Uh oh. The recent Ashley Madison leak reveals ‘RHONY’ star Kristen Taekman’s husband, Josh Taekman, may have used the cheating site in an attempt to have an affair. But even though he’s portrayed as a ‘douche bag’ on the show, Josh has denied cheating on his wife.
Is Real Housewives of New York City star Josh Taekman a cheater like Josh Duggar? According to the recent Ashley Madison leak, Kristen Taekman‘s husband is allegedly listed as a paying subscriber, meaning he was reportedly seeking an affair on the site. Josh has denied using the site, but his name and number were used for 62 payments to the site in three years, a new report claims.
Josh, 46, allegedly used the cheating website beginning in June 2011, the Daily Mail claims. Since then, the energy supplement entrepreneur who has two children with his wife, Kristen, 38, reportedly had 62 paid transactions, and spent thousands on the site, according to the recent leak. The site is free, but you must buy credits to message other users. And if you don’t have affair in three months, there’s a money back guarantee.
The address allegedly shown in the leaked credit card records is the address in Tribeca, New York, where Josh and his wife live with their two children. It’s also the same home that’s been featured on RHONY, Daily Mail further claims.
Following the leak, Josh told Daily Mail that someone was using his name and address, and he never used the cheating site. “This is crazy. I saw it on the TV the other day about the security breach and we were laughing about it. It is what it is but somebody is definitely fraudulently using my name and number,” he told Daily Mail. However, the email used on the Ashley Madison account — JTeezy012@gmail.com — is similar to the Twitter handle used by Josh: @Jteezy012.
Josh’s alleged activity on the site stopped in June 2014, which is interesting because he and his wife first started appearing on the Bravo show in the spring of 2014. And while filming their first season together, Kristen often defended her husband, saying he’s “not” a “douche bag,” even though he was portrayed as such. We wonder what she thinks now.
“Kristen is embarrassed by this entire situation,” a source told E! News. “They have had their problems in the past but worked hard on them. This could be the final straw and the end of their marriage.”
HollywoodLife.com has reached out to Kristen and Josh’s rep for a comment.
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