'Real Housewives' star's husband apologizes 'deeply' for Ashley Madison account

'RHONY' Star's Husband Used Ashley Madison Site

The impact of the Ashley Madison hacking scandal continues to get real.

Real Housewives of New York star Kristen Taekman's husband Josh Taekman has apologized after reports circulated that he had registered for an account on the site that encourages people to cheat on their spouses.

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"I signed up for the site foolishly and ignorantly with a group of friends, and I deeply apologize for any embarrassment or pain I have brought to my wife and family," Taekman said in a statement released to E! Online. "We both look forward to moving past this and getting on with our lives."

Photos of the 'Real Housewives of New York':

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THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW YORK CITY -- 'Reunion' -- Pictured: (l-r) LuAnn de Lesseps, Carole Radziwill, Heather Thomson, Kristen Taekman -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
EAST HAMPTON, NY - AUGUST 03: The Real Housewives of New York City's Ramona Singer attends as DuJour Magazine's Jason Binn hosts Kevin Costner's screening after party along with Andrea Correale at Finale East Hampton on August 3, 2014 in East Hampton, New York. (Photo by Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images for DuJour Magazine)
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW YORK CITY -- 'Reunion' -- Pictured: (l-r) Ramona Singer, Sonja Morgan -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW YORK CITY -- 'Reunion' -- Pictured: (l-r) Carole Radziwill, Heather Thomson -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW YORK CITY -- 'Reunion' -- Pictured: (l-r) Kristen Taekman, Andy Cohen, Ramona Singer -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW YORK CITY -- 'Reunion' -- Pictured: (l-r) LuAnn de Lesseps, Carole Radziwill -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW YORK CITY -- 'Reunion' -- Pictured: (l-r) Ramona Singer, Sonja Morgan, Aviva Drescher -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW YORK CITY -- 'Reunion' -- Pictured: (l-r) Luann de Lesseps, Carole Radziwill, Heather Thomson, Kristen Taekman, Andy Cohen, Ramona Singer, Sonja Morgan, Aviva Drescher -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW YORK CITY -- 'Reunion' -- Pictured: (l-r) Luann de Lesseps, Carole Radziwill, Heather Thomson, Kristen Taekman, Andy Cohen, Ramona Singer, Sonja Morgan, Aviva Drescher -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW YORK CITY -- 'Reunion' -- Pictured: (l-r) Andy Cohen, Ramona Singer -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW YORK CITY -- 'Reunion' -- Pictured: (l-r) Andy Cohen, Ramona Singer, Sonja Morgan, Aviva Drescher -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW YORK CITY -- 'Reunion' -- Pictured: Heather Thomson -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW YORK CITY -- 'Reunion' -- Pictured: (l-r) LuAnn de Lesseps, Carole Radziwill, Heather Thomson, Kristen Taekman -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW YORK CITY -- 'Reunion' -- Pictured: (l-r) Heather Thomson, Kristen Taekman, Andy Cohen, Ramona Singer -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
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Kristen and Josh, who tied the knot in November 2004, have a son, Cassius, and a daughter, Kingsley. Their segments on the show have often featured the pair dealing with marital tension.

Taekman is not the first famous name tied to the leak of the site's reported 37 million users following last month's breach. 19 Kids and Counting star Josh Duggarapologized earlier this month for his account on the cheating website, calling himself the "biggest hypocrite ever" for being "unfaithful" to his wife, Anna.

Related - A list of all of the former 'Real Housewives' from over the years:

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Phaedra Parks, "Real Housewives of Atlanta" (Seasons 3-9)

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Michaele Salahi, "Real Housewives of D.C." (Season 1)

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Jeana Keough, "Real Housewives of Orange County" (Seasons 1-5)

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Lauri Waring Peterson, "Real Housewives of Orange County" (Seasons 1-4)

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Jo De La Rosa, "Real Housewives of Orange County" (Seasons 1-2)

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Kimberly Bryant, "Real Housewives Orange County" (Season 1)

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Tammy Knickerbocker, "Real Housewives of Orange County" (Seasons 2-3)

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Quinn Fry, "Real Housewives of Orange County" (Season 3)

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Gretchen Rossi, "Real Housewives of Orange County" (Seasons 4-8)

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Lynne Curtin, "Real Housewives of Orange County" (Seasons 4-5)

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Alexis Bellino, "Real Housewives of Orange County" (Seasons 5-8)

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Peggy Tanous, "Real Housewives of Orange County" (Season 6)

(Credit Image: é TLeopold/Globe Photos/ZUMAPRESS.com)

Lydia McLaughlin, "Real Housewives of Orange County" (Season 8)

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Lizzie Rovsek, "Real Housewives of Orange County" (Season 9)

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Heather Dubrow, "Real Housewives of Orange County" (Seasons 7-11)

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Alec McCord, "Real Housewives of New York City" (Seasons 1-4)

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Jill Zarin, "Real Housewives of New York City" (Seasons 1-4)

(Credit Image: é Nancy Kaszerman/ZUMA Press)

Kelly Bensimon, "Real Housewives of New York City" (Seasons 2-4)

(Credit Image: é Scott Kirkland/Globe Photos/ZUMAPRESS.com)

Cindy Barshop, "Real Housewives of New York City" (Season 4)

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Aviva Drescher, "Real Housewives of New York City" (Seasons 5-6)

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Kristen Taekman, "Real Housewives of New York City" (Seasons 6-7)

(Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images for Big City Moms, Inc.)

