Lisa Hochstein’s night out before divorce ‘blindside’: RHOM star wore neon catsuit to party with director Michael Bay and co-star Larsa Pippen before split bombshell
A little over week before she was ‘blindsided’ by her husband Lenny’s decision to publicly announce their divorce, Lisa Hochstein was spotted enjoying a night out with her celebrity friends.
The Real Housewives Of Miami star, 39, was pictured partying with her fellow RHOM co-star Larsa Pippen and director friend Michael Bay in Miami, Florida on May 7.
Lisa had heads turning in a see-through neon catsuit which put her curves on full display.
Night on the town! Lisa Hochstein was enjoying a night out
She was a vision of glamour with a bold gold purse slung over her shoulder and matching pair of platform heels.
Lisa beamed with joy as she left the American Express Presents Carbone Beach bash in the company of her Bravo co-star, who was also stopping traffic in a sexy jumpsuit.
There was no trace of any underlying drama as Lisa left the bash with a bright smile on her face.
She was not joined by her now-estranged husband Lenny Hochstein, a plastic surgeon who has dubbed himself the ‘boob god’ after performing over 27,000 breast augmentations, revisions, lifts and reductions throughout his career.
High spirits! There was no trace of any underlying drama as Lisa made her way to the bash with a bright smile on her face
After 12 years of marriage and two children together, Lenny announced his divorce from Lisa as well as his new relationship with a model who is almost 30 years his junior.
The 55-year-old famed plastic surgeon told Page Six on Monday morning that he and Lisa were going their separate ways, just weeks after initially denying rumors that they had split.
He told the publication: ‘Lisa and I are getting divorced. A few weeks ago, I denied this because because I am trying my best to protect my family during this process. This is a very difficult time, and I would ask for some privacy so that we can best take care of our children who mean the world to us.’
Working it! Hochstein put her curves on display in the sexy, see-through neon catsuit
As well as sharing the news of his divorce, Lenny also revealed that he is already involved in a new relationship with 26-year-old Katharina Mazepa – however he insisted that the romance did not begin until after he and his now-former wife had gone their separate ways.
‘None of this happened until after the decision was made to get divorced,’ he added.
According to Lenny, he and Lisa – who share two children together, six-year-old son Logan and two-year-old daughter Elle – had ‘contemplated divorce for the last several years’, explaining that he had hoped to avoid ending his marriage ‘for the sake of their children’.
Called it quits: Plastic surgeon Lenny announced his split from Lisa on Monday morning
‘I tried my best to avoid it for the sake of our children, who we love deeply,’ he claimed, before revealing: ‘We have been living separate lives for months and made the decision to divorce last month.
‘It was after the decision was made that I started seeing Katharina. This is something that Lisa was well aware of before it happened. Our issues have nothing to do with the filming of the show.’
The plastic surgeon’s admission about his new girlfriend came less than 24 hours after they were spotted out in public together, leaving Miami Beach hotspot Prime 112 on Sunday night.
Lenny and Katharina were seen cuddling in the street while waiting for a car – the first public sign that the plastic surgeon has well and truly moved on from his reality star ex.
But while Lenny claims that his romance with Katharina did not begin until his marriage was over, his former wife still spoke out to slam his handling of their divorce announcement in a statement given to Page Six, saying that she had been ‘blindsided’ by his behavior.
‘With two young children involved, as a mom I’m going to focus all of my energy and time on them,’ she said via her spokesperson.
‘I’m blindsided by his behavior and reckless handling of the situation.’
Moving on! As well as sharing the news of his divorce, Lenny also revealed that he is already involved in a new relationship with 26-year-old Katharina Mazepa (pictured) – however he insisted that the romance did not begin until after he and his now-former wife had gone their separate ways