Why Katie Thurston Didn’t Give Blake Moynes a “Heads Up” About Relationship With John Hersey

Katie Thurston defined why she did not attain out to ex-fiancé Blake Moynes earlier than going public with John Hersey amid her shady “12 Days of Mess” sequence.

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Would you name your ex as much as allow them to know you’d began courting somebody new?

In line with Katie Thurston, that is not what regular folks do. The Bachelorette star shared a video on Instagram on Friday, Dec. 17, to reply to on-line criticism after going public with boyfriend John Hersey a few month after information broke of her cut up with fiancé Blake Moynes.

“It is laborious factor to navigate,” she mentioned, whereas discussing her “remorse” for her “12 Days of Messy” sequence, which revealed her emotions about John. “Individuals are at all times like, ‘Nicely, it is best to have advised Blake.'”

Katie mirrored, “And it is like, look, we talked about that. We talked about giving Blake a heads up.” Nevertheless, she in the end determined towards it. 

“Here is the factor that individuals, I feel, overlook: We’re simply regular folks making an attempt to reside regular lives. And when have you ever ever needed to inform an ex that you just’re seeing somebody new?” Katie mentioned. “And like, how would you inform them that? And would I nonetheless have acquired the identical quantity of hate even when I did give Blake a heads up? I do not know.”

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The fact star continued, “All I do know is within the second, I used to be and am nonetheless the happiest I have been and I needed to make a giant, grand assertion about the place I am at and who I am with and that is all I can do is reside my fact, reside my happiness.” 

She mentioned she would not repeat the error if she might return. “It wasn’t price it,” she mentioned of the shady checklist about her exes. “What I did not like is the quantity of people that thought there was no means that John and I might have a connection, that John is so friend-zoned that it is, like, so unhappy.”

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John jumped in, saying, “I liked that. That was hilarious.”

“I hated it,” Katie revealed. “You possibly can adore it and that is tremendous. I did not like that. I needed to essentially present that, to me, John is my world. John is good-looking. John is romantic. John is every little thing. And I needed to essentially make a giant, grand gesture to point out that. Was there numerous hate that got here with it? Yeah.” 

She and Blake introduced their cut up in October, only some months after their engagement aired on the ABC dating show.

“It’s with mutual love and respect that now we have determined to go our separate methods,” Katie wrote. “We’re so grateful for the moments we shared collectively and all the journey that has unfolded this yr, however we in the end have concluded that we’re not suitable as life companions, and it’s the most caring selection for each of us to maneuver ahead independently.”

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