FLIP or Flop star Tarek El Moussa “FIRED crew members after a mystery staffer revealed he berated Christina Haack on set of the show.”
The TV personality previously called his ex a “crazy, washed-up loser” in a rant.
TMZ reported on Sunday that the 40-year-old’s team went to Flip or Flop’s production company with demands that any crew member who was working on set the day of his rant be removed from the staff of his spin-off series Flipping 101.
A source told the outlet that Tarek was “pissed” and believes someone on that crew leaked the story about him going off on his co-host and ex-wife Christina.
Production reportedly complied and moved some workers around to accommodate Tarek’s demand.
However, a source close to Tarek told TMZ the crew change request was not about the drama with Christina and instead about him wanting a group that is supportive of his relationship with fiancée Heather Rae Young.
Tarek allegedly only wants to work with crew members that the couple can trust to not leak any spoilers about their upcoming wedding.
Back in July, TMZ broke the news that Tarek exploded into a rampage after Christina asked him to hurry so they could begin filming.
The father of two reportedly "didn't like the way she signaled to him that she and the crew were ready to begin shooting."
The TV personality then erupted on his ex-wife as he compared her to Heather.
Tarek claimed the Selling Sunset star was much "hotter" and "richer" than Christina, that he "made" her famous, and referred to her as a "washed-up loser."
The reality star added that he "enjoys watching her fail" and closed his rant by screaming: "Look at me, look at me, look at me. It’s called winning.
"The world knows you're crazy!"
This allegedly wasn't the first outburst from Tarek, as the source disclosed that a prior incident caused the exes to "stop filming together for the rest of the day."
Due to aggressive altercations, the co-parents were forced to shoot the rest of that episode separately.
The insider explained that Tarek's anger stems from Christina's decision to "smoke toad venom" after her second divorce, adding that he's concerned for the safety of their two kids.
The two share children Taylor, 10, and Braydon, five, and Christina, 38, also has a ONE-year-old son with her most recent ex-husband, Ant Anstead.
The source added that since she and Tarek are both executives on the show, "there's going to be tension from time to time, this was one of those incidents."
Shortly after news broke of the HGTV star's rant, Tarek was "super remorseful" for his unsolicited comments about his ex-wife.
An insider told People.: "They did get into a disagreement. Tarek lashed out and he's super remorseful."
"They're exes who share a history and children and a workplace, but outside of parenting, they're not friends," they added, explaining further the relationship of the HGTV co-stars.
While Tarek has moved on with Heather, Christina recently began a relationship with a new man named Joshua Hall after her second divorce.
Before meeting her new beau, she told her fans on Instagram that she went on a spiritual journey and got high off a Bufo toad.
"I met Josh when I wasn’t in a state of fear or fight-or-flight … I had taken time off social, hired a spiritual coach and smoked a Bufo toad (which basically reset my brain and kicked out years of anxiety in 15 mins)," she claimed.
She confessed: "When we met this past spring, the synchronicities hit us so hard and fast they were impossible to ignore. I felt immediately crazy protective over him and wanted to keep him for myself and get to know each other before the tornado (media attention) hit.
"We’ve had a few solid months of just us getting to know each other and I’ve loved every second of it. So-called 'fame' provides so many things but it comes with a cost. They build you up then tear you down."
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