Are Jessey Lee and Cherie Chan still together? ‘Bling Empire’ stars may not be part of Season 2

Christine teased, 'I think it was a big shocker to all of us and I think it’ll be a big shocker to the world'

                            Are Jessey Lee and Cherie Chan still together? ‘Bling Empire’ stars may not be part of Season 2
Cherie Chan and Jessey Lee (Instagram/@cherieofficial)

Netflix's reality show 'Bling Empire'  follows the lavish and glamorous lives of a group of wealthy Asian-Americans living in Los Angeles. After the success of its first season, the show is returning once again on May 13, to follow the glitz and glam of wealthy socialites in Los Angeles.

The synopsis of Season 2 states, “Los Angeles’s beloved uber-rich Asians are back with even more luxury, glamor and crazy”. However, the fan-favorite couple Cherie Chan and Jessey Lee may not come back for the new season. Scroll down to find out the reason.


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Jessey Lee and Cherie Chan's relationship timeline

In Season 1, we meet Cherie Chan, a denim heiress and businesswoman, and her husband Jessey Lee, who works for his family's furniture business. They have been together for years and have a daughter J'adore, 5, and another child on the way. Cherie, also revealed in the show that she was a former pop star in Japan who was previously signed to Sony Music. Cherie focused primarily on her pregnancy and her mother's passing in Season 1. When Cherie’s mom Cindy Tran passed in 2019, she had a difficult time dealing with her grief. Viewers saw her working through it in season one of 'Bling Empire', and one of the episodes was even dedicated to Cindy Tran. Viewers also saw in the finale, how Cherie proposed to Jessey in front of their family and friends. 



Where are they now?

After the end of Season 1, it was revealed that Jessey proposed to Cherie at the Jacquemart-André Museum in Paris on August 30, 2021. He arranged to have the museum closed to the public for the occasion, and then asked her to marry him in front of a special painting of himself and Cherie along with the words "Will You Marry Me?"

During an interview on E! News Daily Pop, the 'Bling Empire' stars revealed they had secretly tied the knot on September 8, 2021 at the Château de Saran castle in Champagne, France. Due to Covid restrictions, the couple held an intimate wedding, with only eight guests in attendance. The couple also said they plan to hold a bigger wedding at a later date so both their families can attend. As a wedding gift to Jessey, Cherie even wrote and recorded an original love song called "Destiny."

Cherie Chan and Jessey Lee (Photo by François-Xavier Watine /WebStyleStory)

Will the couple return for 'Bling Empire' Season 2?

TMZ reported that Cherie Chan and Jessey Lee have exited the popular Netflix reality series ahead of Season 2. The couple filmed scenes for new episodes of the series, though it remains unclear why they quit the show. The couple first told TMZ that they've decided to move on to focus on their family, furniture business, and other projects. However, cast member Christine Chiu revealed to E! News that  Cherie left in a shocking manner. Christine teased, “I think viewers will be surprised.” She continued, “I’m disappointed. She didn’t stay long enough to kind of complete her story. I think it was a big shocker to all of us and I think it’ll be a big shocker to the world.”

While Christine didn’t elaborate on exactly what happened, the trailer gave us a glimpse. In the trailer, cast member Kelly Mi Li dropped the shocking allegation that Jessey “has another family.” The claim shows the rest of the cast gasping at the rumor. To know more about what really happened, stay tuned to ‘Bling Empire’ Season 2.


Catch the latest season of 'Bling Empire' exclusively on Netflix on May 13, 2022.



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