After Matt James’ girlfriend, Rachael Kirkconnell, and greatest good friend Tyler Cameron made playful jabs at one another, the trio detailed the fact of their dynamic.
“The place did our beef begin, Rachael?” Cameron, 29, stated throughout a latest episode of his “All people However Me” radio present.
Kirkconnell, 26, replied that he began it. “You’re doing interviews left and proper, simply throwing me underneath the bus. Saying I’m the ‘the previous ball and chain,’” she defined.
James, 31, then chimed in to say he was really the issue.
“I hadn’t had a girlfriend, like, a severe, dedicated relationship in years. So coming off of [The Bachelor], I didn’t know what it meant to be, like, a boyfriend but. … My girlfriend was nonetheless technically Tyler,” the season 25 lead, who met Cameron in school years earlier than he fell for Kirkconnell on the ABC present, stated. “I didn’t know that, like, I needed to spend extra time with you than Tyler but. … I didn’t know I needed to embrace [Rachael] in these issues. And I used to be doing boyfriend-girlfriend issues with TC nonetheless. … I wasn’t balancing my time. Then I attempted to steadiness it by, like, together with [Rachael] within the issues that me and TC have been doing. After which, partially, it was messing up y’all’s relationship. After which I went on Andy Cohen.”
James is referring to his Might 2022 look on Watch What Occurs Reside With Andy Cohen, throughout which he referred to Cameron and Kirkconnell’s relationship as “love-hate.”
“That’s the place all of the interview questions got here [from],” Kirkconnell stated. “You have been like, ‘Yeah, hate her.’”
The trio laughed earlier than the Bachelorette season 15 runner-up shed extra gentle on how he felt about Kirkconnell when she was dwelling with him and James when the couple bought again collectively in spring 2021.
“Whenever you first began relationship Matt, and also you began transferring in, I had a ball with you. I had enjoyable with you. I used to be like, ‘Oh, she’s far more enjoyable than Matt, like, she’ll really drink with me. … She received’t go to mattress at 10:30 p.m. and we’re all making an attempt to exit,’” Cameron defined. “After which, I simply stored waking up hungover from all our partying and Rachael’s like, ‘It’s essential do higher Tyler.’ … She’s like, ‘It’s essential not be appearing like that.’ And, like, I used to be spiraling.”
Cameron admitted he was in a “darkish time” and partying rather a lot.
“And I used to be like, ‘Man, if this woman don’t get out of right here — she takes my homie after which she’s over right here in my crib [with] her make-up in every single place. And now she’s telling me how I’m imagined to be?’” he continued.
Kirkconnell famous that “something” she ever stated to Cameron was “from a spot of affection.”
She defined: “As a result of I knew you have been hurting and I personally don’t assume, like, going and getting drunk and all of that’s — I believe there’s a time the place you may get issues out of your system — however I do assume at one level you must, like, give your self some TLC.”
Cameron agreed. “I used to be simply working from that. I all the time checked out you want a sister since you’re Matt’s woman. I used to be like, ‘I do know she’s looking for me. However I don’t need to hear s—t.’ So I’d simply provide you with perspective or mess with you,” he stated. “As a result of I checked out you want a sister.”
The Georgia native famous that she was “positive with all of that” till Cameron began answering questions on her within the media.
“After which I used to be like, ‘Wait, did I do one thing?’ That’s why I texted you. I used to be like, ‘What is that this about?’” she recalled.
Cameron concluded: “No, Rachael was 1,000 % proper. … She was looking for me. However I used to be simply being a little bit cussed piece of crap, which I could be.”