Katie Thurston compares ‘Bachelorette’ exes to Taylor Swift songs
Red (Katie’s version). Katie Thurston remembered his relationships from season 17 of the bachelorette listening Taylor Swiftthe new album of, Red (Taylor’s version).
The Grammy winner, 31, has faced widespread speculation about the inspiration behind the mix of breakup songs and love songs that make up the record, which was released on Friday November 12. Many fans believe some of the key tracks – including the new 10-minute version of “All Too Well” – are based on Swift’s 2010 romance with Jake Gyllenhaalalthough she never confirmed the theory. Red originally released in October 2012 and is the last album to be re-recorded by the singer.
As for Thurston, 30, she also knows what it’s like to step out into the spotlight after starring in the bachelorette earlier this year. A fan recently asked him via DM to “tag your contestants as songs on Red‘, and after an overwhelming majority agreed in a November 11 Instagram Story poll that she should, she launched her ’12 Days of Messy’ challenge.
The reality star has weathered her fair share of ups and downs on the ABC show. Michael Allio left before hometown dates because of his son. He revealed during the men say it all in July that he would like to give the relationship another shot, but Thurston shot him down at the time.
Greg Grippo then left after his date in his hometown and an explosive fight with the former director of bank marketing. She went after him during the After the final rose special that aired in August, but she later disclosed via Twitter that the exes had “spoken privately and moved on.”
After several surprise departures, Thurston became engaged to Blake Moynes in the August finale after arriving late in his season. However, the couple announced their split in October after trying to make a long-distance relationship work.
Despite public heartbreak, the Washington native hasn’t stopped looking for The One. ‘She still hopes to find love but wants to make sure her head is in the right space,’ a source says exclusively. We Weekly earlier this month. “Right now, she’s just figuring out what she wants to do in life. In her mind, her future was with Blake, so now she just has to start from scratch and figure out her next steps.
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Thurston chose to celebrate the final day of the challenge by teasing a potential romance with former contestant JOhn Hersey. Following her “Begin Again” dedication to Hersey, who returned home in week two, We announced that the couple are dating.
Scroll through the gallery below to see which songs Swift Thurston attributed to her exes from The Bachelorette: