‘The Bachelor’: Colton Underwood’s Recent Instagram Post Has Fans Confused About the Cassie Randolph Breakup

by Jeremy Spirogis
Colton Underwood and Cassie Randolph arrive to the 2019 E! People

When Bachelor Nation couple Colton Underwood and Cassie Randolph broke up in May 2020, the previous actuality stars advised followers on Instagram they might attempt to stay associates. However, Underwood’s current social media post following Randolph’s look on The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons — Ever has viewers questioning whether or not the connection has modified. 

Colton Underwood and Cassie Randolph share Instagram posts about their breakup in May 2020

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On May 29, Randolph and Underwood introduced their break up on Instagram. 

In his post, Underwood defined the breakup occurred after he did some reflecting with Randolph. But in the long run, they determined they had been “just meant to be friends.” The former bachelor wrote, “We both have grown immensely and been through so much together – so this isn’t the end of our story, it’s the start of a whole new chapter for us.”

Meanwhile, Randolph echoed her ex-boyfriend’s assertion on her personal Instagram account. “Colton and I have broken up, but have decided to remain a part of each others lives,” she wrote. “With all that we have gone through, we have a special bond that will always be there. I love Colton very much and have an enormous amount of respect for him.”

Randolph concluded, “We have both learned and grown so much these past couple years, and will always have each others back. Always.”

Cassie Randolph discusses her break up with Colton Underwood on ‘The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons — Ever’

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On July 6, The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons — Ever recapped Trista Sutter’s journey on The Bachelorette. Then halfway via the episode, host Chris Harrison referred to as Randolph and he or she discussed her relationship with Underwood.

At the beginning of the interview, Randolph famous she didn’t need to dive into her break up with Underwood. And though the graduate pupil confirmed she was “on good terms” along with her ex, she defined issues had been “really hard.” And finally, neither social gathering was able to open up about what occurred to the general public.

“It’s kind of a sensitive subject because we’re still kind of going through it — still pretty emotional for both of us,” Randolph mentioned. “We haven’t really talked about it publicly yet. I don’t know if either of us is ready.”

Colton Underwood and Cassie Randolph arrive to the 2019 E! People's Choice Awards held at the Barker Hangar on November 10, 2019
Colton Underwood and Cassie Randolph | Amy Sussman/E! Entertainment/NBCU Photo Bank

Meanwhile, Randolph referred to as out The Bachelor franchise for modifying her phase with Harrison.

“I’m slightly irritated about a number of issues proper now. Just watched The Bachelor interview that they aired,” Randolph mentioned on her Instagram Story. “You guys cannot judge something that you know is edited and know nothing about. There was so much more that I talk about in that interview than just my relationship.”

Randolph then defined she discussed her new tattoo, her time on the fact sequence, and Sutter’s season. The 25-year-old additionally famous Bachelor Nation followers had been offended that she went on the present with out Underwood. 

“When you watch the interview, I said absolutely nothing. Like absolutely nothing,” Randolph mentioned. “That’s not what it was supposed to be about. So just, a reminder to not draw conclusions on something you know nothing about.”

Colton Underwood discusses his breakup with Cassie Randolph on Instagram

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Three days after Randolph appeared on The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons — Ever, Underwood wrote a cryptic Instagram post discussing his friendship together with his ex. 

“These last few weeks have been challenging because, by now, you all know I’m an open book and I enjoy sharing my life with y’all,” Underwood wrote. “When our relationship ended we agreed to handle things as privately as possible as we attempted to navigate our new relationship as friends. I chose to do that since we were living in this interim period, but obviously a lot changed this week.”

Then the previous NFL participant revealed he has discovered from the expertise and is trying ahead to the subsequent chapter in his life. Underwood wrote:

Every expertise gives us with a possibility for development. If you’ve been form sufficient to have adopted our story you’ve been with us via all the ups and downs which have taught me so many classes. I’ve come to understand while you’re within the thick of it you simply have to take a step again and take a look at issues from a unique perspective, in doing so I’ve gained a lot readability about what I would like and extra importantly what I would like in a relationship. 

I’m so excited for this subsequent chapter of my life with new tales and new individuals. I can’t thank y’all sufficient in your understanding and your help throughout this time. Your messages imply so much!

Bachelor Nation followers react to Colton Underwood’s Instagram post in July 2020

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The final 2 years I’ve been thrust right into a highlight after residing a reasonably regular life. Since then, I’ve been making an attempt to learn to navigate my life adjustments whereas additionally making an attempt to cling to who I’m. I used to assume a platform would give me a voice, however in some ways a platform takes your voice. For somebody like me it’s been paralyzing. I can overthink all the pieces. It takes actually thick pores and skin to navigate fixed drama, pretend articles, nasty DMs & feedback or rumors began by individuals who really feel entitled to your private life. It takes unimaginable psychological energy to shrug off strangers who commonly criticize your character primarily based on conclusions they drew whereas watching an edited television present (I may say a lot right here). It can really feel like an uphill battle. Sometimes I need to simply say what I would like & overlook my delicate facet that strives to do the “right thing”, be calm & rational, be form, consider others first and many others.. I really feel like saying: okay all you mom ffers hating on me for my breakup-please cease. It’s been an terrible few months for ME making an attempt to go through it. I’m STILL going through it. It’s arduous sufficient w/out your know-it-all feedback. You actually know nothing so go away. One minute I really feel my rant above & the subsequent I really feel egocentric eager about myself when there are actually crucial points on the earth proper now: BLM, Covid, poisonous politics, issues of life and demise; social injustice. Kinda places private issues in perspective. Hence, the explanation I made a decision (in opposition to recommendation) to cancel contracts & delete IG for 30 days. The break, tho brief, was wonderful. What did I do? I learn a LOT, bought a tattoo, caught up with associates, attended 2 protests, completed 60 HOURS OF SIMUCASE, re-evaluated my desires and objectives, went browsing, dyed my very own hair, performed my guitar, bought out my stitching machine…lived within the second. Life is brief. We all have struggles to determine. All we are able to do is the very best we all know within the second so after we replicate, we don’t really feel remorse. Always be studying, at all times be rising. Ok, I’m carried out. A bit in every single place, however I’m forcing myself to not overthink. Thx to nearly all of u who’ve been form & despatched involved messages. It means greater than u know ❤️ ily all (minus the trolls)

A post shared by Cassie Randolph (@cassierandolph) on Jul 1, 2020 at 12:17pm PDT

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Bachelor Nation followers weren’t positive what to assume after Underwood’s post on Instagram. Some viewers speculated the prolonged caption meant the 28-year-old was upset with Randolph’s interview.

“It sounds like he’s shading Cassie by saying he was trying to take the high road at first and handle this privately and be friends but then ‘but obviously things changed a lot this week,’” a fan wrote on Reddit. “Her solo interview didn’t say much but it must have irked him in some way. Maybe it’s what people were conjecturing coming out of it?”

Meanwhile, others thought Underwood’s post was his method of claiming they’re shifting ahead with their lives.

“Considering that Cassie really didn’t say anything, I’m taking this a different way,” a Reddit person wrote. “Maybe his dms have completely blown up even moreso since the interview and he felt ‘obligated’ to say something … Like this is his way of saying, ‘Hey, I’m hanging in, life is getting better and we’re moving on.’”

Whatever Underwood meant by his Instagram post, the previous bachelor’s remaining remarks made it clear he has readability following his relationship with Randolph. So cheers to that.

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