November 26, 2022

Greg Grippo Reacts to ‘BiP’ Criticism Over Victoria Fuller Romance

Greg Grippo Reacts to ‘BiP’ Criticism Over Victoria Fuller Romance

Greg Grippo and Victoria Fuller.
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Preserve it stylish! Bachelor Nation’s Greg Grippo understands the fan criticism surrounding his romance with Victoria Fuller — however needs individuals to go away his family members out of it. 

“Ship all of the hate that you just want my method, however please go away my mom and [family] out of this,” Grippo, 28, wrote via Instagram on Thursday, November 24. “Take pleasure in your Thanksgiving.”

Grippo and Fuller, 29, made headlines through the Bachelor in Paradise season 8 reunion on Tuesday, November 22, when the couple confirmed they’re relationship — though she left the seaside engaged to Johnny DePhillipo

On the Bachelor in Paradise Tastemaker Occasion following the reunion taping, Fuller spoke solely with Us Weekly and revealed that she and DePhillipo, 26, cut up lower than one month after the true property agent bought down on one knee in Mexico.

“There was a risk for us to doubtlessly work towards one thing. Breakups are complicated, proper? I imply everyone knows that. I’d be loopy to say that I lower off communication fully,” she defined. “We ended our engagement three weeks after after which shortly after that we have been fully finished.”

Through the season 8 reunion, nonetheless, DePhillipo alleged that the twosome have been “in couple’s counseling” earlier than Fuller went to Italy with Grippo in October, claiming that the saleswoman cheated on him throughout their whirlwind romance. Fuller, for her half, known as their relationship “poisonous” and accused the true property agent of wanting “this narrative to play out so unhealthy since you don’t need to take accountability for what occurred in our relationship. ”

Fuller and Grippo initially met on the Governor’s ball in September 2021. They later reconnected at a celebration with fellow members of Bachelor Nation. Relationship rumors started to swirl the next month when the pair have been noticed in Italy collectively on two separate events and the account supervisor commented — after which deleted — a flirty comment on Fuller’s Instagram.

“Go on and placed on that costume that each one the unhealthy boys like🖤,” she wrote alongside a pic of herself set to Zach Bryan‘s “Oklahoma Smokeshow.”

Grippo responded, “Good lady.”

Nick Viall, who’s mates with Grippo subsequently confirmed their relationship by way of TikTok video of Fuller kissing Grippo on the cheek.

On Wednesday, Fuller instructed Us that she and Grippo fell for one another after recognizing that they’ve “comparable values.” 

“We all know what we would like on the finish of the day, and we’ll see what occurs,” she stated of her new relationship. “He’s a tremendous man. He really is. He’s been nothing however uplifting and inspiring by this complete expertise. And that’s the kind of accomplice that I would like. Any person who makes me really feel good and makes me a greater particular person.”

Bachelor Nation was first launched to Fuller throughout Peter Weber’s season of The Bachelor, which aired in 2020. After her relationship with the pilot, 31, didn’t work out, she was linked to season 19 Bachelor Chris Soules, however the duo cut up in fall 2020.

Grippo, for his half, made his Bachelorette debut on Katie Thurston’s season, which aired in summer time 2021. He stop the sequence amid a disagreement with the lead after their hometown date.

“I used to be so desirous to attempt to get on the identical web page as her, however it didn’t come off that method. I got here off indignant,” he instructed Viall, 42, throughout an episode of the “Viall Information” podcast on the time. “It was very immature for me and I by no means need individuals to attempt to justify how I acted. We will’t normalize that conduct. … I used to be fairly ashamed of all of it.