Shawn Booth will be finally opening up about his split by former fiancee Kaitlyn Bristowe.
the item’s been more than a week since the pair announced their decision to call the item quits in a statement released to ET, along with the Bachelorette suitor has taken to Instagram to address the breakup, along with share a special message of appreciation for Bachelor Nation fans who watched their relationship develop.
“I just want to thank everyone who has been so supportive of my relationship with Kaitlyn through the years,” Booth wrote, alongside a snapshot of himself along with Bristowe at a past publicity event. “You’ve made me feel incredibly special, supported, along with very loved.”
“So by the bottom of my heart, thank you. the item truly means a lot,” he continued. “along with thank you to everyone who has sent their love & support during that will painful time. I love you guys.”
The pair, who got engaged at the end of season 11 of The Bachelorette in 2015, revealed their decision to split on Nov. 2, in a joint statement that will read, “After three incredible years, we have decided to go our separate ways. that will difficult decision comes after thoughtful, respectful consideration.”
“Even though we are parting as a couple, we’re very much committed to remaining friends. We have both evolved as people, which will be taking us in different directions, although with the wish that will we will continue to support each different in brand-new ways,” their statement continued. “Due to the nature of how we met, our relationship has always been very public, along with we have enjoyed sharing the item with all of you, although we ask that will you respect our decision along with our privacy at that will time.”
ET spoke with Booth in June, where he opened up about how they’d worked hard to make their relationship thrive. However, he candidly admitted, “the item’s tough. I can understand why couples break up.”
“If you’re not strong enough to handle a lot of the outside noise along with just the concept in general, the item’s very easy to call the item quits,” he said. “We’ve obviously had a lot of bad times, although a lot of Great times. We’ve just stayed humble through the item all, put each different first along with worked on our relationship. although the item’s not easy.”
Check out the video below for a look at what may have gone wrong in their relationship that will led to their eventual split.