Kelsea Ballerini has revealed she had the jitters for her first date with beau Chase Stokes.
The 29-year-old CMT Music Award winner, who spent time with the actor in New York, took her fans back to the beginning in a TikTok post on Saturday.
“Have a nice weekend,” the hitmaker wrote. “Here’s a video I sent to my best friend for my first date with Chase #howdoidothis #rollingupthewelcomemat.”
The clip shows a very nervous Kelsea posing in front of her mirror in a black and white strapless mini dress with western boots, because we’re trying to be cool.
“He’ll pick me up and we’ll go to a sushi place and I’ll call you tomorrow with a full update,” she added.
The two have been dating for several months.
Jitters: Kelsea Ballerini, 29, revealed she had the jitters ahead of her first date with beau Chase Stokes, sharing a video she sent her best friend on Tik Tok Saturday
She then raised her hand and pumped herself up saying, “I can do this, I can do this.”
‘It’s just a date. You just eat and you talk about things you do!’
Kelsea’s new single, How Do I Do This, plays below the clip, and she references butterflies in the single’s lyrics.
“Last looks in the mirror, tell myself, ‘I’ve got this, I’ve got this,'” she sings.
The singer and songwriter included the song on the extended version of her Rolling Up the Welcome Mat (For Good) EP earlier this month.
“It’s about the nerves of entering a very unfamiliar world,” she said USA weekly when the song fell.
She had previously discussed her 2022 divorce from compatriot Morgan Evans, 38, in the song Penthouse (the healed version).
The Interlude singer told the Call her daddy podcastshe was the first to make the switch in her new relationship.
“I slipped into those DMs,” she said after seeking advice from her manager, who lives in Charleston, where Chase’s show, Outer Banks, is filmed.
Get pumped: The clip shows a very nervous Kelsea posing in front of her mirror in a black and white strapless mini dress with western boots, “because we’re trying to be a cool girl.” She then put her hand in the air and pumped herself up and said ‘I can do this, I can do this’
New song: Chelsea references her first date with Chase, 30, in new new song How Do I Do This?
Awesome: In an interview with Stylecaster, Kelsea described their relationship saying, “He’s a Virgo too. We are both Labrador retrievers in human form. It doesn’t take much conversation to be on the same wavelength. It’s been half a year and it was great’
“He was like, ‘You know who’s really cute, when you’re ready?’ chase.
“I was like, ‘You’re so right.’
The Yeah Boys singer said she had never seen the Netflix drama, but “I just knew it and I just dove into it.”
Kelsea revealed that she took the easy approach to break the ice. “His name is @hichasestokes, and I said, ‘Hello, Chase Stokes.'”
In a July interview with StylecasterKelsea described their relationship this way.
“What we’ve decided, and each to their own, is that when you’re with someone you feel safe with and proud of, why not share it?” she said.
“He’s a Virgo too,” she explained, adding, “we’re both Labrador retrievers in human form.” It doesn’t take much conversation to be on the same wavelength. It’s been half a year and it’s been great.’