Put it all on the table! Kendra wilkinson spoke about her return to reality TV – and why she’s sharing her love life and new career so publicly.
“The start of my show and the start of filming were [also] the start of my new… journey, ”the 36-year-old star said exclusively Us weekly Tuesday, November 9, during the promotion of his new show Kendra sells Hollywood. “It all started at the same time, including the decision to start dating. It just happened.
the Girls next door alum revealed that she “never” planned to date her while filming the upcoming Discovery + series – but that changed when her self-esteem returned.
“I needed to do a bit of healing,” she explained, adding that once filming started everything changed. “When those cameras came on – and I was ready to start my new career – all of my self-confidence came back all at once. I do not know what happened. It was not the ego. It was confidence.
the Slip into the house The author recalled feeling “natural” in front of the camera, so much so that she was truly caught off guard when a planned meal turned into something romantic.
“I found myself at that business dinner and I was like, ‘Wait, what is this? East [this] a business dinner, or is it a date? I can not tell. And he said to me, ‘Well, what do you want it to be?’ Wilkinson said. We the performance’s ability to blur the lines between work and personal life. “And it’s all filmed. I swear to God, I turned red. I’m like ‘Oh my God.’ You see me dying of embarrassment.
The TV personality revealed that fans will see “a lot of new first steps” in her new life. “I also witness it now,” she added. “Everything is real. All new. All authentic again. I hope I can, you know, unfold this new journey and meet somebody, love somebody and marry somebody.
Wilkinson, who was married to Hank baskett from 2009 to 2018, noted that she “definitely” wanted to marry again in the future. “I like being married. I would remarry for sure, ”she said We.
While her love life is one of Kendra Sells Hollywood’s main storylines, her time as a real estate agent in the Los Angeles area is an even bigger topic.
“I spent 14 years on TV and it all stopped one day. And my marriage, my job, it all kind of ended, ”Wilkinson said of his career change. “I spent two years in silence and solitude and I kind of made a decision and I respected it. I made a commitment to it. I had to do something to get back on my feet.
The California native, who shares Hank Jr., 11, and Alijah, 7, with the former NFL player, 39, noted that there was “a lot of healing” before she was born. gets back on his feet personally and professionally.
She remembered “doing little things” with her children and alone before “setting small goals” towards a new life.
“Everything worked. I have now started my new career in real estate [Douglas Elliman Real Estate], with the best real estate company in the world. I went straight to the best of the best, ”Wilkinson said, noting that she had yet to sell a home but was mentored by her peers. ” I just [had] to really reinvent myself here and I really have to do the real work. I am ready for this. I am so excited to get the job done and to use my brain.
Kendra sells Hollywood premieres exclusively on Discovery + on Wednesday, November 17.
With reporting by Christina Garibaldi