There’s two — generally three — sides to each story.
“Real Housewives of Atlanta” beginner Falynn Guobadia cheated on her now estranged husband, Simon Guobadia, main as much as their marriage, her alleged former lover completely tells Page Six.
The actuality star had a fling with celeb assistant London Gillespie in 2018, whom she met in an Atlanta hookah bar a few 12 months earlier than her marriage ceremony to Simon, Gillespie claimed.
It obtained so critical, that they even obtained engaged whereas Falynn was additionally with Simon.
“We had a strong connection from the jump, that’s why I really stuck with it,” he mentioned.
Gillespie’s declare comes simply after 57-year-old Simon ripped his reality star ex for cheating on him with one other man throughout their marriage.
Gillespie, nevertheless, says that regardless that he did hook up with Falynn behind Simon’s again earlier than they obtained married, he didn’t “break up a happy home.”
“I don’t think I’m the reason,” Gillespie mentioned of the previous couple’s divorce. “[Simon] does know about me, but I’m not sure how much he knows.”
Gillespie, who was 21 when he met Falynn, mentioned he instantly felt sparks for the then 29-year-old, and “the rest was history.”
Gillespie mentioned he was at first unaware of Falynn and Simon’s relationship, which, in line with a rep for Simon, had begun in 2016 and was not an open relationship.
“I didn’t know that Simon was in the picture until later on down the line when we already were dating,” Gillespie claims.
The Wisconsin native mentioned that when he met Falynn, he had lately relocated to Atlanta, so he spent a whole lot of his free time together with her, assembly the mannequin up to a couple instances a month.
He claims he even met her three youngsters and her household.
“I know her sister, and her mom, her uncle,” Gillespie mentioned. “All I know is what they told me, and they said I was a better fit for Falynn [than Simon].”
Since Gillespie and Falynn weren’t secretive about their relationship and “out in Atlanta all the time,” it seems phrase ultimately obtained again to Simon.
Gillespie claims the rich investor then employed a personal investigator.
“I was notified [of the investigator] in the end of 2018, beginning of 2019,” he recalled. “I don’t know when the private investigator ever stopped … He had somebody notify us that basically I was being watched.”
A rep for Simon confirmed the businessman employed an investigator and instructed Page Six the dishonest allegations towards Falynn are “accurate.”
Page Six additionally spoke to the P.I. employed by Simon, who instructed us he investigated Falynn and Gillespie from 2018 to 2019.
He mentioned he witnessed Falynn continuously go to Gillespie’s house advanced.
“While that was going on, I would call Simon, he would call Falynn and, of course, she would tell him a lie about her whereabouts,” mentioned the investigator, who has greater than 25 years expertise.
In Spring of 2018, the investigator mentioned Simon requested him to come back over to his home to confront Falynn with the data he had gathered.
“I came up with all of these dates and times, locations of where she was, and told her, ‘All we need you to do is just be honest and admit it,’” he added. “So she broke down and admitted it.”
Gillespie says he and Falynn continued seeing one another, regardless of the P.I. Simon additionally didn’t cease courting Falynn, and the pair wed later that 12 months in June 2019. It was not clear if the surveillance by the investigator ended after the wedding.
It can be unclear if Gillespie continued his romantic relationship with Falynn after she wed Simon, however it seems they might have stayed in communication.
Gillespie instructed Page Six he didn’t reduce all ties with Falynn as a result of he “knew where me and her stood.”
“I never really doubted me and her because I always had reassurance of like how me and her are,” he added.
Gillespie admitted that he was “in love” with Falynn, and although he isn’t any longer, will “always have a special place for her” in his coronary heart.
When Falynn was invited to hitch the “RHOA” solid as a “friend of the Housewives” for Season 13, Gillespie mentioned he was supportive “as long as my name didn’t get misconstrued, then she could do what was best for her, and she did.”
In May, what Gillespie didn’t need to occur, did.
The Fly Guy DC Show dredged up a clip of Falynn proposing to Gillespie at a bowling alley in 2019 — only a few months earlier than she obtained hitched to Simon.
The revelation got here simply as information broke that Simon was getting engaged to Faylnn’s “Real Housewives” co-star Porsha Williams.
“That was a whole surprise,” Gillespie mentioned of his engagement, which passed off in January 2019, proper earlier than Falynn and Simon’s June 2019 marriage ceremony. “She got all my friends together.”
The engagement didn’t final lengthy, and Gillespie stopped sporting his ring by February 2019.
Gillespie claims he has no concept who leaked the video.
According to People, Simon and Falynn formally separated in January and Simon filed for divorce the primary time that month and a second time in February after “two years of marriage and 5 years of friendship.”
When requested why he continued courting Falynn though she was courting Simon, the model advisor mentioned, “I knew what was really going on … Everything wasn’t what it was portrayed to be.”
He insisted, “I didn’t break up a happy home.”
Gillespie mentioned he and Falynn haven’t communicated in a couple of months and haven’t been in contact for the reason that scandal surrounding her marriage broke.
“She probably is upset [that I’m speaking out], but at the end of the day, she has to understand that I can’t just sit back here and let these people put stuff on my character that’s not my character,” he mentioned.
Gillespie added, “People are going to do what they want to do at the end of the day with who they want to do it with.”
Page Six made a number of makes an attempt to contact Falynn by way of social media, reps, and electronic mail, however our requests weren’t returned. On Thursday, when reached by way of her cell, she hung up when she discovered Page Six was on the road.