Former ‘Bachelorette’ Gabby Windey has seemingly found happiness following a few bumps in the ‘relationship road!’
The 32-year-old Bachelor Nation and “Dancing With The Stars” alumna’s personal life ended up being a reoccurring topic of interest last year.
Windey fell in love and got engaged to her final pick, Erich Schwer, on her historic season of “The Bachelorette,” and would soon keep her fans guessing with a Ross and Rachel style ‘will they or won’t they’ relationship with Vinny Gaudagnino.
After recently keeping Bachelor Nation on their toes when she revealed she had slid into Ben Higgins’ DMs on the “Ben and Ashley I.: Almost Famous” podcast, Windey seemingly has found happiness again!
The reality star posted a series of pics on Instagram Wednesday, where she declares she’s a “Girls girl” to her followers. Windey is seen looking cozy with a woman who appears in multiple photos. Could this be Windey’s way of ‘launching’ a new relationship?
Windey Reveals Her New Relationship By Declaring She’s A ‘Girls Girl’ To Her Followers
The first pic in Windey’s Instagram carousel shows the ‘DWTS’ runner-up hugging a pal. Subsequent photos show the pair hanging out on a boat trip, displaying their sense of humor, and getting cozy.
It turns out Windey’s mystery woman enjoys bringing on the laughs and is also bringing on the butterflies!
According to Hollywood Life, Windey appeared on “The View” on Wednesday and discussed her new relationship status. The identity of her ‘pal’ is comedian Robby Hoffman, and the pair are currently dating!
The publication also revealed Windey also posted a pic of the pair sharing a sweet smooch to her Instagram story.
Windey seemingly brought Hoffman along for her appearance on “The View!” Her Insta-story pic seemed to be taken backstage.
The former ‘Bachelorette’ also took to her Instagram stories to give more insight into her new relationship.
“Hi, you guys,” she begins her video, “Lots to say, honestly, and it’s hard to get it out all right now. But I know everyone’s really curious about who I’ve been dating, and thank you,” Windey continues. “You know I love to like, stir the pot and tease, but I did want to wait until I was ready,” she went on.
The former ‘Bachelorette’ continued, “Because it is a larger conversation. Because I’m dating a girl,” she happily announces. “It’s been, honestly, truly, like, really the best experience over these last three months, and I’ve been in a relationship I feel like I never have before. But I wanted to tell you guys, because I always just want to live my life honestly and have you all along with me,” Windey continues.
“So, I just did an interview with ‘The View,” she said, before ending the video with one of her signature ‘Yeah’s
Windey’s Followers Excitedly Endorse Her New Relationship!
Windey’s ‘hard launch’ of her relationship was met with resounding approval from her Instagram followers, including her ‘Bachelorette’ season’s co-caption, Rachel Recchia!
“love you with my entire heart and soul 🤍🤍🤍🤍🤍,” Recchia wrote.
“Needed this love story!!,” follow ‘Bachelorette’ alumna Kaitlyn Bristowe commented.
Current ‘Bachelorette’ Charity Lawson wrote, “LOVEEE!!! so happy for you gabby 💓”
New “Bachelor Happy Hour” podcast host Serena Pitt commented “Cuties!!”
“The Bachelor” and “Bachelor In Paradise” alumna Tammy Kay Ly wrote, “We love love!!! 👏😍”
Podcast host and author Gabe Dunn gave his seal of approval; he commented, “Perfect ❤️”
“Your queer fans knew we felt kinship for a reason — congrats Gabby! We’re always rooting for you,” a fan wrote.
“GABBY GABBY I KNEW IT oh man my only bachelorette crush is also queer 😍,” an excited follower commented!
“Gabby you’ve always been way too funny to be straight,” a follower weighed in.
“Summer’s for the girls ❤️,” singer Hayley Kiyoko wrote.
Higgins commented, “Well son of a biscuit this is real beautiful. Congrats gabby”
Bachelor Nation alum Mike Johnson wrote, “love is truly in the air 😍”
Becca Tilly commented “We love a girls girl 🥰❤️”
“Y’all about to be the funniest power couple to exist,” a fan weighed in!
“🤍 love to see it 🙌🏽,” one of Windey’s contestants, Nate Mitchell, wrote.
Demi Burnett commented, “hot”
We love to see Bachelor Nation alumni find their ‘forevers!’