Tayshia Adams on Zac Clark Split, Austen Kroll Speculation

It’s been two years since Tayshia Adams’ season of The Bachelorette aired — and she will be able to look again with fondness on how she’s stayed true to herself.

“My greatest lesson [was] simply to stay true to me and I really feel like I did that,” the 32-year-old actuality TV character solely advised Us Weekly on Wednesday, December 7, whereas selling her partnership with World Imaginative and prescient. “I’m actually happy with that and I really feel like some folks get caught up within the mixture of all the things and I feel the easiest way — the perfect observe — is simply to be you. And I feel with that, all of these items have come and it simply type of finds you once you’re true to your self. So I feel that’s my greatest lesson is simply to proceed to stay grounded and be very grateful for all the things.”

Followers watched Adams get engaged to Zac Clark in the course of the December 2020 finale of season 16 of The Bachelorette. Almost one 12 months later, the twosome cut up in November 2021.

Tayshia Adams Gives Dating Update, Explains Why She and Zac Clark Never Publicly Addressed Split

Tayshia Adams and Zac Clark
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“Him and I each know the reality and the place we stand, and I’ve truly by no means mentioned something within the media about our relationship apart from [that] we’re not collectively,” she advised Us. “And I do know folks may suppose in any other case, however that’s actually the one assertion we’ve ever given out. I feel that’s simply one thing about maturity and the way we determined to proceed and yeah, on the finish of the day, nobody else must know anything.”

Regardless of sparking hypothesis that she had a brand new man in her life over the summer season — a chef named Dorian — Adams advised Us that she’s single.

“Individuals really need me to be in a pair relationships. … My greatest precedence, in truth, I’ve mentioned it earlier than, I do know folks don’t imagine me, nevertheless it was actually simply engaged on me,” she defined. “And simply type of discovering my very own [way] in New York Metropolis, but in addition specializing in the issues that actually make me comfortable, that are my philanthropy efforts and I actually love the style business as properly, [and] health and my psychological well being.”

Adams can be simply associates with Bravo’s Austen Kroll, who joked earlier this month that they have been “in love” after assembly on Watch What Occurs Stay With Andy Cohen in October 2021.

“We have now a few mutual associates right here within the metropolis and each time he’s right here, I occur to run into the person. However he’s superior,” she mentioned. “I can’t say that we’re totally in love like he has claimed, however love you, Austen.”

Relating to relationship one other actuality star total, Adams mentioned “by no means say by no means” earlier than opening up in regards to the difficulties of being in a public relationship.

“I feel that’s one other lesson I’ve realized is I actually wanna defend that sooner or later, and type of, perhaps, preserve it quiet and underneath wraps for a minute after which perhaps let the folks in on the information after a short time,” she advised Us. “Individuals are non-public investigators. I don’t even understand how they determine half the issues they do now.”

Extra lately, Adams collaborated with World Imaginative and prescient to lift cash for Ukraine aid by way of her All Issues Potential Purse after a visit to Moldova, the place 1000’s of Ukrainian refugees live following the struggle with Russia.

“I actually wished to give you one thing for them to get extra funds for the Ukraine disaster fund. So we got here up with getting this handmade woven purse and with every donation for the purse, the cash goes straight to the fund in order that they’ll correctly allocate it. However I feel the perfect [way] to [get involved] is to purchase the All Issues Potential Purse and once you donate you get a cute purse in return,” she defined. “It’s a very cool token to take with you to type of bear in mind what trigger you donated to and to remind your self, like, simply to like on one another and simply to be a great human when you possibly can.”

For extra from Adams, watch the video above.