‘The Bachelor’: Victoria Fuller Takes Chris Soules on a Hometown Date

Back in April, Reality Steve tweeted that Victoria Fuller (from Peter Weber’s season of The Bachelor) and Chris Soules (former bachelor) were quarantining together, forming “One of the more random Bachelor ‘couples.'”

Fans took to the post to react, calling the pair a “match made in…prison?”

Victoria Fuller putting on makeup
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Chris Soules comes home with Victoria Fuller

It’s been about two months since then and it seems Victoria F. and Chris are taking their relationship to the next level. Not only did Victoria spend a good chunk of time in Iowa getting to know Chris, but now it seems the former bachelor has made it back to Victoria’s hometown.

“Loved having the cutest Bachelor couple join us for lunch today! Thanks for coming,” Leaping Lizard Cafe captioned a photo of the couple.

Though some Bachelor fans joked about the pair’s age difference (“Aw how cute! Her dad took her out to dinner”), others were happy to see two new members of Bachelor Nation find love.

“So happy for them both. Make such a lovely couple. Both deserve happiness,” wrote one Instagram user.

On June 7, Victoria F. confirmed her relationship with Chris. “I have a bf,” she wrote on Instagram in response to a comment that told her to “Remain single with that personality!”

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Former Bachelor in Paradise star Ashley Iaconetti spoke to Life & Style in April about Victoria’s rumored romance with Chris. She said she’s “just glad Chris has found someone he seems to like.”

She hopes to go on a double date with them and her husband, Jared Haibon, someday.

“Chris is such a sweet soul. I haven’t met her in person yet, but I told Victoria I hope to double date [with] them once we all can go out to dinner again!”

The reality star said she didn’t “want to define their relationship for them,” but thought “you’ve got to like someone a good amount” to quarantine together.

Chris Soules had almost ‘given up’ on love

In December 2019, Soules told Us Weekly that he had just about “given up” on finding love.

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“I just think you know when you know, when you find it,” he said. “I’m getting old enough to kind of learn that it’s just about, like, when it’s time, it will occur.”

Soules also said that he didn’t have a timeline in mind regarding when he wants to get married.

“I used to a long time ago, but as time goes by, I’m healthy, I’m semi-young, and when I meet the right person, it will be the right time,” he said.

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