Nayte Olukoya, Bachelor Nation’s Chief of Staff, Denies Cheating on Michelle Young


Bachelor Nation star said that he initially planned to move to Michelle’s home state of Minnesota in early 2012. “plans changed as we decided there was no need to rush anything.”

He stated that they wanted to be together. “get to know each other on a deeper level before taking the leap of living together.”  

Nayte also dismissed the notion that their split was due to their friends, which included his Season 18 castmates. 

“Yes, I like to hang out with my guys. As she likes to hang out with her girls. Nothing wrong with that. If anything, super healthy,”He shared. “We are social people. Not everyone who goes to bars are cheaters.” 

“My name is Babatunde Olufemi Robert Nathaneil Olukoya, and I will never live my life based on how others think I should live it. Period,”He concluded his post. “For kind people, sending kind things, and respecting both Michelle and I. THANK YOU.” 

Nayte said that in a statement on June 17, “Hearts are heavy, emotions are high, and we are dealing with this the best way we can”Since his split from Michelle.  

He said, “We genuinely fell in love, and we genuinely became each other’s best friends. Michelle and I will always cheer each other on, but moving forward, we will be cheering from a distance.”