Despite their parting ways, John Hersey still insisted for Katie Thurston.
“You will say a limited number of words throughout your life,” he replied. “I urge you to speak more kindly, especially about someone you don’t know. I’ve never been supported or unconditionally loved by a partner. Thinking and explaining that Katie did something something wrong doesn’t suit me. The internet can be a bad place — let’s not add to it. ”
Katie and John announced earlier that day that they were calling it, with the former Bachelorette writing on Instagram Stories, “Statement: we’re not alone.” John also confirmed that they “no more boyfriends”saying that“ this decision was not made lightly, and it was clearly not easy to make. ”However, he expressed his gratitude for those who have rooted in their relationship.
“I thank each and every one of you who supported us on this journey,” he wrote. “We’re not (and aren’t) here without you.”