"It's definitely not like the first time I had children.I think Fertile Myrtle has taken a little wander into the pasture." PHOTOS: Over 40 and pregnant stars De Lesseps received the title of Countess from her marriage to French nobleman Count Alexandre.
He wasn't giving up his bachelor life which she really didn't sign up for.'A representative for de Lesseps has been approached by Daily for comment.
Luann announced the split on Twitter Thursday afternoon.
Jacques has been a wonderful part of her life." PHOTOS: 2013's biggest splits costar Kelly Bensimon also exclusively tells Us, "I love both Lu Ann and Jacques and feel for them during this difficult time." De Lesseps, 48, began dating the wine entrepreneur, 38, in 2010.
The couple began talking about the possibility of starting a family together during the fifth season of the , which aired in summer 2012.
The 52-year-old took to Twitter on Friday as she wrote: 'Thank you for the generous expression of warmth, kindness and understanding.
Your support and encouragement helps me to get through [heart emoji].'She was also spotted for the first time since the news had been reported - no longer wearing her engagement and wedding rings.
Sources for the publication have said that Luann has invited the French wine merchant to her home and this caused Tom D'Agostino Jr to file for divorce. Things may be getting even more interesting as according to Page Six , the reality star has been spending time with ex Jacques Azoulay, who she has insisted is just a friend, as they are pictured together in March 2013'God knows I’ve been going through enough recently, I don’t understand why this false rumor is coming at me.'This comes after friends of Luann say she began investigating after being shown a photo of D'Agostino Jr, 50, kissing another woman by his ex-girlfriend – and her co-star – Ramona Singer, 60.
However De Lesseps maintains that she and Azoulay are just friends as she explained to Page Six: 'Jacques has a girlfriend and he’s staying in a hotel, we’re friends, he’s not staying at my house. And when she uncovered more evidence of his affairs last month, de Lesseps confronted the businessman in a New York restaurant – sparking a physical fight that was reported at the time.
She has also told friends that she believes the New Yorker was using her for fame and was 'really loving the limelight'.'He cheated on her twice and she found out about it,' a close friend of the star told Daily 'It's just a matter of him not being able to be faithful.
He has been a bachelor his entire life so it was really hard for him to conform to married life.'It's just crazy – he was never able to be faithful and that's the bottom line.'A second source confirmed: 'He did cheat on her twice.
The one: 'I never thought it would happen to me again, but I found love again, and I'm a hopeless romantic. ' Luann (above with Tom on the patio of their one-bedroom penthouse apartment earlier this year)Luann had shot down reports that she and Tom were having relationship problems in recent weeks, most notably after it was revealed that she had slapped her husband while out at a restaurant.