August 12, 2022

Michelle Younger, Nayte Olukoya Break up ‘Breaks My Coronary heart’

Bachelorette Tayshia Adams Michelle Nayte Split Breaks My Heart

Tayshia Adams, Michelle Younger and Nayte Olukoya.
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Standing by her good friend! Tayshia Adams weighed in on pal Michelle Younger’s break up from Nayte Olukoya — and revealed whether or not she noticed it coming.

“I really was [surprised],” Adams, 31, stated on the Sunday, June 26, episode of Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen. “Honestly, solely as a result of I do know she poured her coronary heart and soul into that course of and the journey of all of it and she or he actually wished to be married.”

The season 16 Bachelorette, who later served because the cohost for Younger’s season in 2021, added: “It breaks my coronary heart. Why would I ever need to see any of my mates unhappy and never in a relationship?”

Host Andy Cohen was much less shocked {that a} Bachelor Nation couple would name it quits shortly after getting engaged on nationwide tv. He even poked enjoyable on the course of — and Adams’ short-lived Bachelorette romance with Zac Clark — throughout Sunday’s present.

“I used to be shocked, I imply a Bachelor couple not making it,” the 54-year-old TV character stated sarcastically.

Cohen then requested Adams, “Has there ever been a pair from The Bachelor that has not made it,” to which the California native jokingly replied, “I imply, I’ve by no means seen one!”

Earlier this month, Younger, 29, introduced that she and Olukoya, 27, had referred to as off their engagement six months after the Canada native proposed through the season 18 finale of The Bachelorette in December 2021.

“I’m struggling to say that Nayte and I will probably be going out separate methods however I stand with him in figuring out the heaviness that’s current in each our hearts as this relationship has been very actual for us,” the trainer wrote through her Instagram Story on June 17.

The Minnesota native concluded: “I’ll at all times acknowledge and recognize the adventures, help and development each Nayte and this expertise have introduced me. On the similar time, I’m deeply hurting and can want time and area to work by this heartbreak.”

Olukoya, for his half, shared his personal public message, writing, “Hearts are heavy, feelings are excessive and we’re coping with this one of the simplest ways we will.”

One week later, the gross sales government shut down dishonest rumors that had surfaced following the pair’s break up. “No, I didn’t cheat,” Olukoya wrote through Instagram Story on Saturday, June 25. “Not each breakup must have somebody responsible. Sure, lots of you appear to color me as a purple flag/ f—ok boy … However I’m really a good man, and I solely need to proceed getting higher. As we must always all need for ourselves.”

Adams, in the meantime, has been single since final yr after splitting from 38-year-old fiancé Clark in November 2021. The twosome fell in love on season 16 of the ABC courting collection, which aired within the fall of 2020, however almost one yr after their romantic proposal aired in December of that yr, they parted methods.

The previous “Click on Bait” podcast host solely informed Us Weekly in March that she was engaged on herself and her profession aspirations in gentle of the breakup.

“I actually don’t have any want [to date]. … Perhaps [in] a yr from now,” Adams defined on the time. “I really feel like my foremost focus proper now’s myself, my profession, my psychological well being, my happiness, my household, my mates and actually simply changing into my very own [person], and I’m actually proud of that.”

Season 19 of The Bachelorette premieres on ABC Monday, July 11 at 8 p.m. ET.

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