Matt James & Rachael Kirkconnell
Racheal Kirkconnell tells an impromptu story about Matt James throughout his podcast interview. Pic credit score: ABC

Matt James was named the primary male African American lead for Season 25 of The Bachelor, the place he in the end selected Rachael Kirkconnell as his ultimate rose recipient.

Whereas Rachael gained Matt’s coronary heart throughout the filming, the couple broke up because the present aired as a result of some racially insensitive data got here out about Rachael’s previous in school.

Due to this, Matt wasn’t sure he could move forward with her, however after time and them each working individually on themselves, significantly Rachael, they determined to present it one other shot.

Now the duo seems happier than ever and consistently posts images and movies collectively on Instagram. Not too long ago, in truth, Rachael was requested to affix in on a podcast interview Matt was doing to inform a very shaggy dog story.

What did Rachael Kirkconnell inform everybody about Matt James?

Throughout an episode with co-hosts Ria Ciuffo and Fran Mariano from the Chicks within the Workplace podcast, Matt was speaking with the ladies concerning the Boston Marathon he ran and the way they had been shocked that he even ran it after the story Rachael had simply instructed.

The hosts then known as Rachael to the microphone to speak concerning the tummy ache story, whereas Matt lined up his face laughing.

One of many co-hosts requested Rachael to “Perform a little impression of Matt at 3 am.”

She got here on the display and mentioned as she put her round Matt, “Yeah, so what is that this like 8 hours earlier than he’s speculated to run … I’m quick asleep at 3 within the morning, and I simply hear ‘Raaaaaaach!’ from the toilet.”

Rachael went on to say, “And he just about stored me up with him, the whole time till he felt nicely sufficient to sleep in a chair sitting up.”

Matt provides to Rachael’s marathon story

Matt then took again over and instructed his viewers that he was attempting to carb load the evening earlier than his marathon for dinner, and he took the entire carb-loading idea slightly too far.

He then joked that he “took the Michael Scott Workplace strategy of simply consuming as a lot as you possibly can … and there was nothing that might be performed … it was what it was, and I simply wished Rachael to be awake and know that I used to be not feeling nicely.”

Though Matt had a tough evening main as much as his marathon run, it appeared like he had a good time, not solely working but additionally assembly up with Bachelor Nation alum, Zac Clark. For the whole podcast episode with Matt (and Rachael), click here.

The Bachelorette premieres Monday, July 11th, on ABC.