Another Breakup Hits The Valley: Jesse and Michelle Lally Announce Split Before Series Premiere

Another Breakup Hits The Valley: Jesse and Michelle Lally Announce Split Before Series Premiere

Married couple Jesse and Michelle Saniei Lally announced they’re breaking up just days before the series premiere of The Valley.

On Thursday, March 14, 2024, both confirmed to Us Weekly that they decided to call it quits, the same day they attendedemThe Valley/empremiere party at a href="https://www.bravotv.com/the-daily-dish/jax-taylors-bar-jaxs-studio-city-has-new-look-sign-photos" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"Jax’s Studio City/a, the sports bar owned by costars and friends a href="https://www.bravotv.com/people/jax-taylor" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"Jax Taylor/a and a href="https://www.bravotv.com/people/brittany-cartwright" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"Brittany Cartwright/a. The Lallys, who married in 2018 and share a 3-year-old daughter, Isabella Bunny, declined to walk the red carpet together./span/span/p pspanspanHere's what they had to say about the breakup:/span/span/p h2Jesse and Michelle Saniei Lally Announce Divorce/h2 pspanspanThe Los Angeles-based luxury a href="https://www.bravotv.com/the-daily-dish/who-is-jesse-lally-on-the-valley" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"real estate partners/ahavea href="https://www.bravotv.com/the-daily-dish/who-is-michelle-lally-on-the-valley-what-to-know" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"long been connected/a to Jax, Brittany, and others from the ema href="https://www.bravotv.com/vanderpump-rules" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"Vanderpump Rules/a /emuniverse. /span/span/p pstrongspanspanHere's what you missed on Bravo:/span/span/strong/p pstronga data-entity-href="https://www.bravotv.com/the-daily-dish/the-valley-cast-new-info-tom-sandoval-ariana-madix-breakup" data-entity-title="https://www.bravotv.com/the-daily-dish/the-valley-cast-new-info-tom-sandoval-ariana-madix-breakup" href="https://www.bravotv.com/the-daily-dish/the-valley-cast-new-info-tom-sandoval-ariana-madix-breakup" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"The Valley Cast Reveals Shocking New Info About Tom and Ariana’s Split: “It Just Wasn’t Adding Up/a"/strong/p pstronga data-entity-href="https://www.bravotv.com/the-daily-dish/jax-taylor-reunites-with-brittany-cartwright-sherri-pic" data-entity-title="https://www.bravotv.com/the-daily-dish/jax-taylor-reunites-with-brittany-cartwright-sherri-pic" href="https://www.bravotv.com/the-daily-dish/jax-taylor-reunites-with-brittany-cartwright-sherri-pic" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"Find Out Why Jax Taylor and Brittany Cartwright Reunited — and How Her Mom, Sherri, Played a Role/a/strong/p pstronga data-entity-href="https://www.bravotv.com/the-daily-dish/brittany-cartwright-got-lipo-on-chin-photos" data-entity-title="https://www.bravotv.com/the-daily-dish/brittany-cartwright-got-lipo-on-chin-photos" href="https://www.bravotv.com/the-daily-dish/brittany-cartwright-got-lipo-on-chin-photos" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"Brittany Cartwright Reveals She Got Lipo on Her Chin to Get Rid of a “Turkey Gobbler”/a/strong/p pspanspan“People said, ‘When you watch the show, you’re going to realize how you guys actually are,’ because when you’re in it, you don’t actually know,” Michelle told emUs Weekly./em “Taking a step back and looking at myself, I’m like, ‘Oh, wow. It’s obvious we have some marital issues.’”/span/span/p div data-embed-button="media" data-entity-embed-display="view_mode:media.embed" data-entity-embed-display-settings="[]" data-entity-type="media" data-entity-uuid="5b75322c-6434-4846-a3ff-05afbc3849fd" data-langcode="en" class="embedded-entity"div class="media__image" style="max-width:862px" div class="media__image-wrapper" div div img loading="lazy" decoding="async" fetchpriority="low" src="https://www.bravotv.com/sites/bravo/files/styles/scale_862/public/2024/02/the_valley_season_1_-111.jpg?itok=E_LVCsrx" width="862" height="575" alt="Michelle Lally and Jesse Lally sitting on a grass lawn together" typeof="foaf:Image" /div /div /div div class="media__metadata" div class="media__metadata-wrapper" span class="media__caption" Michelle Lally and Jesse Lally's The Valley Season 1 press portrait. /span span class="media__credit"Photo: Felix Kunze/Bravo /span /div /div /div /div pspanspanSo far, no word on what specific martial issues Michelle was referring to, but in a separate interview with the outlet, Jesse admitted that having a child during the COVID-19 pandemic with limited help “takes a toll on a couple in that situation.”/span/span/p pspanspanHe also said his fractured relationship with Michelle would be featured in the upcoming series, which was teased in emThe Valley/em’s a href="https://www.bravotv.com/the-valley/season-1/videos/get-a-look-at-whats-to-come-in-the-valley-season-1-sneak-peek" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"trailer/abefore the split was formally announced. /span/span/p pspanspan“There’s a major storyline about our life where I try to work on myself throughout the entire summer to be the best version of myself,” Jesse said. “And if the best version of myself aligned with the best version of herself, then our marriage would make it. People evolve. If your marriage and relationship doesn’t evolve with it, it will never work, no matter how bad you want it.”