Love is a robust factor! Matt James and Rachel Kirkconnell have been photographed collectively but once more, regardless of splitting after ‘The Bachelor.’
Despite splitting on After The Final Rose, it appears Bachelor Matt James and Rachael Kirkconnell have discovered their manner again collectively once more. The 29-year-old first Black Bachelor and his ultimate rose choice break up following his season after photographs of her attending school antebellum events and different racially insensitive previous social media posts surfaced. But the pair has been noticed collectively as soon as once more, this time in New York City, the place Matt regarded like a protecting gentleman to the jean-jacket clad 24-year-old in photographs obtained by TMZ.
Matt — seen in a gray hoodie — put his arm lovingly round Rachael on Tues. May 4, as they headed right into a constructing in NYC’s Lower East Side neighborhood that housed a Target and a Trader Joe’s market. The hunk now lives within the Big Apple, and Rachael paid him a go to there in early April. This newest Matt and Rachael sighting comes below two weeks after the on-again couple hit up two seaside city eating places in Southern California.
On Thurs. Apr. 22, Matt and Rachael have been photographed having fun with lunch at Bear Flag Fish Co. in Newport Beach, CA after which grabbed dinner two nights later at JuneShine in Santa Monica, CA. Photos snapped by followers confirmed the pair trying comfy collectively they usually reportedly had spent the week in SoCal collectively, visiting associates.
While Matt and Rachael didn’t get engaged on The Bachelor, she did obtain Matt’s ultimate rose. But by then the controversy about her antebellum get together attendance photographs had already raised pink flags for Matt, despite the fact that the Georgia native apologized profusely through Instagram posts and took accountability for her previous actions.
Matt was completed with Rachael by the point they noticed one another once more on ATFR. He advised her she may by no means perceive his expertise as “a Black man in America.” Matt went on so as to add, “As Rachael acknowledged in her apology, there’s a lot of work that needs to be done. I have to take a step back and allow her to put in that work. I’m looking forward to seeing her put in that work. We’re not together.”
On Apr. 28, Matt confirmed that he was giving the brunette magnificence a second likelihood at love. “I’ve seen Rachael a handful of times,” The Bachelor star advised People. “I’m not pursuing any relationships right now outside of that. I said I was going to focus on my relationship with her and that means focusing on it.” Six days later, he’s trying very very like a boyfriend as he put his arm round Rachael in NYC.