“I’ve heard that from my roommate. [Connor Saeli] informed me that,” the 32-year-old Bachelorette alum informed Us at Smirnoff Seltzer’s digital Group Date occasion on Tuesday, November 24.
Johnson subsequently pleaded the fifth after admitting he regarded up Stause, 39.
“I’ve regarded her up … and I’ll sip on seltzer. I’ll steal myself for a seltzer [now],” he quipped, referring to the brand new Smirnoff Zero Sugar Seltzer selection packs. “The raspberry is superior … My household at Smirnoff is the one one which has orange taste. We’re undoubtedly the official arduous seltzer of the Bachelor franchise.”
When requested if he could be open to relationship somebody older than him — Stause is seven years his junior — Johnson added, “Oh, completely. Completely.”
The Promoting Sundown star made headlines earlier this month after she told former Bachelorette Kaitlyn Bristowe that Johnson was her kind.
“I wished Mike to be the Bachelor so unhealthy. … He was in talks, like, we thought he was gonna be the Bachelor. There have been all these GIFs of him smiling. Oh, and as an alternative we received pilot Pete,” she stated on Bristowe’s “Off the Vine” podcast, referring to Peter Weber. “Of all of the seasons — of all of the occasions — I really feel like there’s only a real factor about him that I simply actually took to. I believe he’s nice. There’s one thing about the way in which he comes throughout so real that’s so attractive.”
It’s been one yr since Stause’s estranged husband Justin Hartley filed for divorce. Whereas the This Is Us star claimed in courtroom paperwork that the pair’s date of separation was July 8, 2019, the actual property agent listed their breakup date as November 22, 2019, the identical day the actor filed.
“On the finish of the day, I’m wanting ahead to getting out and mingling a little bit bit,” she informed costar Bristowe, who gained the mirrorball trophy on Monday, November 23. “I’ve been so busy dancing, I wanna go on a date! I’m like ‘Woah, what’s that really feel like?’”
Bristowe famous that Stause, who was beforehand in talks to be on the ABC reality show back in 2008, would make an excellent candidate for Bachelorette.
“I would be so happy if you were the Bachelorette, oh my gosh I might poop my pants,” she stated. “That will be essentially the most unbelievable alternative they’ve ever made. I simply assume you’ll be robust sufficient to deal with manufacturing and that form of factor. I believe you’d be so nice on TV. … You’d carry the emotion, you’d carry consolation to the fellows. I do know you assume you’re awkward, however I believe you’re simply actually uniquely quirky.”
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