Bachelor In Paradise stars Krystal Nielson and Chris Randone are ‘moving forward’ with their divorce … six months after they split
Bachelor In Paradise star Krystal Nielson and husband Chris Randone are officially getting a divorce.
The couple, both 32, met and became engaged in 2018 during season five of the hit show and sealed the deal a year later on BIP at a televised ceremony led by Chris Harrison.
The couple had been married for eight months before announcing their divorce in February. They are now moving on to divorce proceedings six months later.
Paradise Lost: Krystal Nielson and Chris Randone, both 32, have revealed the couple’s plan to proceed with divorce plans after the split in February. The couple had been married for eight months; seen in 2018
Nielson confirmed her upcoming divorce from Randone in an emotional Instagram post discussing the past eight months with her 575,000 followers.
When she posed solo with the couple’s dogs by the water in San Diego, the health and fitness coach got candid.
She tells her followers in the caption: “ The past eight months have not been easy … I have been torn between mourning a life that could have been … and determined to fight for the future that I know I am. earn. ‘
Letting Go: Nielson announced to her followers that she and Randone had decided to go ahead with filing for divorce, while thanking fans for their continued support
She continued: “With respect and support for each other, Chis and I have decided to proceed with filing for divorce. We are grateful for the events that led us to find each other as we have been wonderful teachers on our journey of personal discovery and growth.
‘I believe there can be beauty in pain if we have the courage to look into compassion and the willingness to grow. We all deserve to live a beautiful life that we love … and sometimes we realize it’s time to let go and LET GOD. ‘
Krystal concluded by thanking her fans and followers for the ‘good wishes and continued support’.
Roommates: Randone shared on Instagram the photo of the couple who moved to a place together after Paradise in 2018
Just Married: Randone proposed to Krystal on television in front of Bachelor nation in 2018 before the couple got married the following year on Bachelor in Paradise
Nielson and Randone, who are out in the open, have shared almost every aspect of their relationship with the world after the fitness instructor proposed on television for Bachelor nation in 2018.
In typical franchise fashion, the couple aired their 2019 wedding on BIP season six to give current contestants a glimpse of what Paradise was capable of. They get married at the Vidanta hotel in Mexico.
On January 12, just a month before they announced their divorce, Krystal shared on Instagram that she had taken a fertility test because the couple had talked about having babies in their future.
But on February 14 – Valentine’s Day – the couple released an exclusive statement BachelorNation.com where they announced their divorce.
Trouble in Paradise: On Valentine’s Day 2020, the couple released an exclusive statement to BachelorNation.com announcing their divorce, saying, ‘It hurts to announce that at this point we have mutually decided to separate; seen in 2019
Starting a family: On January 12, just a month before they announced their divorce, Krystal shared on Instagram that she took a fertility test because the couple talked about having babies in their future
The couple said: ‘It hurts to announce that at this point we have mutually decided to part ways. We have never imagined this scenario, but we have come to a point where we both have to work on ourselves. ‘
In sharing this news, a nearby source said PEOPLE that the divorce in February came as no surprise to those closest to the couple.
‘None of their loved ones are shocked by the split,’ the source shared. ‘They weren’t ready to get married at all, but felt tremendous pressure from Bachelor Nation to have this happy ending.’
The source went on to say they weren’t on the same page and were ‘struggling before they got married’.
Not-so-happy ending: a source close to the couple told PEOPLE magazine that the couple weren’t on the same page and ‘struggled before they got married’