‘Temptation Island’ Stars Kate Griffith and David Benavidez Reveal They’re Still Together After the Show

by Jeremy Spirogis
David Benavidez and Kate Griffith

After watching David Benavidez behave on Temptation Island Season 2, viewers had been nearly sure Kate Griffith would by no means take him again, and so they applauded her when she stood her floor throughout the last bonfire.

However, the couple took to Instagram to substantiate they’re nonetheless relationship.

David Benavidez and Kate Griffith
David Benavidez, Kate Griffith, Mark L. Walberg | Richie Knapp

Kate Griffith and David Benavidez on ‘Temptation Island’ Season 2

New Jersey-based couple, Kate and David, dated for 3 years and lived collectively earlier than arriving on the island. While they hadn’t cheated on one another, each had been untrue in previous relationships, inflicting emotions of insecurity and doubt.

Additionally, Kate is 34-years-old and prepared for marriage and youngsters, however David is just a few years youthful and has issue being susceptible together with his girlfriend.

Therefore, the 2 got here to Temptation Island to show belief and work out in the event that they had been prepared for the subsequent step. While Kate enforced boundaries with the blokes in her villa, David showered with Samantha Hoffman and engaged in a “threesome.”

Even although he initially expressed remorse for his actions, David ended up falling for Toneta Morgan and selected to go away the island together with her. After Kate noticed David opening as much as Toneta, she allowed herself to be susceptible with Dominique Price and selected him for the in a single day date.

Despite their connection, Kate determined to go away the island single and work on herself. A couple of months after filming wrapped, manufacturing contacted the solid for a reunion.

Kate Griffith and David Benavidez seemingly broke up

According to Samantha, she and David romantically noticed one another briefly after the present earlier than he abruptly reduce issues off together with her. At the reunion, Toneta known as him out for utilizing her, and Samantha revealed she slept with David after leaving the island, which blindsided Kate.

She additionally opened up a couple of kiss they shared off-camera within the audio room. However, David denied the allegations and promised Kate he advised her the reality about every little thing already as he wished to work on their relationship.

In a Reality Steve podcast, Samantha claimed she didn’t lie about their sexual encounter and despatched Kate “receipts,” together with a video clip of a clock in David’s bed room. Nonetheless, the New Jersey native supposedly blocked Samantha after which determined to take David again.

Kate Griffith and David Benavidez verify they’re nonetheless collectively

Around the identical time on December 31, Kate and David each posted a slideshow with footage, together with one another, proving the 2 are nonetheless going robust.

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I took a break from social media to spend time having fun with the vacations with household & family members… it was MUCH wanted! . After letting you right into a small glimpse of my life in an unrealistic & inorganic setting on Temptation Island, I’ve determined I owe nobody solutions as to selections that I’ve made AFTER cameras stopped rolling, REAL life resumed, time & house WERE taken, and REAL conversations had been had between David and I! . The extra detrimental & judgmental feedback I obtain the much less I actually care to inform my facet of the story. The negativity, LIES, clout chasing, and drama that encompass the present are extraordinarily disappointing! . As a viewer, you noticed a glimpse- a VERY VERY small one at that- into my life, who I’m, and the place my life is headed. Temptation Island will NEVER outline WHO I AM as an individual or WHO David is… We ARE soooo way more than what ‘reality’ television has proven! Temptation Island isn’t a film with a starting and an finish…. these are OUR REAL LIVES and OUR LIVES CONTINUE… . You can proceed to observe and see how issues unfold or you may merely unfollow us if you happen to disagree with our selections. . Wishing you a Happy & Healthy New Year… and one stuffed with LOVE ❤️

A post shared by Kate Temptation Island (@iamkategriffith) on Dec 31, 2019 at 9:54am PST

In Kate’s post, she uploaded 4 pictures of her and David sporting matching Christmas pajamas, and began by explaining she “took a break from social media.”

Kate wrote a prolonged caption to her followers, saying she has “decided I owe no one answers as to decisions that I’ve made after cameras stopped rolling, real-life resumed, time and space were taken, and real conversations were had between David and I!”

She then ended her post by telling the viewers they “saw a glimpse” into her and David’s life, and “are more than what reality tv has shown.” Therefore, she inspired her followers to “simply unfollow if you disagree with our decisions.”

David posted 5 pictures of the Temptation Island couple and echoed his girlfriend’s sentiments in his caption. He additionally addressed different castmates, possible Samantha and Dominique who’ve finished interviews about them, writing, “they were rejected both on the show and after the show and are now showing their true colors by resorting to saying ridiculous things about Kate and I in an attempt to get back at us.”

Kate turned her feedback off, however castmates, together with Gavin Rocker and Casey Starchak, commented on David’s post congratulating the couple.

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