Chrishell Stause Talks Quitting ‘Selling Sunset’ After Divorce

  • Chrishell Stause says she debated quitting ‘Selling Sunset’ after her divorce from Justin Hartley.
  • The agent discovered that her husband filed for divorce in the third season.
  • She says she was convinced by producers not to exploit her.

Chrishell Stause Thought About Moving Away “Selling Sunset” After her 2019 divorce from Justin Hartley, she wrote in her upcoming memoir. “Under construction: because living my best life took a bit of work.”

The third season of


Reality TV: The real estate agent receives an SMS. The ‘This Is Us’ actor, her husband of two years, informing her that she was married. Class to divorce.

“While there were definitely signs that things were far from perfect, to end things in such a finished fashion, without talking about it, was a complete shock,” she wrote in an excerpt. of his book. E! NewsPosted Wednesday.

The Season 3 premiere was on the


Stause said the platform will launch in August 2020. She was asked many questions about why she decided to stay on the show.

She can also be found in certain places. “considered quitting,” she wrote.

“I had put so much of my identity into that relationship that I didn’t know who I was without her,” Stause continues. “It took a bit of persuasion from the producers to make sure I knew the show wasn’t looking to exploit my pain, but instead would allow me to share my story on my own terms.”

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Chrishell Stause started her acting career in soap operas, before getting her real estate license.

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Because so much in her life had changed so quickly – from losing her father to lung cancer in April 2019 to his divorce in November 2019 – she decided to keep her job with the Oppenheim Group and move on. to appear on the show.

“I had just lost my father that year, and now I was losing my husband and my best friend, my teenage daughter-in-law who I no longer see but who still has a huge piece of my heart, and many friends who were her friends before we met. I finally decided that I couldn’t lose my job too,” she said.

Stause wrote that Hartley did not separate privately. Stause waited to file for divorce the following month while she filmed for it. “Selling Sunset” concluded. However, she added, “what’s done is done”.

Stause said she spent several months focusing on therapy and self-reflection after the end of the third season. Stause says she learned a lot about herself doing this. “Adulting is realizing there are two people in a relationship and owning up to your part in what went wrong.” She says there is no benefit. “be the victim and stay bitter.”

Hartley has not responded to the Netflix series’ portrayal of the divorce. Hartley did, however, discuss online gossip and clickbait in an October 2022 episode of SiriusXM’s “The Divorce.”Radio Andy“He said. ‘You really can’t believe something because you’ve read it.’

“I’ve also kind of always had this opinion that … I’ll have a public life, but I’ll be very private in my personal affairs,” he said.

Chrishell (@chrishell.stause), contributed to this post

Stause continued to date “Dancing With the Stars” Before entering into a relationship with Keo Motsepe, she was a professional costar of Keo Motsepe “Selling Sunset” Jason Oppenheim. They broke up in December 2021.

As for Hartley, the actor married his third wife Sofia Pernas in May 2021. He was previously married to Lindsay Hartley, and they have a 17-year-old daughter, Isabella.

Stause’s memoir, “Under Construction: Because Living My Best Life Taken a Little Work,” Tuesday, February 8, 2008, will be available in stores


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