After a tumultuous Million Greenback Itemizing Los Angeles season, Fredrik Eklund from Million Greenback Itemizing New York determined to go away the franchise.
Eklund’s announcement comes after being slammed on the Bravo spin-off, Million Greenback Itemizing Los Angeles: Josh and Josh. Josh Flagg discovered that Eklund leaked to the press that he determined to maneuver corporations and was livid. Flagg additionally blasted Eklund after practically each forged member on the Los Angeles sequence expressed anger and annoyance with Eklund.
Fredrik Eklund leaves ‘Million Greenback Itemizing’ after 11 years
Eklund introduced on Instagram that he wouldn’t be filming any extra seasons of the present. “After a tremendous 11 years, I’ve determined it’s time for the subsequent chapter in my life, and to go away Million Greenback Itemizing. It’s an finish of an period and a brand new begin for me,” Eklund wrote.
“I let Andy [Cohen], the Producers and the Executives know final week how grateful I’m. Eternally grateful, I imply what an unimaginable run we had collectively,” he continued. Cameras adopted Eklund’s rise within the New York actual property enterprise, which additionally included his private life. He recounted assembly and marrying husband Derek Kaplan. Eklund additionally recalled the heartbreak, adopted by pleasure when his twins have been born.
Did Fredrik Eklund’s choice to go away have something to do with latest drama?
A supply near Eklund instructed Those who his choice to go away wasn’t tied to final season’s animosity with the forged. “Whereas [Eklund] is de facto happy with Million Greenback Itemizing, that is the right time to say goodbye, as he’s leaving to work on new tasks and desires to finish on a excessive notice,” the supply shared.
The supply added, “The fallout is from six months in the past and it’s not even on Fredrik’s radar and didn’t think about any of his choices.”
Tracy Tutor instructed Individuals, “Fredrik has had an unimaginable trip on the MDL franchise, though we had some up’s and down’s on the present, I want him nothing however the very best in all his endeavors,” she mentioned.
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James Harris and David Parnes had some preliminary drama with Eklund however mentioned they’d no laborious emotions. “I don’t like all of the grouping up,” Parnes instructed Showbiz Cheat Sheet. “You realize personally, when everybody’s grouping up towards one individual, whether or not that individual is true or fallacious. I don’t like that.”
“I like Fredrik,” Harris added. “Fredriks not a foul man, by the best way. He’s father. He’s husband. He has the proper intentions. He’s excited. He’s in a brand new metropolis. You realize, it’s such as you simply need to readjust. However I’ve to say by the thick of it, I like Fredrik and I do know you do too David. So enterprise is one factor, private is one other. And time will inform how he readjusts within the L.A. market.”
However there’s no love misplaced with different ‘Million Greenback Itemizing’ forged
Flagg and Josh Altman expressed a distinct view of Eklund, particularly when he didn’t seem with everybody on Watch What Occurs Dwell with Andy Cohen.
“I’m wondering why he isn’t right here,” Flagg remarked. “As a result of he all the time complains as a result of everybody picks on him.”
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Altman added, “Yeah, you already know he can dish it however he can’t take it. And that’s the problem with it. If you happen to wanna be within the sport, within the sandbox, with the opposite youngsters, you gotta keep in there. You’ll be able to’t be half in, half out. After which each time somebody comes at you, you name the higher administration.”
“I’d take anyone over Fredrik,” Flagg mentioned about some other forged member coming to LA. “I believe he’s a horrendous human being.”