Why did HGTV cancel 'Flip or Flop'? Past drama crops up before 'Flipping 101 With Tarek El Moussa' airs

Why did HGTV cancel 'Flip or Flop'? Past drama crops up before 'Flipping 101 With Tarek El Moussa' airs
'Flipping 101 With Tarek El Moussa' star Tarel El Moussa and Christina Haack's split became the reason for ‘Flip or Flop’ cancelation (Instagram/@therealtarekelmoussa)

NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA: We all know that real estate mogul Tarek El Moussa was once married to Christina Haack. And, their divorce was no secret to any when it was publically acknowledges by the stars. Despite the divorce drama Tarek and Christina continued to film the show for more than five years after the split.

As of now both Tarek and Christina has moved on in their life. But, they chose to co-parent their children. And, after leaving behind HGTV's 'Flip or Flop', the ex-couple is now doing separate shows on HGTV. Christina is working on a flipping show called, 'Christina on the Coast,' while Tarek along with his now-wife Heather El Moussa is working on 'Flipping 101 With Tarek El Moussa'. Despite two new shows being on the platform fans wonder why 'Flip or Flop' was canceled in the first place.


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Why was 'Flip or Flop' canceled?

Tarek and Christina announced about the ending of HGTV's 'Flip or Flop' through their social media account. The show officially ended in March 2022. But the exes announced their split in 2016. According to People's report, a source claimed that even after the divorce Tarek and Christina were "generally cordial." The course added, "They're co-parenting and nothing gets in the way of that." Despite everything going well in their personal life even after the split, the exes chose to not film together. The reason was claimed, "The show was just too intimate of a setting at this point and it was time to close that chapter." Indeed, the main reason for the cancelation of the show was to give the exes some space in their personal life.



The final season of 'Flip or Flop' was full of chaos

'Flip or Flop' initially started by featuring how the couple bought, renovated, and sold the houses. However, there was a bit of change in the storyline ever since the split of the exes. After the divorce, 'Flip or Flop' started documenting how the exes navigated the changing relationships besides the business. Indeed, a lot of personal drama besides professional ones got involved. These included bickering over flips, design decisions, and other job-related things. The final season saw the exes making fun of each other over their styling choices.

According to the reports, Tarek once screamed at Christina on set. TMZ reported Tarek unleashed a "verbal tirade" by comparing Christina with his now wife Heather. But later Tarek realized his mistake and confessed to being "super remorseful" about his behavior toward Christina. Along with apologizing he also claimed that they're "exes who share a history and children and a workplace, but outside of co-parenting, they're not friends." As of now, Christina is married to Joshua Hall while Tarek is married to Heather.


'Flipping 101 With Tarek El Moussa' will release on Thursday, May 4, at 8 pm ET on HGTV.

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