Smash side by side! Tina Louise open about how Chrishell Stause And Jason Oppenheimthe breakup affected her decision to end things Brett Oppenheim.
“Are we still friends. I got to the point where I wanted to take the next step in the relationship and he wasn’t there yet, “the 40-year-old star recently told TMZ following the Dec.21 news that she and the For sale Sunset star, 44, broke up after eight months together. (Stause, 40, and Jason, also 44, confirmed their separation a few hours earlier that day.)
The Australian native noted that she “wasn’t sure” if she wanted children before her breakup with Brett, but explained that he, like her brother, doesn’t want to be a father. Brett and Jason’s aversion to parenthood influenced both Stause and Tina Louise’s choice to abandon their respective relationships.
“I think maybe the relationship with Chrishell and Jason may have prompted me to ask similar questions with Brett and that ended the relationship,” Tina Louise told the outlet in an interview posted Monday, Dec. 27.
Sugar Taco’s owner explained that she and Brett decided to shut down a few weeks before the news broke earlier this month. When it comes to mending her broken heart, Tina Louise added that she and the Days of our lives the star grieved differently.
“I tend to remove myself a little and give myself some space and distance to figure out where I am. Kind of work on my growing up, “he said of his healing process. The Los Angeles resident added that the Kentucky native and the real estate mogul haven’t had that much distance since they separated.
“I think Chrishell and Jason have remained friends and continue to remain friends. They were friends before they got together. They will always be friends, “remarked Tina Louise.” They still love each other every now and then but [the] the circumstance is where she wants one thing and he wants another “.
The restaurateur also apparently adopted his friend’s approach to his relationship with Brett after the breakup, telling the outlet that they were still spending Christmas together.
“I’m going to visit his family. We are still very close, “he said, adding that at this point they are strictly platonic.” There [are] certain things I want, certain things he can’t give me. I’m friends with all my exes. “
Brett and Tina Louise went public with their relationship in April, with the model confirming earlier this month that she is officially her ex. “We remain very good friends,” he wrote at the time via his Instagram Story.
The real estate agent also briefly addressed the breakup on December 21 via her Instagram story. After a fan asked if Brett was single, he replied, “Recently, actually, yes.”
Earlier that day, Jason commented on his split from Stause, with whom he began dating privately in May.
“Even if Chrishell and I are no longer together, we remain best friends, we will love and always support each other,” Jason wrote via his Instagram Story at the time. “She was the most amazing girl I’ve ever had, and it was the happiest and most fulfilling relationship of my life.”
The All my children alum further explained the reasoning behind the breakup between her and Jason in her social media post, pointing to their differing views on having a family as the straw that broke the camel’s back.
“Jason was and is my best friend, and aside from our ideas for family that ultimately don’t align, the amount of respect and love we have for each other won’t change in the future,” Stause wrote. “Men have the luxury of time that women don’t and that’s the way it goes. That said, navigating this public terrain is difficult and I’m just doing my best. “
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