The former couple, who parted ways a year ago after seven years of marriage, have been confirmed to return for an extended seventh season of HGTV’s Flip or Flop. Despite their ongoing divorce proceedings, Christina and Tarek have agreed to appear on more episode of their hugely popular home renovation series — pushing the current season to 20 episodes.
“Tarek and I have been working together for a long time and we look forward to continuing to work together on Flip or Flop,” Christina tells People in a statement.
Tarek adds, “From the beginning, HGTV has shown Christina and me tremendous support and we are excited to go out there and flip many more houses for Flip or Flop.”
BREAKING NEWS!!!!!! It’s time to announce that our show, the OG Flip or Flop is being renewed for 20 episodes… I know many of our fans have been wondering about this and it’s finally happening. Regardless of the situation, our job is to flip homes and create a TV show for people to enjoy around the world… be prepared for some disasters and crazy projects on the upcoming season… it’s almost… GO TIME! Who’s excited about this??? I am!
Premiered in 2013, Flip or Flop has since spawned several spinoffs based in Las Vegas, Atlanta, Fort Worth, Nashville and Chicago. The word is still out of the network plans renew the show for an eighth season.
As previously reported, the duo’s marital problems came to light in 2016 when it was revealed Christina had called the cops on Tarek that May after an explosive fight. At the time, police responded to a domestic disturbance call about a “possibly suicidal male with a gun” and eventually found Tarek wandering in the woods nearby his Orange County home.