Meghan King Edmonds if off the dating market after debuting her new man all over social media. The former “Real Housewives of Orange County” star went Instagram official with her boyfriend, Christian Schauf, sharing their first couples snap on Wednesday, May 27. This is the first relationship for the ex-Bravo star since revealing her messy split from her then-husband Jim Edmonds in October 2019. She’s been dating the businessman since March, according to PEOPLE who first published about their romance.
Hours after dishing to the outlet about her new relationship, Meghan King Edmonds took to Instagram to flaunt her man of just two months. Beaming with happiness, the reality star shared a snap sporting a big smile while cuddled up to her new beau. The couple was almost matching with their adorable flannel getup with Christian’s sweet puppy sleeping in the background. “I guess if it’s in @people, it must be true… ?,” she captioned their debut photo. “I’ll just say this: I’m happy and looking forward to writing my next chapter ?.”
Her reality star friends are coming out of the woodworks, congratulating Meghan King Edmonds on her “upgrade.” Tamra Judge commented, “Congrats my friend. You deserve happiness,” while “Southern Charm” star Cameran Eubanks wrote, “Happy for you sweet friend. ❤️.” Katie Stauffer‘s response wasn’t so friendly. The influencer wasted no time slamming Meghan King Edmonds’ ex. “Unmmm I’m just going to say it…upgrade ???❤️ congrats. So happy for you,” she commented. The “RHOC” star and Jim Edmonds filed for divorce in October after she exposed his alleged XXX affair with their children’s nanny.
The former baseball pro denied any sort of a relationship took place. He ironically moved on and is now dating her former friend, Kortnie O’Connor, who Meghan King Edmonds once revealed had a threesome with the former couple. As for her new relationship, a source tells PEOPLE the two have “a lot in common,” including their “instant chemistry.” The insider told the outlet, “She just got out of a long relationship and has a lot on her plate. This has been a great break from that stress for her. It’s nice to see her so happy and wish someone who appreciates her the way she should be.”