifying and scary knowing that it might not be the success society considers it to be. But after many long heartfelt talks, I am choosing to see it as a success no matter what label is attached to it publicly,” Chrishell wrote via Instagram of the cause of their split. “Jason was and is my best friend, and other than our ideas for family ultimately not being aligned, the amount of respect and love we have for each other will not change going forward.”

The pair were already filming season 5 of the Netflix docuseries when they went public with their relationship. The final episode showed their split.

“It was an extremely difficult time and it was, I think, a conscious decision that we were not filmed together,” Jason exclusively told Us Weekly last month. “I wasn’t comfortable. It was very difficult. … I’m still working through everything, you know, the emotions and the feelings even months later. I think it’s gonna be a longer process than I anticipated. I’m doing my best, but it is a bit raw still.”

Selling Sunset Reunion Airs Unseen Footage of Mary Fitzgerald and Jason Oppenheim After Chrishell Stause Split 2

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The former soap star confirmed her confirmation during a season 5 conversation. Emma HernanThe exes had split.

“I’m so sorry for both of you,” the 40-year-old South Dakota native — who married Romain Bonnet in October 2019 — told Jason in the unseen footage, which dropped on Friday, May 6. “God, I thought you guys really had a really good chance. … I told you not to hurt her. She’s going to be the one who got away.”

Mary was almost in tears when a University of California Berkeley graduate said that he believed the Dancing With the Stars alum was the “love of my life” and he has to now “deal with” watching her move on and be happy with someone else. He added, “I’m probably going to never meet someone like her again. So, it f—king sucks.”

The All My Children alum watched her ex’s conversation with Mary for the first time on the reunion stage, noting she wished he would have felt more conformable having those vulnerable conversations with her “so it didn’t feel so sudden.” Later in the reunion, Chrishell admitted she started seeing Australian musician G Flip.

Selling Sunset‘s season 5 reunion is now streaming on Netflix.

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