Hosts of HGTV’s Flip or Flop Tarek El Moussa and Christina El Moussa have tried to come across as professional and supportive of one another in public since their split in December, but behind the scenes In Touch has learned that the divorce is turning ugly.

Recently the couple shared one representative who insisted they had not decided whether or not to divorce, but In Touch revealed they had indeed decided to formalize their split. Tarek recently filed for divorce, asking for spousal support.

Now, Christina and Tarek have hired separate publicists. Tarek has retained publicist Howard Bragman while Christina is represented by Cassie Zebisch.

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The couple has insisted until recently that they are on the same page, but in the new issue of In Touch, an eyewitness on the set of Flip or Flop exposes Tarek’s inappropriate, vulgar behavior toward Christina including making unseemly jokes in which he refers to her as a "whore.”

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