Natalie Joy Defends Rushing Wedding To Nick Viall After Baby

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Bachelor alum Nick Viall just welcomed a baby with his fiance, Natalie Joy. A troll accused the couple of rushing into marriage too soon after welcoming a child. Keep reading for all the details Natalie shared about the reason for the run down the aisle.

Why She Chose Victoria Fuller As Maid Of Honor

Natalie Joy and Nick Viall are keeping some details of their upcoming wedding to themselves. However, the model did reveal in December that she already had one important member of the wedding party locked int: Her maid of honor.

She asked Bachelor Nation alum Victoria Fuller to stand by her side as she got married. However, Victoria and Natalie only met when Natalie began dating Nick. Natalie and Nick went public with their romance in 2020, but fans speculated they were dating for at least a year before announcing it.

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Nick Viall, infant River Rose, and Natalie Joy/Credit: Natalie Joy Instagram

Natalie recently held a Q&A on her Instagram. One follower wanted to know if having Victoria as her maid of honor was a slap in the face to her longtime friends. Natalie revealed that she actually has TWO maid of honor, including a childhood friend.

In her response, Natalie gushed over Victoria. She said that they became “best friends immediately,” and the BIP alum knows Nick and Natalie’s relationship “to its core.”

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What other tidbits about the wedding do we know?

Natalie Joy Defends Rushing Wedding To Nick Viall After Baby

Nick and Natalie told PEOPLE magazine in November that they had already sent out Save The Date cards for their nuptials. However, the actual date wasn’t revealed. Natalie did share that the wedding would take place at her family’s estate in Savannah, Georgia.

In the recent Q&A, she spilled more details. They sent invitations to over 200 people, but have yet to get all RSVPs, so the number of people who attend could be less than that. One person unlikely to get an invite is Kaitlyn Bristowe.

Another of Natalie Joy’s followers asked why the couple is rushing the wedding so soon after the birth of their daughter. Natalie gave birth to River Rose in early February.

Credit: Natalie Joy Instagram

Natalie denied they were rushing the wedding. They were simply keeping the original wedding date they had planned before she got pregnant. She explained that she has family members with health issues and doesn’t want to delay the wedding.

It sounds like Nick and Natalie’s wedding will happen soon! Do you think they should postpone the wedding until the baby is older? Sound off in the comments.

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