The boys are again! Katie Thurston and her boyfriend, John Hersey, hung out together with her former Bachelorette suitor Michael Allio — however their reunion was seemingly something however awkward.
The Washington native, 30, joked through Instagram Tales on Thursday, January 13, that she was “on a bunch date” whereas sharing a snap of her meal at Sundown Monalisa in Mexico. Katie and John, 28, had been joined by the only dad, 37, and season 15 Bachelorette alum Luke Stone, in addition to different mates exterior of Bachelor Nation.
“This appears like a nightmare,” the previous Bachelorette teased alongside footage of her beau and her ex goofing off in a lodge room after their evening out.
John shared a selfie of the trio — who had been all smiles — through his personal Instagram Tales on Thursday.
The bartender was despatched house by Katie in the course of the second week of her season 17 journey, however the Ohio native lasted till the hometown dates. He ended up eliminating himself so as to concentrate on his son, James.
“I at all times return to that day once I needed to say bye to Katie. It’s not one thing I wished to do however as a father or mother, [it was an] simple choice. I’d do it 1,000,000 occasions once more, similar to I did there with out pondering twice,” he advised Us Weekly completely of his emotional goodbye forward of the Males Inform All taping in July 2021. “I knew once I needed to make that call, that I used to be leaving a chance to pursue a tremendous life with somebody that I care about and discovering that particular person is admittedly troublesome. And I believe that’s type of the conundrum mother and father and single mother and father at all times have [is] to stability time with somebody that you just love, like, your little one and then you definitely as a person. And the way do I pursue that happiness?”
Michael welcomed his little boy along with his late spouse, Laura. Regardless of his early exit from the fact present, the businessman advised Us that he felt “an insanely robust connection” with Katie. When the season got here to an finish, he was even caught leaving flirty feedback on a few of his former flame’s Instagram posts.
The season 25 Bachelor alum accepted a proposal from Blake Moynes on the finish of her journey, however the pair introduced in October 2021 that they’d break up. One month later, Katie confirmed her relationship with John after followers speculated that the duo had been extra than simply mates.
“It’s very simple to only take pleasure in and dwell my life — and that’s type of what we’re doing,” the previous financial institution advertising and marketing supervisor completely advised Us in December 2021 as she made her crimson carpet debut with John on the Folks’s Alternative Awards. “We’re not holding again for anyone. … We’re within the honeymoon part proper now. He was my finest good friend earlier than, so I believe that’s what makes it, truthfully, one of the best.”
Michael, for his half, lately raised eyebrows when he was seen with Amanda Kloots. After the pair met up in December 2021, the 39-year-old Speak cohost mirrored on their “instant” connection as single mother and father. (The Life Your Life author shared 2-year-old Elvis together with her late husband, Nick Cordero, who died in July 2020.)
“We’re each from Ohio, have little boys and [have] been by way of a really arduous time in life,” the Dancing With the Stars alum completely advised Us of the previous ABC star. “We have now one another’s again.”