Jessie James Decker and her estranged brother, John James, lately reunited for a “cordial” household get collectively.
John revealed in a brand new podcast that their mom pushed for them to be collectively for a household birthday celebration in April after hypothesis that there was a falling out years in the past between the siblings.
“I did not think there was a chance we would all be together in one room. Not a chance at all,” he stated on the “The Spillover” podcast on Friday. “I was really on the fence about going because I just didn’t want to go and then it be awkward — granted, you know, some of us haven’t talked in years. But we decided to do that for her. And it was honestly amazing.”
John went on to say seeing their youngsters work together made the reunion greater than value it.
“It was superb, not just for us, however for the children as nicely, like seeing all the children play collectively was … it sounds foolish to say, nevertheless it felt like a dream come true.
“[The kids are] so loving and so good with one another. So it was really amazing to see.”
John and spouse Ally share daughters Emmy and Callie whereas Jessie and husband Eric Decker share daughter Vivi and sons Forrest and Eric Jr..
Their sister, Sydney Rae Bass, additionally shares two youngsters — daughters Brooklyn and Blaire — with husband Anthony Bass.
While John was clearly moved by the camaraderie of the younger cousins, he confirmed that he and his sisters shunned any deep exchanges.
“With Sydney, [we picked up] right where things left off. You know, we were having fun, joking, being stupid like we always have historically together,” John shared. “But it wasn’t until a couple of days after that we actually saw Jess. And it was just very cordial for the sake of my mother, I’d say. There was definitely no heart to hearts or anything.”
While neither John nor Jessie has instantly addressed their rift, a Reddit person shared a screenshot of an alleged dialog with John that many imagine breaks down their points, as he seems to accuse his sister of forcing “a conversation that wasn’t appropriate.”
Following their reunion, John believes the door is open for true reconciliation.
“That’s the hope,” he defined. “Not even just like for the sake of us, but for the sake of our kids because, you know, I don’t want our little girls missing out on some amazing aunts and uncles and cousins. So I definitely think it’s a start. A lot of wounds are still left to heal, but I definitely think it’s the start of something great.”