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The Bachelorette's Kaitlyn Bristowe and Shawn Booth Split

Posted on November 02 2018


“After three incredible years, we have decided to go our separate ways. This difficult decision comes after thoughtful, respectful consideration. Even though we are parting as a couple, we’re very much committed to remaining friends and we will continue to support each other. Due to the nature of how we met, our relationship has always been very public, and we have enjoyed sharing it with all of you, but we ask that you respect our decision and our privacy at this time.”

“So here’s the truth. I’m in Canada because every single year I have made a promise to myself and my family that I will come up every August and enjoy downtime with the people that I love in a country that I love,” Bristowe said. “Family is so important to me. Relationships in general are very important to me. I put relationships first.”

Bristowe continued: “Shawn did not come up with me because the guy just bought a gym. He bought a business. He has started something huge. He is the most dedicated person I’ve ever met. He’s going to have to be there for months. … We are both so busy, and unfortunately that means we’re spending all of this time apart.”

“You are both always away, you’re exhausted at the end of the day, sometimes the relationship isn’t being put first, but does that mean you call it quits? No,” she said. “You love the s— out of each other and you work through it — and yourselves to be better. And you know that times aren’t always going to be smooth sailing.”


“I think anybody who knows us or follows us sees that we like to have a lot of fun,” Booth said. “We don’t take ourselves too seriously and we take it day by day, like every other couple.”

“We built that solid foundation on the show and have just become stronger ever since,” he continued. “We’re fortunate enough to connect and we’ve been having a blast for the past three years, just being supportive of one another and enjoying each other’s presence.”

Sean and Kaitlyn were one of Bachelor Nation's last remaining engaged couples - 'We're committed to remaining friends.' 


  • Celine: November 15, 2018

    I loved you guys as a couple….. One of my favorites and this breaks my heart. Hopefully in the future you guys can see you were meant for each other. Don’t give up. We all love you guys.

  • Shabana akhtar : November 15, 2018

    Hi from England I watched this series and loved it. I’m so sad you’ve split up but In my opinion if you love each other you’d both be together in the same town and support one another

  • Trish: November 15, 2018

    So sad for both of you, but sometimes that’s just how things happen. Be there for each other as friends and never stop caring.

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