In the beginning of Season 8, Craig Conover and Shep Rose each entered new phases of their relationships. Conover had simply made issues official along with his girlfriend, Paige DeSorbo of “Summer time Home.” On the similar time, Rose had been along with his girlfriend and co-star Taylor Ann Inexperienced for nearly two years, and issues had been beginning to get extra critical. Navigating pivotal moments in relationships all the time comes with its challenges, and people are solely amplified by being on digital camera.
Talking about having his relationship as a spotlight of this season, Rose mentioned, “It may be fairly daunting. I by no means actually needed to take care of that stress and nervousness in [Seasons 1 through] 6. I’d even say 7 as a result of we had simply began relationship. It was undoubtedly uncharted waters, and there have been some bumpy waves.”
Conover agreed, saying, “It is a stressor. It is a very tough factor that we do in the case of relationships.”
Rose added that a part of the explanation for that problem is having so many individuals desirous to know what is going on on of their relationships. “Everybody needs to peel again the onions and see what’s beneath. Seems that if you try this, it makes you cry.” He additionally described feeling like his relationship was being focused as a result of it is a part of the present’s leisure. “You virtually really feel such as you’re within the cross hairs. That is an uncomfortable feeling to have. It may trigger you to do silly issues.”