The Emma Leigh & Co founder, 30, informed costar Chrishell Stause in the course of the fifth episode of Selling Sunset’s fifth season — which dropped on Friday via Netflix — that the pair had exchanged a couple of candy messages.
“He may or may not have been texting me,” Emma claimed in the episode. “He may or may not have asked to grab … coffee a few times.”
The 40-year-old All My Children alum — who was dating boss Jason Oppenheim at the time of their filmed conversation — was touring a Hollywood property with Emma earlier than they took a break to gossip about her love life and potential suitors. Chrishell then requested her costar if she used any dating apps, à la Raya, to satisfy anybody fascinating.
“Remember when Ben Affleck went viral because he, like, sent some girl [something],” the Kentucky native contemplated earlier than Emma famous that she was one of the recipients of the actor’s DMs. Chrishell added, “You could’ve foiled Bennifer. He was on the hunt.”
While Emma defined that the twosome by no means met up in particular person, she known as their messages “nice” earlier than revealing the Good Will Hunting star’s opening pickup line to get her attention. She added, “We have the Boston connection. It was very sweet.”
The actual property agent claimed their flirty messages occurred shortly earlier than he reconnected with former fiancée Jennifer Lopez in April 2021. The Marry Me star, 52, confirmed earlier this month that the pair had gotten engaged for a second time.
Emma, for her half, has been single since she joined Selling Sunset in season 4. She beforehand dated Peter Cornell, one other Oppenheim Group agent, who was additionally linked to fellow Netflix character Christine Quinn. Emma and the How to Be a Boss Bitch writer, 33, argued over their mutual dating history all through season 4 when Christine alleged that Peter cheated on her with the empanada entrepreneur. (Emma has since denied the claims.)
“Honestly, I haven’t been dating even though I’m single. I’ve been so busy with work and everything else,” she exclusively told Us Weekly in December 2021. “But I’m sure, of course, me and Chrishell, you know, [now we’re] single together [and] we’ll have some fun girl time.”
As Emma makes an attempt to search out Mr. Right, she showcased her flirty side in Friday’s episodes after making a reference to property developer Micah. She gushed over his charming personality and good looks in a number of confessionals earlier than accepting his date supply to check out his forthcoming mezcaleria.
“Me and Micah definitely have something special,” the Boston native informed Entertainment Tonight on Friday, noting they’ve taken their budding romance sluggish. “We’re definitely still enjoying each other’s company.”