Former Bachelor contestant Cassie Randolph filed for a restraining order towards ex-boyfriend Colton Underwood on Friday, September 11, In Touch can affirm. The request was filed for “home violence prevention,” however it’s not but clear what her allegations are towards him. It has not but been authorised by a choose.
In Touch reached out to Randolph and Underwood’s groups however didn’t hear again by the point of publication.
The Bachelor Nation couple began relationship after assembly throughout season 23. The pair introduced they cut up in May 2020 after almost two years collectively.
On May 29, the previous soccer participant, 28, stated he and Randolph ended issues after a “loopy few months” and “lots of self-reflecting.” He famous it wasn’t “the top of [their] story” however moderately “a complete new chapter.”
The Huntington Beach native, 25, wrote her personal prolonged social media message shortly after. “First off, I need to say this is among the hardest issues I’ve needed to share as neither considered one of us is sort of prepared to speak about it but,” Randolph started a prolonged publish through Instagram the identical day. “Colton and I’ve damaged up, however have determined to stay part of one another’s lives. With all that we’ve got gone by way of, we’ve got a particular bond that can at all times be there. I like Colton very a lot and have an unlimited quantity of respect for him. We have each discovered and grown a lot these previous couple years, and can at all times have one another’s again. Always.”
However, issues appeared to take a contentious flip later that summer time. Randolph acknowledged it had been “an terrible few months” whereas clapping again at folks “hating” on her due to their breakup, however the tipping level got here when she appeared on The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons Ever on July 6.
Although the grad scholar stayed comparatively hush-hush about her and Underwood’s uncoupling whereas talking with Chris Harrison, she obtained backlash from some followers who referred to as her look disrespectful. “I’ve stated this 1,000,000 occasions, you guys can not choose one thing that you realize is edited and know nothing about … There was a lot extra that I speak about in that interview than simply our relationship,” she stated on her Instagram Story on the time.
On the heels of her look, Underwood shared a cryptic message. “When our relationship ended we agreed to deal with issues as privately as doable as we tried to navigate our new relationship as mates. I selected to try this since we had been dwelling on this interim interval, however clearly quite a bit modified this week,” he wrote on July 9. “If you’ve been type sufficient to have adopted our story you’ve been with us by way of all the ups and downs which have taught me so many classes. I’ve come to appreciate once you’re within the thick of it you simply must take a step again and take a look at issues from a unique perspective.”
Sadly, issues took a extra upsetting flip the next day when Randolph went on “public document” through her Instagram Story and accused her ex of making an attempt to “monetize their breakup by writing a brand new chapter” of his e-book, The First Time. She additionally claimed he “refused to offer [her] any form of approval” over what he would write and publish.
However, Underwood appeared to have a unique model of occasions when he appeared on Reality Steve’s podcast on August 13. “As far as what the e-book was and is, the chapter is completed. I wrote the chapter, and she or he noticed it and was OK with it and we made adjustments,” he stated. “I say we. I do know it’s my e-book however like, there was extra than simply the breakup. It wasn’t a chapter simply concerning the breakup or simply to get again at anyone … We go into the small print that we’re snug sharing in that chapter and we each went over it collectively.”
He additionally stated his shady Instagram publish in July was “extra [directed] towards The Bachelor.” He stated about her interview, “I do know Cassie’s an enormous lady and she will struggle her personal battles, however I do know her coronary heart. She doesn’t need to rock the boat, and she or he loves folks even when they abuse her or even when they make the most of her, which is what they did.”
The former Bachelorette contestant added he has “nothing however good issues” to say about Randolph.
Time will inform what occurs now.