Chip and Joanna Gaines’ brand-new Magnolia Community has pulled the sequence “House Work” from its lineup after a number of owners alleged that their properties had been broken throughout renovations.
The sequence, hosted by Andy and Candis Meredith, centered on renovating properties within the Utah space. However when not less than three owners featured on the present got here ahead on social media this week with allegations of broken properties, lengthy delays and over-budget renovations, Magnolia Community determined to scrap the present.
“Magnolia Community is conscious that sure owners have expressed issues about renovation initiatives undertaken by Candis and Andy Meredith,” Magnolia Community president Allison Web page mentioned in an announcement to Selection. “Inside the previous few days, now we have discovered extra details about the scope of those points, and now we have determined to take away ‘House Work’ from the Magnolia Community line up pending a assessment of the claims which were made.”
One house owner, Aubry Bennion, posted a sequence of 18 Instagram posts detailing her expertise on “House Work.” In a single submit, Bennion writes: “Behind the scenes, it’s been two years of talking with attorneys, studying of the stacks of unpaid civil judgements Candis and Andy have ignored, and making an attempt to get the eye of these give them the rope from which they grasp their victims in pursuit of their very own monetary achieve and fame.”
Candis and Andy Meredith posted on Instagram in response to the allegations. “We’ve seen the tales that has been circulating, and though we can not communicate for anybody however ourselves, we are able to say that now we have at all times tried to offer all the pieces now we have to make anybody we work with completely satisfied,” they wrote partially. “We are going to by no means take away their fact and the way they’re feeling. We will solely say that there are two sides to each story and whereas we selected to not go public with out fact, as a result of we all know how hurtful this feels, we perceive that solely listening to one aspect can paint a unfavorable image.”
Magnolia Community launched Jan. 5 in partnership with Discovery.