Dry these tears, Ashley Iaconetti! After three years of friendship, the Bachelor alum is finally dating her BFF — Jared Haibon. Much more, they’re head over heels for one another.
The couple introduced on Tuesday, Could 22, that they’ve been secretly collectively since March. Iaconetti, 30, shortly fell for Haibon throughout Bachelor in Paradise in 2015, however it wasn’t till a January journey with friends Jade Roper and Tanner Tolbert that he knew he wished to cool down together with her.
“Our shut buddies have watched our relationship evolve and perceive how we’ve gotten so far. However individuals who haven’t been part of our day-to-day lives ask us ‘Wait, how did this occur?’ With this present, it gave me a possibility to elaborate extra than simply saying ‘I’m an fool,’” Haibon, 29, defined in a brand new episode of Iaconetti’s present The Story of Us.
“Going into St. Lucia, I did lots of self-reflection — making an attempt to determine what I would like, what I ought to do, if I ought to do something,” he continued. “It’s so unfair for me to say something. Ashley goes on a present, finds one other man and now I’m gonna say one thing? What sort of assh— does that?”
Fast recap: Though the pair have connected up to now, they finally determined to remain buddies after BIP. Iaconetti went on up to now Kevin Wendt on Bachelor Winter Video games, however Haibon may solely consider Iaconetti when he appeared on Bachelor in Paradise Australia.
“I got here right here tonight as a result of while you understand you wish to spend the remainder of your life with anyone, you need the remainder of your life to start out as quickly as potential,” Haibon captioned a pic of the couple on Instagram Tuesday. In her personal pic, Iaconetti added: “I like my boyfriend.”
Evidently, their Bachelor Nation household is ecstatic that the 2 are actually on the identical web page. They shortly took to social media on Tuesday after the information broke.
“I really feel the love!! Finest put up ever. Love you guys!!” Roper commented on his pic. “Brb crying. Actual life rom com love story. You guys are the most effective. Love you sooo a lot.”
Dean Unglert added: “Couldn’t be happier for these two! So don’t thoughts me whereas I sit on the ground beneath the canoodling.” Vanessa Grimaldi additionally despatched her well-wishes.
Tolbert and Corinne Olympios, in the meantime, wrote what maybe everyone seems to be pondering. “About rattling time!!!” he quipped. She wrote: “OMG FINALLY JEEZ.”
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