It’s been one month since Braunwyn Windham-Burke and girlfriend Jennifer Spinner exchanged vows in a “faux” Las Vegas wedding ceremony — and now the previous Bravo star’s children are sharing their unfiltered opinions on the pair’s fake nuptials.
“The Vegas wedding ceremony is silly,” 22-year-old Bella solely tells Page Six from her household’s house in Orange County, Calif.
“I can’t cuss, however it was actually frickin’ silly.”
Seated subsequent to Windham-Burke, 45, Spinner, 38, and three of her youthful siblings, the eldest of Windham-Burke’s kids provides that her mom ought to concentrate on finalizing her divorce from husband Sean Burke.
“Like, you’re not even divorced,” she says of the “cringe” occasion, officiated by an Elvis Presley impersonator at Sin City’s Graceland Wedding Chapel on Valentine’s Day.
“Deal along with your first marriage first.”
Windham-Burke absolutely intends to. The mother of seven lastly filed in October 2022 after 22 years of marriage and two years after popping out as a lesbian.
A authorized dissolution is incumbent on agreements reached over custody and spousal assist. Together, the exes share Bella, Rowan, 20, Jacob, 17, twins Caden and Curren, 9, Koa, 8, and Hazel, 5.
Once the wedding is over, she and Spinner hope to make issues official — even when the Burke brood is essentially urging their mother to press pause on one other authorized union.
“Wait a very long time. I don’t know why you’d need to rush into one other marriage after a 20-year marriage? It’s so silly,” Bella says, whereas Caden provides, “Wait a thousand years!”
Koa, 8, can be longing for a stall — even when she is especially shut with Spinner, who lovingly refers to Windham-Burke as “my spouse” and has proudly assumed a “stepmom”-like position within the household.
“Right once you get divorced, you get married?” the elementary faculty pupil asks aloud earlier than telling the couple immediately, “No. Maybe wait, like, a bit of.”
In response, Windham-Burke quips, “Alright, nicely I assume it’s going to be a protracted engagement!”
Spinner — who started courting the “Real Housewives of Orange County” alum in the summertime of 2022 — assures the kids that there’s “no [hurry]” to tie the knot. But as soon as there’s a date on the books, the nonprofit exec hopes they’ll participate within the ceremony.
“Whenever we do get actually married, you guys should be within the wedding ceremony,” Spinner tells the kids. “So we’ll have to attend for the suitable time.”
As an actual wedding ceremony awaits, the women are gearing up for a transfer to Franklin, Tenn., the place they’ll proceed “nesting” with Burke and the youngest of their children after relocating subsequent month.
“Nesting is totally different for everybody, so it’s what you make it,” Windham-Burke explains. “We each go someplace else when the opposite mother or father is right here. He’ll fly in, he’ll spend seven to 10 days. When he’s there, we’ll go both to New York or go on a visit.”
She elaborates, “The children keep in the identical home, they’ve the identical guidelines, their identical mattress, their identical stuff … Sometimes we’ll have an evening overlap however not fairly often.”
Bella, for her half, appreciates when Spinner is round — particularly as a result of she seemingly has a knack for quelling at-home chaos.
“I really feel like Jen being right here has been a blessing as a result of with my mother and father, simply in a room collectively, it’s a number of preventing and arguing. But then Jen was like a beacon of peace,” she says. “It’s much less preventing.”
No matter what the longer term holds for Windham-Burke and Spinner, the latter guarantees to at all times keep a relationship together with her accomplice’s children.
“Bella is the primary one to name me out for all of the embarrassing issues that her mother and I do. Like the [matching ‘wedding’] tattoos and every part … [but] I view Bella as a good friend,” she tells us.
“If something, God forbid, occurred with Braunwyn and I, I might nonetheless need to be the entire children’ [friend]. I informed all of them, like, they’re caught with me whether or not I’m with their mother or not.”
That dedication, Windham-Burke says, made it really easy for her to fall for Spinner, who had beforehand by no means dated a lady with kids.
“As a mother watching it, I smile on a regular basis. They like her greater than me and that’s the aim,” she says beaming.
It solely takes a beat, although, for Caden to remind Windham-Burke that their love for her won’t ever be eclipsed. “We nonetheless love mother,” he says. “Just saying.”
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