Bachelorette’s Katie Thurston Sparks Romance Rumors With Nick Uhlenhuth

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A New 12 months’s kiss? Katie Thurston has our full consideration after her outing with Nick Uhlenhuth appeared greater than pleasant.

“I used to hate having a birthday so near the New 12 months however now I like it! It’s this full circle second every year that marks a model new chapter,” the previous Bachelorette, 32, wrote by way of Instagram on Tuesday, January 3. “Im excited to be 32 in 2023. In my intestine, I simply know, that is going to be one hell of a yr and I’m so excited! 🥂 My 2023 mantra: Watch me 😎.”

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Eagle-eyed followers have been fast to level out Thurston’s solo picture with Uhlenhuth, 28, alongside a number of group pictures. The Circle alum, for his half, additionally shared a number of snaps on social media which featured Thurston.

“I couldn’t be extra stoked for 2023. I actually suppose it’s gonna be an unbelievable yr of non-public progress and journey. Buckle up!!! 📈📈,” the previous Netflix character captioned his Instagram add on Monday, January 2.

In response to one TikTok person, the pair shared a kiss in a photograph that didn’t make it to both of their feeds.

Thurston’s potential new romance comes after her break up from John Hersey. The previous couple met throughout season 17 of The Bachelorette in 2021. On the time, the previous financial institution advertising supervisor despatched Hersey, 28, dwelling throughout week two of the competitors. Thurston later bought engaged to Blake Moynes after he crashed the ABC collection to win her coronary heart.

Three months after the finale aired in July 2021, Thurston and Moynes, 32, known as it quits. In November 2021, Us Weekly confirmed that the truth star moved on with Hersey.

In response to hypothesis about their relationship timeline, the bartender took to social media to defend his then-girlfriend.

“Katie and I developed an unbelievable and deep friendship during the last half yr or so. The circumstances by which this friendship shaped was a collection of loopy, random and coincidental occasions, that I’m certain you’ll all hear about at a later time,” he wrote on Reddit that very same month. “My level for now could be that we have been ALWAYS platonic. Even throughout my brief stint on the season, we by no means had an opportunity to foster something romantic (learn as: John blew his probability and left the following day hahaha). The boundaries of our friendship with respect to her ongoing relationship by no means even required addressing, as a result of it was by no means a thought in our minds that we might ever be something extra.”

Following lower than one yr of courting, the duo confirmed their break up. “Assertion: No, we aren’t collectively,” Thurston wrote by way of Instagram Story in June 2022.

Hersey additionally launched a press release the place he mirrored on the breakup. “I really like with the ability to share particular moments with you all — the humorous ones. The joyful ones. The outrageous, embarrassing, and heartfelt ones. However I don’t know if it is going to ever get simpler to share the unhappy ones. As Katie acknowledged earlier, we’re not courting,” he shared by way of Instagram Tales. “This resolution was not made calmly, and it was clearly not a simple one to make.”

The California native added: “I recognize each certainly one of you that has supported us all through this journey. We couldn’t (and wouldn’t) be right here with out you.”