There are good guys — after which there are niece guys.
During the Season 17 premiere of “The Bachelorette,” main girl Katie Thurston was launched to 29 potential future husbands. Several caught her eye, together with “Uncle” Greg Grippo.
On Night 1, Thurston awarded the 28-year-old advertising gross sales rep from Edison, NJ, the extremely coveted first impression rose and a kiss, making him the season’s present front-runner.
Grippo, an uncle of seven (quickly to be eight), wooed Thurston by presenting her with a painted pasta necklace made by one in every of his nieces.
“I appreciate you opening up, I know you’re nervous, but I do feel that there’s something there,” Thurston instructed him whereas presenting him the flower. “There’s a great guy under there.”
Grippo’s official ABC bio hypes him as “handsome, kind, vulnerable and serious about wanting to settle down.” Serious is an understatement: He desires a giant brood, and is hoping to have not less than six children. The household man is shut together with his mother and father, and desires a companion to journey the world with.
A former basketball participant himself (he played in college for Saint Michael’s College in Vermont), Grippo goals of seeing LeBron James play in individual. He’s delicate, and infrequently cries throughout films. But don’t sit with him in visitors: sluggish drivers are his greatest pet peeve. If he had a theme tune, it could be Queen and David Bowie’s “Under Pressure.”
According to skilled spoiler Reality Steve, Grippo was initially forged as an additional participant on Clare Crawley and Tayshia Adam’s season, although he and 14 others have been reduce.
On his Instagram, the Jersey-ite might be seen hanging out together with his siblings and their children, visiting farms and posing with members of his fantasy soccer league.
While the primary impression rose has usually predicted an engagement, solely time will inform if Thurston and Grippo will make it down the aisle.