It’s no secret, the internet can be a cruel place
Flip or Flop” star Christina El Moussa now knows that better than anyone.
The reality TV Star has recently separated from her husband and “Flip or Flop” co-star Tarek El Mouss.
Following the split El Moussa has felt the wrath of how heartless some people can be.
The 33-year-old mother of two has earned some of her social media backlash after moving so quickly.
On the shows official HGTV fan page El Moussa received a flurry of hate messages.
“Ah so this is what a whore looks like,” one particularly awful missive offered.
“I always thought she was do [sic] fake,” went another.
“You conned us good,” wrote yet another detractor.
Ouch. Happy holidays, everyone. Yeah
According to the El Moussas, they broke up following a May incident thar saw Police being called to the the couples home house because of a “possibly suicidal” man with a gun.
“Like many couples, we have had challenges in our marriage,” the real estate agents said in a statement to Us Weekly on Monday. “We had an unfortunate misunderstanding about six months ago and the police were called to our house in an abundance of caution. There was no violence and no charges were filed. We chose to get counseling to sort out our relationship. Together, we have decided to separate while we reevaluate the future of our marriage. During this process, we are committed to our kids and being the best parents we can be. We will continue to work through this process civilly and cooperatively, and plan to continue our professional life together.”
The 35-year-old later clarified that he “had no intention of hurting himself,” according to the Orange County Sheriff’s department, and only grabbed the firearm to protect himself against mountain lions and rattlesnakes.
According to TMZ, she is reportedly dating the family contractor, Gary Anderson, who also happened to witness Tarek’s gun incident in May.
The couple married in May of 2009 and have two kids, Taylor and son Brayden, 15 months.