TLC Star Splits from Fiancé After He Got His Ex Pregnant

Whitney Way Thore, the star of “My Big Fat Fabulous Life,” has announced she is no longer engaged to fiancé Chase Severino after recently learning he is having a baby with a former lover.

Thursday on Instagram, the TLC personality revealed the devastating news while posting a photo of a black screen.

“Hey y’all. This is a really weird and uncomfortable thing to have to ‘announce’ on social media, but as I get more questions and hear more rumors, I figured it was time. Chase and I are no longer engaged,” the 36-year-old told fans. “After experiencing a lot of ups and downs and still living apart, Chase reconnected with a woman with whom he has had a long history.”

The “I Do It with the Lights On” author added, “Chase recently told me this information and the fact that it had resulted in a pregnancy. Chase will be a father in October.”

Despite the drama, Thore is “not interested in anything hateful being directed toward anyone,” presumably referencing Severino and the mother of his soon-to-be-born baby.

“I would ask for privacy for all involved as we move on and focus on the future,” she concluded.

That day, Severino also confirmed the news that he is fathering a child with a woman who is not Thore.

“I don’t even know where/how to start,” he wrote. “I am very excited to announce I am expecting a child in the fall. Please see Whitney’s post for details.”

“I have nothing but love and respect for Whitney and our time together. Thank you for always supporting us,” he added. “As we now go our separate ways, I ask for privacy for Whitney, myself, and the mother of my child who wishes to remain anonymous."

Thore and Severino previously announced their engagement last December after Severino popped the question at the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France.

“Chase and I are so excited to officially announce our engagement and even more excited for ‘My Big Fat Fabulous Life’ viewers to share this happiness with us,” Thore told People at the time.

The two met through Ryan Andreas, Thore’s business partner at fitness company NoBS Active.


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