Lauren Alaina is again within the relationship sport — only a few months after ending her engagement to her highschool sweetheart.
The nation singer and “American Idol” alum launched comic John Crist as her boyfriend on “The Bobby Bones Present” Wednesday morning.
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Alaina, 24, defined the couple met after she “responded to certainly one of his Instagram movies.”
“We name that sliding into the DMs,” Crist interjected.
The 35-year-old comic went on to clarify that, at first, he didn’t know who Alaina was, so he needed to look her up and observed a blue “verified” checkmark beside her identify.
After studying her Wikipedia web page, the comic wrote again with a response about their related background: “I too grew up performing in a church in Georgia.”
“[It] was his first response to me,” Alaina laughed. “I used to be like, does this man know all the things about me?”
The couple was in a position to transfer previous that preliminary interplay and Alaina claimed she even helps Crist together with his jokes.
Crist added he’s solely ever made one joke about their relationship — their 11-year age hole, particularly — that he mentioned didn’t work very properly on stage.
“I’m 35, her mother is 45, and he or she’s 24, so I’m nearer to her mother’s age than her. So when she and her mother are arguing about stuff I’m actually within the center like, ‘Truly your mother makes some good factors. It’s best to save your cash,’” Crist joked.
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As for Crist’s household, Alaina mentioned they’re principally simply shocked at their relationship, after years of Crist specializing in his profession in comedy.
“John hasn’t launched them to a woman in 10 years so I feel they’re all… they’re very shocked, I feel, he’s bringing a woman round. He doesn’t do this.”
In January, Alaina introduced she had ended her engagement to her highschool boyfriend Alex Hopkins.
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The “Highway Much less Traveled” songstress wrote, partly, in an Instagram message: “We wish to let you understand that we’ve got determined to name off our engagement. Whereas we nonetheless have love for one another, we’ve grown into very totally different individuals over the past six years. We at the moment are in a spot the place we’re every wanting ahead to beginning our personal contemporary, new chapters of our lives. We each love and respect one another and hope you all will do the identical. This has not been a simple choice, however we each really feel it’s the proper choice. Thanks at all times to your love and assist.”
Fox Information’ Julius Younger contributed to this report.