Almost 4 months after Katie Thurston and John Hersey introduced their cut up, the previous Bachelorette is poking enjoyable at her relationship standing on Halloween.
“Why I’m nonetheless #single,” Thurston, 31, captioned a Saturday, October 29, Instagram video of her All Hallow’s Eve costume, by which she dressed up as a runaway bride.
Taking inspiration from Julia Roberts’ 1999 film of the identical title, the Washington native donned a pearl-encrusted white bustier costume, a coordinating veil in her hair and an enormous pretend diamond ring to look the a part of a bride. Thurston accomplished her ‘match with a pair of pink, white, and blue athletic wrist and headbands to symbolize the operating away facet of her getup.
Within the Bachelor season 25 alum’s social media footage, she additionally sang alongside to Taylor Swift’s “Anti-Hero” single that dropped earlier this month. “It’s me, hello, I’m the issue, it’s me,” Thurston lip-synced in her Saturday video.
The previous financial institution advertising and marketing supervisor and Hersey, 28, known as it quits in June after a number of months of courting.
“I really like with the ability to share particular moments with you all — the humorous ones. The blissful ones. The outrageous, embarrassing, and heartfelt ones. However I don’t know if it would ever get simpler to share the unhappy ones. As Katie said earlier, we’re now not courting,” the bartender wrote in a breakup assertion, hours after his former associate had accomplished the identical. “This resolution was not made frivolously, and it was clearly not a simple one to make.”
Thurston, for her half, later revealed that she was “dumped” by her former beau. “Technically, we truly broke up twice. The primary time nobody knew about [and] like every week or two [later], we sort of labored via it and determined to get again collectively, so I assumed we had been golden,” she mentioned throughout an August look on the “Off the Vine” podcast. “I feel [the second time] was simply unavoidable. Like, we simply received [into] a dialog and at one level, I simply mentioned to him, ‘I do know extra the explanation why you don’t like me than why you’re keen on me,’ and that’s a extremely s—ty feeling.”
Previous to exploring a romantic connection, Hersey and Thurston had been platonic friends after she despatched him dwelling through the second week of her Bachelorette season. The California resident went on to simply accept a proposal from Blake Moynes earlier than their October 2021 cut up.
“We had been collectively for six months [and] Blake and I are very level-headed and mature, and we talk very nicely on our ideas, and we simply each knew if this was how our first six months was as a pair, going ahead it was going to not be in our greatest curiosity for our happiness to remain collectively,” the social media influencer admitted throughout an Instagram Stay session shortly after the pair’s breakup. “Clearly, a public relationship ending is a extremely sh—ty factor to should navigate, however you guys have been very form and supportive and I needed to say thanks for being that option to me and to Blake. I feel lots of people maintain an excessive amount of weight to issues that don’t matter. I’m a giant believer in, like, your happiness. Your happiness is crucial factor and that being mentioned, why would you not pursue that?”