RHOBH Alum Teddi Mellencamp on Why She Didn't Speak to Dad John for 3 Years and Why He Won't Fly Edwin Home for Holidays, Plus Reveals Father is Dating Her Friend

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Teddi Mellencamp went three years with out chatting with her father, John Mellencamp, and through a current episode of her podcast, she opened up about why.

After a fan wrote into her and Tamra Choose‘s present, desirous to know why the Actual Housewives of Beverly Hills forged member had beforehand claimed she had no cash, regardless of her rich dad, Teddi defined that she wasn’t all the time on good phrases with the famed musician, particularly after he cut up from her mother, Vicki Granucci.

“When my dad and mom obtained a divorce, I used to be within the third grade,” Teddi recalled on the November 14 episode of Two Ts in a Pod. “My mother obtained a big sum of money. However she was a younger woman. She married my dad when she was 18. So we moved to a totally totally different state, new place, no matter. She obtained a lump sum, after which she would get little one help.”

Though Vicky had some huge cash coming in at the moment, Teddi stated she “didn’t know the right way to handle her cash.” And, by the point Teddi was in highschool, the household was broke.

“We didn’t have any cash, after which my rule with my dad was that if I wished to maneuver to California and never go to school, I needed to help myself,” Teddi revealed. “I’ve no belief fund. There was no belief fund. [And] financially, I by no means had his backing.”

“Everybody thinks we grew up with a silver spoon in our mouths, however we grew up with our mother,” she added.

In reality, when Teddi was 15-years-old, she and John obtained into an argument that led to a three-year estrangement.

“We didn’t discuss for 3 years over cash,” she shared, not revealing particulars.

However whereas John hasn’t been one to recklessly fund Teddi’s life-style, the previous RHOBH forged member admitted that he’s all the time gracious with regards to spending time with household on the vacations.

“If he desires us to come back house, he’ll fly everybody however Edwin [and] the numerous others,” she defined. “He doesn’t fly the numerous others. The husbands must determine it out.”

Teddi then addressed the subject of John’s new girlfriend, who he’s been courting for about six months, saying that lady, who she didn’t identify, “was once one in every of [her] finest mates” and is simply “a few years older” than she is.

“She’s very personal, so I’m not going to say her identify, however I’m certain you would undergo my Instagram and determine it out,” she famous. “And it’s not that she’s not my finest good friend anymore.”

In response to Teddi, she truly met the lady by means of her husband, Edwin Arroyave, and John met her by means of the 2 of them.

“They met 10 years in the past by means of me at a live performance. She got here as mine and Edwin’s visitor,” Teddi revealed.

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