‘Bachelor in Paradise’: Joe Amabile Didn’t Want to Live in L.A. With Kendall Long Anymore Before Breakup

by Jeremy Spirogis
Kendall Long (L) and Joe Amabile

Fans actually rallied round Joe Amabile regardless of his quick time on The Bachelorette. He ultimately discovered love with Kendall Long on Bachelor in Paradise. They lately revealed they broke up. Find out what Long needed to say about what led to the stunning breakup.

Kendall Long and Joe Amabile broke up after ‘Bachelor in Paradise’

Kendall Long (L) and Joe Amabile
Kendall Long (L) and Joe Amabile | Michael Kovac/Getty Images for The Gentle Barn

Long and Amabile met on Bachelor in Paradise Season 5 and began courting. They continued their relationship afterward and Amabile went on to compete on Dancing with the Stars.

They lately moved in collectively and received a canine. The former couple additionally talked about getting engaged earlier than they introduced they broke up.

“We have decided mutually to go our separate ways. Joe has made the decision to move back to Chicago while Kendall will be remaining in her hometown of Los Angeles,” the assertion learn in line with Us Weekly. “Our family and friends have always been an extremely important element to who we are as people. We can’t imagine continuing our lives without them closer, especially when thinking of starting a family of our own one day.”  

The assertion additionally up to date how they really feel about one another after their cut up. “We both respect each others’ decision and still have a great deal of love for each other. We appreciate all the love and support everyone has given us throughout our relationship,” they claimed.

She didn’t see it coming

Long opened up about their cut up. The former actuality star thought their relationship was headed in a unique course.

“I did not see it coming,” she mentioned on Instagram, in line with Us Weekly. “Every relationship has issues but I feel like — with Joe and I — we were best friends. Everything was fun, we were getting a dog together. We had just moved in … Ultimately what happened was that Joe felt like he would have a better [life] in Chicago.”

Sadly, Long didn’t need to comply with him to Chicago. She additionally mentioned they didn’t speak about transferring to town earlier than they signed a lease for a spot in Los Angeles.

“I was thinking, ‘We have a year with the lease.’ That was the timeline for me,” she mentioned. “In no way can I ever be upset with him and have [resentment] toward him changing his mind and choosing to move because I understand the stresses of living somewhere like L.A. away from your family. That was also a huge reason why I didn’t see myself moving from L.A. at least at that point in my life.”

She thought they had been going to get married

The inventive director talked about her dedication to their relationship. She believed they had been going to get married.

“I thought Joe and I were going to literally be married,” she mentioned. “If anyone knows me, I’m not the person that plans my wedding and I was literally doing that with Joe.”

She continued, “But something weird about ending something with some that you thought you were going to marry [is] you almost feel like you have such a better idea of what you’re looking for.”

It seems like she’s looking forward to the long run. Amabile has but to speak about their breakup publicly.

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