The RHONY star opens up about what came between them.

on Sep 26, 2013 - The Dish0

Last week came the shocking announcement that LuAnn de Lesseps had split from her boyfriend of four years, Jacques Azoulay. Now The Real Housewives of New York City star is revealing exactly why they broke up.

"We adore each other, but we want different things," LuAnn tells Life and Style. "Jacques wants to have a family. We were just hoping that it would happen in all these years we've been together.” At 48, LuAnn admitted on the show that her chances of conceiving were slim. "We talked about adoption, but I've spent 18 years raising kids, (Victoria, 18, and Noel, 16)—I want to do other things."

And although the duo are no longer romantically involved, the former model is hoping to keep in touch with her ex. "Jacques and I want to be friends," she says. "We do love each other, so I hope we can make a friendship work."

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3 comments
texussgal
texussgal

Certainly LuAnn knew that Jacques wanted children.  That is a conversation they should have had at the beginning of their relationship.  Her even considering attempting to get pregnant was not only foolish, but a real long shot.  I do not blame LuAnn for not wanting to start over at her age with taking care of a baby.  That was just prudent thinking.

janetshannon20
janetshannon20

LuAnn's 4 year relationship with Jacques was the perfect way to sail out of a 16 year marriage. Her future now is one of unlimited possibilities!!!

janetshannon20
janetshannon20

LuAnn's 4 year relationship with Jacques was the perfect way to sail out of a 16 year marriage. Her future now is one of unlimited possibilities!