I Thought Sam Romance Would Be a ‘Summer Fling’

Destined for extra! Kory Keefer confessed he didn’t suppose his reference to Sam Feher would blossom right into a relationship.

“The primary time assembly her, listening to about [how] she had a complete roster of fellows and stuff… I don’t bounce into issues head first and be like, ‘OK, we made out, which means, like, we’ve to be boyfriend [and] girlfriend?’” the Bravo character, 32, completely instructed Us Weekly on Tuesday, April 25, whereas selling season 7 of Summer season Home.

The Winter Home star, who joined season 2 of the spinoff collection in 2022, admitted he didn’t know whether or not issues would work out long-term with Sam, 25, as a result of they lived in several states. (Kory resides in Charlotte, North Carolina, whereas she is predicated out of New York Metropolis.)

“[I thought] let’s simply form of preserve it tremendous informal and never put any strain on it,” he confessed to Us. “And if it’s a summer time fling, superior. I met a very cool woman, however I form of wanna see how, , it goes after the summer time ends.”

Samantha Feher, Kory Keefer.
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Because the pair started to spend extra time collectively, their emotions developed right into a stronger bond.

“At first, I one hundred pc thought it was gonna be, like, just a little fling as a result of we’re very related [with] having rosters and doing our personal factor,” Kory shared with Us. “So I didn’t need to have expectations, however the extra weeks that we spent collectively, it form of simply progressed naturally and just a little bit extra severe.”

Kory was initially tapped to make a cameo for one weekend on Summer season Home. As he linked with Sam, nevertheless, he returned for a number of journeys to the Hamptons and after filming wrapped in summer time 2022, the couple continued to see one another. They didn’t put a label on their relationship till just lately.

Earlier than discovering love with Sam, Kory had a whirlwind fling with Jessica Stocker whereas filming the second season of Winter Home in early 2022. Regardless of their steamy connection, the twosome referred to as issues off earlier than the season premiered within the following fall.

“Mine and Jess’ relationship was fully completely different,” Kory defined to Us on Tuesday, noting his contrasting dynamic along with his present accomplice. “It was form of, like, a brand new factor — we had been each on reveals for the very first time, so we didn’t actually know how one can react and he or she form of was, like, going all in at first.”

Whereas issues didn’t work out for Kory and Jess, 26, the truth star admitted they “ended on good phrases” and he wished her “the very best.”

Summer season Home airs on Bravo Mondays at 9 p.m. ET.