Selling Sunset’s Maya Vander Reflects on Show Exit, Miscarriage

Moving on with a heavy spirit Maya Vander is opening up about her decision to leave Netflix’s Selling Sunset Season 6 is a year ahead

“So… I’m very proud of mySelling SunsetFamily for two more seasons and hopefully a second season. [an] Emmy nomination,” the Israel native, 39, wrote via Instagram Story on Thursday, June 23. “I decided to not go on with the show and it was not an easy decision! It was amazing to be a part in such a huge hit and I am so grateful!!”

Vander,Before joining the Oppenheim Group, he was an Oppenheim Group Realtor. Selling Sunset in 2019’s season 1, revealed her recent pregnancy losses contributed to her departure.

“The last few months were not easy,” the reality TV star — who shares Aiden, 3, and Elle, 2, with her husband, David Miller — added in her Thursday statement. “Losing a baby at 38 weeks following a miscarriage is just too much to handle. I just want to be home with my husband and beautiful kids who I absolutely adore.”


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The Netflix personality, who resides primarily in Miami had been traveling between her home in Florida and Los Angeles to tap.

Vander had previously raised speculation that she was leaving the series, when she announced earlier in the year that she was opening her agency in Florida called the Maya Vander Group. Us Weekly On Thursday, she confirmed that she had transferred her real estate license to Compass from the Oppenheim Group. Jason OppenheimKnown of before the news hit the headlines.

An insider explained at the time that while Vander “loves the show and it’s definitely hard to let go,” it’s “time to move on” and focus on what is best for her new business.

The mother of two even noted that “focusing on growing” her real estate firm and joining Compass, a leading nationwide brokerage, is the “right decision for me to move forward.”

Vander’s reality TV departure comes days after she announced that she had suffered another miscarriage. Six months earlier, Vander had delivered a stillborn baby boy.

Maya Vander Confirms ‘Selling Sunset’ Exit After Miscarriage Cast

Heather Rae Young and Amanza Smith, Vanessa Villela. Chrishell Stause. Maya Vander. Christine Quinn. Mary Fitzgerald. Emma Hernan.
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“I had a very crazy week,” she wrote via her Instagram Stories on Tuesday, June 21. “Miscarriage after 10 weeks … following my stillbirth but my kids and my husband are absolutely my blessing and I am so lucky to be their mother!! They bring joy and happiness to me! Hug and love people you care about. Don’t take things for granted!”

Vander is moving on Sunsets for Sale — which has also been renewed for season 7 — is gearing up to begin production on season 6 later this summer.

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