The last time the former The Bachelorette US contestant was asked about his relationship with Gigi during an interview with Entertainment Tonight in September, he kept tight-lipped, insisting they were “just friends”.
But he has since admitted they were dating. While on People TV’s Reality Check show, Tyler reflected on his time dating Gigi, continuing to say nothing but good things about the model.
"She's a great person, and I met a great friend. She's someone that I have a lot of respect for and think highly of."
The couple was spotted out and about in New York on numerous occasions in August and September, and Tyler even accompanied Gigi to the Netherlands for her grandmother’s funeral. But that was the last time the pair were seen together in public.
Speaking of their breakup, Tyler said, "I took it as I met a great person, a great friend. It wasn't like a bad breakup or anything like that. It was just, we're at different parts of our lives right now."
While Gigi and Tyler no longer talk regularly, he assured that “We’re just friends” and are friendly when they run into one another.