Alex Hall sets the record straight about his relationship with her OC is for sale costar Tyler Stanland.
The Netflix reality star and real estate agent, 33, opened up about the situation surrounding her and her partner, 33, in the Orange County office news of the Oppenheim Group after splitting from his wife Brittany Snow.
On the same day Snow, 36, and Stanaland announced their split in September, Hall and Stanaland were spotted dining together at SOTA Sushi in Corona Del Mar with friends, including Polly Brindle. TMZ first reported the discovery.
According to media reports, both Stanaland and Hall were not shy about touching each other throughout the night. In one of the photos, Stanaland can be seen sniffing the Hall.
Hall addressed the incident during the outing while speaking with PEOPLE to promote his latest collaboration with Keurig and his collaboration on a coffee-based cocktail, the Salted Caramel Martini. “We were at our favorite sushi restaurant near the office and someone took a picture on our iPhone,” he said. “And we were with us more than we were.”
“We were all good friends, but at the end of the day, Tyler was going through a really tough time,” she added.
Speaking about her costar’s breakup with Pitch perfect Actor Hall said, “It’s been a thing for a long time. Their best friends know a little more about their private lives than the audience knows. In trouble? You call your friends. I think you really want to keep it. People think that there is something between Tyler and [I]. I mean, right now we’re just friends, so nothing more.
Hall also believes that her friendship with Stanaland did not play a role in Snow’s breakup. “I don’t think my friend and Tyler contributed to our divorce. Tyler is a great man and Brittany is a great woman,” she said. “I think people need to understand that Tyler had a life before he started filming and long before they were friends.”
A representative for Snow did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment.
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As for her relationship with Snow, Hall told PEOPLE that she and the actress are just “neighbors.”
“I met him, we were social. I went to his birthday party. But there is no friendship there,” he said, adding: “I mean, of course, the my loyalty remains with Tyler.”
Snow and Stanaland – who were engaged in 2019 and tied the knot in March 2020 in Malibu – announced their split via Instagram on September 14 with the same statement.
“After time and consideration, Tyler and I have decided to separate,” Snow wrote at the time. “This decision was made with love and respect for each other. We felt we needed to take some time and make sure we were both living fulfilling and authentic lives.”
Aside from the difficulty of highlighting her personal life, Hall says being on the show has had a positive impact on her life and business.
She told PEOPLE: “My life has definitely changed, but I don’t realize it’s because of the public perception. I have two kids and I’m a single mom, and I know I’m selling, I’ve been doing it for a long time. it’s selling real estate. This scene has just opened up so many other doors in the show.”
One of these new developments is the collaboration with Keurig, who worked with Hall to develop a cocktail recipe with its own brand: Martini Salted Caramel, which is one of the drinks available is being developed with the new K-Café. SMART. Caramel will be America’s favorite flavor in 2022, according to data recently released by Keurig.
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Calling the partnership “a perfect match,” Hall said, “I’m of Italian descent and so I’ve been drinking coffee since I was an embarrassed child. My mom made me macchiatos and all that in the third grade. when I woke up. It went up and there was no problem. I know it’s considered low today, but back in the day it wasn’t a problem.”
“So I partnered with Keurig and together we developed this salted caramel recipe, which I love. The K-Café SMART Brewer allows users to create their own beverages craft from home,” he explained, pointing to the alcoholic beverage. done in less than three minutes.
Hall said he appreciated the space to be creative, and joked that the collaboration was great in a big way. “I like that they let me say a lot, especially with this particular drink,” he said. “It gives me a lot of freedom to express my own personality. Obviously, that’s right up my alley.”