Tipster reports 'Bachelorette' Trista Rehn and Ryan Sutter are still together
By Wade Paulsen, 05/09/2003
So, are they or aren't they? In an article last week, we noted that Trista Rehn, the star of ABC's The Bachelorette, and her chosen beau Ryan Sutter were appearing separately during the weekend and wondered if there was any deeper significance to their separate appearances. In response, a RealityTVWorld.com tipster has reported that Trista and Ryan are indeed still together in Aspen, CO, and still planning their wedding.
The tipster claims that Trista's separate appearance on Oprah resulted from her desire to play "matchmaker" for her mother and that, although a date hasn't been set, they have asked Bob, one of Trista's rejected suitors on The Bachelorette, to sing at the wedding.
We are not able to either confirm or deny the tipped information. However, we can confirm that Ryan has turned down an opportunity that would have increased the stress on their relationship. According to the Winchester Star, while Ryan was serving as Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival grnad marshal last weekend, he told the audience that he had rejected the offer to resume his football career in Winnipeg, which we first reported here. Ryan said that it would be too much to ask of Trista ... and, having spent time in Winnipeg during the fall, we can't help but agree.