‘Married at First Sight’: Katie Conrad Reveals New Boyfriend After Split From Derek Sherman, Gets Support From Unexpected Castmates

by Jeremy Spirogis
Katie Conrad

Despite some preliminary chemistry, Katie Conrad and Derek Sherman’s relationship fell aside rapidly on Lifetime’s Married at First Sight. Due partly to her distaste for Derek’s goals for the long run, in addition to her jealousy points about his previous and Derek’s claims that his spouse was untrue throughout the tail finish of their marriage, Katie grew to become one of the controversial forged members on season 10.

Since her divorce from Derek, nonetheless, Katie has debuted a brand new man on Instagram. The Married at First Sight star lately revealed her boyfriend, raving about him on social media and getting assist from her season eight castmates, AJ Vollmoeller and Stephanie Sersen.

Katie Conrad
Katie Conrad | Katie Conrad by way of Instagram

Katie revealed a brand new boyfriend on Instagram after her break up from Derek

Shortly after the Washington, D.C., season of Married at First Sight aired, Katie took to Instagram to defend herself from a few of the backlash and join with followers.

On May 10, she shared a smiling picture of herself with a brand new beau, Brandon Eaves. Reality TV World stories that Eaves is a 28-year-old Air Force officer who met 26-year-old Katie on the courting app Hinge. (Sadly, his Instagram is non-public.)

And it seems like Katie has already met the household. “Spent the weekend celebrating this amazing guy’s mama in his hometown and couldn’t be happier,” she gushed, including the hashtag “Happy Mother’s Day” and tagging Eaves’ hometown as Chattanooga, TN. She locked the feedback, most definitely to keep away from any detrimental remarks from followers who’re nonetheless sad about her season.

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Derek’s ex lately took to Instagram to gush about her new man

Katie’s relationship with Derek might need been risky, nevertheless it looks like it’s been clean crusing to date together with her new love. They look like in quarantine collectively.

Heavy.com stories that Katie instructed followers on an Instagram Live that “plans are in the works” for her to maneuver out of Washington, D.C., with Eaves. When one Married at First Sight fan requested why Katie selected to seem on the present, she confirmed an image of her new boyfriend and quipped, “In hopes of finding this dude.” As for Derek, Katie instructed one fan merely, “He was not it, sis. He wasn’t it.”

And it looks like Katie isn’t combating together with her new
boyfriend like she did with Derek, a minimum of based mostly on her social media presence.
“@brandonzeaves and I simply had the closest factor to our first ‘fight’…and it
was over this sport,” she joked in an Instagram story labeled #quarantinelife.
The sport? Sequence.

The couple play-argued on Instagram about who had “cheated” throughout the sport. But Katie cleared the air, including a cute picture of herself snuggling with Eaves on the sofa with the caption: “We’re not really fighting though, it’s all good!”

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The controversial ‘Married at First Sight’ star received assist from her castmates AJ and Stephanie

Despite heavy backlash from followers, Katie appears to have gotten some assist from a considerably surprising supply: Stephanie and AJ, a still-married couple from the Philadelphia season of Married at First Sight.

Stephanie favored Katie’s Instagram picture together with her new man,
whereas AJ—who was himself a controversial forged member on season eight resulting from his
fast mood—really wrote out a brief protection of her on his personal Instagram

“What are your thoughts on Katie from last season?” a fan
requested AJ.

The Married at First Sight star was candid however
supportive in his response about Katie.

“A whole lot of y’all requested me why I didn’t embody Katie within the
individuals I don’t like from final season…I’ve had the pleasure of speaking to Katie,”
he defined. “Though I had my detrimental opinions about her that I shaped from
merely watching her season (such as you all did), I noticed that very like me she
additionally received a sh***y edit.”

AJ continued, “Yes, a few of her actions have been controversial,
however so have been mine and now y’all like me. She’s actually a pleasant individual and appears
fairly grounded and actual. Her and Derek simply sadly didn’t join, you
can’t fault her for that!”

Many Married at First Sight alums change into shut
buddies through the years, so—irrespective of your opinion of her—it’s good to see that
Katie has assist from others who’ve gone by way of comparable experiences.

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