‘Selling the OC’ Star Alexandra Jarvis Says “Toxic Culture” From Her Castmates Contributed to Her Leaving the Show

“I’m outta here, Oppenheim Group.”

Season 3 of Selling the OC begins streaming on Netflix this week; however, the Oppenheim Group’s Newport Beach, California location–- around which the series is focused–- has seen the departure of three of its real estate agents since filming wrapped.

The latest to part ways with the luxury real estate brokerage is Alexandra Jarvis, who has been a main cast member on the series since Season 1. While Alexandra left the Oppenheim Group “several months ago,” she recently opened up to People about why she made the decision to do so. 

“There were a lot of factors that went into my decision,” Alexandra said, reportedly citing the “toxic culture” from some of her castmates, whose names she didn’t reveal. 

“I don’t really think anyone’s surprised by [my departure],” Alexandra continued. “I don’t really know what to say about it other than I just know when it’s time to leave a party.” 

Alexandra, on filming future seasons of ‘Selling the OC.’

Alexandra’s former boss, Oppenheim Group co-founder and ‘Selling the OC’ and Selling Sunset star Jason Oppenheim, told the outlet that, while he can’t speak for Alexandra, he believes she decided to do what’s best for her, noting he has “a lot of respect for that.”

“ … We’re still on good terms,” Jason added. 

Since leaving the Oppenheim Group, Alexandra said she’s been “enjoying married life” with husband Sergio Ducoulombier and appears to be very much at peace with her career decision. 

“[I’m] just enjoying a little bit less stress, less drama and just normal everyday life,” she said. 

Back in October, Alexandra’s former co-worker/co-star Tyler Stanaland announced his own departure from the Oppenheim Group. Tyler confirmed to People at the time that he would be joining his father at Douglas Elliman as a member of the John Stanaland Group, claiming his move was “about making the best decisions for my clients and my career.”

“I’m excited about this new chapter and to be working alongside family again,” he added. 

A month later, Sean Palmeri–- another ‘Selling the OC’ OG, who has been a recurring cast member since the show premiered–- revealed he, too, was parting ways with the Oppenheim Group, “after much consideration.” 

“I am very excited about this new chapter in my career and eager to embark on a journey that closely aligns with my professional aspirations and personal growth,” he said at the time. 

Sean’s departure from the brokerage reportedly resulted in a better work environment for a number of those at the Oppenheim Group’s Newport Beach office, including Polly Brindle. 

“The toxicity has kind of removed itself,” she said of Sean’s exit. 

While Alex Hall agrees, she noted that, unfortunately, “there’s still some” toxicity remaining. However, Alex insists the remaining cast members do have genuine friendships with one another. 

“We get on really, really well, and the friendships that you see on the show are just as real in person,” she said. 

Despite their departures from the Oppenheim Group, Alexandra, Tyler and Sean will all appear in the upcoming season. 

Season 3 of ‘Selling the OC’ begins streaming May 3 on Netflix. Watch the trailer below.

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(Photos: Instagram; Netflix) 

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