“You by no means know who you’re going to run into on the [The Quiet Woman restaurant],” the Real Housewives of Orange County star, 59, wrote through Instagram on Friday, June 2, sharing a smiling selfie with David, 58.
Shannon additionally uploaded the reunion photograph to her Instagram Story, including the hashtag, “It’s Been Years.”
A number of of the fact TV star’s RHOC costars had been ecstatic in regards to the reunion. “Awe your women might be joyful 🔥,” Vicki Gunvalson wrote through Instagram remark, referring to the twosome’s three daughters: Sophie, 21, and twins Stella and Adaline, each 18.
The Actual for Actual founder and David tied the knot in 2000, almost 17 years before they eventually separated after he cheated on her.
“After a lot thought and cautious consideration, David and I’ve made the tough choice to separate,” Shannon told BravoTV.com in an October 2017 statement. “We stay companions in parenthood and are dedicated to elevating our three daughters. This isn’t the longer term we envisioned, and we kindly ask for privateness, particularly for our children, throughout this transitional time.”
“They love their dad,” the Bravo star completely instructed Us on the time. “I want them to have a relationship with their father. So, you understand, I would favor to have extra of a coparent, however he’s not . However we’re getting by way of it.”
The twosome’s coparenting relationship hit one other snag the subsequent 12 months when David — who additionally shares daughter Anna Love, 2, with estranged spouse Lesley Cook — refused to permit Stella and Adaline to movie episodes of RHOC with Shannon.
Us confirmed in August 2021 that the Girlfriends’ Information to Divorce alum filed an emergency court order one month prior to permit her twins, then 17, to proceed filming RHOC. Shannon alleged in her court docket paperwork that David refused to allow the women’ participation out of worry that they’d negatively point out Prepare dinner, 40.
“I’ve a brand new household that I wish to shield and never expose to a actuality tv present,” David wrote in court docket paperwork of his personal on the time. “I discover it very troubling that these proposed limitations will not be acceptable with the Petitioner and/or her counsel contemplating the truth that Petitioner and I both have joint legal custody. Additionally it is regarding to me that these narrowly tailor-made limitations will not be acceptable with the Petitioner and her counsel as a result of it offers me the sensation that Petitioner does actually intend on referencing both myself, my new spouse [and our] new daughter in the course of the filming of this sixteenth season. That is completely not acceptable with me.”
A decide in the end denied Shannon’s petition earlier than the previous couple reached a settlement, agreeing that the women might solely movie episodes if Shannon’s attorneys paid David’s attorneys a $6,938 sum.