While sharing the news in an interview with The Sun, Emmett also admitted he “never wanted to be on” the Bravo reality series in the first place.
“I respect the success of Vanderpump and I really wish all the people on that show [success],” Emmett said. “I’m friends still with some of them. I just think what they’ve created is amazing and I give them so much love and praise, but in my life, I’m focused on my children and focused on making films.”
Kent previously told PEOPLE that season 10 will be “the year of burning bridges,” adding that it’s “hard to relive because it’s our real life,” but “I’m excited for people to see this season.”
“It’s going to be absolutely insane,” Kent said in October. “And without giving away too much, I feel like with everything that happened, and cast members who have exited, we finally have our footing again.”
That same month, Emmett claimed that they were both responsible for the split as he appeared on the Genuinely GG podcast.
“I’ve made mistakes, she’s made mistakes, but I’m never going to bring that to light because that’s just not right. For me, I just don’t feel it’s appropriate,” he said. “I can’t tell her what to do. She’s a strong woman, and I just hope that in time that kind of all mellows out.”
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Kent has since opened up about their co-parenting style, explaining that she prefers as little contact as possible.
“We parallel parent and I’m trying to move to zero contact. We’ll see how that goes,” she said on Watch What Happens Live in April.
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