Needing an improve! Love Is Blind’s Colleen Reed fell in love with Matt Bolton within the pods sight unseen — however she nonetheless desires bling she’s proud to point out off.
“I at all times put on my [wedding] band however I’m ready to see him get down on one knee with my very own two eyes,” Colleen, 27, quipped throughout a Thursday, March 16, Instagram Q&A alongside a photograph of herself holding up her ring finger with a skinny silver band.
The skilled ballet dancer shared that the unique ring she acquired from Matt on the Netflix sequence is a 2 to 3-carat solitaire oval diamond with a easy band — and the sparkler’s diamond popped off after solely “a day of getting it.”
When requested whether or not the rings the contestants are given on the Netflix sequence are “good,” Colleen replied, “There may very well be … enhancements.”
The Pennsylvania native and Matt, 28, acquired engaged throughout season 3 of Love Is Blind, which aired in October 2022. All through the season, the pair had been usually cold and hot with one another. They confronted a number of conflicts earlier than their wedding ceremony day — and Matt even threatened to ditch the connection greater than as soon as.
The twosome’s largest problem, nonetheless, was transferring on from Colleen’s dialog with costar Cole Barnett, who confessed that the Ballet North Texas performer was the individual he would often be drawn to within the “actual world.” She agreed, which didn’t sit properly with Matt or Cole’s then-fiancée, Zanab Jaffrey.
Regardless of their struggles, the couple went on to say “I do” however raised eyebrows through the present’s November 2022 reunion episode after they revealed that they nonetheless weren’t dwelling collectively regardless of being married for greater than a 12 months.
Matt and his spouse later opened up concerning the purpose they selected to maintain their separate properties.
“We arrange our leases [to] finish on the identical time in order that we wouldn’t have to fret about breaking a lease or having to pay for 2 leases,” Colleen completely informed Us Weekly in November 2022. “So, [we’re looking at] round Might of subsequent 12 months or one thing like that.”
Matt, for his half, revealed that the logistics of their respective leases had been solely a small portion of the choice to attend on discovering their without end dwelling.
“It was extra of … ‘trigger [the show] is such an expedited course of, we knew that we cherished one another and that we wished to be with one another, however we nonetheless type of wanna do it on our phrases,” he informed Us. “And by saying that, I simply imply we’re persevering with to get to know one another. Transferring in with one another is a big step.”
Viewers additionally grew involved about Colleen’s strained physique language through the reunion particular, claiming it may have been an indication that the connection was abusive — a rumor the duo rapidly shut down.
“A few of the feedback are simply laughable at how fallacious it’s or method off the mark they’re,” Colleen informed Us on the time. “[What’s] been exhausting is the criticism for every of us personally, as a result of we all know one another, we all know the individual. And I can see the issues that they’re saying about him, and he can see the issues that individuals are saying about me. And it’s like, ‘No, that’s not true. Don’t let that get to your head [or] let that have an effect on you. Don’t let that change you.’ We all know us. However on the subject of the non-public stuff, that’s what stings.”
Matt agreed that it’s “robust” to see the debates on-line about their romance, however he acknowledged that he can’t management what different individuals assume.
“We all know how we’re. We all know who we’re and we love one another to loss of life and we’re simply persevering with to do our factor,” he defined. “That’s a difficult matter to debate, however yeah, it harm being accused of a number of the issues that individuals are saying.”