‘The Bachelor’: Peter Weber Says His Relationship With Kelley Flanagan Has Grown Stronger Since Quarantine

by Jeremy Spirogis
Peter Weber and Kelley Flanagan on a group date on

Bachelor Nation followers have been shocked when Peter Weber and Kelley Flanagan began relationship. Not solely did Pilot Pete’s journey come to a crashing halt, however the world was additionally starting to appreciate the influence of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Given the timing, some viewers weren’t certain how the romance would pan out. But just lately, Weber revealed his relationship with Flanagan “really benefitted” from spending quarantine collectively. 

Peter Weber and Kelley Flannagan start relationship after ‘The Bachelor’ Season 24

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Weber and Flanagan might have met earlier than The Bachelor Season 24, however the 29-year-old eradicated his now-girlfriend within the seventh week. In the finale, Weber obtained engaged to Hannah Ann Sluss. Then shortly after breaking issues off, Weber seemingly pursued his runner-up, Madison Prewett. Though Weber and Prewett finally determined to go their separate methods.

Two weeks after The Bachelor finale in March 2020, Weber and Flanagan have been noticed in Chicago. At the time, the truth stars claimed they weren’t relationship. However, they have been quarantining collectively amid the pandemic. Then on May 2, Weber confirmed his relationship with Flanagan in an Instagram post.

“You caught me. Let the adventure begin,” Weber captioned a photograph of himself kissing his new girlfriend.

Peter Weber discusses beginning his relationship with Kelley Flanagan through the coronavirus pandemic

Peter Weber and Kelley Flanagan on a group date on 'The Bachelor' Season 24 Episode 6
Kelley Flanagan and Peter Weber on ‘The Bachelor’ | Francisco Roman by way of Getty Images

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In an interview with Bold TV from July 2020, Weber opened up about beginning his relationship with Flanagan through the pandemic. But whereas many {couples} have been confronted with new challenges throughout quarantine, it appears Weber and Flanagan have solely grown stronger.

“It’s been a crazy four months, for sure,” Weber mentioned. “In regards to my relationship with Kelley and the progression of that, it’s really benefitted us. It’s been a unique way to get into that relationship and spend so much time right off the bat because you had no choice.”

He continued, “I had to come out to Chicago to spend time with her. We had no choice but to just hang out in the apartment. We couldn’t really go out. So it’s been a cool process for us to develop our relationship. I’ve really enjoyed it. We really got to know each other.”

Weber additionally hinted his capability to get together with Flanagan signifies one thing optimistic long-term.

“It’s been really exciting for us and it’s a great sign,” he mentioned. “We haven’t gotten sick of each other yet. So fingers crossed this keeps going.”

Peter Weber updates followers on his relationship with Kelley Flanagan throughout ‘The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons’

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In June 2020, Weber and Flanagan appeared on The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons — Ever. When talking with host Chris Harrison, the couple revealed what’s subsequent of their relationship. 

“We are just really excited for the future,” Weber mentioned on the time. “We talked and we both have dreams about moving to New York City for a little bit and get that experience. Hopefully, fingers crossed, that’s in our future. And just enjoying each other and it’s been great.”

Then in an interview with Entertainment Tonight from July 2020, Weber and Flanagan confirmed their plans to maneuver to NYC collectively. But even so, it seems they nonetheless need to take issues sluggish, particularly since they’re out of The Bachelor bubble.

“We’re not on a reality show anymore, we can take our time,” Flanagan mentioned. “We don’t need to rush anything, we want to make sure each other is in the right headspace. And there’s nothing wrong with that. We’re happy and we’re living life.”

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