Katie Thurston was noticed out and about with certainly one of her rejected “Bachelorette” suitors. The ABC actuality star shared images and movies to her Instagram story as she frolicked with John Hersey, the California bartender she eradicated from her season in Week 2.
In clips shared on her story, Thurston was seen in a automobile with Hersey and her pal Stephen Lovejoy. All three have been masked up as they joked about their motto for the weekend: “F*ck it.”
Another pic confirmed the trio posing with the caption “Weekend Vibes.” And a video clip revealed that the group went to dinner at L.A. hotspot Craig’s as they dined on a loaded baked potato, creamed corn, rigatoni, pigs in a blanket, and macaroni and cheese. Thurston coated her face and giggled because the digital camera panned the unfold.
On his story, Hersey additionally included a video of Thurston operating at the hours of darkness to the automobile, with the caption, “Is that the Bachelorette operating by sprinklers in the midst of the night time? She actually is essentially the most relatable!”
Thurston additionally addressed the meetup on Twitter, writing, “Stranger to John H: “weren’t you on the Bachelorette?” Me, standing subsequent to John with sun shades on: *turns round and hides.'”
Fans Reacted to Thurston’s Reunion With Hersey
“Bachelorette” followers have been there for Thurston’s reunion with Hersey. A thread was devoted to the weekend date on Reddit, titled “Katie was hanging with John??” Some expressed hope that Thurston can have a change of tube about her remaining man and can get again along with Hersey as an alternative, in the identical manner that “Bachelor” Peter Weber did on his season when he dumped his remaining choose/fiancée Hannah Ann Sluss and commenced relationship his fifth-place finisher, Kelley Flanagan.
“Katie you continue to have time to drag a Peter transfer!” one viewer wrote. “Plus he [Hersey] resides in San Diego, which is the place you might be shifting to!
“Here for a Super Peter,” one other wrote.
Other followers famous that it is Nice” that Thurston “bought a superb pal out of her Bachelorette expertise.”
“I’m fairly certain this isn’t the primary time they’ve frolicked collectively,” one other wrote. “They come throughout as pleasant… possibly he’ll assist her get accustomed to a brand new metropolis.
Others questioned if Thurston was being careless by hanging out with a person from her season whereas her version of the ABC relationship show was nonetheless airing.
“Like what does this imply for her season,” one particular person wrote. “A center finger to manufacturing? Does she already know the edit she’s going to get in the long run and simply would not care anymore? Or did they simply change the principles?”
Hersey was Once Considered a Frontrunner on Thurston’s Season
Earlier this 12 months, “Bachelor” spoiler king Reality Steve Carbone initially reported that Hersey made it to the Top 4 of Thurston’s season.
“I used to be 99% certain that John Hersey [made it to Top 4],” Carbone wrote on his weblog. “Then shortly afterwards, Katie posted on her social media a weekend she spent in San Diego with mates from Bachelor Nation, and I began receiving emails that one of many locations she tagged she visited, Duke’s in La Jolla, was the place John Hersey labored as a bartender.”
The “Bachelorette” blogger famous that Thurston is just too “smarty” and “savvy” to hang around in public along with her remaining choose. He later added that whereas many sources advised him that Hersey made it far in Thurston’s season, in the end “he did not even make prime 8.”
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