Shanna Moakler Clarifies Matthew Rondeau Reunion Speculation

Shanna Moakler, Matthew Rondeau
Courtesy Shanna Makler/Instagram. Courtesy Matthew Rondeau/Instagram

Not quite on again. Shanna MoaklerClarified that she Matthew RondeauThey are not back together, even though she posted a photo hinting at a reunion.

“I know my family just wants to see me happy,” the Meet the BarkersExclusively told by alum 47 Us WeeklyWednesday, May 18, 2018. “I know they know both Matthew and I are doing the work to heal and be better people.”

Moakler added that she’s “hoping” to rekindle her romance with the model, 29, but confirmed that they are “not officially together” right now.

On Wednesday, the former Miss USA shared an Instagram Story photo of Rondeau and herself embracing. This led to many wondering if the couple are trying again. “This is who has my heart,” she wrote in a caption. “If you don’t like it, I don’t care. Go away if you have nothing to say. He is kind, he is loving he is talented and he is loved.”

When speaking to Us, Moakler added: “Relationships can be difficult when played out in the public eye, but love is love and I love him, and I know the people who know us will support us.”

In February, Rondeau made headlines when he posted an expletive-laden video on Moakler’s Instagram account. “I’m done. I’m never talking to this f—king specimen of a f—king human again,” he said in the since-deleted clip. “The truth is I found out that she was talking to other f—king people the whole entire time in our relationship, that’s the truth: That’s the whole f—king truth and I didn’t say a goddamn f—king thing.”

The video was uploaded shortly after it was posted. Murder PartyStar was arrested for felony domestic abuse. He was later released on $50,000 bail.

The duo were seen together in Rhode Island two weeks later. Moakler later revealed that the pair had been spotted together again. Use that they weren’t back together.

“Matthew and I are not together. However, we’re remaining cordial,” she said in April. “I think he and I have a very deep love for one another. He is someone I love very, very deeply. He’s someone that I was with for two years and, you know, obviously, we had a very public incident, which was embarrassing for both of us. It’s not something either one of us are proud of.”

The former was at the time Playboy model said she understood why some observers were “triggered” by the pair’s on-again, off-again romance.

“I know people who have been in relationships where there’s been any form of abuse, whether it’s mental, verbal, emotionally, it’s very, very triggering,” the Celebrity Big Brother alum told Us. “I’m a mother and I want my children, and especially my daughters, to see me as a strong woman who has self-respect and self-esteem, and I want my son to see that as well.”

The Rhode Island native has a son Landon, 18 and a daughter Alabama, 16. Travis BarkerShe divorced her husband, in 2008, from whom she had a daughter. She also shares Atiana, 23, her daughter with ex Oscar De La Hoya.

After Rondeau’s Instagram outburst, Alabama took to social media to let fans know she’d checked on her mom — and shared some choice words for Moakler’s boyfriend. “I’m not sure what happened on her [Instagram] Live I’m in contact with her and she is okay,” Alabama wrote via Instagram in February. “That man needs serious help!”

Diana Cooper reports

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