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“The Ultimatum”‘s reunion episode could have revealed a child bombshell with Madlyn and Colby, however the different stunning information viewers discovered is that April Marie is in a brand new relationship. Midway by the reunion, Marie shares that her new romance got here after she determined to pause on relationship.
“The very second I mentioned I’ll put relationship exterior for a bit and simply give attention to me, he simply got here proper on in,” she mentioned of her new boyfriend. “To be at a lot peace and in a wholesome relationship. We get one another, it is respectful, [and] we do not argue. It simply feels actually good to know that if that is what it took for me to be the place I’m right this moment, then so be it.”
On April 14, Marie introduced on Instagram that she’s relationship entrepreneur Cody Cooper. Alongside a slideshow of photographs of the pair, she wrote, “C, thanks bebeh for being that somebody. 🥺Thanks for being YOU. Thanks for being essentially the most superb man, boyfriend, associate & finest pal I might ever ask for. I really like you, I respect you & I like you for one million issues.”
She continued, “First & foremost for committing to me & every thing that got here with ‘relationship me’ as a result of I do know it wasn’t simple… Even once I mentioned no, thanks for not letting me go. 🥺 You are robust, you are passionate & you are persistent… That is why I fell in love with you from the beginning as a result of I see a lot of myself & who I wish to grow to be in YOU. ❤️”
“So THANK YOU. For all of the occasions you have been in my nook. For choosing me again up once I’m down. For at all times being so affectionate & respectful. For at all times telling me how it’s & for at all times being so mild in the way in which that you simply talk with me. For pushing me & serving to me develop. To your each day assurance & for loving me SO UNCONDITIONALLY. For each giggle & reminiscence made (like breaking my foot on our 2nd date 😂).”
She concluded her put up with, “I promise to reciprocate being the particular person for you that you’ve got at all times been for me. 💯 Thanks for strolling into my life & displaying me what LOVE is. ✨ Love you at all times, A ❤️.”
In interviews with POPSUGAR, Marie reveals that she and Cooper have been relationship for roughly six months (as of March 30) and so they at the moment reside along with their three canines. She additionally shares that Cooper was being recruited for “The Ultimatum” the identical time as her and her ex-boyfriend/costar, Jake Cunningham.
“The humorous half concerning the casting is that I went on my present boyfriend’s Instagram and I noticed a remark [from] them asking him to go on the identical present,” she says over Zoom. “His ex-girlfriend and him had been relationship when Jake and I had been relationship. We broke up across the similar time they broke up and he was like, ‘We had been alleged to go on that present.’ I used to be like, ‘Honey, for those who would’ve went on that present, we’d’ve made infants, obtained married, every thing.'”
“He’s at all times checking in on me, and he at all times provides me this assurance that’s what I wanted in ‘The Ultimatum.'”
Marie’s expertise on “The Ultimatum” modified her robust views round marriage (beforehand sharing on the present that she needed “a hoop” and “a child” from Cunningham ASAP), however she tells us that her new boyfriend is simply as keen to leap the broom as she is. “It is bizarre as a result of I am in a relationship the place he talks about marriage simply as a lot as I do. And he is like, ‘Properly, we will not do it now as a result of that’ll look loopy. We have solely been collectively for six months,'” she shares.
Marie admits that she and Cunningham continued to see one another “for months on and off” after “The Ultimatum” wrapped filming. However she’s in a brand new house now the place she tells us she’s joyful together with her present relationship. “That is my finest pal. I speak about him, brag about him on a regular basis. We’re at all times texting one another,” she says. “He’s at all times checking in on me, and he at all times provides me this assurance that’s what I wanted in ‘The Ultimatum.’ [He] checks each field.”