Even though Christina Haack and Tarek El Moussa have been divorced for a few years now, the two still work together on their popular HGTV show, Flip or Flop. While they've said before that continuing to work together was the best idea for everyone involved, there have been on-set tensions between the ex-spouses since their 2016 split. The former couple had seemed to be getting along pretty well, though, until reports came out of a recent tirade El Moussa went on, that was directed at Haack. Now, we might know how the TV host feels about what happened.
Apparently, while filming Flip or Flop Season 10 just last week, Tarek El Moussa reportedly said some very mean things to his ex-wife, Christina Haack (with whom he shares two children, daughter Taylor Reese, 10, and son Brayden James, 5), after he became displeased with the way she alerted him to the fact that she and the crew were ready to begin taping again. According to People, a source close to the situation is now saying that El Moussa does, supposedly, regret his actions, and told the outlet:
They did get into a disagreement. Tarek lashed out and he's super remorseful. They're exes who share a history and children and a workplace, but outside of co-parenting, they're not friends.
There are very few people who would agree to work with an ex, even if they're on decent enough terms with that ex, so it's pretty easy to see how the working relationship between Christina Haack and Tarek El Moussa could be a breeding ground for a wide variety of on-set disagreements. But, many would likely say that the way El Moussa allegedly went off on Haack in public was out of bounds, even considering their personal history.
El Moussa was said to have yelled at Haack, calling her a "washed up loser" and declaring that he "made" her and actually enjoys watching her fail. Supposedly, he also told Haack that he's "winning" right now, and compared her to his fiancée of about a year, Selling Sunset star Heather Rae Young.
All in all, if things really did get as heated as has been alleged, it's a very good thing that El Moussa now, reportedly, feels bad about the way he behaved on set.
As noted above, this is far from the only time Christina Haack and Tarek El Moussa have had the strain of continuing to work with one another show as they attempted to film Flip or Flop. Reputedly, some of their disputes have been bad enough that everything had to stop so that they could shoot segments separately.
While keeping their hit show going likely brings in good money and exposure for both of them, if the contention continues, they may need to seriously consider whether or not participating in Flip or Flop is still worth the mental toll it might be taking as they try to co-parent and move on in their separate romantic lives.
Hopefully, if Tarek El Moussa really is feeling bad about what he allegedly did to Christina Haack, he'll apologize and try to make things right with her, and they'll be able to have a smoother working relationship going forward.
Flip or Flop Season 10 is set to hit HGTV sometime later this year, but for more to watch, check out our 2021 summer TV schedule.