Katie Holmes’ new man was engaged after they connected — and dumped his fiancée by textual content just hours before photos went public of him canoodling with the actress within the Massive Apple, in line with experiences.
Chef and aspiring actor Emilio Vitolo Jr., 33, despatched the break-up textual content to designer Rachel Emmons, 24, on the identical day photos have been first revealed of him cozying as much as Holmes on a date, DailyMail.com mentioned.
He ended their 18-month engagement with out mentioning his new fling, a pal informed the location.
“As much as this press popping out, Rachel had no thought what was occurring,” one in all Emmons’ mates informed the location.
“He’s a cheater, and this isn’t a ‘completely satisfied ending’ story,” she mentioned of Vitolo, who works at his household’s Nolita restaurant, celeb favourite Emilio’s Ballato.
“That they had concrete wedding ceremony plans within the works … now she is just left with dangerous press and compelled to maneuver house,” the pal informed the outlet.
A pal additionally informed the Solar that Emmons was “blindsided” when Vitolo despatched the break-up textual content — and solely discovered about Holmes when mates despatched her articles concerning the 41-year-old actress’s new romance.
“She thinks it’s disrespectful for it to be so public,” the pal informed the UK paper, saying she additionally finds all of it “weird and disappointing.”
“Rachel feels Emilio may have been extra sincere and handled it like a gentleman and nose to nose,” the pal mentioned.
As for Holmes, the pal famous, “No one actually is aware of if Katie was conscious he was with Rachel. If she did, it’s a nasty instance to set for her daughter.”
Emmons was nonetheless carrying her engagement ring in her final photograph of herself on Instagram in late July. Her web page was stuffed with photos of the pair in happier occasions.
“Favourite individual I’ve ever met,” she wrote alongside one photograph of them kissing, whereas in one other she wrote, “You might be my favourite a part of life & I’ll love you endlessly.”
Vitolo is assumed to have deleted all of the photos of them collectively from his Instagram web page the day after they broke up, the Solar mentioned.
DailyMail.com mentioned Emmons declined to remark.