As Mauricio, 53, continues to be linked to his Dancing With the Stars partner Emma Slater, 34, and Kyle faces similar rumors regarding her relationship with country singer Morgan Wade, 28, a past interview has resurfaced in which the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star, 54, explains why she and Mauricio did not sign a prenuptial agreement before they wed in January 1996.
“My husband and I didn’t have two nickels to rub together when we got married, so a prenup was not an option or even talked about,” she said during a 2017 interview on Andy Cohen‘s Then & Now, via Entertainment Tonight. “But if I were to marry somebody who had less money than me, I would probably make them sign a prenup. But if I were getting married to somebody with a lot of money, no I wouldn’t sign one.”
At the time Kyle and Mauricio wed, Kyle was mom to Farrah Aldjufrie, now 35, whom she welcomed amid her first marriage to husband Guraish Aldjufrie, and during her marriage to Mauricio, the two of them welcomed Alexia Umansky, 27, Sophia Umansky, 23, and Portia Umansky, 15.
They also amassed an estimated $100 million fortune.
As RHOBH fans well know, Mauricio, who began working at Hilton & Hyland after failing in the fashion industry, opened his own real estate firm, The Agency, which is featured on Netflix’s Buying Beverly Hills.
Although Kyle accidentally suggested that she and Mauricio were getting a “divorce” during a red-carpet interview at BravoCon over the weekend, she’s since clarified her statement, insisting things are “still amicable” between them.
“I misspoke on the carpet today. Two times I had to correct someone when they said ‘divorce.’ I said, ‘separated’ and then I went and said it, and then it went everywhere,” she explained. “So that was my bad.”
In addition to Kyle shooting down claims of an impending divorce, an insider has confirmed that she and Mauricio have made no legal moves to end their marriage.
“Kyle and Mauricio have not hired attorneys, nor have either of them filed yet,” a source told Us Weekly. “While they are separated, they want to keep their lives as normal as possible for the kids.”
“When and if they do decide to file, neither of them will be bitter or coming after the other,” the insider added.
That said, the source went on to note that although there’s “a lot of tension” between them, “they don’t wish bad on the other” going forward.
“Neither of them wants a long and vengeful divorce,” the insider stated.
And despite Mauricio’s recent claims that he and Kyle are still fighting for their marriage, a new report is revealing the two reality TV stars are not in couple’s therapy.
According to TMZ, Kyle and Mauricio are both undergoing individual therapy but nothing together. The reason? They are both reportedly trying to give each other “space — to explore individually.”
A source tells the outlet, “Look, they may get back together, but they may not. They just don’t know right now. They will decide at some point whether they stay married, but not now.”
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills season 13 airs Wednesdays at 8/7c on Bravo.