Bachelor in Paradise alum Krystal Nielson is expecting her first child with boyfriend Miles Bowles… less than a year after Chris Randone split
Bachelor Nation favorite Krystal Nielson is about to become a mom.
The reality star/fitness coach, 33, announced she was expecting her first child with boyfriend Miles Bowles in a YouTube reveal on Wednesday.
Talking about her baby joy, she the video’s caption said: ‘The best things in life happen unexpectedly.’
Happy news! Bachelor Nation favorite Krystal Nielson is having her first child with boyfriend Miles Bowles
‘The best stories began with, “And then all of the sudden,”‘ it went on. ‘The best adventures are never planned. Free yourself from expectations. The best will come when you least expect it.’
‘That would be f**king bananas. That would be so bananas if I was pregnant,’ she told her phone while in the bathroom doing some deep breathing.
Krystal went on saying she was ready for a skinny margarita if she was negative and would be ‘freaking out’ given the other option.
‘Oh my god, my whole life will change,’ she said, clutching her face as the test processed.
Then, taking a deep breath she looked down at the test and broke into tears, saying: ‘I have a baby inside me. Oh, my God.’
Surprise! Talking about her baby joy, she the video’s caption said: ‘The best things in life happen unexpectedly’
Options: In the video reveal Krystal went on saying she was ready for a skinny margarita if she was negative and would be ‘freaking out’ given the other option
Baby! Taking a deep breath she looked down at the test and broke into tears, saying: ‘I have a baby inside me. Oh, my God.’
Proud parents: Nielson and her new boo Bowles went public on Instagram in October
Nielson and her new boo Bowles went public on Instagram in October.
It was just months after Krystal and ex-husband Chris Randone officially severed ties back in August.
The pair met and got engaged in 2018 during season five of the hit show and sealed the deal a year later on BIP in a televised ceremony officiated by Chris Harrison.
The couple were married for all of eight months, before announcing their separation in February. They are now moving forward with the divorce proceedings six months later.
Paradise lost: Krystal and ex Chris Randone, both 32, moved forward with divorce plans in August after splitting in February. The couple were married for eight months; seen in 2018
Nielson confirmed her impending divorce from Randone in an emotional Instagram post where she discussed the last eight months with her 575,000 followers.
As she posed solo with the couple’s dogs by the water in San Diego, the health and fitness coach got candid.
She tells her followers in the caption, ‘The past eight months have not been easy…I’ve been torn between mourning a life that could’ve been…and determined to fight for the future that I know I deserve.’
Letting go: Nielson announced to her followers that she and Randone had decided to move forward with filing for divorce as she thanked fans for their continued support
She continued, ‘With respect and support for one another, Chis and I have decided to move forward with filing for divorce. We are grateful for the events that brought us to find one another, as we have been great teachers on our journey of personal discovery and growth.
‘I believe that there can be beauty inside of pain when we have the courage to look within the compassion and willingness to grow. We all deserve to live a beautiful life we love…and sometimes we realize it’s time to let go and LET GOD.’
Krystal concluded by thanking her fans and followers for the ‘well wishes and continued support.’
Roommates: Randone shared to Instagram the photo of the couple moving to a place together after Paradise in 2018
Just married: Randone proposed to Krystal on television in 2018 in front of Bachelor nation before the couple wed the following year on Bachelor in Paradise
Being in the public eye, Nielson and Randone have shared nearly every aspect of their relationship with the world after the fitness instructor proposed on television in 2018 in front of Bachelor nation.
In typical franchise fashion the pair had their wedding televised in 2019 on BIP season six, to give the current contestants a look at what Paradise was capable of doing. They wed at the Vidanta hotel in Mexico.
On January 12th, just a month before announcing their separation, Krystal shared on Instagram that she had taken a fertility test as the couple had discussed having babies in their future.
But on February 14 – Valentines day – the pair gave an exclusive statement to BachelorNation.com where they announced their separation.
Trouble in paradise: On Valentines day 2020, the pair gave an exclusive statement to BachelorNation.com where they announced their separation, saying ‘It hurts to announce that at this moment, we have mutually decided to separate; seen in 2019
Starting a family: On January 12th, just a month before announcing their separation, Krystal shared on Instagram that she had taken a fertility test as the couple had discussed having babies in their future
The couple said, ‘It hurts to announce that at this moment, we have mutually decided to separate. Never did we imagine this scenario, but we’ve come to a point where we both need to work on ourselves.’
Upon sharing this news, a close source told PEOPLE that the February separation was not a surprise to those people closest to the pair.
‘None of their loved ones are shocked by the split,’ the source shared. ‘They weren’t ready at all to get married but felt immense pressure from Bachelor Nation to have this happy ending.’
The source continued by saying that they were not on the same page and were ‘already struggling before they got married.’