Entertainment TV Lala Kent Says She's 'Happy Again' After Split from Ex-Fiancé Randall Emmett: 'I Am Free' "The moment I saw who that person really was, and the mask had finally fallen, I knew I was better off and he never deserved me," Lala Kent said of Randall Emmett By Dory Jackson Dory Jackson Instagram Twitter Website Dory Jackson is an Associate Editor for PEOPLE's digital TV team. While at the brand, she's had the opportunity to interview a long list of celebrities, from Kate Hudson to Pierce Brosnan to Billy Porter. She also recaps popular TV shows like The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and Vanderpump Rules.The New York-based Maryland native graduated from Randolph-Macon College in May 2016 with a focus in Communication Studies and Journalism. She came to PEOPLE in March 2021 after working at a number of major news companies, including Newsweek and Us Weekly. She also previously co-hosted a podcast called "Idol Nation." People Editorial Guidelines Published on February 11, 2022 03:07 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Lala Kent and Randall Emmett. Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty; Manny Carabel/Getty Lala Kent can genuinely say she's "happy again" after her split from ex-fiancé Randall Emmett. During a Q&A on her Instagram Story Wednesday, a fan asked the 31-year-old Vanderpump Rules star how she's "staying so strong" after the breakup. Emmett, 50, proposed to Kent in September 2018, but their 2020 wedding plans were delayed to 2022 due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The pair — who welcomed daughter Ocean in March 2021 — called off their engagement this past October. "Obviously I get a lot of strength from my daughter but beyond that, I think strength comes with knowing your worth, with or without someone," the Give Them Lala founder wrote on her Instagram Story, per Page Six. "The moment I saw who that person really was, and the mask had finally fallen, I knew I was better off and he never deserved me. That feeling gave me power." Added Kent, "Even though there are moments I go 'what the f—,' I find strength in the fact that I am happy again. I recognize myself in the mirror again." Lala Kent and Randall Emmett at the Midnight in the Switchgrass premiere. Frazer Harrison/Getty Lala Kent Says She's Dating Again After Split from Randall Emmett: 'He Is Built Like Superman' After their split, Kent repeatedly accused Emmett of cheating on her with multiple women. "It's been kind of repeated behavior that I have found out about," Kent recently told Andy Cohen on an episode of Watch What Happens Live. "And it's not just one person — it's many. I believe it started after I got sober, and it's just … I don't know how I didn't see it." Kent has since told PEOPLE she has "very little communication" with Emmett as they continue to co-parent their daughter. The movie producer also shares daughters London, 11, and Rylee, 8, with his ex-wife Ambyr Childers. RELATED VIDEO: Lala Kent Claims Randall Emmett's Alleged Cheating Was 'Repeated,' with 'Not Just One Person' Currently, Kent is easing back into dating — and just went on her first date in a group setting. "It was amazing. I had a lot of fun," she said during a Galentine's Day-themed live stream for Amazon Live on Tuesday. "I know I'm definitely not ready to date just one person. I want to continue having fun and that's what it is." The Bravo star continued, "He was very fun to look at, by the way. I was like, 'Wow, look at that jawline. Good for you.' I was like, 'Damn, that jawline. Very into it.'" Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories.