Is “Bachelorette” Katie Thurston carrying her coronary heart on her wrist?
Eagle-eyed followers observed that the 30-year-old advertising and marketing supervisor appeared to carrying contestant Greg Grippo’s bracelet throughout a group date on Monday evening’s episode, probably hinting at her emotions for the primary impression rose winner.
“Katie is carrying Greg’s bracelet. It’s sport over boys!,” one Twitter consumer wrote, sharing screengrabs of Thurston and Grippo carrying strikingly related wooden beaded bracelets at completely different factors within the episode.
“Is Katie carrying Greg’s bead bracelet? Have they got the identical one? Did he give her one? I must know,” added one other, whereas a third tweeted, “Katie wore Greg’s bracelet for the group date after get together, simply finish the season now it’s over for everybody else.”
Grippo, a 28-year-old advertising and marketing gross sales rep, appeared to put on the much-talked-about accent whereas bonding with Thurston throughout an emotional one-on-one fishing date.
However regardless of the pair’s on-screen alone time, some additionally speculated that the accent might belong to a completely different contestant: Hunter Montgomery.
Montgomery, 34, appeared to verify the speculation on social media, liking an Instagram remark from Justin Takes the Bach which learn, “It’s been delivered to my consideration that the bracelet might additionally belong to @hmontgomery. He’s carrying the bracelet in his casting headshot. Take a take a look at his profile to see the pic!!!!!”
If the 2 males are sharing the identical bracelet, it could hardly be the primary time the franchise’s stars have swapped kinds: Throughout Hannah Brown’s season of “The Bachelorette,” a number of suitors famously appeared to share the identical salmon jacket.
Whereas she has but to weigh in on the fan theories, Thurston lately spoke up about her personal model philosophy — and clapped again at those that criticize her style and sweetness decisions.
“Anybody who needs to message me about my half, or my style or lack thereof, I’m simply gonna block you,” she mentioned in an Instagram Story on Wednesday.
“I’ve mentioned it earlier than, and I’m gonna say it once more: It’s not in regards to the wrapping paper, it’s the reward inside. And that’s what I’m — a f—king reward. So this doesn’t matter,” she continued, pointing to her garments.
And style isn’t the one factor Thurston approaches with a no-nonsense perspective; after this week’s episode aired, the star obtained an outpouring of assist for her “no bulls-t” coverage in direction of fame-hungry contestants with phony intentions.