Breaking his silence. Immediately after Katie Thurston discovered that she blocked Nick Viall, the former Bachelor and girlfriend Natalie Joy questioned her intentions.
Throughout a new episode of “The Viall Files” podcast, which was produced on Monday, July 11, the pair named out Thurston’s final decision to namedrop her contestants immediately after her period wrapped very last summer months.
“I listen to so a lot [while hosting ‘The Viall Files’] about all people. There is so a lot that I know, which is part of why I have this rule. If people today want to set stuff out there for us to respond to [then] high-quality. But I really don’t want to be airing people’s laundry that I hear or how they treated other folks,” Viall, 41, defined, referring to the former Bachelorette’s occasional Instagram Q&As.
He continued: “I have read some horror tales about my friends, but I really do not want to put it all out there. It is virtually as if [Katie] feels like she has this possession about these guys from her time.”
Pleasure, 24, for her portion, pointed out that she experienced “such an issue” with the new reviews Thurston, 31, built about Viall.
“It genuinely got me when I get tagged in a cute small TikTok reel on Instagram of Ms. Katie Thurston talking about Nick. I check out it and I was just really perplexed since [it starts off] with somebody inquiring, ‘Why does Nick Viall despise you?’ And she suggests, ‘Nick Viall is blocked from my cellular phone.’ Like she has some type of cause to block Nick,” the model shared. “I know for a point that Nick has only ever tried out to support her and give her tips. Which she has hardly ever taken.”
The Maryland native, who went public with Viall in January 2021, claimed Thurston was “trying to protect herself” from texting the podcast host. “I feel she is platforming a lie, and I consider we want to show the real truth,” Pleasure explained prior to asking her boyfriend to read through his past textual content message from the former bank advertising and marketing supervisor.
Viall recalled having a discussion with Thurston about her year though it was continue to airing.
“The full discussion begun mainly because I tweeted a thing about an future episode of hers, and she texted me, ‘Best Television? Boo.’ Then I gave my fast ideas on the episode,” he said. “But the textual content that Natalie is referring to was, ‘Ultimately my belief on Greg does not issue. I knew ahead of he left he was not The One particular. It was tough looking at it back again and constantly offering him validation, only for him to depart the way he did. But I knew even then that there was zero likelihood him and I would have worked in the authentic entire world.’”
After his girlfriend read through the text from Thurston, Viall included, “Then I wrote, ‘It is good that you have clarity. As very long as you are joyful, that is what matters.”
The pair’s reaction will come soon after Thurston made headlines for joking that she “forget[s]” about Viall’s existence. “Does Nick Viall not like you? Nick Viall is blocked from my phone. There’s some tea for you,” she told lovers through a TikTok Reside Q&A session on Sunday, July 10. “I really don’t know, Nick is just — I do not know what to say about him, to be trustworthy.”
She ongoing: “I get DMs at times that are like, ‘Oh, my God, Nick won’t halt conversing s–t about you. I messaged him one time and I was like, ‘Hey, just so you know, individuals are locating the factors you are expressing [about me] sort of odd.’ And in short, he in essence [turned it around on me]. He was like, ‘How terrific that you have followers that treatment about you! Do not choose it individually!’ Regardless of what. You do you, Nick. I’ll see you at the top rated.”
Thurston at first rose to stardom following foremost time 17 of The Bachelorette. Pursuing a complicated connection with contestant Greg Grippo, the Washington indigenous walked absent engaged to Blake Moynes. They called it quits in October 2021, practically 3 months just after the finale aired.
1 thirty day period later on, Thurston disclosed that she reconnected with John Hersey just after sending him dwelling early on in her season. The duo dated for a lot less than 1 calendar year ahead of parting means in June.