Setting the file straight! Big Brother: All Stars alum Memphis Garrett’s ex-girlfriend Dominique Scalise broke down the timeline of their post-show break up and when precisely he moved on with costar Christmas Abbott.
“I wasn’t fully stunned by the connection,” she mentioned on the “Reality Steve Podcast” on Thursday, December 10. “I left Fort Lauderdale 4 weeks in the past, a few week after he received off the present. And when he left, we type of simply mentioned we have been gonna go our separate methods and take a while, after which he reached out to me final week and mentioned, ‘Hey, Christmas was on the town and a few photos may floor, and we went out and we have been consuming and other people noticed us in bars, and I simply wished to provide the heads up.’”
Scalise admitted that she “gave him the ‘I don’t actually give a s–t response,’” however solely two days later, she noticed the information of Garrett’s relationship with Abbott on the web.
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“[He] by no means mentioned it, so it was type of a shock to me as a result of it extra so seemed like, ‘Hey, we have been at a bar consuming and a few followers noticed us and took some pictures,’ which I already knew about as a result of I noticed them on Instagram,” she mentioned. “However by no means did he say, ‘Hey, the weekend she received right here, we arrange a photograph shoot, did a bunch of interviews … and all of that shall be popping out this weekend.’”
Scalise mentioned on the podcast that she began relationship the restaurant proprietor, 38, at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic after assembly in Las Vegas. She quarantined with him and his 5-year-old son, River, whom he shares with ex-wife Ashley Zuppas, in Florida earlier than he flew to California over the summer time to start filming the CBS actuality present.
“Earlier than he left, he requested me to maneuver in. He was like, ‘By the point I get again, if I find yourself doing this in the long term, I hope that you simply’re moved in right here once I get again,’” Scalise claimed. “And that type of was the plan. When he left, he was like, ‘My home is your home, and I’d such as you to spend most of your time right here.’ I used to be gonna take a job in Chicago, and he was like, ‘, I actually don’t really feel snug with you taking this job in Chicago,’ and that’s once I agreed to assist out with [his] restaurant. I imply, he wasn’t paying me or something. I used to be simply doing it as what any regular girlfriend would do.”
After Garrett returned residence in October, he was “nice the primary couple days,” based on his now-ex. “He mentioned, ‘I’m gonna keep off social media. I’m not gonna get into this. I’m gonna be within the second. I’m gonna hang around with you. I’m gonna hang around with my son.’ And it was nice. He did that for 3 days, after which it was type of the minute that he received again on social media, I noticed, like, every little thing in him change.”
Finally, the previous couple parted methods — and that’s when the season 10 runner-up reunited with Abbott, 38, who was additionally newly single.
The truth stars introduced by way of Instagram on December 1 that they have been an merchandise. Garrett completely advised Us Weekly on the time that he “knew around week six in the home that there was one thing particular about” the health coach, who insisted to Us that “no one was inappropriate” earlier than they received collectively.
“We each needed to respectfully maintain conditions we have been in and wanted a while,” Garrett added. “That point aside made me notice I couldn’t be with out her.”
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