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Becca Tilley Praises Hayley Kiyoko Amid 4-Year Private Romance

Her remaining rose! Now that Becca Tilley and Hayley Kiyoko formally confirmed their relationship, the Bachelor alum couldn’t be happier to share their journey.

“I have been crying on & and off all day. I don’t know that I can properly form adequate words to express how much the love and support means, but I just want to say thank you ♥️,” the Bachelor season 19 runner-up, 33, wrote through Instagram Story on Friday, May 20. “And to everyone who has known about us for the last 4 years and gave us the time and space to do it in our own time — the magnitude of that alone is not lost on me. I am so grateful.”

Becca Tilley Praises Girlfriend Hayley Kiyoko for Teaching Her to 'Be Brave' and 'Love Myself' Amid Private Romance
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The Jem and the Holograms star, 31, teased the pair’s romance with a quick cameo in her “For the Girls” music video, which dropped hours earlier on Friday. In the footage, Kiyoko served as a Bachelorette-esque lead of a queer model of the present, a nod to Tilley’s actuality TV previous. The Louisiana native — who shared a candy kiss together with her associate on the launch get together — even obtained Kiyoko’s remaining rose within the video.

Following the music’s launch, Tilley confirmed the pair’s romance through Instagram. She shared a montage of their milestones, writing, “Hard to say if this is a hard or soft launch, but it is a launch ❤️ #95p. … Time flies when you’re livinge [sic] laughinge [sic] and lovinge [sic]! I love you. ❤️

The “Girls Love Girls” musician — who has been candid about her sexuality and publicly popping out as a member of the LGBTQ+ group — replied: “The best four years ever. I love you Becca.”

The “Scrubbing In” podcast host, who beforehand dated Robert Graham for a number of months in late 2016 and early 2017, concluded her Friday Story with a word directed to Kiyoko.

“Hayley, thank you for showing me how to be brave and how to love myself. I’m so glad I don’t have to avoid pronouns on the podcast now,” Tilley wrote. “I love you 💜.”

Nearly two years after her breakup from the 38-year-old Bachelor in Paradise alum, Tilley confirmed to Us Weekly she moved on with a brand new associate.

“I just think that my relationship that I’m in is just, I like that it’s private and it’s my own,” the truth TV alum completely advised Us in September 2019. “I had a public relationship before and it just felt like I had a lot of people involved, which I know that’s why they sort of watched me in the first place. I’m really happy and I hope to eventually start opening up about it more, but I’m happy with it being private right now.”

She continued on the time: “I just feel if the moment comes where I’m like, ‘Oh, I’m just going to say something,’ then I will.”

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