Bachelor Nation Blake Horstman And love is blind‘s Giannina Gibelli They are expecting their first child after more than a year together.
“First comes love, then comes baby H 🤍,” the duo announced in a joint statement on Instagram on Tuesday, November 14. “We are so grateful that life has led us here and to the moon to be parents to our beautiful baby come spring.” 2024!
Us Weekly She confirmed in January 2022 that Horstmann, 34, and Gebeli, 30, were dating. That same month, the reality stars spent time together on New Year’s Eve and traveled to Rome to celebrate Gibelli’s 29th birthday.
Two months later, Gebeli told a fan that she “can’t officially release photos” with Horstmann due to legal obligations from the “project.” [they worked on] Together has not yet been announced.” The couple continued to confirm their romance publicly after Paramount+’s All Star Shore Announced in June 2022.
love is blind The alum joked via Instagram that their relationship was her “worst kept secret” and also referred to Horstmann as “love [her] Life” via TikTok.
Horstmann spoke candidly about the couple’s next steps during an interview with we In October 2022.
“It’s going to be a year here in December, so I’m moving forward 12 months — it’s been a minute since I’ve dated a girl for a year,” Horstmann joked, referring to his notoriety on Bachelor Nation. (Horstmann first appeared on The Bachelor during Season 14, competing on… Becca Kufrinheart.)
He pointed out that “conflict resolution” with Gebeli is a big part of their relationship, which makes things different from previous romantic relationships. (Gibili was previously engaged to her love is blind Season 1 costar Damian Powers.)
“I think that’s very important in our relationship, and that’s great right now,” he said. we. “I think it comes from our past, the relationships we’ve been in, and some of the situations we’ve been in.”
Horstmann asked Gebeli to move in with him in November 2022. “He (officially) asked me to move in with him [and] “I immediately grabbed the closet,” Gebeli shared at the time, revealing that he wrote “Will You Move in with Me?” In the snow.
Although the couple has faced their fair share of criticism throughout their journeys to find love on reality TV, they have received support regarding their relationship.
“Honestly, it was unbelievable,” Horstmann said. we. “I can’t believe the support from Bachelor Nation and love is blind [area], the Netflix side of things. It was amazing. Last year was pretty magical, so I can’t complain here.