The Real Housewives of Dallas has been rocked by its first divorce. Kary Brittingham introduced her separation from husband Eduardo Brittingham throughout the season 5 reunion.
“Nobody knew it was coming. She kept it quiet the entire time, but it made sense once she told the women,” a supply solely tells Us Weekly. “When you see her drinking a lot this season, it’s her letting loose from her personal life.”
Kary, 50, joined the cast of RHOD throughout season 4, which aired in 2019. During season 5, followers barely noticed Eduardo, with the businessman skipping the finale occasion. The pair, who wed in 2009, share daughter Isabella. The actuality TV persona can be the mom of Sofia, Olivia and Alex, whom she shares along with her first husband.
“This was a really tough season for me and watching it back, I realized how much hurt and how much I was struggling in my life. As I watched it, I realized how in pain I was. My marriage was falling apart and I didn’t want to admit it,” she mentioned by tears on the reunion.
After Andy Cohen requested for a standing on her marriage, Kary revealed that the twosome referred to as it quits. “After the show finished, me and Eduardo had to have a real heart-to-heart talk and we decided we needed to go our separate ways. We just told our kids,” she mentioned. “Obviously, I’m really scared and I think I was definitely, you know, trying to mask what I was going through and I’m very ashamed of my behavior, my kids seeing that. I really regret it. I’m thankful to my girlfriends for pointing it out and it really made me take a closer look at what I was going through.”
Kary was compelled to movie the reunion just about after testing optimistic for COVID-19 (together with Brandi Redmond, who sat subsequent to her on the aircraft to New York City). While she bought emotional whereas discussing the cut up, she beforehand credited the truth present for serving to her progress.
“We are forced to really look into ourselves and see, OK, well, this is something’s going on in my life,” she instructed Entertainment Tonight final month. “My relationship with my daughters, it forced us to have those conversations that I always think that I want to have with them, but when you’re filming … it forces me to have those talks with them. So, reality TV can have negative [impact] for sure, but I feel like I’ve had so many positive things that have happened, like my relationship with my mom and my kids [has] been a huge part of it and for that I’m very thankful.”
Part two of The Real Housewives of Dallas reunion airs on Bravo Tuesday, May 11, at 10 p.m. ET.
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