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Teddi Mellencamp Three years went by without speaking to Her father John MellencampShe agreed, and she shared her reasons in a podcast episode.

After a fan wrote in, she and Tamra Judge‘s show, wanting to know why the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills cast member had previously claimed she had no money, despite her wealthy dad, Teddi explained that she wasn’He was not always on good terms, especially with his mother. Vicki Granucci.

“When my parents got a divorce, I was in the third grade,” Teddi recalls on the November 14th episode of Two Ts in a Pod. (*3*)

Teddi stated that Vicky was a very wealthy woman at the time. “didn’t know how to manage her money.” Teddi was already in high school when the family was broke.

“We didn’t have any money, and then my rule with my dad was that if I wanted to move to California and not go to college, I had to support myself,” Teddi revealed. “I have no trust fund. There was no trust fund. [And] financially, I never had his backing.”

“Everyone thinks we grew up with a silver spoon in our mouths, but we grew up with our mom,” She added.

Teddi was only 15 when she started to have problems with her eyesight. John In an argument that led to to A three-year estrangement.

“We didn’t talk for three years over money,” She shared the details, but not revealed them.

But while John hasn’t been one to recklessly fund Teddi’s lifestyle, the former RHOBH cast member admitted that he’s always gracious when it comes to Spending time with loved ones during the holidays.

“If he wants us to come home, he will fly everyone but Edwin [and] the significant others,” She elaborated. “He doesn’t fly the significant others. The husbands need to figure it out.”

Teddi then discussed the topic of John’s new girlfriend, who he’s been dating for About six months, she said, referring to the woman, whom she didn’t name. “used to be one of [her] best friends” And it is just “a couple of years older” She is more than she is.

“She’s very private, so I’m not going to say her name, but I’m sure you could go through my Instagram and figure it out,” She noted. “And it’s not that she’s not my best friend anymore.”

According to Teddi actually met the woman through her husband. Edwin Arroyave?, John They met each other.

“They met 10 years ago through me at a concert. She came as mine and Edwin’s guest,” Teddi revealed.