A brand new couple on the town. Whereas confirming his cut up from Lisa Hochstein, Lenny Hochstein introduced that he had already moved on with Katharina Mazepa.
“It’s true that I’m seeing Katharina however none of this occurred till after the choice was made to get divorced,” Lenny, 55, instructed Us Weekly in an announcement on Monday, Could 16. “It is a very troublesome time and I’d ask for some privateness in order that we are able to greatest care for our kids who imply the world to us.”
The assertion got here days after the Actual Housewives of Miami star was reportedly confronted by Lisa, 39, for partying with Mazepa at a Miami nightclub, in keeping with Web page Six. The plastic surgeon clarified that he didn’t initially wish to deal with the ups and downs together with his estranged spouse.
“Lisa and I are getting divorced. Just a few weeks in the past I denied this as a result of I’m making an attempt my greatest to guard my household throughout this course of,” he added. The previous couple, who wed in October 2009, share two children: Logan, 6, and Elle, 2.
The Canada native for her half, additionally weighed in on the foremost life change, telling Us that very same day, “With two younger youngsters concerned, as a mother I’m going to focus all of my vitality and time on them. I’m blindsided by his conduct and reckless dealing with of the state of affairs.”
Viewers have watched Lisa and Lenny’s relationship unfold on display after they joined RHOM in season 2. Their fertility struggles have been a big story line earlier than they welcomed their youngsters through surrogate. Lisa later revealed that their marriage nearly ended as a result of a quick separation that resulted in Lenny having an “emotional” affair.
“Lots of people had a whole lot of questions on the place we’re in our marriage and a whole lot of the problems have been from so way back, like, eight years in the past. In order that they actually aren’t points in our life proper now, however I needed to deal with it as a result of individuals wished to know. And I signed up for a actuality TV present,” Lisa defined to Us in March, months after the RHOM reboot aired on Peacock. “It positively opened up the outdated wounds. It’s not one thing I wished to speak about, however I knew it was a subject that will come up as a result of some individuals knew about it. I wished to speak about it on my phrases earlier than any person sort of, like, simply requested me about it in a scene or in a bunch setting.”
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