Riley Christian and Maurissa Gunn made historical past with their engagement. ET spoke to the couple the day after Riley requested the query in regards to the season finale of Bachelor in paradise, they usually responded by changing into the primary black couple to turn into engaged to the franchise.
Neither Riley nor Maurissa knew their engagement was making historical past till they discovered about it on social media. They each shared a tweet asserting the information on their Instagram story.
Whereas Riley ET stated the milestone was “good for the culture,” he needed to focus consideration on the individual he turned engaged to, not the colour of their pores and skin.
“Ultimately, it’s about us. It’s about our commitment,” he stated. “We went on the show to find love. We found her and we got engaged.”
“The fact that we look alike is just a bonus and great,” added Riley. “I couldn’t be happier for us.”
Now that the couple are out in public, Maurissa and Riley make plans to fulfill one another’s households earlier than transferring to New York from Atlanta.
As quickly as she arrives in New York and their life collectively formally begins, Riley seems ahead to residing his long-cherished Sunday morning dream shared with Maurissa on the Tuesday evening finale.
“Sunday morning is just a time of peace for me,” Riley instructed ET. “… I always had this vision of just having my family and being able to just relax on a Sunday morning, cook breakfast, bacon and eggs. There you have your children. It’s just a great feeling. It isn’t Stress.”
“Now we have the opportunity to build our own family,” he added, “and we can enjoy it every time.”
Maurissa agreed, telling ET that she desires “a whole basketball team” of kids with whom they’ll create “our own lives, our own family start, our own traditions”.
Season 7 of Bachelor in paradise is over. Michelle Younger’s season of The Bachelorette premieres on Tuesday October nineteenth on ABC. Try all of ET’s protection to search out out every part you want to know earlier than they begin handing out the roses.
Reference from etonline