While ‘Bling Empire‘ may seem like just another celebration of sheer wealth, lavish Los Angeles estates, and catty drama, the truth is that its Asian and Asian American cast gives us much more. From cultural festivities to different traditions to pure East Asian values, every aspect is actually accentuated within this Netflix original in an alluring as well as refreshing manner. That’s why there have been an entire lot of conversations relating to Jessey Lee and Cherie Chan’s unconventional relationship, notably in season 2 — so now, let’s uncover out further in regards to the an identical, we might?
Was Jessey Lee Really Married Before?
Jessey Lee had gladly tied the knot with a lady known as Crystal (whose full title we acquired’t reveal attributable to privateness causes) once more in June 2011, nevertheless it acquired right here crashing down virtually 4 years later. It didn’t matter that they’d welcomed two beautiful daughters into their lives by that point on account of they solely couldn’t switch forward with one another anymore, and it rapidly turned messy. Jessey filed for divorce first, solely to have a counterpetition requested by her shortly thereafter, resulting in a bench trial in Texas in 2016 to help them attain a very good settlement for the life they’d constructed.
However, from what we’re capable of inform, the court docket docket proceedings for Jessey and Crystal’s tumultuous approved separation lasted correctly into the summer season of 2019, owing to an enchantment filed by the earlier. This truly could very nicely be certainly one of many causes he as quickly as hesitated in transferring forward with Cherie Chan no matter having fathered two lovable children alongside together with her — daughter Jadore (2017) and son Javon (2019).
However, Cherie managed to indicate points spherical by proposing to him all through Javon’s 100-day social gathering (whereas ‘Bling Empire’ season 1 was being filmed), admitting that they’d been collectively for spherical 5 years. Jessey understandably purchased emotional nevertheless happily said, “Yes!”
When Did Jessey and Cherie Get Together?
The sophomore installment of the Netflix sequence carefully implies an overlap between the time Jessey and Cherie first began their affiliation and his marriage, nevertheless that’s allegedly not the case. “I met Jessey in Vegas when I was visiting with some mutual friends…,” the singer knowledgeable Brides Magazine in February 2022. “We didn’t talk to each other at all, but knew of each other through those friends. After his divorce, he reached out to me half a year later. We reconnected when he was visiting L.A. from Dallas and asked me about a restaurant recommendation… and he ended up inviting me to a Rolls Royce event with him.”
Jessey added, “We ended up driving back to [my] hotel and talking in the lobby, talking until at least 4 am. She finally told me that she had to go home, and the funny part is that after she got home, we continued to talk on the phone. I actually went in for a kiss in the lobby, and she dodged me.” Cherie claimed she solely seen him as a buddy at that second, however as their conversations continued, she began falling for who Jessey is as a person. Talking about Jessey, Cherie well-known, “He’s so kindhearted. He’s very giving, and not that many people know that about him.”
“For her to stand by my side and accept things… It’s easy to love somebody when everything is good. But the divorce was maybe the lowest part of my life,” Jessey conceded, revealing that his now-wife has been his rock by each half. As for why the couple wasn’t a part of ‘Bling Empire’ season 2 as basic cast members, it supposedly had little to do with their buddies finding out about their earlier or the gossip spherical it. “We just thought it was time for us to move on and focus on our family, our businesses,” Cherie knowledgeable E! News’ Daily Pop.