Gage Edward Responds After Jeff Lewis of ‘Flipping Out’ Jokes About Their Custody Battle As He Recovers From Neck Surgery

by Jeremy Spirogis
Gage Edward and Jeff Lewis

Jeff Lewis has a reasonably darkish humorousness. The star of Bravo’s Flipping Out is within the hospital recovering from neck surgical procedure, however he nonetheless discovered the power to take a jab at his ex Gage Edward. The pair have been concerned in a custody battle over their daughter Monroe since they cut up in early 2019. But Edward appears to be taking all of it in stride, based mostly on his response to Lewis’s post. 

Jeff Lewis has neck surgical procedure 

During a latest episode of his SiriusXM radio present Jeff Lewis Live, the truth TV star and design professional revealed he has a situation known as cervical myelopathy. It impacts his spinal twine and might get “progressively worse,” he mentioned, so his physician urged surgical procedure. 

“There is a disc actually in my neck that’s pushing against my spinal cord and has bruised my spinal cord, which has caused nerve damage,” Lewis defined, in line with Us Weekly. He added that the situation was giving him decrease again ache and inflicting points together with his stability.

Jeff Lewis jokes about Gage Edward pulling the plug 

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The surgical procedure happened Aug. 26 and Lewis appears to be doing properly. The subsequent day, he even received a dig in an Edward, sharing a doctored picture of himself within the hospital mattress whereas Edward yanked a plug from the wall. “It’s Monroe Edwards now, b*tch,” learn the textual content in a voice bubble. 

“Thanks for all the support,” Lewis captioned the post. 

The post was a nod to Lewis and Edward’s ongoing dispute over custody of their 3-year-old daughter. Earlier this 12 months, Edward requested a authorized change to their baby’s title from Monroe Christine Lewis to Monroe Christine Edward Lewis, in line with Bravo’s Daily Dish. He additionally needs a 50-50 custody cut up and monetary assist. 

Gage Edward responds to Jeff Lewis 

Gage Edward and Jeff Lewis
Gage Edward and Jeff Lewis in an episode of Flipping Out | Dan Boczarski/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal by way of Getty Images

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Lewis and Edward — who had been collectively for eight years previous to their breakup — undoubtedly seem to have a not-so-great relationship for the time being. But that didn’t cease Edward from jabbing again at his ex on Instagram in what some commenters noticed as a comparatively good-natured method 

“I’ve been looking for that [plug] for a while,” Edward commented on Lewis’s post. 

Many followers took the remark as an indication that the 2 are at the very least capable of see the humor of their scenario. 

“Thanks for not taking this seriously and being able to laugh at it,” one particular person wrote in response to Edward’s remark. “Very cool of you. All in good fun, we know Jeff loves to push buttons for kicks.”

“Please, please continue to joke with each other, this was hilarious,” one other wrote. “It will be sooo much better to enjoy Monroe and her shenanigans — you both will be healthier and she will flourish.”

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