‘The Bachelorette’ co-host Tayshia Adams: Greg Grippo’s performing previous comes up on ‘After the Closing Rose’
Tayshia appeared on American Idol host Ryan Seacrest‘s On Air with Ryan Seacrest radio present on Thursday and was requested about rumors Greg had taken performing lessons previous to his The Bachelorette stint on Katie Thurston‘s season.
“I will simply inform you this,” Tayshia replied, in response to Us Weekly. “That shall be addressed. So simply wait.”
Greg’s supposed performing aspirations that Bachelor Nation has been buzzing about will subsequently be delivered to mild and mentioned on The Bachelorette‘s three-hour finale airing Monday, August 9 at 8PM ET/PT on ABC.
The After the Closing Rose particular apparently taped in July with a studio viewers, and Katie just lately hinted on Twitter she had lashed out at Greg once they lastly reunited post-split.
ABC teased of the reunion particular, “Kaitlyn and Tayshia are joined onstage by Katie and her closing three as they attempt to make sense of what occurred in New Mexico, together with a tense confrontation with Greg about his sudden departure.”
Again in June, Greg was accused of attempting to “pull a quick one” on Katie and The Bachelorette viewers.
A supply instructed The Solar that Greg has been “mendacity” about his profession as a advertising and marketing gross sales consultant and is definitely an “actor” who’s “in search of fame.”
Greg allegedly has “an enormous ego” and scrubbed earlier on-camera work he is achieved from his social-media accounts and LinkedIn profile to provide the impression he isn’t attempting to additional his profession within the leisure business.
The supply instructed The Solar that performing is Greg’s true “ardour” and he wasn’t being truthful about his profession and intentions on the present.
“He is at all times wished to pursue an on-camera profession,” claimed the insider.
Greg additionally apparently graduated from William Esper Studio, an NYC performing faculty, in 2019, and the present made no point out of it. There’s additionally no indication that Greg even attended this faculty on his public accounts.
Greg’s LinkedIn web page says Greg solely started working for Mondo advertising and marketing in November 2020, which means he grew to become an worker on the firm only some months earlier than leaving to movie for The Bachelorette earlier this 12 months.
The Bachelorette viewers might have simply watched Greg dump Katie and break her coronary heart on the present’s August 2 episode, however Katie has led followers to imagine she’s been offended with Greg for months now.
Katie was caught “liking” and later “unliking” a meme in June that learn, “When the man subsequent to you is getting interrogated about eager to be [The Bachelor star] and you’ve got gotta faux to be disgusted whereas hiding your performing profession aspirations,” in response to Us.
The meme featured Greg placing his hand over his face in misery and was posted by The Bachelor Season 22 alum Bekah Martinez‘s podcast “Chatty Broads” on June 22.
However whereas the home ganged up on Thomas and Katie brutally dumped him for having the incorrect intentions, Greg was reportedly no higher.
Katie additionally took to her Instagram Tales earlier this summer time and posted a video of herself listening to Olivia Rodrigo’s breakup anthem “Traitor,” which many followers believed was The Bachelorette star slamming Greg as soon as once more.
Greg’s sister Samantha Collova reportedly then dished it proper again to Katie.
The Bachelor fan Instagram account @Bachelorteaspill posted a screenshot of Samantha’s since-deleted remark that learn, “@thekatiethurston likes this put up however was such a supporter of eradicating the toxicity and imply ladies when she was on [Matt James]’s season, you’d suppose if these intentions [were] real she’d had simply as a lot of a difficulty with this put up as effectively.”
Samantha allegedly added within the remark, “Actually upset on this.”
As well as, Katie appeared to accuse Greg of gaslighting her throughout their breakup dialog.
Katie took to her Instagram Tales on Monday, August 2 whereas The Bachelorette‘s penultimate episode for Season 17 was airing and posted a picture on Instagram Tales that learn, “So that you need to discuss gaslighting.”
Katie’s Instagram Tales put up linked to a “Gaslighting” slideshow put up on one other Instagram account that features a definition for gaslighting.
The Instagram slideshow defines “gaslighting” as “a type of emotional abuse or psychological manipulation involving distorting the reality to be able to confuse or instill doubt in one other individual to the purpose they query their very own sanity or actuality.”
It additionally lists the next as indicators of gaslighting: “mendacity, discrediting, deflecting blame, minimizing, shifting blame and denying wrongdoing.”
Whereas Katie did not title Greg instantly and even point out her The Bachelorette breakup, followers have been led to imagine she was referring to Greg because the gaslighter since social media was buzzing about their brutal breakup on the time and lots of Twitter customers had even known as Greg out for emotionally manipulating Katie.
Bachelor Nation has been conflicted over whether or not Greg was actually gaslighting Katie or whether or not he had each proper to react the way in which he did contemplating Katie had basically dismissed his emotions as soon as he poured his coronary heart out to her.
The Bachelorette bachelor John Hersey, for instance, wrote on Instagram that Greg’s actions have been “extraordinarily unhealthy,” and Kaitlyn Bristowe mentioned on Click on Bait with Bachelor Nation that Greg’s “ego” received in the way in which and the way he handled Katie was “bullsh-t.”
The Bachelor alum Caila Quinn, nevertheless, appeared to assist Greg when she tweeted, “It wasn’t about what place he was in, it wasn’t about The Bachelor, it wasn’t concerning the rose. It was about his coronary heart.”
Greg’s good friend Connor Brennan, who additionally competed for Katie’s coronary heart this season, insisted in a since-deleted tweet there was “no gaslighting” throughout Katie and Greg’s closing breakup dialog.
And Huge Brother alum Kaitlyn Herman insisted Greg’s emotions for Katie have been real and he was completely “damaged” as soon as he returned dwelling. Kaitlyn recalled Greg crying every single day for awhile over his breakup from Katie.
Elizabeth Kwiatkowski is Affiliate Editor of Actuality TV World and has been masking the fact TV style for greater than a decade.