Christian comic John Crist joined his new beau, nation star Lauren Alaina, on “The Bobby Bones Present” the place the couple made their relationship public.
Alaina, the runner-up on the 10th season of “American Idol” was on this system Wednesday selling her new single “Women within the ’90s” and halfway into her interview, Jones invited Crist to affix them on air.
“That is my boyfriend, John Crist,” Alaina introduced. She revealed that they grew to become acquainted when she responded to considered one of Crist’s Instagram movies to remark that he was humorous.
The comic didn’t know of Alaina earlier than she made contact with him. He was compelled to reply to her as a result of she was verified on Instagram with a blue examine on her web page, so he googled her.
“So I regarded her up as a result of I didn’t wish to be like, ‘Who’re you?’ so I went to her Wikipedia web page,” Crist admitted, saying it led to him sending her an ungainly pickup line. “I too grew up performing in church in Georgia,” he wrote to her.
“Wanting again, it was the flawed transfer,” he added.
Regardless of the uncomfortable introduction, the 2 moved previous it and have now been relationship for a few months.
She famous that she has “helped him fairly a bit in his jokes.”
To this point, he mentioned he has made one joke about their relationship, although “it did not actually work on stage”:
“I’m 35, her mother is 45, and he or she’s 24 so I’m nearer to her mother’s age than her. When her and her mother are arguing about stuff I’m actually within the center. I am like ‘babe, really your mother makes some good factors,’” Crist joked.
Alaina shared that Crist’s household, who nonetheless considers her “his pal,” are glad that he lastly has a girlfriend after so a few years of specializing in his profession.
“John hasn’t launched them to a lady in 10 years. … They’re very shocked I feel that he’s bringing a lady round; he does not try this,” the “Highway Much less Traveled” singer, who lately broke off an engagement to Alex Hopkins after six years collectively, mentioned.
When requested why he hasn’t dated for 10 years, Crist mentioned, “Individuals say that generally you are like married, … comedy will at all times be like your mistress.”
Bones famous that as a performer, you’ll be able to have a number of associates and be the good man within the room after which return dwelling and be the loneliest man.
Alaina first shared a photograph of herself with Crist at his present in February. “Does going to a @johnbcrist present make me extra of a CRISTian? #ForSureNo #CheckYourHeart,” she captioned the photograph on Instagram.