Breakups on actuality TV are by no means simple. Kaitlin Tufts, 31, is aware of that first-hand now. In the course of the August 2 episode of Temptation Island, Kaitlin’s longtime love Corridor Toledano, 35, ended their engagement after practically a decade collectively. HollywoodLife spoke EXCLUSIVELY with Kaitlin about her response to the brutal breakup.
“My first preliminary thought [in the moment] was that we’re leaving. He needs to be with me. He needs to get married. He was achieved with it, so I used to be utterly blindsided,” Kaitlin mentioned.
Kaitlin admitted that she was “shocked” Corridor was allowed to come back to see her and break up together with her then versus on the finish of the season. “Going into it I really feel like there was a lot reassurance in our relationship,” Kaitlin continued. “He was like, that is extra about you, you, you, and you determine your sh*t. I don’t know. I don’t need to be a hater on him or something, however I simply actually didn’t imagine something like watching the video messages and stuff like that… I feel he did what he needed to do, however I’m grateful that they let him come see me.”
As Corridor broke up together with her, he confessed to Kaitlin that he by no means had a “actual emotional connection” together with her. “It damage. It was dangerous,” Kaitlin mentioned about the way it felt to listen to these phrases from Corridor.
She continued, “I feel he could be egocentric, and he goes about it in a method of what he needs and what he feels, so a few of what he’s saying I used to be identical to, ‘I didn’t know you felt this fashion. How do you say this, particularly on nationwide tv? You don’t even inform me?’ So loads of issues that he mentioned positively weren’t simple to listen to.”
Kaitlin and Corridor beforehand broke up at one other level of their relationship. They reconciled, however this time their breakup was on the nationwide stage. Corridor additionally ended his engagement with Kaitlin to really pursue a relationship with Makayla, one of many singles on the island. So, has Kaitlin forgiven Corridor for what occurred?
“I imply, clearly, you’ll must tune into the remainder of the season to see the way it ends, however the first time once I took him again, it was not simple to forgive him. You’ll must see what occurs, but it surely took lots to forgive. I don’t know if I may ever do it once more,” she mentioned. Nevertheless, she did be aware that she’s “very pleased with how issues performed out and the place I’m at right this moment.”
Regardless of all the things, Kaitlin remained hopeful concerning the future after the breakup “I additionally felt like I got here right here for a cause. I ought to end out my journey. Possibly I would like to vary focus and now take a look at these connections I’ve been making with these different folks,” she instructed HollywoodLife.
She added, “I feel all the things occurs for a cause. Not in 1,000,000 years did I feel something would occur the way it did, however I positively haven’t any regrets.” Temptation Island season 5 airs Wednesdays at 9 p.m. on USA Community.