Just a week ago, a current “The Bachelorette” couple shared some sad news with fans: they had ended their engagement. Now it looks like they’re both doing their best to move on without each other. For Michelle Young, that meant taking an incredible trip abroad with some girlfriends, and she’s shared some fabulous tidbits via Instagram.
Rumors of potential problems in Young and Nayte Olukoya’s relationship had been circulating, but they had denied until the end that anything was wrong. Now that they’ve confirmed their “Bachelorette” relationship is over, both Young and Olukoya seem to be keen to put a smile on their faces whenever they spend time somewhere other than their hometown. For Olukoya, that apparently meant spending some time in Los Angeles, California. On June 23 he released a trio of Snapshots on Instagram wish everyone a nice evening. The selfies were tagged as taken in Los Angeles, and he was shirtless while sporting a hat, sunglasses and some jewelry, including a pearl necklace. As for Young, after their breakup, she went further away from home to recover.
Here’s what you need to know:
Young embraced a trip to Iceland
On June 23, as Olukoya embraced the California sun, Young Island eyed it. She shared two still photos and a short video in one Instagram post this showed her standing in a field of purple flowers. The sky was dark and cloudy, but the scenery behind her was stunning. She posted an Atticus quote in the caption, noting, “She was powerful. Not because she wasn’t scared, but because she was so strong despite the fear.”
Young received a lot of love for this post, both from fans and other Bachelor Nation personalities. Her Bachelor Happy Hour co-host Becca Kufrin wrote, “Take in this change of scenery, you deserve so much rest and beauty. Love you honey.” Rachel Kirkconnell, who also appeared on Matt James’ season of The Bachelor, grabbing his last rose, just commented“I love this.” A supporter encouraged Young through Write, “A beautiful soul! Loved your season and you are authentically you! You deserve the world and beyond!”
The former teacher did not start the journey alone
In a series of Instagram stories, Young revealed that she took a bunch of friends to Iceland. “You know what they say… ‘Real friends are the ones who will wipe your tears, remind you to keep your head up high, and hop on a last minute plane to Iceland when you ask them to,'” she wrote , when she shared a selfie showing her with her two friends. The “Bachelorette” star also shared a glimpse of a wild excursion the trio took, which meant teaming up and exploring the terrain on 4-wheelers.
In addition to sharing insights into their adventures, Young thanked fans of The Bachelorette for their support. “I just wanted to take a minute to say thank you for all the kind and uplifting messages that have been sent my way.” She added, “I’ll still take my time off social media but wanted some Sharing fulfilling moments from the past week.” Young may have been heartbroken at the breakup with Olukoya, but she seems to be enjoying making new memories with some of her best friends.
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