Closing the door on romance? Shanna Moakler and Matthew Rondeau have had justifiable share of ups and downs since they began courting in 2020.
After Moakler’s ex-husband Travis Barker‘s romance with Kourtney Kardashian made headlines, the previous Playboy mannequin opened up about her personal love life.
“I’m with my boyfriend, Matthew. I’m tremendous completely happy. We’re in such a fantastic place and the issues that I create with him, I’m not recycling from my previous relationship,” the Rhode Island native solely informed Us Weekly in Might 2021, noting that she believed Barker was taking inspiration from their previous all through his relationship with Kardashian.
Moakler, who was married to the Blink-182 drummer from 2004 to 2008, defined on the time that she was extra anxious about how Barker’s actions would have an effect on their youngsters: son Landon and daughter Alabama.
“I feel it’s in poor style to have your new girlfriend sit there when you put a cranium and cross bones over my identify and submit it,” Moakler, who can be the mom of daughter Atiana with ex Oscar De La Hoya, shared. “However why submit about it if you happen to’re not making an attempt to shade me? After which, in fact, you understand, my youngsters see that. They see their father mainly insulting their mom, you understand?”
That very same month, the truth star’s kids voiced their issues about her relationship with Rondeau.
“Matthew is nothing however terrible to her. Not solely that, however he cheats on her,” Alabama claimed in an Instagram Story in Might 2021, later including that she didn’t really feel near her mom.
Moakler, for her half, shut down her daughter’s allegations, telling Us it was “heartbreaking” to see Alabama’s posts concerning the poker participant. “What mom desires to have their little one upset with them? What mom desires to listen to their kids say such horrible issues?” she added, alleging that the kids had been “being influenced” by “very manipulative” individuals of their lives.
Two months later, Rondeau confirmed that he and Moakler had known as it quits.
“I broke up with Shanna months in the past, and I’m happier than I’ve ever been,” he informed Life & Type in July 2021. “I’m focusing really on discovering myself once more as an individual emotionally and mentally. I hope she finds what she’s in search of, nevertheless it’s not going to be me.”
Their breakup didn’t final lengthy, nevertheless, as Us confirmed in October 2021 that the pair had been giving their relationship one other strive.
“Shanna and Matthew have at all times been on and off, however they’re in a very excellent place now,” a supply solely informed Us. “He has been her confidant throughout this tough time in her life and so they’ve been having plenty of enjoyable collectively. They appear to be very completely happy collectively and Shanna’s associates are thrilled she has love in her life.”
Issues took a flip for the twosome when Moakler joined the solid of Superstar Huge Brother in February 2022. Whereas the CBS persona was discussing how a lot she missed her boyfriend, Rondeau made headlines when Teddi Mellencamp claimed she had acquired shady DMs from him about his girlfriend.
Earlier than Moakler was evicted from the truth competitors in February 2022 — and earlier than the pair unfollowed one another on social media — a supply knowledgeable Us that she can be “utterly blindsided” by Rondeau’s actions as soon as she was again in the actual world. The insider additionally alleged that Rondeau was jealous of Moakler’s reference to fellow houseguest Lamar Odom.
Scroll all the way down to relive Moakler and Rondeau’s bumpy romance: