+ Reply to Thread
Page 97 of 100 FirstFirst ... 4787888990919293949596979899100 LastLast
Results 961 to 970 of 996
Like Tree248Likes

Thread: Flipping Out (Bravo)

  1. #961
    FORT Fogey MsDiva2007's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    Del Mar, California
    Age
    55
    Posts
    5,881

    Re: Flipping Out (Bravo)

    Quote Originally Posted by woodiedog View Post
    Jeff is a bully, he's manipulative, psychologically abusive. He admits, he hasn't changed in 6 years. His relationship with Gage is without emotion or support. Why they are bringing a baby into this relationship is beyond me. If he starts emotionally abusing the child like he does with every one else, I hope someone calls CPS. Jeff has the potential to really harm a little innocent child.
    I really can't see him being nurturing to a child kind of scary a child is in his care seeing how he treats adults.
    Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  2. #962
    FORT Regular
    Join Date
    Aug 2017
    Posts
    93

    Re: Flipping Out (Bravo)

    From his appearances on WWHL, I think that Jess is deferring to Gage when it comes to the baby.

    In their own way, they seem like a deeply loving couple to me.

  3. #963
    FORT Fogey ryansmommy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Posts
    2,657

    Re: Flipping Out (Bravo)

    I think Jeff will prove to be a great Dad.

    Here's a recent piece ...

    Jeff Lewis Talks About How Life Has Changed With A Baby; Flipping Out Season 10 Premieres Tonight - Reality Tea


    by Erin M.on August 17th, 2017

    Season ten of Flipping Out is upon us, people! And it’s going to be a whole new world for first time fathers Gage Edward and Jeff Lewis, whose daughter, Monroe, was born via surrogate last October. Jeff recently discussed how life – and his OCD – has (and has not) changed since Monroe came into their lives and how he finally had to let his long time housekeeper and mother figure, Zoila Chavez, retire.

    With enormous life changes this year, Jeff says the viewers are in for a different kind of season. He does, however, admit that his crusty old ways aren’t entirely gone. (For example, preview clips show Vanina Alfaro being brought to tears by yet another one of Jeff’s tirades.) But daily life has changed for Jeff. Besides the laundry, diapers, and toys, he’s still getting used to something else – someone else – needing his attention besides work.

    True to form, Jeff is also still trying to maintain a pristine home – not an easy feat, as anyone with children knows! Jeff told the Huffington Post in an interview, “I can’t have this turn into a day care center. I can’t do it. I can’t live that way! (Laughs) I think I am a little traumatized by my brother because his kids completely take over his house, so I’m trying so hard not to have my house be my brother’s house that I’m working double-time!”

    Besides keeping his home show-ready, Jeff is also still trying to manage a business. But his people skills, or lack thereof, are always a work is progress. He admits that his behavior in the office can be abrasive, but sometimes, it’s also a necessary evil. And he also hopes his daughter learns to stand up for herself by following his lead. “I don’t like to lose my temper because then you are giving up some of your power to the person you’re arguing with. I also don’t want to lose my sh*t in front of my kid – that’s not the example I want to set, but I do want her to stand up for herself when someone is pushing her around.”

    In terms of how fatherhood has affected the show’s content, Jeff says he just doesn’t have the same time to prank people and joke around in the office that he used to. He explains how his priorities have shifted: “It’s because I need to get my work done so I can spend time with my baby before she goes to bed. It really has changed everything. I’ve also had to become more selective about which clients I take on and I’m working on more of my own projects. Having Monroe as my priority and making sure I spend time with my daughter has also dramatically impacted hiring decisions.”

    The recent departure of Zoila, who helped take care of Monroe for her first six months, has also impacted how the household runs. Jeff shares, “If it were up to me, Zoila would have been here forever and I would have kept altering her role. I came to realize I was holding her hostage and had to make the decision…really…that I needed to let her go…It was hard. I was afraid of what life would look like without her. I know she’s happy so that’s what I choose to focus on, but I really miss her! ”

    Something tells me that Zoila, who has been spending time in Nicaragua with her family, will always be part of Jeff’s life. Similarly, Jenni Pulos is in for the long haul – and was even named as godmother to baby Monroe! Jeff says he’s relied heavily on Jenni for parenting advice over the past year, joking, “She’s my baby mentor.”

    No stranger to the world of Bravolebrities, Jeff dishes that he recently started talking to Bethenny Frankel about design and house flipping – especially with her new real estate show poised to hit Bravo soon. Would he ever collaborate with Bethenny on a flip, though? Jeff says probably not, as traveling to New York for projects is just too taxing these days.

    For now, Jeff is focused on keeping his business local, and his family strong. He gushes about his partner, Gage, calling him “one of the most amazing hands-on dads I’ve ever witnessed. He’s so nurturing and the primary caregiver. I take his lead and he tells me ‘get this,’ ‘get that,’ ‘do this.’ He’s so confident and comfortable that I just let him make most decisions. For major decisions, we consult each other, but really he’s a natural. I fumble and question things. I think he’s a lot better with moods.” Yes, for sure! But underneath all of that gruff and grumble, I think Jeff is a big ole’ softie too. And I can’t wait to see him embrace his new role.
    Last edited by waywyrd; 09-05-2017 at 10:42 AM.

  4. #964
    FORT Fogey ryansmommy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Posts
    2,657

    Re: Flipping Out (Bravo)


  5. #965
    FORT Fogey PA Snow Bunny's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Posts
    3,773

    Re: Flipping Out (Bravo)

    Really can't stand Heather McDonald's podcast but I will download to hear Jenni. Is this a new one or the one from last year?
    Some people dream of having a big swimming pool - with me it's closets."
    -Audrey Hepburn.

  6. #966
    FORT Fogey ryansmommy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Posts
    2,657

    Re: Flipping Out (Bravo)

    Brand new. Recorded a couple of weeks ago.

  7. #967
    FORT Fogey PA Snow Bunny's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Posts
    3,773

    Re: Flipping Out (Bravo)

    Oh man...Lea Black...sigh! I couldn't stand her in RHWM I can't stand her even more on Flipping Out. Her laugh is just too much & too loud; attention seeking 1000%. Tune it back a bit and I am sure she is likeable.
    Some people dream of having a big swimming pool - with me it's closets."
    -Audrey Hepburn.

  8. #968
    FORT Fanatic jeanne's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2016
    Posts
    601

    Re: Flipping Out (Bravo)

    So Jeff said NO to the Siegals'. Imagine that. What a nightmare that monstrosity of a home was.

    All I could think of is how much good $100,000,000 could do in this world of ours. I surely don't know them but I was ashamed of them.

    Glad Jeff walked away. I hope they have the decency to reimburse him for his trip down there to see that mess.

    Monroe is such a pretty baby. She looks happy too and that makes me happy!
    Punkin, crusin, momrek06 and 2 others like this.

  9. #969
    FORT Fanatic woodiedog's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2014
    Posts
    471

    Re: Flipping Out (Bravo)

    The whole Versailles thing left me nauseous. After seeing the documentary and the the dead pets and neglected children, I thought the Siegals were just short of criminal.
    To see that they have reinvented themselves and started back up with the monstrosity house is ridiculous.
    Punkin, crusin, momrek06 and 1 others like this.

  10. #970
    FORT Fogey Lizard's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Posts
    2,336

    Re: Flipping Out (Bravo)

    The sex room--gross.

    They couldn't bury their pets respectfully.

    Big old waste of money.
    Moontat and woodiedog like this.
    The last word isn't really important in situations when nobody is listening.

+ Reply to Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

SEO by vBSEO 3.6.0 ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.