Katie Thurston Fires Back at Speculation About Blake Engagement


Katie Thurston and Blake Moynes.
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Bachelor Nation is understood for studying into social media exercise, however Katie Thurston is assuring followers that they don’t have anything to fret about in the case of her relationship with Blake Moynes.

The 30-year-old Bachelorette took to Twitter on Friday, October 15, to share a screenshot of an Instagram remark that learn, “You and Blake are not liking each other’s posts. Is all OK?”

Thurston replied, “Imagine your fiancé has been on his stories for weeks in Kenya working his ass off and yet this is what some people notice.” She added a laughing face emoji.

After one other Twitter person wrote, “But ‘liking’ posts = love I thought,” the San Diego resident responded, “I guess that’s love in 2021.”

Thurston additionally interacted with a fan who identified current hypothesis about Bachelor in Paradise’s Caelynn Miller-Keyes and Dean Unglert.

“This is basically what bachelor reddit is like. They noticed a few weeks ago Dean and Caelynn didn’t follow each other but fun fact … they’ve never followed each other lmao,” the person wrote. Thurston tweeted again, “Hahahahaha amazing.”

The former financial institution advertising supervisor obtained engaged to Moynes, 31, throughout season 17 of The Bachelorette, which taped earlier this year. After the proposal aired on the August finale, the twosome completely instructed Us Weekly that they’re going to should have a long-distance relationship for the foreseeable future.

“We need to see each other’s lifestyles and our passions, our interests, and then try to see where our anchor spot will be, where all those things can kind of align and make sense for both of us,” Moynes mentioned at the time. “We’re going to jump around for a bit and experience what works best for us.”

Thurston added that the couple aren’t prepared “to plant roots somewhere” as they’ve “luxury” to “hop around.” She additionally admitted that she wasn’t positive the place their relationship could be if Moynes wasn’t able to suggest.

“It’s hard to say if we would have survived just as a dating couple,” she instructed Us. “But the fact that we’re both committed to each other as future husband and wife, it just says a lot about our confidence in our relationship.”

After a go to to Moynes’ native Canada, Thurston returned to California in August. The duo subsequently frolicked in New York City collectively in September, however he has since traveled to Africa for work.

“It can feel lonely moving to a new state. And last night truly felt like a hangout in my living room with you all virtually,” she mentioned on Monday, October 11, thanking her followers for becoming a member of her Instagram Live the evening prior. “Whether you stayed for two hours or just a short moment, thank you! I’ve had trouble sleeping lately and this morning was the first time I woke up after getting a solid eight hours of rest. … I’m still trying to navigate this new life and city while seeking normalcy.”

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