‘The Bachelorette’ alum Katie Thurston addresses Greg Grippo’s relationship with Victoria Fuller

‘The Bachelorette’ alum Katie Thurston addresses Greg Grippo’s relationship with Victoria Fuller
The Bachelorette alum Katie Thurston has addressed Greg Grippo and Victoria Fuller’s flirty relationship.

On Sunday, November 6, former The Bachelor star Nick Viall posted a TikTok video of Victoria kissing Greg on the dinner desk throughout a Bachelor Nation sport night time in somebody’s house.


When a fan requested Katie how she felt about Victoria and Greg’s obvious new romance, the Season 17 The Bachelorette star responded by way of Instagram Tales earlier this week, “Lol actually might care much less.”

“Now Nick alternatively posting the video of them is a bizarre cringy transfer — lol,” Katie concluded.

Katie, who starred on The Bachelorette within the first half of 2021, had points with each Greg and Nick previously.

Greg professed his like to Katie after which unexpectedly dumped her after their hometown date on The Bachelorette as a result of Katie would not give him the validation or reassurance he wanted to really feel able to suggest marriage in only a quick week or two.

Greg primarily scolded Katie for treating him like “a quantity” and being extra centered on the present and giving out roses than on their “actual” relationship.

Many followers and members of Bachelor Nation accused Greg of emotionally manipulating Katie and making her really feel like she was within the improper as a result of his ego had been bruised.

Katie additionally accused Greg of “gaslighting” her throughout their tense breakup dialog and being “a liar” and an actor on The Bachelorette.

Katie and Greg confronted one another on The Bachelorette: After the Remaining Rose amid the drama and exchanged just a few jabs. On the time, nonetheless, Katie was fortunately engaged to Blake Moynes. (Katie and Blake cut up in October 2021 after which Katie had a relationship with John Hersey, which additionally ended earlier this yr).

Greg finally apologized within the press for a way he had acted like an immature “ass” and “petulant baby” on The Bachelorette.



Some Greg followers, nonetheless, lashed out at Katie on the time for allegedly bullying, harassing and “publicly ripping” Greg “to shreds” when he had simply been making an attempt to specific his actual emotions on the present.

When requested to clarify the rationale why he had left The Bachelorette prematurely, Greg mentioned on a December 2021 episode of the “We Met at Acme” podcast, “It felt, like, somewhat too scripted and felt like, ‘Alright, we have to play by [the rules].'”

“I had no downside going into the Fantasy Suite and there being two different guys there. I wasn’t on the lookout for the present to finish. I wasn’t in any respect. I wished us to speak on a mutual degree in these moments,” Greg shared.

He added, “I simply wished that mutual love… On The Bachelorette, there are steps to it, and I perceive that, however that is additionally the remainder of my life.”

As for Katie’s downside with Nick, the previous financial institution advertising and marketing supervisor revealed on TikTok in July that she had blocked Nick on her cellphone for “speaking sh-t” about her.

Katie defined on the “Off the Vine with Kaitlyn Bristowe” podcast in August, “The explanation he’s blocked is for invading my privateness and sharing my texts a yr in the past. After which right here he’s doing it on an enormous platform.”

On “The Viall Recordsdata” podcast in July, Natalie had requested Nick to learn his final text-message alternate with Katie earlier than she apparently blocked him.

Natalie proceeded to learn the texts, which included Katie’s private ideas about how her relationship with Greg had ended. Katie allegedly wrote that she knew Greg wasn’t “The One” and so they’d by no means work out in the true world earlier than he selected to give up the present.

Given Katie allegedly had her thoughts made up about Greg earlier than their explosive last struggle on The Bachelorette 17, Nick mentioned Katie “was the one clearly appearing your complete time.”


Nick’s girlfriend Natalie Pleasure was on the podcast and accused Katie of “platforming a lie” and making an attempt to make Nick look dangerous for no cause. Natalie additionally made enjoyable of Katie for “clown habits.”

Katie could not care about Greg and Victoria’s romance, however Bachelor Nation is actually curious given Victoria has been proven “falling in love” with Johnny DePhillipo on Bachelor in Paradise’s currently-airing eighth season.

[Bachelor in Paradise Spoilers: The remainder of this report contains spoilers on Victoria and Johnny’s Paradise fate, what happened between them after filming the show, and how Greg comes into play.]

In line with Actuality Steve spoiler blogger Steve Carbone, Victoria and Johnny continued courting for the remainder of Paradise and so they really obtained engaged on the Remaining Rose Ceremony.

However Carbone revealed in an October 25 weblog posting that Victoria and Johnny cut up in early September and known as off their engagement.

Rumors have lately been swirling that Victoria cheated on Johnny, and two Bachelor Nation sources instructed YouTuber Dave Neal final month that Victoria had cheated on Johnny TWICE!

One of many males Victoria had allegedly cheated on Johnny with was Greg.

Johnny lately added to the rumor mill by posting on his Instagram Tales how he is “unwell,” however Victoria’s BIP pal Sierra Jackson lately tweeted, “My woman does not cheat! None of my girls do.”

Victoria is reportedly courting Greg now, and the couple was noticed in Italy collectively on a number of events — and by completely different followers — late final month.

After BachelorNation.Scoop uploaded a video of Victoria and Greg in Italy on October 28, Victoria commented, “Thoughts ya rattling enterprise.”

Carbone was additionally in a position to verify Victoria and Greg had been on a European journey collectively, which included stops in Capri and Rome.

Shortly after the video surfaced, Greg posted a flirtatious “good woman” remark — which he shortly deleted — on one among Victoria’s Instagram posts, which confirmed the brunette magnificence posing in an attractive black costume with reduce outs.

Carbone tweeted on November 5 that Victoria and Greg had been speaking pre-Paradise however it was nothing critical. Victoria allegedly claimed at Bachelor in Paradise’s reunion taping on November 4 that she had instructed Johnny about this.

However Johnny allegedly caught Greg texting Victoria post-finale, after Johnny and Victoria obtained engaged and had their telephones returned.

“She assured him she & Greg had been simply buddies. Johnny came upon [through] social media in regards to the Italy journey,” Carbone tweeted.

In line with Carbone, Greg will seem on the reunion particular with Victoria to verify their new relationship.

Greg and Victoria additionally reportedly obtained an identical tattoo — the phrase “scorching” in Italian — on their arms whereas they had been in Italy.

Bachelor in Paradise’s two night time finale is ready to air on Monday, November 21 and Tuesday, November 22 at 8PM ET/PT on ABC.


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About The Writer:
Elizabeth Kwiatkowski

Elizabeth Kwiatkowski is Affiliate Editor of Actuality TV World and has been overlaying the fact TV style for greater than a decade.

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