/span/span/p h2spanspanbAnother Breakup Seen onemThe Valley/em/b/span/span/h2 pspanspanNews of the Lallys’ split comes weeks after Jax and Brittany also announced their separation after more than five years of marriage. On the February 29, 2024 episode of their podcast, ema href="https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/when-reality-hits-with-jax-and-brittany/id1678330734" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"When Reality Hits with Jax and Brittany/a,/em Brittany said they were “a href="https://www.bravotv.com/the-daily-dish/brittany-cartwright-jax-taylor-taking-time-apart-moving-out" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"taking time apart/a” and living in separate homes. /span/span/p pspanspanJax denied cheating on Brittany on theema href="https://www.bravotv.com/vanderpump-rules-after-show/season-11/videos/jax-taylor-denies-cheating-allegations-and-brittany" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"Vanderpump Rules After Show/a/em — despite his a href="https://www.bravotv.com/the-valley/jax-taylors-cheating-scandals-list-of-breakups-rumors" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"past infidelities/a — slamming a href="https://www.bravotv.com/people/katie-maloney"Katie Maloney/a for starting “a href="https://www.bravotv.com/the-daily-dish/jax-taylor-claps-back-at-katie-maloneys-cheating-accusations" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"the rumor train/a.”/span/span/p div data-embed-button="media" data-entity-embed-display="view_mode:media.embed" data-entity-embed-display-settings="[]" data-entity-type="media" data-entity-uuid="1b0350ec-e137-4d6a-8be9-0c3a3dca4bb4" data-langcode="en" class="embedded-entity"div class="media__image" style="max-width:862px" div class="media__image-wrapper" div div img loading="lazy" decoding="async" fetchpriority="low" src="https://www.bravotv.com/sites/bravo/files/styles/scale_862/public/2024/02/the_valley_season_1_-113.jpg?itok=kcCUUyXE" width="862" height="575" alt="Brittany Cartwright and Jax Taylor on a grass lawn together" typeof="foaf:Image" /div /div /div div class="media__metadata" div class="media__metadata-wrapper" span class="media__caption" Brittany Cartwright and Jax Taylor's The Valley Season 1 press portrait. /span span class="media__credit"Photo: Felix Kunze/Bravo /span /div /div /div /div pspanspanIn a later podcast episode, both insisted the split was “a href="https://www.bravotv.com/the-daily-dish/brittany-cartwright-says-shes-still-friends-with-jax-taylor" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"not a publicity stunt/a” to promoteemThe Valley. /em/span/span/p pspanspanMichelle said something similar when speaking toem Us Weekly./em /span/span/p pspanspan“I want fans to know how real we are. We’re very authentic,” she said. “We didn’t fake anything, and we said if we’re going to do reality T.V., we’re really going to open up our lives — the positive and the negative.”/span/span/p pspanspanJax, Brittany, and the Lallys join a handful of couples in the new series, a href="https://www.bravotv.com/the-daily-dish/how-do-people-on-the-valley-know-vanderpump-rules-cast#:~:text=The%20setting%20of%20Bravo's%20new,%2C%20even%20if%20off-camera." target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"all interconnected/a through the emVanderpump Rules/emuniverse. More than 20 years ago, Jax and Jesse were roommates in New York City while both were aspiring models. /span/span/p pspanspanYears later, through the men, Brittany and Michelle “a href="https://www.bravotv.com/the-daily-dish/how-the-valley-cast-is-connected-to-vanderpump-rules-friends" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"clicked immediately/a.”/span/span/p pspanspanTeases of emThe Valley/emseem to show the Lallys on shaky ground. In one clip, Michelle said she was unsure if she wanted the marriage to continue./span/span/p pspanspanThe Lallys were also seen having a full-blown confrontation witha href="https://www.bravotv.com/people/kristen-doute" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"Kristen Doute/a./span/span/p pspanspan“Your husband said on-camera that he’s going to divorce you,” the emVanderpump Rules/em alum told Michelle, leading to a a href="https://www.bravotv.com/the-valley/season-1/videos/get-a-look-at-whats-to-come-in-the-valley-season-1-sneak-peek" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"heated reaction/a from Jesse. /span/span/p pspanspaniThe Valley/i follows a group of friends in the Northern Los Angeles suburb as they “trade bottle service in West Hollywood for baby bottles in the Valley,” according to the show’s bio. a href="https://www.bravotv.com/people/danny-booko" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"Danny/a and a href="https://www.bravotv.com/people/nia-booko" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"Nia Booko/a and a href="https://www.bravotv.com/people/jason-caperna" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"Jason/a and a href="https://www.bravotv.com/people/janet-caperna" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"Janet Caperna/a are some of the other couples featured in the series./span/span/p pspanspanMore is expected to be revealed in ia href="https://www.bravotv.com/the-valley" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"T/a/iema href="https://www.bravotv.com/the-valley" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"he Valley/a, /empremiering Tuesday, March 19, 2024, on bBravo/b. /span/span/p