Coming full circle. Lala Kent and Ambyr Childers didn’t get off on the fitting foot — however have since developed a stunning friendship.
Kent and Childers first butted heads amid the fact star’s romance with Randall Emmett. The director was beforehand married to the You alum from 2009 and 2017. They welcomed daughters London and Rhylee, in 2010 and 2013 respectively, earlier than calling it quits.
In 2018, Emmett confirmed his romance with Kent after his divorce was finalized. On the time, Childers made headlines when she known as out the Vanderpump Guidelines star on social media.
“Because you don’t need to reply my textual content messages, I’ll attempt right here,” the Arizona native wrote through Instagram in August 2019. “Lala, I respect your love in direction of my kids, however till you’re formally their stepmother please chorus from posting my kids on social media! I hope [you] perceive the place I’m coming from. Many thanks.”
Kent, for her half, welcomed daughter Ocean in March 2021. The Utah native received engaged to Emmett one yr earlier than they expanded their household.
After suspending their marriage ceremony as a consequence of COVID-19, Kent sparked cut up hypothesis in October 2021 when she eliminated all traces of her then-fiancé from her social media feed. One month later, Us confirmed that Kent and Emmett had known as it quits.
The Bravo character later addressed the problems with the movie producer that she felt went ignored.
“Randall was by no means, ever dwelling. He would all the time say that it was work-related and he was all the time on his telephone. It was nonstop on his telephone, and I nonetheless didn’t even register it,” she claimed in the course of the season 9 Vanderpump Guidelines reunion in January 2022. “I simply knew that Randall was not who I believe he’s. I assumed I knew that he was loyal to me. That’s all I needed. As a result of I used to be like, ‘I understand how dudes are and I do know I can belief him.’”
Emmett, nevertheless, publicly confirmed assist for his ex-fiancée. “She’s the mom of my baby. It doesn’t matter what occurs in life, I’ll by no means disparage or discuss sick about her as a result of she’s Ocean’s mother,” he stated on GG Gharachedaghi‘s “Genuinely GG” podcast in March 2022.
The Midnight within the Switchgrass director famous that cordial coparenting has all the time been his precedence. “I’ve two different youngsters and I coparent with Ambyr and in that world I by no means stated one damaging factor and vice versa,” he added. “On the finish of the day, I’m not that comfy on this complete factor, however the fact is that I simply must all the time have a look at the massive image.”
Later that yr, the Florida native claimed Kent and Childers had been teaming as much as launch a smear marketing campaign in opposition to him.
“I consider that Ambyr and Lauren [Kent’s real name] are working collectively in [an] try to destroy my popularity to present them each a bonus for custody,” Emmett alleged in paperwork obtained by Us Weekly in November 2022. “Ambyr has fully fabricated abuse that by no means occurred and I consider that Lauren has satisfied her to take action.”
He added: “Ambyr’s claims now stem from her friendship with my former fiancée, Lauren Burningham, the mom of my youngest daughter, Ocean … Lauren and I are in the midst of a really contentious custody litigation, through which Lauren has made false allegations of abuse, although she has by no means filed a DVRO Request in opposition to me, as a result of she is aware of she just isn’t a sufferer of abuse.”
The Give Them Lala writer, for her half, seemingly slammed Emmett’s feedback. “When the day comes that you simply crash and burn, you possibly can attempt to blame everybody round you on your demise. And never if, however when that day comes — the place your fact is revealed that you simply desperately tried to cowl up — you’ll have to look within the mirror and know [that] nobody did this to you however you,” Kent wrote through her Instagram Story that very same month.
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