“We’re so excited to be out in public and never have to cover anymore,” Underwood, 27, tells PEOPLE within the newest cowl story. “I’m so in love, and I’m prepared for everybody to comprehend it.”
Provides Randolph, 23: “We are able to lastly be outwardly glad, and never must maintain this massive secret.”
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It was a season to recollect, most notably as a result of the previous soccer participant diverged from the normal Bachelor path in additional methods than one.
“I do know there’s a sure format that comes together with being The Bachelor,” says Underwood, who broke issues off with runners-up Tayshia Adams and Hannah Godwin after Randolph left, overwhelmed by the potential of an imminent proposal. “However this was about the remainder of my life. And I couldn’t danger giving Cassie up.”
Meaning the pair aren’t engaged — for now, a minimum of.
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“She doesn’t have a hoop on her finger but,” says Underwood. “However she is going to, at some point.”
“We undoubtedly speak about our future engagement,” Randolph, a speech pathologist, provides. “We’re each excited to get to that time.”
Ring or no ring, they’re making (main) strikes for the longer term.
“I’m now a California resident,” says Underwood, who moved from Denver to Los Angeles to be nearer to Randolph, whom he calls “girlfriend,” in West Hollywood.
Nonetheless, the couple says they received’t transfer in collectively, simply but.
“Our aim is to purchase a home in Huntington Seashore within the subsequent 12 months, however we in all probability received’t transfer in collectively till we’re engaged or married,” says Underwood. “As a lot as I would like her to dwell with me, it’s an enormous step and one thing we each take very critically.”
No matter their timeline could also be, Underwood has zero regrets about his Bachelor journey. “I got here on The Bachelor desirous to be head over heels in love once I left,” he says. “And that’s precisely what occurred.”