Breaking his silence. Just after Katie Thurston revealed that she blocked Nick Viall, the previous Bachelor and girlfriend Natalie Pleasure questioned her intentions.
Throughout a new episode of “The Viall Files” podcast, which was produced on Monday, July 11, the pair referred to as out Thurston’s choice to namedrop her contestants right after her period wrapped past summer.
“I listen to so considerably [while hosting ‘The Viall Files’] about anyone. There is so a lot that I know, which is aspect of why I have this rule. If people want to place things out there for us to answer to [then] high-quality. But I never want to be airing people’s laundry that I listen to or how they taken care of other persons,” Viall, 41, stated, referring to the former Bachelorette’s occasional Instagram Q&As.
He ongoing: “I have heard some horror tales about my friends, but I don’t want to place it all out there. It is almost as if [Katie] feels like she has this ownership above these guys from her time.”
Pleasure, 24, for her aspect, pointed out that she had “such an issue” with the new remarks Thurston, 31, built about Viall.
“It truly received me when I get tagged in a sweet very little TikTok reel on Instagram of Ms. Katie Thurston speaking about Nick. I enjoy it and I was just pretty bewildered for the reason that [it starts off] with a person asking, ‘Why does Nick Viall despise you?’ And she states, ‘Nick Viall is blocked from my phone.’ Like she has some form of motive to block Nick,” the design shared. “I know for a actuality that Nick has only ever tried using to enable her and give her tips. Which she has never ever taken.”
The Maryland native, who went community with Viall in January 2021, claimed Thurston was “trying to shield herself” from texting the podcast host. “I consider she is platforming a lie, and I think we want to display the real truth,” Pleasure said in advance of asking her boyfriend to study his previous text concept from the previous bank marketing supervisor.
Viall recalled obtaining a discussion with Thurston about her time while it was nonetheless airing.
“The total dialogue started off mainly because I tweeted something about an approaching episode of hers, and she texted me, ‘Best Television? Boo.’ Then I gave my speedy feelings on the episode,” he explained. “But the text that Natalie is referring to was, ‘Ultimately my impression on Greg does not matter. I knew ahead of he remaining he was not The 1. It was hard viewing it back again and always giving him validation, only for him to leave the way he did. But I knew even then that there was zero opportunity him and I would have worked in the actual earth.’”
Immediately after his girlfriend go through the text from Thurston, Viall additional, “Then I wrote, ‘It is fantastic that you have clarity. As extensive as you are joyful, that is what matters.”
The pair’s reaction will come immediately after Thurston made headlines for joking that she “forget[s]” about Viall’s existence. “Does Nick Viall not like you? Nick Viall is blocked from my cellular phone. There’s some tea for you,” she informed followers in the course of a TikTok Are living Q&A session on Sunday, July 10. “I really do not know, Nick is just — I do not know what to say about him, to be truthful.”
She continued: “I get DMs in some cases that are like, ‘Oh, my God, Nick will not quit speaking s–t about you. I messaged him one time and I was like, ‘Hey, just so you know, folks are getting the issues you are declaring [about me] kind of odd.’ And in small, he generally [turned it around on me]. He was like, ‘How great that you have fans that treatment about you! Really don’t just take it personally!’ Whatever. You do you, Nick. I’ll see you at the leading.”
Thurston at first rose to stardom immediately after foremost season 17 of The Bachelorette. Adhering to a difficult relationship with contestant Greg Grippo, the Washington indigenous walked absent engaged to Blake Moynes. They identified as it quits in October 2021, practically three months just after the finale aired.
One thirty day period later on, Thurston uncovered that she reconnected with John Hersey just after sending him home early on in her time. The duo dated for fewer than a person year just before parting approaches in June.