‘The Bachelor’ alum Cassie Randolph reportedly “very a lot in love” with boyfriend Brighton Reinhardt
“Cassie resides a extra regular life since her time on The Bachelor,” a supply instructed Us Weekly of the 26-year-old California native who competed for Colton’s coronary heart on the present’s twenty third season in 2019.
“She’s in a really regular courting relationship with Brighton. They’re very a lot in love. They’re actually blissful and simply having fun with life.”
Cassie and Brighton, 24, reportedly have rather a lot in frequent and easily love being round one another.
“Of their downtime, they’re at all times on the seashore — browsing, swimming, laying out,” the supply stated.
“She’s very lively and has been doing a number of yoga and meditation. In addition they like creating movies collectively and taking photographs, capturing particular moments of them collectively.”
Final month, Cassie appeared in Brighton’s music video for his track “Dreaming.”
Whereas it is unclear whether or not Cassie will seem in any extra of Brighton’s music movies down the road, she’d reportedly “love to assist him in any means she will” if the scenario is sensible for them each.
Cassie and Brighton went Instagram official in August, however they’ve apparently identified one another for years and had been buddies for fairly a while earlier than their relationship “progressed naturally” after she and Colton introduced their cut up in Could 2020, in response to the journal.
Rumors swirled Cassie and Brighton had been already courting final summer season when followers seen they had been spending time together with her household in Huntington Seaside, CA.
Brighton, nonetheless, claimed on the time he and Cassie had been “simply buddies” and had been buddies “for over 4 or so years.”
“My brothers and I are all shut with Cassie and her entire household,” the musician stated.
However Brighton joined Cassie on a trip to Cozumel, Mexico in late April shortly after Colton introduced he is homosexual on Good Morning America on April 14.
After which Cassie and Brighton’s friendship reportedly turned in a romantic path in Could.
“He clearly is aware of what she went by means of with Colton and simply supported her alongside the way in which… [They’re] simply seeing the place issues go,” an insider instructed Us on the time.
Cassie beforehand accused Colton of stalking and harassing her after their Could 2020 breakup, which resulted in Cassie submitting a restraining order towards the previous NFL player in September 2020 adopted by a police report in October.
Colton later instructed a number of press shops Cassie in the end dropped the restraining order after they had been capable of attain an settlement in personal that addressed Cassie’s considerations.
Cassie had no thought Colton was homosexual throughout their total year-and-a-half lengthy relationship and solely realized his sexual orientation when The Bachelor star got here out publicly, in response to Folks.
Cassie refused to remark publicly about Colton after he got here out, apart from thanking followers for his or her candy messages and help. She apparently selected to deal with her household and shifting into a brand new residence relatively than on the previous.
Cassie, nonetheless, repeatedly stated she wasn’t able to cool down.
Though their Could 2020 breakup was initially amicable and Colton and Cassie supposed on staying buddies, Colton appeared to select a struggle with Cassie over an interview she performed on ABC after which Cassie accused Colton of making an attempt to “monetize” their breakup.
Cassie subsequently filed the restraining order as a result of she was reportedly “fearful for her security.”
Cassie had accused Colton of placing a monitoring system on her automotive post-breakup, standing outdoors of her residence late into the night time, and sending quite a few undesirable textual content messages.
“It was a really traumatic time for Cassie,” the supply stated in April, including that public curiosity in Colton’s disclosure he is homosexual had been somewhat little bit of a wrestle for Cassie.
“It is powerful to be within the headlines and revisit painful reminiscences.”
An insider near Cassie had instructed the UK’s Day by day Mail that the Randolph household was involved Colton’s alleged alarming habits final 12 months was being overshadowed and possibly even forgotten by the latest celebration of his popping out.
Colton, as an example, can be starring on a Netflix docu-reality series that premieres this fall about his journey by means of life as an openly-gay man, a venture which has been met with some resistance from individuals campaigning for the present to be canceled attributable to his prior errors with Cassie.
However the Folks supply stated of Cassie, “She is an individual of religion and she or he believes in forgiveness. And in the end, she’s going to be simply high quality. She’s moved on together with her life.”
Throughout Colton’s April GMA interview, he confirmed he hadn’t spoken to Cassie “in any respect” and he’d wish to “express regret for a way issues ended” and his “unhealthy selections.”
He defined, “I made errors on the finish of that relationship and I ruined the great reminiscences we had by my actions and what I did to carry on to being straight as a result of I did not wish to look myself within the mirror. So for that, I am extraordinarily, extraordinarily sorry.”
Regardless of being homosexual throughout their close to two-year relationship, Colton confirmed he was undoubtedly in love with Cassie, which made acknowledging he is homosexual and his choice to return out to his household and the general public even “tougher and extra complicated” for him.
“If I am being very sincere, I liked every little thing about her and it is laborious for me to articulate what my feelings had been in going by means of that relationship together with her as a result of I clearly had an inside struggle occurring,” Colton defined on GMA.
“I’d simply say that I am sorry from the underside of my coronary heart. I am sorry for the ache and emotional stress I triggered. I want it would not have occurred the way in which it did.”
Colton added, “I want I’d have been brave sufficient to repair myself earlier than I broke anyone else.”
Colton stated he understands why Cassie and his different The Bachelor bachelorettes could really feel like he had misled them.
“Do I remorse dealing with [The Bachelor] the way in which that I did?’ I do. I do assume I might’ve dealt with it higher, I will say that… I simply want I did not drag individuals into my very own mess of determining who I used to be,” Colton admitted.
He added, “I genuinely imply that. However on the similar time, I can say ‘sorry’ to all of these girls and likewise say ‘thanks.’ As a result of with out them and with out The Bachelor franchise, I do not know if I ever would have come out.”
Colton stated he realized he was completely different on the age of six and got here to the conclusion he was homosexual in highschool. However Colton defined he had tried to persuade himself he was straight for years by courting girls and starring because the Bachelor.
After “hating” himself “for a very long time,” Colton revealed he lastly accepted his sexuality earlier this 12 months and has by no means been happier or more healthy.
Colton — who confronted rumors he was homosexual whereas his The Bachelor season was airing — stated on GMA he is now “proud to be homosexual,” and it seems he is presently courting political strategist Jordan C. Brown.
Elizabeth Kwiatkowski is Affiliate Editor of Actuality TV World and has been masking the fact TV style for greater than a decade.