That’s her man — and he or she needs the world to know! Rachael Kirkconnell clapped again at a sports activities announcer who incorrectly claimed that her boyfriend, Matt James, was “single” quite a few instances throughout a latest superstar basketball event.
“Anytime Matt would do something, announcer: ‘Ladies, he’s single,’” the Georgia native, 25, wrote through her Instagram Story on Monday, August 22, alongside two movies of the previous season 25 Bachelor, 30, enjoying within the Monster Energy Big3 Celebrity Game in Atlanta. “Like what?!!?! literally a good 10 times.”
James and Kirkconnell — who received her boyfriend’s season of The Bachelor — have been going sturdy since reconciling their relationship in April 2021, one month after they cut up because of the Georgia College alum’s racism scandal. (In early 2021, a photograph of Kirkconnell attending an “Old South”-themed occasion on a plantation surfaced on-line, main followers to accuse the truth star of being racist.)
In April, James acquired candid about his future with Kirkconnell on Us Weekly’s “Here for the Right Reasons” podcast.
“I wouldn’t be with someone that I wasn’t considering marrying, especially at this point in my life,” the North Carolina native solely advised Us. “We’ve talked about living in the same city and what those next steps look like. Everything’s on the table.”
Kirkconnell agreed, telling Us in July: “The only timeline I give him is I was like, ‘I gotta have kids before, you know, I can’t have kids,’” she stated, laughing. “So keep that in mind.”
While James additionally referred to the graphic designer as his “best friend,” not everyone seems to be as enamored with Kirkconnell as he’s.
“We just have our own ways of clashing,” the mannequin, 29, defined to Us. “I don’t like listening to people sometimes. And she’s strong and she has a really good opinion on a lot of things. And sometimes I don’t want to hear it.” Still, he famous, Kirkconnell “always means well” and is a “really good person.”
Cameron’s clarification got here on the heels of a shady remark he made concerning the couple on a May episode of Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen, throughout which he opined that James and Kirkconnell have a “love-hate” relationship.
The contractor additionally shut down rumors that he and James are now not mates.
“I think people think [Matt and I aren’t friends] because we’re just not in each other’s everyday lives like we used to be,” he defined to Us. “I think it’s part of growing up. It’s part of entering a relationship.”
He added: “We all have those friends that they grow up, they start dating their person, they get married, they do their thing and you see him when you see him.”