, you undoubtedly remember Jo De La Rosa, who was one of the show's original cast members.But she left the show after she and Slade Smiley called off their engagement. Jo was only 26 when she started appearing on the show.She left at the end of Season 2, moving to Los Angeles to pursue a singing career.Her first album, , during which Jo dated a bunch of guys who were living in a house with Slade. Slade is now in a serious relationship with Jo's friend Gretchen Rossi, while Jo has been dating boyfriend Mark Lovette (pictured above) for two years.Mark is the CEO and founder of a marketing and ad firm, and Jo herself is now a marketing and ad sales exec.Jo is in a good place, but she's not thrilled that Gretchen is dating her ex."Considering she had met Slade through me while we were dating, it was just kind of interesting to see that once I moved to L.
for Season 9, which premieres April 14 at 9p ET/PT? Related Stories•First Look at 'The Real Housewives of Orange County' Season 9•Wow!OK, lovers (and haters) of “Date My Ex: Jo & Slade,” it’s the moment you’ve been waiting for – the season finale of the “reality” TV dating show!The eighth and final episode of “Date My Ex” airs on Bravo at 10 tonight.Detractors, I’m sure, are overjoyed that the conclusion has finally arrived.In case you haven’t been watching (and apparently you’re not alone), the series stars Jo De La Rosa and Slade Smiley, who appeared on the first two seasons of Bravo’s “The Real Housewives of Orange County.” That series will resume later this year with a couple of new housewives. A long time ago in a county known as Orange and a gated village known as Coto de Caza, Jo and Slade were engaged.But then they broke up and moved separately to Los Angeles.