Shannon Beador‘s divorce from estranged husband David Beador may not be finalized, but that hasn’t stopped the father of three from jumping into a new relationship — a development that a source close to the Real Housewives of Orange County star tells PEOPLE she’s handling by “taking the high road” and “focusing on her new life with their girls.”
David went public with his new girlfriend back in January, referring to himself as “the lucky one” in the comments of Instagram photo she shared of the two of them.
On Wednesday, he wished her a Happy Valentine’s Day on Instagram, writing “and away we go” with emojis of a plane, a tropical island, a sun and two glasses of wine. He added the phrase “not discreet anymore” in a hashtag.
His girlfriend — who is reportedly a mom of two 20 years his junior — wrote back, referring to David as her love with a sea of heart emojis. “Happy Valentine’s Day to the most kind, funny, motivated, loving & man!” she wrote, captioning a photo of a bundle of heart balloons and $730 Gucci tennis shoes that read “Blind for Love” on them. “The sky is more blue & my coffee taste better with you in my life.”
Reps for Shannon had no comment to PEOPLE, but an insider close to the reality star says she was “blindsided by the relationship” which comes a few months after the pair ended their 17 year marriage.
“It’s disgusting and cruel that David would be putting this out so publicly as their divorce is not yet finalized and they share three daughters together,” the source says — referring to the Beador’s girls Sophie, 16, and twins Stella and Adeline, 13. “He’s always …read more