Blake Moynes breaks his silence after shocking split from Bachelorette Katie Thurston. What is getting him through the heartbreak? Keep reading for all the details about their split.
Blake Moynes, Katie Thurston call it quits two months after engagement
Bachelorette viewers watched as Blake Moynes got down on one knee to propose to Katie Thurston on the season finale on August 9, 2021. Less than three months later, the couple called it quits.
In identical statements on their respective Instagram accounts, Katie and Blake broke the news to their followers. They chalked it up to not being “compatible” together.
Bachelor Nation fans have been waiting for more details on the split.
Katie Thurston posts vlog implying she was unhappy in the relationship
Katie Thurston was the first to shed more light on the split. On October 31, she shared an emotional update. In a six-minute video clip, the former Bachelorette gets raw and vulnerable about what happened.
While holding her beloved cat Tommy, Katie says that the former couple agreed that “it was going to not be in our best interest for our happiness to stay together.”
Further implying that she was unhappy in the relationship she said,
“I’m a big believer in, like, your happiness. Your happiness is the most important thing and that being said, why would you not pursue that?” – Katie Thurston, Instagram.
Us Weekly reported that Thurston revealed that she and Blake “still stay in touch” after split.
That’s Katie Thurston’s side. How is Blake Moynes doing?
Blake Moynes breaks silence, reveals how he’s dealing with heartbreak
While neither Blake or Katie revealed who initiated the split, fans infer from Thurston’s video that it was her. Blake’s Instagram post addressing the split seems to back up that assumption.
The post includes four snapshots of how he is dealing with the heartbreak – his dogs. The photos show Blake at a beach walking and playing with his dogs. He tagged the location as Hamilton Beach, meaning he’s currently in his hometown in Canada.
In the caption, he admits that “times are really tough.” But he shouts out those that are always there for him, namely his “human/furr fam.”
However, he also gives credit to his “new found [sic] social family,” meaning his social media followers.
He thanks them for “all the love, support, encouragement and even patience over the past week.” “Super grateful…fur real,” he adds.
Notice his cat in the backpack? Blake bonded with Katie over their love of animals. It seems they are both letting their beloved pets help them through heartbreak.
What do you think about Katie and Blake’s statements since the split? Share your thoughts in the comments below.
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