PEOPLE broke the news in August that Zoila Chavez, Jeff Lewis‘ lovable housekeeper on Flipping Out, had retired from working for the hot-tempered house flipper and design guru after 18 years.
But in an exclusive sneak peek at Thursday’s all-new episode, fans will get to see that Chavez’s exit may not have been on the best of terms.
Chavez, 68, has had a tough few weeks on the acclaimed Bravo show — especially as Lewis and his partner of eight years Gage Edwards brought on nanny after nanny to help their now 11-month old daughter, Monroe Christine.
While most of his employees didn’t last, something that happens often in the Lewis household, one nanny named Gemma accused Chavez of sabotaging and forcing her out.
Confronted with the allegations, which Lewis’ team and staff believed to be true, Chavez got fed up — directing her anger to fellow housekeeper Laura.
“I told you girls to work it out. If you can’t work it out, you can both leave,” Lewis says in the clip as the two fight. “I have to get back to work, I can’t deal with it anymore.”
“I’m not working it out with her, no,” Chavez shouts back as …read more