Mia Thornton thinks Ashley Darby could’ve gotten paid out in divorce
Mia Thornton was rooting for Ashley Darby to “secure the bag” in her divorce from estranged spouse Michael Darby.
Thornton, 38, believes her “Real Housewives of Potomac” castmate, 34, could have performed so had she not been distracted by her romance with “Summer House” star Luke Gulbranson.
“I feel that Ashley demands to spend additional time worrying about Ashley, and then it’s possible she would’ve secured the bag,” she claims on Webpage Six’s “Virtual Reali-Tea” podcast.
Through element just one of the “RHOP” Year 7 reunion, Ashley disclosed her prenup with Michael, 63, “did not operate out” in her favor.
“Essentially, anything that Michael came into the relationship with is his,” the former pageant queen stated of the Australian businessman.
“The funds that Michael designed, that he then place into other tasks later on, is all viewed as his for the reason that of the resource of the revenue.”
Ashley also defined that her “iron-clad” prenup helps prevent her from acquiring alimony as they shift towards finalizing their divorce.
Having said that, the “Coffee & Love” singer did obtain a multimillion-dollar property with Michael below an LLC and now resides there with their two youthful sons: Dean, 3, and Dylan, 2.
“I get my household,” she famous. “I also have some language in my separation and divorce agreement about some protection nets in circumstance I have some monetary issues.”
Ashley referred to as it quits with Gulbranson, 39, late very last calendar year, blaming the breakup on her complex dynamic with Michael. (Subsequent eight many years of marriage, she announced their strategy to divorce in the spring of 2022.)
“It’s not really about Luke, but [Michael and I] just have a tough time time period with co-parenting and with separating,” she claimed in January on “Watch What Occurs Are living with Andy Cohen.”
At the reunion, Ashley admitted to “falling in love” with Gulbranson prior to they determined to section methods — just months immediately after sparking a relationship at BravoCon 2022.
In addition to her fling with the hunky design, Thornton indicates Ashley was way too wrapped up in the “Potomac” drama to emphasis on her foreseeable future economic stability.
“She was so occupied operating close to town, chasing just after what Chris [Bassett] was carrying out to [his wife] Candiace [Dillard] or not performing or DM’ing or who not DM’ing,” she suggests, acknowledging Ashley’s involvement in conflict more than promises that Bassett, 45, built Gizelle Bryant “uncomfortable” throughout a non-public conversation backstage at the Time 6 reunion.
“And I’m like, ‘Girl, you should have just been DM’ing your following issue. Like, you want to obtain a man plainly. You need to have to secure the bag.’”
However Thornton is helpful with both of those Ashley and Bryant, 52, she is “disappointed” they arrived for Bassett more than unfounded gossip.
For her section, Ashley claimed at the get started of Season 7 that Bassett experienced sent her an inappropriate Instagram information late at evening.
It was afterwards identified that the chef simply invited the TikTok enthusiast and her mate to cease by the rooftop bar he managed at the time.
Ashley’s accusation against Bassett eventually impeded a burgeoning friendship with Dillard, 36 — and issues only worsened when Ashley’s pal Deborah Williams claimed Bassett produced a go at her when cameras commenced rolling for Season 7. (Footage later proved this to be untrue.)
“I enjoy Chris! I do. I consider he’s a whole lot of enjoyment. He feels comfy with us, he does,” Thornton states.
“And he need to. He’s not coming for us. He has his possess wife at residence. But he should really truly feel at ease like a brother, and I really don’t want him to feel not comfortable with us, so I did not like it at all.”
Portion a few of the “Real Housewives of Potomac” Year 7 reunion airs Sunday at 8 p.m. ET on Bravo.