Kelley Flanagan thinks Blake Moynes should be single after Katie’s split.
You have your vote! Kelley Flanagan is supporting Blake Moynes to be chosen as the next bachelor as he recovers from his separation from Katie Thurston.
“I really feel sorry for Blake,” said the 29-year-old attorney. Us Weekly exclusively from the 31-year-old wildlife manager on Wednesday, Nov. 24, noting that the Bachelor Nation stars have been “staying close” since they met a few years ago. “He’s one of the best guys I’ve ever met and I was really excited for him when he got engaged.” [to Katie]. ”
The Illinois native acknowledged that Moynes is probably “going through a rough patch” since his engagement to Thurston, 30, ended in October and watched her move on to the former 17th season. Bachelorette party contestant John Hersey.
“I’m sure his mind is questioning everything,” Flanagan said. Us. “I am sending you my best and I hope you have a good chance at this. Let’s make Blake the new bachelor! ”
Fans noted that season 23 Single alum, which was separated from Peter weber Earlier this year, recently showed his support for the Canadian’s nature conservation efforts via Instagram in the wake of their breakup. “Proud of you! ❤️,” Flanagan commented in his post on Monday, November 22. “V on the mark!”
Moynes, meanwhile, responded: “Thanks Kell, you are the best [sic]. ”
One day later, Us Weekly broke the news that Thurston sparked an affair with the 27-year-old waiter, whom he sent home during the second week of his Bachelorette party trip. The bank’s former marketing manager hinted at her new relationship with an Instagram Story video that marks the end of her “12 Days of Messy” series, dedicating Taylor Swift“Begin Again” for her new boyfriend.
As the status of his ex-fiancée’s budding relationship made headlines, a source said Us that Moynes was “surprised.” He broke his silence on Wednesday’s episode of the “Talking It Out With Bachelor Nation” podcast, accusing Thurston of emotional cheating while living in different countries before their split, and revealing how he heard the news.
“I had to stop because my phone was going crazy. I pulled into a Best Buy parking lot and everyone was calling me, saying, ‘There’s no fucking way,’ ”Moynes said. “I was also surprised. I just thought you could at least tell me on the sidelines. Just because we’ve had very friendly and easy conversations [since the breakup]. We haven’t had one in a while… but, you know, they’ve been very cordial and very good. So why not come up to me and tell me that, at least to let me know? ”
While Flanagan is reuniting for season 16 Bachelorette party Pupil to continue his search for love as the next protagonist of the franchise, Moynes is a little more indecisive.
“I’m by no means prepared to meet 30 women, especially after all that,” he said on the podcast. “I think my ego is hurt right now. I feel like an idiot with the way things played out when you’re so sure of something and you feel like you found your stone. Suddenly being able to turn that stone and try to find another one within the time frame we have? No.”
Fans may not follow him during the next phase of his journey to find The One, but Moynes hopes that “in time” he can feel safe again by dating “in the real world.”
“I’m trying to find my person, that’s what I’m trying to do,” he explained. “I will not wait to get to [Bachelor in] Paradise and not go out with anyone until ParadiseThen all of a sudden I’m ready again No when I’m ready in the real world, I’ll start dating … and hope to find myself. I’m not thinking of a show.”