‘I followed her lead’: Selling Sunset’s Jason Oppenheim says Chrishell Stause wanted to keep their romance a secret while filming latest season
Jason Oppenheim has opened up about his relationship with Chrishell Stause and why the couple wanted to keep their romance hush-hush early on.
Oppenheim, 44, also divulged that Stause, 40, was the reason behind the decision. ‘I followed her lead on things, and I respected her decision making on that.’
Happy couple: Jason Oppenheim has opened up about his relationship with Chrishell Stause and why the couple wanted to keep their romance hush-hush early on. The couple seen here at El Capitan Theatre in 2021
Oppenheim stressed that he wanted the relationship to develop organically. ‘It’s nice to kind of start a relationship in the way that normal relationships kind of grow and progress. And that’s just between two people.’
The Oppenheim Group founder also revealed that the couple had only disclosed their relationship status to a select few in their family and friends circle, which did not include their colleagues.
‘We told some close friends, but if you want to keep something private, you have to generally not tell too many people. It’s hard to keep a secret amongst a lot of people,’
Oppenheim, seen here with Stause in Rome Jul 2021, told Us Weekly: ‘I think when [a relationship is] public, it puts a lot of just added pressures and publicity and opinion’
The real estate power couple decided to go public in July 2021, by sharing photos on Instagram. The duo was under the impression that they had been captured in paparazzi photos during their trip to Italy, and wanted to get ahead of the news.
The Netflix star also added that taking their time has helped his and Stause’s relationship feel more relaxed. “I think maybe that is because we were so comfortable with each other before we went public.”
The official reaction of their co-stars is yet to be seen on the upcoming season 5 of the hit reality TV show.
Open with their love: Oppenheim divulged that Stause was the reason behind the decision to keep their relationship secret. ‘I followed her lead on things, and I respected her decision making on that’
PDA: the couple are open about their relationship now and have shared various cute snaps together on their social media profiles, including this one of them dancing