MeSlop spoke EXCLUSIVELY with ‘The Bachelor’ alum Nick Viall about his standing with ex Vanessa Grimaldi post-split and reuniting along with her for his new present.

Nick Viall, 39, and Vanessa Grimaldi’s relationship didn’t make it out of 2017, however the exes are in a very good place in the present day. “The traces of communication are open,” Nick instructed MeSlop EXCLUSIVELY when discussing his new Patreon sequence, Nick V Talks Trash TV: A Bachelor and His Exes Inform All. “It’s not as if we’ve determined to be greatest buddies and discuss regularly, however clearly it form of left the door open to really feel actually comfy to achieve out to her and want her congratulations when she bought engaged. I believe that occurred two weeks after we recorded the episode. So I believe that’s form of the place it’s at now.”

Nick and Vanessa, 32, fell in love throughout his season of The Bachelor. Nick proposed to Vanessa in the course of the season 21 finale, which aired in March 2017. Sadly, they break up just a few months later in Aug. 2017. Vanessa not too long ago bought engaged to Josh Wolfe in Aug. 2020, and Nick despatched his greatest needs.

Nick Viall and Vanessa Grimaldi once they first met throughout ‘The Bachelor’ premiere. (ABC)

Regardless of their break up, Nick and Vanessa aren’t afraid to speak about their relationship. Nick’s new 10-part Patreon podcast sequence, Nick V Talks Trash TV, will function Nick sitting down with Vanessa. Their episode will drop Sept. 1. Nick revealed how he bought his ex on board with the venture.

“I simply form of reached out, and I wasn’t actually certain what she would say,” Nick stated. “However I didn’t actually should do any convincing or something like that. I believe it was form of a kind of traditional circumstances in the true world the place two folks date after which for no matter purpose simply form of determine it’s greatest to not communicate. However then, as time passes, it will get a bit of simpler to try this, and you’ll most likely have an trustworthy dialog about possibly even some questions you may have that it’s higher to have solutions than to not, so to talk. It’s one of many issues the place you don’t actually get closure, however should you get it, even should you don’t care as a lot anymore, it’s nonetheless good to have. I believe we had been each form of nervous moving into. However we had been each completely happy after we had been completed doing it.”

Nick Viall and Vanessa Grimaldi on the MTV Film & TV Awards. (Mega)

ABC will probably be having a look again at Nick’s season throughout its Aug. 31 episode of The Bachelor: Biggest Seasons — Ever! His season featured many fan faves Raven Gates and Rachel Lindsay, who ended up changing into the star of The Bachelorette season 13. In his Patreon sequence, Nick will probably be catching up with the opposite girls he bought shut with on The Bachelor.

“It was simply actually enjoyable to form of meet up with most of the girls from my season and form of recap my season in a tell-all format podcast recap,” Nick instructed MeSlop. “It was actually enjoyable. It simply began with this concept of doing a enjoyable recap, after which I bought this concept of seeing if the ladies needed to be a part of it. All of them did and I additionally requested Vanessa, and that was form of fascinating as a result of I hadn’t actually had an opportunity to speak to her all that a lot. We simply hadn’t talked, and it ended up being loads of enjoyable and actually fascinating. I believe when it was all stated and completed everybody simply had enjoyable doing it and catching up. I believe all of us form of realized about our perspective on sure conditions, and it was only a enjoyable factor to do.”