David Beador's new girlfriend, 34-year-old Lesley Cook, appears to be facing backlash for dating the still-married reality star on her Instagram page. Following news of the "Real Housewives of orange county" star's new romance with the mother of two, Cook took to Instagram to shut down her haters and proclaim her happiness.

“This is not a forum to talk about 'The Real Housewives of Orange County.' With all the hate in the world and violence… let’s inspire one another to live happy [and] healthy lives," Lesley Cook wrote in her Instagram post earlier this week, according to a report by Radar Online on February 13.

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"We only get this one chance. Everyone deserve to be happy [and] find peace,” she added. News of 53-year-old David Beador's romance with the younger woman hit the web earlier this week and ever since, Cook has been flooded with the opinions of the many viewers of the Bravo TV series who watched Beador's marriage to estranged wife Shannon come to an end just months ago.

Lesley Cook also included a meme with her Instagram post, which read, “Don’t worry about the people who aren’t happy for you. They probably aren’t happy for themselves either.”

When did David Beador's new romance begin?

According to a report by Radar Online, David Beador has been dating [VIDEO] Lesley Cook since at least December of last year, which was just two months after Shannon Beador confirmed their separation. As fans may recall, Shannon released a statement to the press about her breakup before fans watched her announce the news to her co-stars during the reunion special for "The Real Housewives of Orange County" season 12.

David and Shannon Beador were married for 17 years and share three children together, 16-year-old daughter Sophia, and 13-year-old twins Stella and Adeline. In response to the news of her estranged husband's new romance, a source told Radar Online that the longtime reality star and mother of three is "confused" and "hurt" after seeing David Beador move on so quickly [VIDEO] from their marriage.

David Beador cheated on Shannon years ago

David Beador previously admitted to engaging in a months-long affair but instead of leaving her cheating husband, Shannon chose to work things out through therapy. She then renewed her vows with David during season 11.

Shannon Beador and her co-stars began filming the 13th season of "The Real Housewives of Orange County" over the weekend. There has been no word yet on a premiere date.