Love Is Blind’s Alexa, Brennon on Cole Friendship Post-Feud

Whereas Alexa Alfia and Brennon Lemieux have been firmly Workforce Zanab Jaffrey amid her Love Is Blind drama with ex-fiancé Cole Barnett, issues reached a boiling level throughout Love Is Blind: After the Altar. Now, the married couple is breaking down the place they presently stand with Cole.

“I don’t have any unwell will in direction of Cole,” Brennon, 32, completely advised Us Weekly forward of After the Altar’s Netflix premiere, which dropped on Friday, February 10. “I advised Cole, ‘If he wished to be buddies with me, he may have reached out.’ We’re completely different folks, we’ve got completely different lives and simply because we filmed the present for 2 months doesn’t imply we’ve got to be finest buddies, and I advised him that. I used to be like, ‘You realize, we don’t need to be finest buddies. You don’t need to dwell your life based mostly on what I believe.’”

The water remedy engineer and Alexa, 27 — who have been considered one of two {couples} to wed within the season 3 finale — fervently supported Zanab, 31, after she accused former fiancé Cole, 26, of body-shaming her throughout their romance. The twosome’s argument got here to a head throughout the Love Is Blind season 3 reunion, which aired in November 2022, through which Alexa caught up for her pal.

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“I’m not blindly following [Zanab] as a result of she’s a lady,” Alexa mentioned throughout a November 2022 look on the “Chicks within the Workplace” podcast. “I’m not simply blindly ‘Workforce Zay’ on one thing and I’m not, like, anti-Cole. I simply see issues the best way I, bodily being there, noticed issues occur.”

The insurance coverage company proprietor continued on the time: “We noticed for 11 episodes the place he made little feedback, commenting on issues and I can’t keep in mind if it was proven or not … however like telling her that she was the most important woman that he’s ever been with after which telling her, like, when she was consuming, like, ‘You’re fattening your self up.’ Lots of these little feedback occurred and that’s gonna tear anybody down as a result of this [person] is meant to be your greatest f—king cheerleader.”

Alexa and Brennon have since saved their distance from Cole earlier than the realtor confronted them throughout After the Altar.

“I wasn’t on the lookout for any type of apology,” Brennon advised Us earlier this month throughout the joint interview together with his spouse. “He by no means injured me or damage me in any approach. So I … simply type of introduced him apart, like, ‘Man, I’ve by no means had any unwell will in direction of you [and] want you the very best in life.’”

Following Cole’s heated dialogue with Brennon at Alexa’s After the Altar birthday celebration, the couple haven’t additional communicated with the Fort Value, Texas, resident.

“Now we have not spoken however I had seen him a couple of occasions all through the final 12 months and a half,” Alexa recalled to Us earlier this month. “It was at all times, like, chill. We have been by no means buddies. I, actually, I didn’t know him very nicely … however [seeing] somebody’s type of mild diminish inside them type of simply sucks to observe as a good friend.”

She added: “I don’t assume Cole’s a foul individual in any respect. I believe Cole’s a superb individual [and] they have been simply in a relationship that didn’t do something for both of them. I believe that they each discovered and grew quite a bit from it and I believe that’s what life is, so I want them completely each the very best and that there’s somebody for each of them on the market. Clearly, it wasn’t with one another and I want everybody discovered love the best way that we did.”

Love Is Blind: After that Altar season 3 is presently streaming on Netflix.

With reporting by Christina Garibaldi