“With every little thing occurring, we didn’t need anybody to really feel pressured or nervous about attending our marriage ceremony. It’s speculated to be a celebration,” Compono, 27, informed Us Weekly completely on Tuesday, December 1. “We’ve got so many family and friends, it was unimaginable for everybody to really feel comfy and we didn’t need individuals to should make the choice to come back or not. We determined that we might postpone till 2022 when issues are hopefully higher by then.”
The Real World alum continued, “It was a very exhausting determination. I’ve been finalizing so many issues with my planner, Kristin Buonaiuto, and crossing my fingers issues would blow over quickly. However I feel we made the appropriate determination. I additionally need to ship constructive vibes out to all my different brides, as a result of it’s a very exhausting factor to undergo!”
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Compono and Nichols, 33, met in 2014 whereas competing on The Problem: Battle of the Exes 2. From there, they continued up to now on and off till getting engaged in December 2019 on the Rockefeller Middle Christmas tree in New York Metropolis.
Earlier this yr, the MTV duo confirmed that their wedding would take place on February 13, 2021. Nonetheless, on Saturday, November 28, they introduced through Instagram that they pushed again their ceremony by an entire yr. Compono noted that it was a “sucky determination,” whereas Nichols said that delaying their ceremony is “for the most effective.”
Compono informed Us on Tuesday how the pair have supported one another since placing their massive day on maintain. “Zach is aware of suspending the marriage was actually exhausting for me. We each went on our bachelorette, bachelor events, the bridesmaid attire had been purchased, my marriage ceremony costume fittings had been taking place, flower colours and designs had been already made and a lot extra,” she defined. “We put a whole lot of time into finalizing every little thing for it to be for nothing.”
The New York native added, “I used to be joyful we each agreed to postpone, Zach was very supportive with that as a result of he desires us to have our dream marriage ceremony. You get one marriage ceremony. We wish ours precisely how we dreamed of it, even when which means ready one other yr.”
Compono confirmed that whereas they’ve settled on having their church ceremony and reception in 2022, the couple are “going backwards and forwards with dates.” They plan to nonetheless use The Sand Citadel in Franklin, New York, as their venue and preserve comparable designs deliberate for his or her preliminary occasion. Within the meantime, Compono famous that “not having to actually plan something immediately will likely be good,” however they’ll quickly apply for a wedding license and set a courthouse marriage ceremony date for January.
Earlier than suspending their journey down the aisle, Compono informed Us in February that the couple had been already occupied with beginning a household collectively. Whereas she initially stated that they deliberate to “come out some infants” after the 2021 ceremony, they’ve since needed to regulate their plans.
“I personally wished to get married earlier than infants,” she stated on Tuesday. “However with our marriage ceremony being pushed again, we’re going to get married on the courthouse someday in January and take it from there.”
With reporting by Kayley Stumpe
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