Jax Taylor is thrilled about tying the knot with Brittany Cartwright, but there is one member of his family who does not share his excitement.
After proposing to Cartwright on the Season 7 premiere of Vanderpump Rules, Taylor revealed that his mom, Marie Cauchi, has not reached out to him about the engagement.
In a confessional, Taylor told the cameras that his relationship with his mother has been strained ever since his dad passed away. Taylor’s father, Ronald Cauchi, battled esophageal cancer before succumbing to the illness last December.
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“I used to be very close to my mom,” Taylor shared. “We really haven’t communicated in the last six months — pretty much since my father passed.”
According to Pop Culture, Taylor’s parents were experiencing difficult times in their marriage prior to his father’s cancer diagnosis. A source claims that Cauchi was thinking about filing for divorce a year before he fell ill. Even worse, Taylor’s mother did not tell him how bad his father’s health was until it was too late.
In fact, Taylor did not even get to say goodbye to his father because he had no idea how bad the situation was. His mom failed to inform him when his father was placed in ICU, which made it impossible to know when to say goodbye.
After his father passed, Taylor took a good look at his life and decided to turn things around for the good. For her part, Cartwright forgave the former Vanderpump Rules bad boy, and the two are headed for a bright future.
Although Taylor has not spoken to his mom for the better part of six months, he admitted that it hurts not having a relationship with her.
With the wedding still pretty far off, we can only hope that Taylor and his mom make amends before he ties the knot with Cartwright.
Jax Taylor’s mom has not commented on her their strained relationship.
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