In some way, “Love Is Blind” season two’s Natalie Lee and Shayne Jansen are at one another’s throats once more, and it is all because of Netflix’s new sequence, “Good Match.” “Good Match,” which debuts Feb. 14, is a crossover relationship sequence that unites among the breakout personalities from different Netflix actuality reveals, together with “The Circle,” “The Ultimatum,” “Too Sizzling to Deal with,” and “Love Is Blind.” The forged consists of Jansen, who nearly married Lee on “Love Is Blind.” However Lee, in since-deleted Instagram posts, accused him of becoming a member of the present whereas they had been relationship.
“I knew in regards to the new relationship present again in Sept 2021 as a result of Shayne and I had been each approached to use for it whereas we had been in a relationship (casting did not know we had been collectively on the time),” Lee wrote in a prolonged Instagram Story, in accordance with a screenshot printed by Individuals. She continued, “We advised one another we declined the chance, however I later discovered he really did not decline and began the casting course of in Nov 2021 with out my data on the time, whereas we had been nonetheless collectively.” They broke up someday that month, she mentioned.
However, she wrote, Jansen continued to textual content her whereas filming the sequence. “He texted me quite a few occasions he needed to go away halfway by filming as a result of he nonetheless had emotions for me after we noticed one another for [the] first time since our breakup on the reunion present taping,” she claimed. She added that he needed her help whereas he handled on-line hate, and mentioned that she inspired him to proceed filming and tried to cease the backlash by her personal interviews and social media posts.
However when he returned from the present, she claims he needed to debate their relationship once more, and she or he didn’t wish to reconcile. She alleges that at that time he lied about her on a podcast, ending their friendship (although she provides that he did apologize in a textual content). Lee additionally made the identical declare that they had been nonetheless collectively when casting started in feedback on a TikTok she posted.
Jansen responded on his personal Instagram Story, additionally printed by Individuals, writing, “Clearly with the brand new present popping out I figured ‘somebody’ would attempt to as soon as once more destroy my character for private acquire. I’ve tried to maneuver on quite a few occasions however this retains resurfacing and I’ve boundaries.” He mentioned that he is not a “clout chaser” as a result of he left Chicago to handle his sick mother, and scolded Lee for speaking “negatively” about him “shortly after” his mother’s dying (Jansen’s mom handed in October 2022). He additionally shared texts the place Natalie was supportive of him happening the present.
Shayne and Natalie acquired engaged whereas filming “Love Is Blind” season two in 2021, however finally didn’t get married. They briefly reconciled after filming earlier than parting methods once more. The sequence was launched on Netflix in 2022, seemingly across the time Jansen was filming “Good Match.”
Lee and Jansen didn’t instantly reply to POPSUGAR’s request for remark.
Lee mirrored on the drama together with her ex in a September 2022 interview with POPSUGAR when the “After the Altar” episodes aired. She mentioned her resolution to disclose flirty messages between Jansen and Shaina Hurley, saying, “I felt like speaking about my aspect of the story.” She continued, “It was actually a manner of sticking up for myself and standing my floor at that second. I made a decision to speak about it, however now that it has been six months, clearly there’s been lots of therapeutic and transferring on.”