Shannon Beador and her boyfriend John Janssen have damaged up after three and a half years together.
The “Real Housewives of Orange County” star, 58, introduced Wednesday that she was “blindsided” when Janssen, 59, dumped her in late November, only one week after she completed filming Season 17 of the Bravo show.
“We have been in a fantastic place,” she told People. “But seven days later, when the cameras have been down, it was a totally totally different story. He informed me he was completed with the connection. And to listen to what he stated to me then was completely devastating.”
The actuality star, who was previously married to David Beador for 18 years, shared that she “by no means beloved anybody extra” than Janssen.
“I used to be hopeful this was the person I used to be going to spend the remainder of my life with,” she informed the journal. “I needed it to work out. I’ve by no means beloved anybody like I’ve beloved John. But clearly, he didn’t really feel the identical means.”
After the cut up, the exes noticed one another at two University of Southern California video games — and Shannon even posted selfies with Janssen on Instagram on each events.
“I used to be hopeful we may discover a means ahead,” she defined of the run-ins. “But being round each other solely made it more durable for each of us.”
Since then, nonetheless, Shannon and Janssen have saved their distance and even not too long ago unfollowed one another on Instagram.
“The holidays have been very, very tough. I couldn’t consider he wasn’t right here, and there could be days I might simply cry myself to sleep,” she admitted. “But it’s a brand new 12 months, and I’m prepared for a recent begin.”
Janssen, the president of an insurance coverage brokerage firm, additionally spoke to People, sharing that he’s in “ache” over his “tremendous onerous” determination to name it quits with the Bravolebrity.
“It’s unhappy as a result of I like Shannon very a lot,” he stated. “I’ve beloved her extra deeply than any lady in my life … And I do know that for so long as I reside, I’ll by no means meet anybody like her once more.
“But that doesn’t imply we’re proper for one another for the remainder of our lives,” he added.
Janssen stated he realized that he didn’t “consider” of their relationship, as “love just isn’t at all times sufficient.”
“I feel the world of Shannon,” he concluded. “I simply need the very best for her. She deserves that.”
The pair started relationship after assembly by means of mutual pals in 2019. Viewers watched the ups and downs of their relationship unfold on current seasons of “RHOC” — together with Shannon apologizing to Janssen for treating him poorly during the COVID-19 lockdown and addressing a rumor that he had been kicked out of a golf event for being too drunk.
“RHOC” Season 17 premieres later this 12 months on Bravo.