The untold truth of Flip or Flop
The majority of people know Chip and Joanna Gaines from Fixer Upper as the golden couple of HGTV. But those obsessed with the network know that Flip or Flop's Tarek and Christina El Moussa are just as charming and seem a little more real. I mean, they get very sassy with each other and are constantly freaking out about their buys with a resounding, "WHAT?!" Okay, so they might not be a golden couple, but that might make us love them a little more.
The show first aired in April 2013 and has taken off to be one of HGTV's most popular shows. You can often catch day-long marathons on weekends. The premise is simple: Tarek and Christina buy houses — often foreclosed or up for auction — and flip them to sell. But something almost always goes wrong or they incur ridiculous expenses along the way. The drama is thrilling and can even be suspenseful — will they successfully flip by the end of the episode?!
Beyond the on-screen drama, there's plenty that happens behind the scenes. Here are some things even the biggest HGTV fans may not know: