Bachelor Cassie Randolph breaks silence after ex Colton Underwood comes out

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No more: Randolph, 25, escaped to Mexico with friends after his split from Underwood, 29 (the couple pictured in 2019)



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Bachelor star Cassie Randolph spoke out for the first time after her ex Colton Underwood revealed he struggled with his sexuality during their turbulent year-long relationship that ended in accusations of harassment and harassment.

While she didn’t comment on Colton directly, it was clear that the 25-year-old reality TV star was reading the outpouring of supportive messages she’s received since her coming out story first broke.

“Thanks everyone for the kind comments and posts,” Cassie wrote on her Instagram Stories Friday alongside a heart emoji – while taking the opportunity to link to her YouTube channel. Clearly needing a little time, Cassie informed fans that she had “decided to take the week” amidst Colton’s news.

Grateful after taking time: Bachelor Cassie Randolph breaks her silence after ex Colton Underwood leaves… as she thanks fans for “kind comments and messages”

Earlier this week, Cassie posted on Instagram a video from a luxury resort in Cozumel, Mexico, where she is currently on vacation with her best friend Lin Salas and other friends.

The star won season 23 of The Bachelor in 2019 and accepted Colton’s final rose.

But despite having romantic beginnings, Colton, 29, became Cassie’s worst nightmare when he allegedly started tracking her down, harassing her and her friends using fake phone numbers, and even crashing a tracking device into her. his car, according to court documents.

No more: Randolph, 25, escaped to Mexico with friends after his split from Underwood, 29 (the couple pictured in 2019)

No more: Randolph, 25, escaped to Mexico with friends after his split from Underwood, 29 (the couple pictured in 2019)

Adding another twist to their unhappy relationship, the Bachelor star revealed in a bombshell interview on Tuesday that he had been confused about his sexuality throughout their relationship which lasted over a year and ended. ended in May 2020.

Colton, 29, wrote in his autobiography that he wondered if he was gay since elementary school and struggling with his emotions. He told Good Morning America that despite his sexuality, he was in love with Cassie during their relationship and apologized to her during the interview.

“I ran away from myself for a long time. I hate myself for a long time and I’m gay. And I accepted that earlier this year and dealt with it, ”he told GMA.

Cassie Randolph, right, joined her sister and friends on a trip to Mexico after her ex Colton Underwood turned gay

Cassie Randolph, right, joined her sister and friends on a trip to Mexico after her ex Colton Underwood turned gay

Cassie Randolph, right, joined her sister and friends on a trip to Mexico after her ex Colton Underwood turned gay

Cassie Randolph posted an Instagram story showing her Mexican getaway with friends

Cassie Randolph posted an Instagram story showing her Mexican getaway with friends

Cassie Randolph posted an Instagram story showing her Mexican getaway with friends

During her trip to the Mexican island less than two weeks before her 26th birthday, Cassie posted a video following her brother Landon descending from a wooden balcony to a pier and into the clear blue waters of the Caribbean at Private Paradise Villa.

Her best friend and Biola University graduate colleague Lin also posted photos this week of a cabin at the resort, sipping skinny margaritas with Cassie, her husband and friends, and enjoying yoga sessions at the resort. dawn – although Cassie didn’t brave the early morning to join her. the sun rises over the Caribbean Sea.

In her Instagram Story Thursday, Lin wrote that she was “forever ignored by the morning workout group discussion” and shared the sea view from her “morning movement session” yoga class.

Randolph showed their sprawling villa, with the garden below and the path to the sea

Randolph showed their sprawling villa, with the garden below and the path to the sea

Randolph showed their sprawling villa, with the garden below and the path to the sea

The resort’s website says it “blurs the lines between a luxury mega-villa and a theme park” and boasts of a “250-foot-long waterslide – complete with sound and rock light show. Roll – that crosses the house ”.

Although Cassie appears to put the debacle behind her and relax on her vacation in Cozumel, a source close to her said the Randolph family were concerned about Colton’s alleged disturbing behavior last year – detailed in a no – communication she filed against him in September – is being forgotten amid the celebration of his release.

In a 9/11 filing, Cassie’s attorney wrote that Colton “takes several walks a day to Mrs Randolph’s apartment building”, spied on her to catch other male visitors, was spotted in a alley outside her parents ‘house at 2 a.m. and’ used alias phone numbers to anonymously send harassing text messages any time of the day to Ms Randolph and her friends.

