Greg Grippo and ‘The Bachelor’ alum Bri Springs noticed out collectively, Bri units report straight on romance rumors
Bri, who made it to hometown dates on Matt James‘ The Bachelor season earlier this yr, took to her Instagram Tales on Sunday and posted a photograph of herself holding fingers with a person who undoubtedly wasn’t Greg.
“Present relationship standing,” Bri captioned her publish, suggesting she’s in a brand new relationship however not with Greg.
Bri didn’t reveal the id of her boyfriend or how lengthy they have been courting, however E! Information reported this similar man had accompanied Bri to a marriage earlier this yr as her date.
Earlier on Sunday, the Instagram account @bachelornation.scoop posted a photograph of Greg, who stop Katie Thurston‘s The Bachelorette season after his hometown date, and Bri strolling aspect by aspect on Saturday night time as they crossed a avenue in New York.
Greg, a 27-year-old advertising and marketing gross sales consultant from Edison, NJ, and Bri, a communications supervisor who just lately relocated from San Francisco to New York, had been each dressed casually for his or her outing.
A fan claims to have requested the truth TV stars for a photo-op, solely to be turned down.
“Bri principally spoke for [Greg] and was like, ‘He stated no we try to be [discrete],'” the fan informed the account.
The @bachelornation.scoop account subsequently posted a second picture of Bri and Greg standing in line outdoors of a bar and lounge referred to as Noir; nevertheless, the fan stated the duo by no means entered the venue.
“Exterior of noir final night time,” the eyewitness wrote to @bachelornation.scoop. “Guess fame hasn’t hit them but trigger they could not get in however I see this occurring,” together with a hearth emoji and purple coronary heart emoji.
However primarily based on Bri’s newest Instagram Tales posting, she and Greg are simply buddies.
The pair observe one another on Instagram, and followers now assume Greg and Bri might have already been buddies previous to Greg’s stint on The Bachelorette‘s seventeenth season.
Greg stop Katie’s The Bachelorette season in third place after he poured his coronary heart out to her and confessed his love.
Greg informed Katie that he was head over heels in love together with her and deliberate to suggest marriage on the Last Rose Ceremony. He additionally stated Katie had stuffed a gap in his coronary heart that shaped after his beloved father had handed away.
Katie responded by gazing Greg and replying, “I simply love you.”
Katie’s “superficial” or “surface-level response,” in keeping with former The Bachelor star Nick Viall, resulted in Greg not receiving the validation or reassurance he wanted from Katie in a second when he had been extraordinarily weak.
Katie — nonetheless attempting to steer a actuality present and fulfill her position because the Bachelorette — defined to Greg how she deliberate to say “I really like you” to her winner on the finish of the present.
Greg determined to go away the present after telling Katie that she appeared extra targeted on giving out roses and the competitors side of the present slightly than on their “actual” relationship. He scolded Katie for being guarded and has since been accused by many viewers of “gaslighting” Katie.
Greg’s departure left solely two males, Blake Moynes and Justin Glaze, within the operating for Katie’s coronary heart, however Katie was left questioning whether or not she even wished to proceed together with her journey to seek out love throughout The Bachelorette‘s penultimate episode for Season 17.
For Bri’s half, Matt eradicated the Owatonna, MN, native on the Last 3 Rose Ceremony. Matt’s resolution arrange a finale with Michelle Younger, a 27-year-old instructor from Edina, MN, and Rachael Kirkconnell, a 24-year-old graphic designer from Cumming, GA, as his Last 2 girls.
Matt chosen Rachael on the Last Rose Ceremony and they’re nonetheless collectively, and Michelle is about to star on The Bachelorette‘s eighteenth season this fall on ABC.
Elizabeth Kwiatkowski is Affiliate Editor of Actuality TV World and has been protecting the truth TV style for greater than a decade.