Is Heather Martin Dating This Bachelor Nation Alum After Matt James Rejection?

While Heather Martin didn’t find love with Matt James on The Bachelor, she might be moving on with another Bachelor Nation alum. Martin originally was introduced to viewers on Colton Underwood’s season of the show. She even had her first kiss with the former football player. But now, Martin might be interested in another person within the Bachelor Nation family after they were seen together in Southern California.

Heather Martin in a long red dress on 'The Bachelor'
Heather Martin on ‘The Bachelor’ | Rick Rowell/Walt Disney Television via Getty Images

Matt James rejected Heather Martin on ‘The Bachelor’ when she arrived

Martin arrived a few weeks into filming during James’ season. She said that their mutual friend, Hannah Brown, thought they would be a good pair. But despite the encouragement from Brown, James couldn’t allow Martin to join the season. He was so close to Hometown Dates week and wanted to be fair to the other women. Plus, he had already let other contestants join after the show officially began.

Martin left the show after one night of being there. She was rumored to have been involved with James after the show but shot that down. Now, she’s being linked to someone else from Bachelor Nation.

Tayshia Adams didn’t pick Ivan Hall on ‘The Bachelorette’

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Ivan Hall competed on Tayshia Adams’ season of The Bachelorette. While he went far on the show with Adams, she sent him home for their incompatibility. However, fans loved Hall, and wanted to see more of him right away.

During Adams’ season, the lead and Hall discussed the George Floyd death, which was a first for the franchise. At the time in summer 2020, Black Lives Matter protests were happening across the United States. Hall discussed what that death meant to him as a biracial person in the country. It was a tearful conversation that moved many viewers. Also, it was a deep conversation, which was more than the show’s usual surface-level chatter on dates.

Hall might be a top pick in fans’ hearts for Bachelor in Paradise, but the former contestant might not be single in time for BIP.

Heather Martin and Ivan Hall were spotted together recently

Martin, who lives in Carlsbad, California, spent some time with Hall last weekend per E! News. Hall was in town for other Adams castoff Spencer Robertson’s birthday.

“They were spotted at Maverick’s Beach Club on Friday night and looked really cute together,” a source told E!. “They hope to see each other again sometime.”

Furthermore, Hall was seen in Martin’s Instagram story. The pair held up their drinks for a toast and smiled next to one another in the photo.

As of right now, it appears that if the two are together, it’s very much in the beginning stages of a possible connection. But Bachelor Nation folks tend to move quickly, so you never know what could happen.

Neither Hall nor Martin responded for comment at the time of publication, but we will update if either provides a statement.