Heather Thomson: Josh Taekman Is “Innocent” in Ashley Madison Scandal
Will the Ashley Madison scandal ever end? Not for the many people who are affected by it — even the innocent ones. Real Housewives of New York’s Josh Taekman is one of those “innocent” ones, maintaining he didn’t cheat on wife Kristen — and co-star Heather Thomson is now backing him up.
“The Ashley Madison thing is unfortunate because Josh is is completely innocent,” Heather tells Us Weekly. “If you knew Josh the way I know him, you’d be completely like, ‘Of course he would sign up for that with his buddies!’ That’s a total Josh thing to do! He has a very fraternity side to him that I love.”
This goes along with what Josh has been saying all along — that he signed up for fun — and we’d like to believe them both. If he was searching for a mistress in earnest, it would crush Kristen.
And speaking of Kristen? If you ask Heather, her marriage to Josh is going to be just fine.
“Kristen is a trooper and taking it like a trooper. Josh took it like a trooper too for the [first] season of the show when he was made out to look like such a douche when he’s not,” Heather adds. “They’re going to be fine. They are my friends for life. I count them among my dearest friends. There is nothing but love there.”
If nothing else, Josh and Kristen have solid support from Heather. Fingers crossed there’s nothing sketchy going on here!