Kelly Dodd and Rick Leventhal are giving followers an update on their strained relationship with the reporter’s daughter Veronica Leventhal.
Page Six has obtained an unique sneak peek have a look at Rick’s upcoming interview with “Up and Adam!” host Adam Newell, wherein he claims they’ve been “butting heads for years.”
Their relationship first made headlines in May when Kelly called her step-daughter “evil” after Veronica didn’t invite her to her wedding.
“There had been issues that she was doing and it didn’t begin with Kelly, it began earlier than Kelly,” Rick, 62, alleged within the interview.
Dodd, 46, stood up for her hubby, claiming that his associates have additionally seen “the way in which [Veronica] has handled him” previously.
“I don’t wish to air a bunch of household laundry,” Rick emphasised. “But simply so you recognize, this didn’t begin with Kelly.”
Rick went on to share that after he began relationship Dodd in 2019, the 2 bought on the “identical web page” about how Veronica “tried to govern” the state of affairs.
“It was like, ’No, you possibly can’t act like that,’” he defined. “So, once more, there have been loads of issues, and all I ask for is an apology. That’s all I ask for.”
The full interview drops Monday at 7:30 p.m. ET on the “Up and Adam!” YouTube channel.
Rick beforehand alleged that his relationship with his daughter deteriorated previous to his relationship with Dodd, whom he wed in October 2020.
“My points with my eldest daughter return years. This isn’t about Kelly,” he wrote in an Instagram remark amid Veronica’s marriage ceremony drama.
“If & when my daughter is able to apologize and discuss to me, we are going to work on repairing our relationship,” he continued. “In the meantime, she will be able to dwell the remainder of her life understanding she excluded me (& my spouse) from her marriage ceremony. This is on my daughter, not Kelly.”
In a separate statement to Page Six, Rick said he’s “sure” most people “can identify with having problems” within their own family.
“My issues with my oldest daughter have been going on for many years. It’s unfortunate it’s come to this. I’m not going to detail all that’s transpired, but I will say the lines of communication were always open,” the statement read.