The Bachelorette Kaitlyn Bristowe has a new man in her life! The Off the Vine podcast host is now officially Jason Tartick’s girlfriend. The couple publicly announced their relationship on the Today Show. She originally planned to reveal their status on her podcast Off the Vine with Kaitlyn Bristowe. However, the Today Show changed those plans.
The Bachelorette: Kaitlyn Bristowe & Jason Tartick
Jason Tartick and Kaitlyn Bristowe became friends in October 2018 after he came on her podcast. However, the couple’s friendship quickly grew into a romance. The Bachelorette ended her engagement with ex-fiancé Shawn Booth in November 2018. Shortly after, she began dating her new love interest.
In January, the former The Bachelorette star again appeared on her podcast. But this time, the chemistry was clear. They flirted heavily. She suggested Jason ask her out on a date, and unhesitatingly, he did. The duo shared their first date on social media the same weekend.
As a matter of fact, they shared their entire weekend together via Instagram. The pair enjoyed live music, dancing, and good food. In addition, they gathered with close friends. Luckily, Bachelor nation was able to witness the beginning of a beautiful, new love affair.
Kaitlyn’s Ex Shawn Booth Says He’s Hurt
During an Almost Famous podcast with Ben Higgins and Ashley Iaconetti, Shawn Booth revealed his feelings on Kaitlyn and Jason. The Bachelorette alum stated that he was hurt by their PDA. However, he also said she can do whatever she wants.
The heartbroken reality star said when they split, he lost his best friend. Additionally, he admitted he hoped to rekindle their love. But after he found out about Jason, he knew it wouldn’t happen.
Interestingly, Shawn also revealed he learned about Jason and The Bachelorette back in November 2018. That’s roughly two months before their “first date” weekend in Colorado this month.
Jason and Kaitlyn – A Promising Future?
The new Bachelor franchise couple certainly seem smitten. Both Kaitlyn and Jason regularly swoon over each other on social media. Kaitlyn says Jason is incredibly respectful. She also confesses the pair enjoy many of the same interests and similar morals and values.
Will Kaitlyn Bristowe and Jason Tartick be the next engaged Bachelor couple? I guess we’ll just have to wait to find out!
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