Randolph and Underwood in an Instagram photo, in which she announced their separation

Randolph and Underwood in an Instagram photo, in which she announced their separation

Randolph and Underwood in an Instagram photo, in which she announced their separation

The restraining order application claims Colton first claimed he was receiving the messages as well, and later admitted to sending them himself.

According to the documents, Cassie even found “a tile tracker stuck to the bottom of her car’s rear bumper,” which Colton allegedly admitted to crashing when she confronted him.

Underwood came out on Tuesday as gay

Underwood came out on Tuesday as gay

Underwood came out on Tuesday as gay

“Because of his history of behavior (which ranged from harassing and obsessive calls and messages, to obsessive walks to his apartment complex, to strolling outside his window at his parents’ house at two (2) in the morning , to place a tracking device)… Ms. Randolph fears for her safety and that of her family and friends, ”the file indicates.

Screenshots of texts Colton sent to Cassie included in the file showed the couple’s turmoil.

“You’d be ditching Linda in a second if a new ‘opportunity’ presented itself,” the Bachelor star wrote.

“Fuck you for saying that.” Linda is my friend. So f *** off, Cassie replied.

“Because you’re a selfish person who isn’t ready to be loved,” Colton wrote. “I spent two years loving you the best I could and now I’m sitting here feeling silly.” You hurt me beyond words. I still haven’t done anything but be there for you and still miss you all the time.

Lin Salas, Randolph's friend, showed a series of photos from their Mexican break

Lin Salas, Randolph's friend, showed a series of photos from their Mexican break

Lin Salas, Randolph’s friend, showed a series of photos from their Mexican break

Salas shared photos from his morning yoga routine on the deck over the sea

Salas shared photos from his morning yoga routine on the deck over the sea

Salas shared photos from his morning yoga routine on the deck over the sea

Salas laughed at people noting that she wore the same hat over and over again.

Salas laughed at people noting that she wore the same hat over and over again.

Salas laughed at people noting that she wore the same hat over and over again.

Cassie's younger sister Michelle Randolph was traveling with the rest of their friends

Cassie's younger sister Michelle Randolph was traveling with the rest of their friends

Cassie’s younger sister Michelle Randolph was traveling with the rest of their friends

In another text of the documents, Colton wrote, “I am sober. I also lived the toxic route for almost 2 years.

‘Thinking about all the red flags that I ignored [throughout] our relationship is what is killing me… I promise I’m not crazy.

And in texts, Colton allegedly admitted to sending the wrong numbers, he wrote, “Hi Cassie. You like to play games, eh? Let’s play some games then. Let’s just say we were friends of the family. Be young. Have a good time … you’ll only regret the way you treat people later.

Colton also reportedly texted Lin from a fake number in an apparent attempt to drive a wedge between the two friends, writing, “Do you think you know Cassie? Do you know she’s just there for the fame?

The former couple settled out of court in November and Colton apologized in his interview with GMA on Tuesday.

Underwood and Randolph at the CMAs in November 2019 in Nashville

Underwood and Randolph at the CMAs in November 2019 in Nashville

Underwood and Randolph at the CMAs in November 2019 in Nashville

“I would just say I’m sorry from the bottom of my heart,” the Bachelor star said.

“I am sorry for the pain and emotional stress I have caused. I wish it hadn’t happened like this. I wish I had had the courage to fix myself before I broke someone else.

Colton received a surge of support after her shocking disclosure about his sexuality – although some other reality TV stars have noted the impact the news could have on his ex.

Season 15 Bachelorette contestant Mike Johnson tweeted, “I feel for Cassie, happy for Colton” after the news broke.

Cassie may have gotten a tip for her luxury getaway from her bachelor contest colleague Demi Burnett, who also posted to her Instagram from the luxury villa in Cozumel five weeks ago.

Burnett told The Sun Colton needed to be “held accountable” for his behavior towards his ex before he was “celebrated” for coming out.

“I know what it feels like and I’m very proud of him for it. But I want to make sure everyone respects Cassie who suffered a lot and was hurt a lot by Colton, ”she said.

“I know she never would have filed that restraining order unless she had another choice. It must have been terrifying to her.

And I don’t want anyone to forget that. We can congratulate Colton on his courage and exit, but he has to be held accountable for what he did to Cassie.

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