Heather Thompson, "Real Housewives of New York City" (Seasons 5-7)

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Jules Wainstein, "Real Housewives of New York City" (Season 8)

(Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

DeShawn Snow, "Real Housewives of Atlanta" (Season 1)

(Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)

Kim Zolciak-Biermann, "Real Housewives of Atlanta" (Seasons 1-5)

(Credit Image: © Nancy Kaszerman/ZUMA Press)

Lisa Wu-Hartwell, "Real Housewives of Atlanta" (Seasons 1-2)

(Credit Image: é Nancy Kaszerman/ZUMA Press)

NeNe Leakes, "Real Housewives of Atlanta" (Seasons 1-7)

(Photo by Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)

Claudia Jordon, "Real Housewives of Atlanta" (Season 7)

(Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)

Jacqueline Laurita, "Real Housewives of New Jersey" (Seasons 1-5, 7)

(Credit Image: é Rick Mackler/Globe Photos/ZUMApress.com)

Caroline Manzo, "Real Housewives of New Jersey" (Seasons 1-5)

(Credit Image: © Nancy Kaszerman/ZUMApress.com)

Danielle Staub, "Real Housewives of New Jersey" (Seasons 1-2)

(Credit Image: é Nancy Kaszerman/ZUMA Press)

Teresa Aprea, "Real Housewives of New Jersey" (Season 6)

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Amber Marchese, "Real Housewives of New Jersey" (Season 6)

(Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)

Dina Manzo, "Real Housewives of New Jersey" (Seasons 1-2, 6)

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Nicole Napolitano, "Real Housewives of New Jersey" (Season 6)

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Kathy Wakile, "Real Housewives of New Jersey"(Seasons 3-5)

(Credit Image: é Mitchell Levy/Globe Photos/ZUMAPRESS.com)

Taylor Armstrong, "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" (Seasons 1-3)

(Credit Image: é Scott Kirkland/Globe Photos/ZUMAPRESS.com)

Adrienne Maloof, "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" (Seasons 1-3)

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Camille Grammer, "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" (Seasons 1-2)

(Credit Image: © Brian Dowling/ZUMApress.com)

Carlton Gebbia, "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" (Season 4)

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Joyce Giraud, "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" (Season 4)

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Kim Richards, "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" (Seasons 1-5)

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Kathryn Edwards, "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" (Season 6)

(Photo by Gabriel Olsen/FilmMagic)

Yolanda Hadid, "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" (Seasons 3-6)

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Brandi Glanville, "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" (Seasons 3-5)

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Larsa Pippen, "Real Housewives of Miami" (Season 1)

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Cristy Rice, "Real Housewives of Miami" (Season 1)

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Lea Black, "Real Housewives of Miami" (Seasons 1-3)

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Adriana de Moura, "Real Housewives of Miami" (Seasons 1-3)

(Photo by John Parra/WireImage)

Alexia Echevarria, "Real Housewives of Miami" (Seasons 1 & 3)

(Photo by Larry Marano/FilmMagic)

Marysol Patton, "Real Housewives of Miami (Seasons 1-2)

(Photo by John Parra/WireImage)

Lisa Hochstein, "Real Housewives of Miami" (Seasons 2-3)

(Photo by Alexander Tamargo/Getty Images)

Joanna Krupa, "Real Housewives of Miami" (Seasons 2-3)

(Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images)

Ana Quincoces, "Real Housewives of Miami" (Season 2)

(Photo by John Parra/WireImage)

Karent Sierra, "Real Housewives of Miami" (Season 2)

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Cat Ommanney, "Real Housewives of D.C." (Season 1)

(Photo by D Dipasupil/FilmMagic)

Stacie Scott Turner, "Real Housewives of D.C." (Season 1)

(Photo by Paul Morigi/WireImage)

Katie Rost, "Real Housewives of Potomac" (Season 1)

(Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)

Mary Amons, "Real Housewives of D.C." (Season 1)

(Photo by James Lemke Jr/WireImage)

Lynda Erkiletian, "Real Housewives of D.C." (Season 1)

(Photo by Paul Morigi/WireImage)

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