Putting the previous behind them! Becca Kufrin mirrored on ex Blake Horstmann’s “unusual” feedback about their relationship earlier than she joined season 7 of Bachelor in Paradise earlier this yr — and revealed the place they stand immediately.
“Blake and I — even once I noticed him this weekend, we hugged. I used to be like, ‘It’s good to see you. At the top of the day, I want the very best for you,’” Kufrin, 31, stated on the Monday, October 18, episode of the “Almost Famous” podcast after seeing Horstmann, 32, in San Diego, California, with a number of different Bachelor Nation stars at Blended Festival. “We’ve all the time been in good standings, I might say.”
The season 14 Bachelorette, who accepted a proposal from Garrett Yrigoyen over Horstmann through the August 2018 finale, famous that her bond with the Colorado native has by no means wavered.
“After my season, at that time, it was bizarre as a result of I broke up with him on nationwide tv and obtained engaged to anyone else. Even with that, there was by no means any unwell will or dangerous blood between us,” she continued. “We’ve stored involved. We’ve supported one another.”
Kufrin confirmed in September 2020 that she and Yrigoyen, 32, known as off their engagement — and it wasn’t lengthy Horstmann’s relationship with the Minnesota native started to make headlines. Some followers shipped the previous couple earlier this yr, after they had been caught exchanging flirty social media messages, however the “Bachelor Happy Hour” cohost maintained that they had been simply associates.
Horstmann, then again, claimed in September that he and Kufrin had been “speaking” earlier than she started filming season 7 of Bachelor in Paradise, which premiered in August.
On Monday, Kufrin addressed the DJ’s feedback about their dynamic as soon as once more, saying, “I believe there was simply miscommunication. Chalk it as much as [being] women and men, and the way individuals talk.”
The Bourdon founder claimed that she’s “all the time” stored in “sporadic contact” with Hortsmann, clarifying, “In my thoughts, it was by no means one thing that was [as] severe as, like, a relationship would go.”
Kufrin stated that it did throw her off that the “Behind the Rose” podcast host stored speaking about her when he allegedly already knew about her romance with Thomas Jacobs, from whom she briefly cut up earlier than returning from Mexico.
“We all type of know what’s occurring and who’s relationship who. In my thoughts, I wouldn’t speak about anyone as a lot, or be hyper-focused on anyone, if I knew they had been in a relationship,” she instructed Bachelor Nation’s Ben Higgins and Ashley Iaconetti on their podcast. “It was unusual, and it was uncomfortable as a result of he knew [I was in a relationship]. He [even] stated, ‘I do know you’re in a relationship and also you’re most likely making an attempt to guard one thing with Thomas.’”
However, when the exes met up in San Diego on Friday, October 15, issues between them seemed to be higher. Their interplay was buffered by different stars from the ABC franchise, together with Jacobs’ ex Katie Thurston.
“It was good. It’s simply communication between women and men and between the 2 of us. I’ll all the time want him the very best and assist him,” Kufrin continued. “We went to his present and Katie and I had been up on stage with him. I believe we’ll all the time be cordial with one another. We’re going to be at Ben’s wedding ceremony collectively.”
Higgins, who is about to marry Jessica Clarke subsequent month, joked, “Selfishly, I’m actually blissful this occurred this final week. This is nice. You guys, hash this out!”
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