Peter Weber and Dustin Kendrick defend ‘Bachelorette’ suitor Nate Mitchell for allegedly dating 2 women at the same time
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Two Bachelor Nation members come to the defense of embattled “Bachelorette” suitor Nate Mitchell.
In the latest episode of their podcast, « Bachelors in the City, » reports We Weekly« Bachelorette » alum Dustin Kendrick and former bachelor Peter Weber shared their opinion that Mitchell had a bad reputation amid accusations that he dated two women at the same time before entering the show’s current 19th season.
“First, let me say this. Nate is no angel. He’s not a perfect guy,” Kendrick said of longtime friend Mitchell. « [But] I get the feeling you’re not trying to tarnish someone’s name because a relationship didn’t work out. It seems childish to me.
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The allegations stem from a TikTok video posted by Kelsey Fankhauser, who alleged she dated Mitchell from 2020 to 2021 and claimed he « kept his child a secret from me for a year and a half when we were dating « , as well as claiming that he had been involved with another woman during the time they were together
« [It’s] nonsense. Nate never told me he was in a relationship with that person,” Kendrick said. “They were dating, they were seeing each other…There was a time during that [period] where they didn’t even speak for six months.
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According to Kendrick, the reason Mitchell didn’t introduce the woman to his daughter was because he didn’t consider the relationship serious. « He just hung out with her in the exit scene, and it’s not really [a situation where it’s appropriate] to bring them into the life of [his] daughter,” Kendrick explained.
Weber fully agreed. « Look, if you’re in a serious relationship and you’re committed and you’re with someone, of course it’s a little weird not to reveal that you have a child, » he said. . « But if it’s not – and it seems to be [not] – in my opinion, Nate has every right to hold this off until the right time… It’s totally, 1,000% his.