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"Flip or Flop" star Tarek El Moussa, pictured Dec. 13, 2014, dated a nanny named Alyssa Logan. Getty Images

“Flip or Flop” stars Christina and Tarek El Moussa were open about dating other people since they announced their split Dec. 13, but some were surprised to find out Tarek was dating Alyssa Logan, a nanny. The common misconception was that she was a nanny for the El Moussa’s two children, Taylor and Brayden. While Logan is a nanny, she never took care of the 6-year-old and 16-month-old for the HGTV stars.

“Yes, he dated a nanny,” an insider told People Magazine Saturday. “To be clear this was someone he hired to help when he had the kids after the separation. This was not the nanny they’ve had for years.” The source added: “Christina feels awful that people think it’s her nanny.”

The rumor started with TMZ Saturday, who first reported Logan, 23, took care of the children and performed household chores. The publication noted it wasn’t scandalous like Jude Law or Gavin Rossdale, who famously hooked up with their nannies, because Logan and Tarek didn’t get together until September, 4 months after he split from Christina.

More, Tarek supposedly fired Logan when he started to have feelings for her. After she wasn’t an employee, their romantic relationship blossomed, TMZ wrote.

The new couple was spotted together for the first time in public at Florida Georgia Line in October. But they’re not together anymore. The couple broke up last month.

The El Moussas didn’t immediately announce their May breakup because “they aren’t Hollywood in the spotlight kind of people,” an insider told People Magazine in a different article from Dec. 15.

They waited until Monday to make their split public Dec. 13. “Like many couples, we have had challenges in our marriage,” the pair said in the statement. “We had an unfortunate misunderstanding about six months ago and the police were called to our house in an abundance of caution. There was no violence and no charges were filed. During the process, we are committed to our kids and being the best parents we can be.”

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