‘LPBW’: Matt Roloff’s Girlfriend Seemingly Hasn’t Congratulated Amy Roloff on Her Engagement
There’s always something new going on with the Roloff family these days. We know Matt and Amy Roloff quite well thanks to their decade-and-a-half stint on Little People, Big World. And while the exes started the show as a happily married couple raising their four kids on Roloff Farms, a lot changed over the years. Now, Matt and Amy are divorced and in deep with their significant others. And Amy just announced she’s engaged to her boyfriend, Chris Marek.
Family and friends are ecstatic for Amy — but we’re not so sure how Matt’s girlfriend, Caryn Chandler, feels. There’s some known animosity between the two women that’s developed over time. And it appears Chandler didn’t congratulate Amy online.
Amy Roloff just announced her engagement to Instagram
Amy Roloff’s been dating her fiance, Chris Marek, for three years. They first met at a singles mixer event that was filmed for the show, but they didn’t truly make a connection until much later. And fans have had their suspicions that the two would eventually get engaged given how close they’ve become. Years ago, Amy claimed she wouldn’t be dating or tying the knot at any point — but we see now that her tune has completely changed.
Amy recently posted a photo of herself wearing her engagement ring to Instagram. “Guess what! I wanted to share with you- I’m engaged!” she captioned the post. “I was so surprised when Chris asked me to marry him. I said YES. I couldn’t be happier and so looking forward to this new part of our life journey together. I’m blessed. Love you Chris.”
Despite what concerns her followers have had in the past regarding Marek, it seems they’ve come around. All of the comments thus far on the post have been ultra-supportive of Amy’s future with her man.
Matt Roloff added his own special message to Amy
It’s not just fans who are showing their support for Amy, either. Matt Roloff added a photo to his Instagram showing him and his friend having breakfast together — and he captioned the post with a sweet message to Amy. “My buddy Ty and I got together for our regular Saturday morning breakfast today… He doesn’t do social media …so I filled him in on Amys exciting engagement news.. Congratulations to Amy and Chris!!” Matt wrote on the ‘gram.
Knowing Matt and Amy’s troublesome past, fans adored this mature and thoughtful post from Matt. Recently, Amy published her memoir, A Little Me — and in it, she added some scathing information about her past marriage. Not only did Amy claim that Matt was exchanging inappropriate texts and photos with his current girlfriend, Caryn Chandler, while they were still married, but she also noted some of his controlling behaviors.
As Amy wrote, “It would be best if everyone in the family went through Matt about everything, and he would communicate with the production staff on our behalf and take care of everything. … Matt would get upset if, after filming and off camera, I’d be talking to the producers.”
Caryn Chandler posted a photo of her and Matt just a day after the engagement news broke
Not only did Matt write his own sweet note to Amy on Instagram, but Amy also saw support from Zach Roloff’s wife, Tori, and Jacob Roloff’s wife, Isabel, on her post. But it appears Matt’s girlfriend, Caryn Chandler, hasn’t said anything about the engagement. Not only did she seemingly not comment on Matt’s post, but she also added her own Instagram photo of her and Matt just a day after Amy’s post. And we know there’s been a ton of tension between Amy and Chandler in the past.
In Amy Roloff’s memoir, she wrote about Chandler’s romantic relationship with Matt that occurred when Chandler was the farm manager for Roloff Farms. And Amy also discussed how uncomfortable she felt around Chandler on the show. As Amy once said, “Matt’s worked with her for many many years. So that will always hurt to some degree. But it is something that I will have to be an adult about — doesn’t mean I have to accept it.”
Perhaps Chandler is just sitting on Amy’s engagement and congratulated her in private — or maybe she’s just skipping out on the celebration altogether. We’re not so sure where Chandler and Amy stand now. But given Matt’s kind response to Amy’s happy news, we’re hoping the two women are getting along better now and can put the past behind them!
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