Are Matt James and controversial “Bachelor” gal pal Rachael Kirkconnell back together?
“Bachelor” spoiler king Actuality Steve — who has his pulse on the gossip happening in Bachelor Nation — just lately claimed that James and Kirkconnell are seeing one another once more following their very public breakup.
“It’s been some time however right here’s some information: Matt and Rachael? Yeah, they’re not over,” he tweeted on Tuesday. “They’re at present in New York together. FYI.”
Except for Steve, Deuxmoi, a preferred blind gadgets Instagram account, shared images despatched by a fan that declare to indicate James, 29, and Kirkconnell, 24, together in Williamsburg, Brooklyn — although they are strolling away from the digital camera and their faces are not seen within the snaps.
Reps for James and Kirkconnell didn’t instantly return our request for remark.
The fact stars met on James’ season of “The Bachelor” and left Season 25 together, however didn’t get engaged as per normal for the present.
Whereas the present was nonetheless airing — however earlier than the finale — the collection grew to become marred in controversy after racially insensitive images of Kirkconnell from school resurfaced.
Within the “After the Remaining Rose” phase, James revealed that he known as it quits with Kirkconnell due to the images, which had been taken at an Antebellum-themed celebration in 2018.
The Georgia-born graphic designer issued an apology for her actions, nevertheless it was not sufficient to maintain her relationship in tact on the time.
“In case you don’t perceive that one thing like that is problematic in 2018, there’s a number of me that you gained’t perceive,” James, who’s the primary black “Bachelor,” mentioned on the present. “I stepped back and let her do the work she’s dedicated to doing.”
Quickly after the break up, Kirkconnell shrared on Instagram that she was having a troublesome time with the breakup, including, “i actually consider he was the love of my life. he’ll at all times maintain a chunk of my coronary heart.”
James mentioned he was specializing in himself on the time, sharing in March, “I’m engaged on myself. I’m not going to be relationship.”