Throughout a Q&A with followers on Instagram, Roper, 34, dished on her long-distance bond with Waddell, 35. The Texas native confirmed earlier this month that she and Bass, 38, have been going their separate ways after three years of marriage.
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“Sure!! In fact we’re!” Roper replied on Wednesday, December 30, after one follower requested if she and Waddell are nonetheless shut. “We textual content nearly daily! We even have a podcast collectively about being mothers that we report biweekly. @mommiestellall.”
Although their friendship remains to be going robust, the Colorado native admitted that it’s been “nearly a yr” since they’ve seen one another in particular person amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The previous actuality stars sparked a connection whereas vying for Chris Soules‘ coronary heart on season 19 of The Bachelor, which aired in early 2015. That summer time, they each hit the seashore in Mexico for one more likelihood at discovering love on season 2 of Bachelor in Paradise. Roper ended the present with an engagement to now-husband Tanner Tolbert, with whom she shares three children: daughter Emerson, 3, and sons Brooks, 16 months, and Reed, 6 weeks.
Waddell, for her half, returned for the third season of the ABC relationship sequence spin-off in 2016 and pursued a romance with Bass. The pair tied the knot in 2017 and later welcomed two children: Bella, now 2, and Charlie, 13 months. On December 23, the estranged couple introduced their separation in a joint assertion.
Days later, Waddell opened up about how she’s been coming to phrases along with her break up in a tearful YouTube video after Christmas Day.
“Christmas is over. That is the half I used to be trying ahead to the least as a result of Evan got here and received the children and they’re gonna be so happy and so they’re gonna have a lot enjoyable however Charlie has by no means slept at anyone else’s home earlier than. It’s not even like I’m nervous about him, it’s simply onerous being away from him,” she mentioned, wiping away tears. “It’s so silly. I simply really feel alone, truthfully. … It’s simply onerous. … I don’t know how you can do Christmas alone.”
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