Selling Sunset’s Jason Oppenheim Says He Didn’t Fake Phone Call

Jason Oppenheim at the ‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’ film premiere in Los Angeles on August 16, 2021.
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Setting the record straight. Some Selling SunsetFans believe they caught them Jason Oppenheim faking a phone call during season 5 of the Netflix series, but he says it’s not true — and he did a demonstration to prove it.

“It was not a fake phone call,” the Oppenheim Group cofounder, 45, recently told TMZ. “I don’t know that got so much light.”

One episode of the new season featured a real estate agent calling a client while his camera was open. The moment was so close that viewers thought Oppenheim was reenacting the call for the cameras. But Oppenheim claims that the call was real and that the app was accidentally opened.

“It’s not that complicated,” he explained before demonstrating that he could in fact make a phone call while his camera app was open. “I know that it was a real call, so I know that this works.”

The broker’s call may have been real, but the camera app shot is just one of several editing mistakes that fans have caught on Sunsets for SaleOver the years. In another episode of season 5, Christine QuinnAt a tea party, wears blue fascinator. Later on, swaps to a pink hat without explanation.

In season 4, viewers saw that a dresser was missing. Vanessa Villela‘s listing had a TV on it in one scene and a potted flower on it in another. Quinn, 33, also spoke out about the season 4 editing that led to rumors that Quinn faked her pregnancy. She appeared to be doing yoga after giving her birth in one scene. But she clarified that it was filmed during her pregnancy, and her bump was not visible.

“I guess people think when I did yoga in the show I was not pregnant?” she tweeted in November 2021. “I was pregnant in that scene. It took me 4 months [before] I could work out again.”

The show’s fifth season only debuted on April 22, but fans are clamoring for more episodes. The first-ever Selling SunsetThe reunion special will air later in the week. It has already generated lots of drama. Quinn was absent from the promo photos so a rep for Quinn took his place. How to Be a Boss B*tchIt was confirmed that she was unwell and did not film.

“Christine tested positive for COVID and out of abundance of caution for the cast and crew, she did not attend the reunion,” the spokesperson told Us WeeklyIn a statement, she said so on April 25, “Producers offered her the opportunity to video chat, but she declined because she wasn’t feeling well enough to do it.”

Days later, UseQuinn resigned from the Oppenheim Group, after season 5 ended in a cliffhanger. Her future at the firm was in doubt. “It was Christine’s decision to leave the Oppenheim Group,” a source exclusively told in April.

Season 5 Sunsets for SaleNetflix now streams the reunion special. The reunion special premieres Friday, May 6th.

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