He found his wing woman! Colton underwood she has someone special in her corner when it comes to finding her perfect match: her grandmother.
“Nana helps me swipe Tinder,” said 29-year-old former bachelor captioned a sweet Instagram video on Friday June 11. “My grandmother is picky, honest and direct. But after we stopped filming, she said, ‘I’m not going to let you settle, you deserve the best and I want someone to make you very happy.’ We all need a lullaby in our lives ♥ ️ “.
The one-minute clip showed Underwood, who came out publicly gay earlier this year, holding his phone while sitting next to his grandmother and flipping through potential romantic prospects. “No. Definitely not,” he said, laughing as he shot down almost every profile that appeared on the screen.
A hopeful single caught his eye. “He has nice eyes,” he commented. “Not bad. … I mean, compared to some of these. “
Almost two months earlier, the Bachelor in Paradise The student opened up about his sexuality during an emotional Good morning america interview. “I am the happiest and healthiest I’ve ever been in my life,” he said at the time. “That means the world to me.”
Underwood was the leader in season 23 of The Bachelor, where he fell in love with Cassie Randolph. The couple continued to date after the series finale in 2019, but by May 2020, they left.
“I loved everything about her and it’s hard for me to articulate exactly what my emotions were going through that relationship with her because obviously I had an internal fight,” the former NFL star said of her feelings for the 26-year-old Randolph. “I would just say that I feel it from the bottom of my heart. I am sorry for the pain and emotional stress that I caused. I wish it hadn’t happened the way it did. I wish I had been brave enough to fix myself before I broke someone else. “
Shortly after the meeting aired, Us weekly It exclusively revealed that the California native was “not informed” of the interview ahead of time. “To be honest, she really hasn’t had time to understand how she feels about it,” the source noted.
Underwood later confirmed that while he “would like” to speak to his ex-girlfriend one-on-one, he didn’t know if he would “ever get a chance.” (Randolph previously filed a restraining order against the Bachelorette party alum, but the case was dropped in November 2020).
As you continue to learn more about your place within the LGBTQ community, Underwood will receive advice from Olympian. Gus Kenworthy, who will join the Colorado native for an upcoming Netflix series. While you are willing to share parts of your journey with the world, there are some things you want to keep more private.
“I understand that you may know me from The Bachelor where I shared a lot about my personal life, ”she answered a fan’s“ inappropriate ”question about her virginity in May. “I have set limits and respect myself in a way that will lead me to a healthier life. … I will share what I want and this will not be one of those things. “