Her ex Jason Oppenheim has officially gone public with girlfriend Chrishell Stause.
But Selling Sunset star Mary Fitzgerald couldn’t be happier for the new couple.
Speak with People, the reality star said Jason was in a better place to “promise” now, compared to when she dated him before.
“I couldn’t be happier for them!” Selling Sunset star Mary Fitzgerald couldn’t be happier for her ex Jason Oppenheim amid his new relationship with Chrishell Stause
“I think Jason is in a different place now than when we went out, and he’s ready to bond now,” she told the magazine. “They’re also just an incredible match for each other! Jason and I have a very special bond and friendship, but they have a chemistry meant for more than just friendship.”
With Chrishell and Jason’s relationship officially coming to the fore, Mary is looking forward to double dates with the new couple.
‘I couldn’t be more excited for them! They are both two of my best and closest friends, so I am over the moon that they are together and make each other so happy,” she said.
“Now Romain and I have our best friends as a couple to date! I’m delighted!’ she said, referring to her husband Romain Bonnet.
Friendly exes: Jason was previously in a relationship with his friend and colleague Mary
The relationship did not come out of left field for Mary, who has known Jason for many years.
“We know each other too well to hide something like that from me. I could just tell he was different around Chrishell,” she said.
As for the office, Mary does not foresee that the relationship will affect the Oppenheim Group, where both Chrishell and Jason work.
Strictly businesslike: Mary does not foresee the relationship will affect the Oppenheim Group, where both Chrishell and Jason work
New beauty! Chrishell Stause has revealed her surprising new romance with her Selling Sunset costar and boss, Jason Oppenheim
‘I do not think so. At least not for most of us,’ she said. “I’d be secretly a little excited if I could finally pass the ‘Mary is preferred’ baton to someone else.”
The comment about favoritism related to allegations that Jason had given Mary more mentions because of their history, which the Oppenheim founder has previously denied.
Chrishell revealed her surprising new romance with her Selling Sunset costar and boss Jason on Wednesday.
The Netflix star, 40, revealed her newfound relationship in a series of hugged snaps taken from her current getaway to Capri, Italy.
All aboard the love boat! While the romance between the pair will certainly come as a surprise to many fans, their close friends were delighted that the relationship was finally out in the open.
While the romance between the pair will certainly come as a surprise to many fans, their close friends were delighted to see the relationship finally out in public.
Selling Sunset stars took to the comments section to congratulate the couple on their newfound romance.
‘So happy for you! Finally, hopefully people will stop with Jason and Mary,” costar Romain Bonnet joked, referring to his wife Mary Fitzgerald’s past romance with Jason.
“I love you Chrisshell. Thank you for making my brother happy,” Jason’s twin brother Brett Oppenheim commented.
Selling Sunset stars took to the comments section to congratulate the couple on their new romance
There is love in the air! The sale of Sunset’s new agent Emma Hernan also chimed in on the romance
Brett’s friend Tina Louise was overjoyed to learn that the relationship had finally hit social media.
‘Awwww!!!! Congratulations guys!! Officially IG finally,” Tina commented.
Mary wrote, “Nothing turns me on more than seeing two of my best friends together and making each other so happy!”
Jason left a red heart emoji in the comments.
Make a splash! The photos were just two of many Chrishell posted that day, capturing her fun-filled adventures in Italy with fellow Selling Sunset stars Mary, Romain, Brett and his girlfriend Tina.
Fun in the sun! The stars smiled broadly as they posed in their swimsuits
“The JLo effect,” Chrishell captioned the slideshow, along with a shrug emoji.
It’s been nearly two years since Chrishell split from Justin Hartley, who filed for divorce from her in November 2019. two years of marriage. Chrishell would file for the dissolution of the marriage the following month.
The divorce was finalized earlier this year and the immediate consequences were recorded on Selling sunset.
During the show, the Days Of Our Lives alum criticized Justin for telling her about his intention to file for divorce via text message just 45 minutes before the news was made public.
Life is good! The stars couldn’t have looked happier frolicking along the surf brand
Ciao bella! Stause beamed with joy and posed with her friends
She said ‘I found out because he texted[ed] me that we were submitted. Forty-five minutes later the world knew.’
And Chrishell also slammed the actor for making an “impulsive” decision about the future of their relationship.
She furiously: ‘Because of the crazy way this has happened, people want answers, and I want to fucking answer. I know people say we were only married for two years, but it’s like we were together for six years. … In a fight, that’s his go-to, you know? Like, “I’m out, I’m out.” I hate impulsive things like that, but I always thought, you know, it’s just a matter of working through it.
Then fly! The group explored the sights by helicopter
‘If that’s really what you wanted, there are better ways to do it’ [it]. I spoke to him right after that because I thought that must be a joke, but that was pretty much the end of the communication. What should I say? What do you say afterwards? It’s like I now have to find a place to live. Now I have to scramble and figure this out, you know?’
The duo have both moved on, with Chrishell briefly dating Dancing With The Stars pro Keo Motsepe and Justin marries actress Sofia Pernas.
Justin and Sofia made their red carpet debut at the MTV Movie & TV Awards on May 16, about a year after they were first spotted together.
As They Were: The Immediate Effects of Chrishell’s Divorce from Justin Hartley Was Captured on Selling Sunset
They previously worked together on The Young and the Restless in 2015 and started dating last year after Hartley’s split from Stause.
Chrishell isn’t the only Selling Sunset star to romance Jason.
The broker was also in a relationship with his colleague Mary Fitzgerald, but the duo remained friends after their split and now work together at Jason’s company, The Oppenheim Group.
Their working relationship came under scrutiny from their co-workers, who accused Jason of favoring Mary over his other employees.
Former Flames: The duo have both moved on, with Chrishell briefly dating Dancing With The Stars pro Keo Motsepe and Justin marrying actress Sofia Perna
“I don’t give her any special treatment,” Jason told me Good housekeeping. “When it comes to business… it’s purely a response to their production, the amount of money they put into the brokerage, their level of experience and expertise, and my trust in them.”
Mary also had a bone to pick with the speculation and backtracked on accusations that their previous romance was the reason for her professional success.
“Jason and I have probably been friends for 15 years,” Mary explained on the show. “We dated maybe a year of that. These girls try to take away all my success and my hard work by saying, “Oh, it’s because they’re out”.
“No, I’m broke and I’m working for it. I think it’s extremely rude and disrespectful to try to take my achievements and all my hard work away from me because I’m a successful woman and they just want to give it back, “Oh, she’s probably sleeping with him.” New!’
Bellas: The star was also pictured with some of her Selling Sunset colleagues – Jason and Brett Oppenheim – over an alfresco lunch