More than pals! Cassie Randolph‘s relationship with musician Brighton Reinhardt “progressed naturally” after her break up from Colton Underwood, a supply tells Us Weekly completely.
“He’s been a good friend of hers for over five years,” the insider provides. “He obviously knows what she went through with Colton and just supported her along the way.”
Randolph, 26, was joined by her new flame, 24, on her latest journey to Cozumel, Mexico, which she just lately documented in a YouTube vlog. “He gets along very well with her family,” the supply says. “Right now, they’re still enjoying spending time with one another and just seeing where things go.”
The speech pathology pupil met Underwood, 29, throughout his seek for love on season 23 of The Bachelor in 2019. The couple continued so far after the dramatic season got here to an finish however known as it quits in May 2020. Three months later, Randolph and Reinhardt sparked relationship rumors after they had been noticed hanging out along with her household in Huntington Beach, California. The “Dreaming” singer denied there was something romantic occurring between him and the California native.
Earlier this year, nonetheless, Reinhardt seemingly took purpose at Underwood in his track “Creep,” which debuted in January. Lyrics within the first verse learn, “You can’t stop thinking about my baby / What once was yours in the world is changing / God, I hope you get your thinking right / GPS on the underside / Told her everything will be just fine / Damn, I can’t believe these guys.”
The single dropped two months after Randolph dropped the restraining order she had filed in opposition to the previous NFL participant in September 2020 after claiming that he was stalking and harassing her. At the time, Underwood denied the accusations.
Things between the exes took a flip as soon as once more in April when Underwood publicly got here out as homosexual throughout an interview on Good Morning America. “I’m the happiest and healthiest I’ve ever been in my life. That means the world to me,” he informed Robin Roberts.
In the susceptible sit-down, the First Time creator apologized to Randolph for the way in which their relationship ended and asserted that he nonetheless “loved everything about her” once they had been relationship. “I’m sorry for any pain and emotional stress I caused. I wish that it wouldn’t have happened the way that it did. I wish that I had been courageous enough to fix myself before I broke anybody else,” he stated.
Shortly after the interview aired, a supply informed Us completely that Randolph “was not made aware” that her ex-boyfriend could be sharing his story on nationwide tv. She broke her silence on the scenario in an April 22 YouTube video, thanking her followers for the help.
“Regarding the topic in the media that brought my name up this week, I just want to let you know that I’m not going to be further discussing it or commenting on it for now,” she stated on the time. “There’s a lot of layers to it, and I just feel like the best thing for me at this time is to move forward and just focus on going forward. So if I do decide in the future to say anything or make a comment at all, you guys will be the first to know.”
With reporting by Diana Cooper
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