The images of the Cabo trip went viral. LeAnn was okay with it. She made it a point to say that she looked forward to those pictures.
Images of the couple freely cavorting on the beach were much preferred to those scandalous images of their affair caught on CCTV when they were at a Laguna Beach restaurant. Eddie and LeAnn were in love, and the whole world witnessed their happiness.
After a week of speculation swirling around LeAnn and Dean’s future, the truth came out. LeAnn announced the divorce was pending. In a statement, she said they were on good terms and that the split was amicable.
After Dean filed the papers, he did his best to remain composed, but, at one point, he told the media that leaving him was the dumbest thing LeAnn ever did to her career. In August of 2009, Eddie filed for divorce. It was official. Finally, it was clear that Eddie had cheated on Brandi and that the marriage was over.
A Cabo San Lucas Escape
With divorce filings in process, LeAnn and Eddie felt free to be together. They took off for a much-needed getaway in Mexico to celebrate LeAnn’s 27th birthday.
Knowing they could not escape the cameras, the newly emancipated lovers posed together.
Brandi Freaks Out
Brandi’s circumstances were unfortunate. While the new lovers were showing off in front of the cameras, Brandi was alone at the family home, coming to terms with a painful loss. She had been abandoned by the man she loved for nine years, and he had betrayed her in the worst way. Then she learned that he had cheated on her with yet another woman as well!
When her anger boiled over, she took out a knife and went to the garage. She took out her rage on Eddie’s Harley-Davidson. When "E!" asked about it, Brandi replied, “Yes, I slashed his tires. It felt awesome!”
The press hounded the couple as soon as rumors of an engagement began circulating in the fall of 2010. Finally, on December 24, Eddie popped the question, and the media reported the engagement on the 28th of December. LeAnn took to Twitter to set the record straight about their Christmas Eve engagement.
A year had passed since the affair was publicized, and the couple was on the path toward normalcy. LeAnn tweeted, “Thank you for all your well wishes! We are extremely excited and look forward to a beautiful future.”