Christina El Moussa became a celeb as one of the stars of HGTVs made prove Flip or Flop. But El Moussa rose to new levels of fame when her split from her co-star husband Tarek unfolded in the tabloids.
Flip or Flop fans may think they know everything about the mommy of two, but there are some lesser known realities about the HGTV starlet. She even shared some of those secrets with us.
1. Faith plays a key role in their own lives
Christina goes to church and works with author and motivational speaker Tim Storey.
Tim Storey has been a very inspirational person in “peoples lives” the past few months, ” she told Fox News in an email. “His church is very spiritual and I love the inspirational messages he delivers.
2. She can’t get enough of …
Christina told Cara Clark Nutrition in a 2016 interview that she is crazy for peanut butter.
The only thing I actually crave( which is the only thing I craved during pregnancy too) is peanut butter … I am obsessed !!! Everyday I have a peanut butter ‘perfect bar’ and also ever a snack of rice cake with peanut butter. I don’t know what it is, I’ve never like peanut butter this much before!
3. ‘ Flip or Flop’ wasn’t her first foray into reality TV
In 2013, Christina served as a judge on HGTVs Brother vs. Brother. The show stars Property Friend Drew and Jonathan Scott.
4. She’s a workout videotape sun
In 2015, El Moussa liberated a pre-natal yoga DVD, titled “PRENATAL POWER YOGA! ” A description for the video reads, “Join Christina, yoga instructor Lisa Ashton and nutritionist Cara Clark, as you are guided through one of Christinas favorite prenatal yoga workouts, specifically designed for expectant mothers.”
5. Christina is a globe-trotter
El Moussa has journeys planned to Bali and South africans in the coming months, she revealed to Fox News.
I am traveling to Bali with my sister and am aroused to get real zenyoga and spiritual healers, ” she told.
She’s also planning a big trip-up to South africans.
“We will be visit orphanages, wine tasting in Cape Town and going on safari at Ulusaba. Can’t wait! ”
6. She only shops organic
Christina told People magazine that she does her best to feed her two children organic foods, sticking to a very clean and organic diet.
My kids have meat allergies so we all try and restriction gluten and dairy, she exposed. I eat five small-scale meals a day that usually consist of overnight oats for breakfast, a green juice for a snack, salad with a protein for lunch, granola bar as a snack and then a healthy dinner of chicken or salmon and veggies, tacos or vegan chili.
7. Her stress reliever is exercise
Christina relies on working out to keep calm.
There is nothing like a good three-mile run for me to really clear my head and get my endorphins running, she revealed to People magazine. My other go-to is yoga. I have the most amazing private instructor who has changed my life. Our conferences are very spiritual and have really helped me cope with my divorce and other emotions Im going through during this time.
8. Christina is writing a book
It’s a motivational volume about life lessons I’ve gone through and how I’ve overcome them, ” she told Fox News in an emailed statement. “Turning obstacles into opportunities.
9. Her vehicle was stolen during a mansion flip
In 2013, during a Long Beach house flip, Christina and Tareks black Escalade was stolen. The El Moussas were inside the home the latter are renovating when the stealing passed and the moment was caught on movie. The police eventually situated their vehicle and the couple subsequently sold it to one of their employees.
10. Her family has a new addition
Christina lately added a French bulldog named Cash to her family. She has merrily shared snaps of the pup on Instagram and even generated an account just for her Frenchie.
Cash is such a sweet puppy and the kids adoration him so much! ” she told us. “Taylor is really good with him and Brayden adoration chasing Cash around the yard. Its so cute and so fun to watch them all together.
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