- Tarek El Moussa believes ‘Flip or Flop’ team member leaked dispute with Christina Haack to press, report says
- He reportedly requested that the members of the “Flip or Flop” team be removed from his spinoff series
- Other sources have claimed he asked the crew to change to keep his wedding plans and those of Heather Rae Young a secret.
Tarek El Moussa will not let members of the “Flip or Flop” crew join the set of his spinoff show, according to a report.
El Moussa, 40, was not happy that his alleged argument with ex-wife Christina Haack on the set of “Flip or Flop” last month was disclosed, TMZ reported.
Production sources told the outlet that as a result, his team recently visited the production company and requested that all team members present on the day he argued with Haack be withdrawn from the staff of its spinoff series “Flipping 101”. His solo show is preparing for its second season.
El Moussa was reportedly upset that the alleged panic was leaked to the press and is seeking to avoid any further leaks. The production company, which also produces Haack’s “Christina on the Coast,” has relocated some of the workers to meet demand, TMZ said.
However, an anonymous source close to El Moussa told the outlet that his request was more aimed at working with a group who are excited for him and his fiancee, Heather Rae Young, and whom they can trust not to disclose their plans to. wedding.
Earlier this month, the couple announced that they had abandoned their original wedding plans and had “changed everything.” They decided to hire a new wedding planner, change locations, and send out new invitations.
In July, TMZ reported that El Moussa and Haack had a feud over the set of their home improvement series. He reportedly lashed out at her because he didn’t like the way she signaled him that she and the crew were ready to film, the outlet said.
El Moussa is said to have launched a verbal tirade, telling Haack he “fabricated” her and calling her a “failed loser”, according to TMZ. He would also have compared her to his current fiancée.
An anonymous insider told the outlet that the tension between the exes built up after Haack admitted on Instagram to having smoked toad venom, which she said “reset my brain and kicked out years of anxiety. in 15 minutes “. El Moussa was reportedly concerned for the safety of their children, their daughter Taylor, 10, and their son Brayden, 5.
The alleged altercation would have led the production to separate them and have the former couple complete the filming separately. They resumed filming together a few days later.
A source later told People that El Moussa was “super remorseful” about his on-set argument with his ex-wife.
After the incident, Haack was shown to be “the boss” on the set of “Flip or Flop”. She shared several videos on her Instagram Stories as they were filming without El Moussa. In one clip, she said, “Okay, well, that looks awesome, so since Tarek isn’t around I’m saying we’re carrying the tile all the way behind the vanity.”
“Alright, you are the boss,” replied a member of the crew. She nodded, saying, “I’m the boss,” as she walked away.
In another video, Haack again mentioned El Moussa’s absence and said he was not there to make decisions about the Costa Mesa, Calif. House they were renovating, so they should. do it his own way. “You are the boss,” said a crew member.