Matt James and Rachael Kirkconnell were spotted in NYC together, sparking speculation that the former Bachelor couple has rekindled their relationship. The pair parted ways while the show was still airing after photos of the graphic designer, 24, at a plantation-themed college party in 2018 surfaced on social media. “Did Rachael make a mistake? Yes. But she owned up to it and was willing to learn from it,” says a source.
Matt James and Rachael Kirkconnell were spotted in NYC together!
It’s been a while but here’s some news: Matt and Rachael? Yeah, they’re not over. They’re currently in New York together. FYI.— RealitySteve (@RealitySteve) April 6, 2021
“It didn’t change her feelings for Matt or vice versa.” The reality star, 29, “was in love with Rachael too, and he couldn’t just turn those feelings off,” the source says. “No one would be surprised if they decided to reconcile.”