The Bachelor curse may have struck again! An insider tells In Touch that the romance between The Bachelor: London Calling’s Matt Grant and his final rose recipient, Shayne Lamas, is over. “She asked him to leave her apartment in Studio City,” says the insider. “They’re just pretending to still be together to save face for the show.” However, Matt insists the couple is still engaged and still together — although he admits he did move into his own bachelor pad in the Valley. “I was at her place for a few weeks, but it was a small apartment,” Matt tells In Touch. “It’s obviously a testing time for us as a couple, so it just seemed that it’d be great for us to have our own little space. We didn’t want to be on top of each other early on.” Matt also says that Shayne didn’t kick him out of her apartment. “It wasn’t like she said, ‘You’ve got to get out!’ — that’d be a bit too much,” says Matt. “It was just an agreement.” So what does he have to say about recent reports that he was seen “flirting with a Shayne look-alike” while hanging with his buddies at The Village Idiot and that Shayne was “not wearing her ring and acting very single” while hanging out with actor Evan Ross at the Kiss Lounge opening on May 30? “It doesn’t mean we were doing anything, you know what I mean?” Matt says. “She’s allowed to have her friends and I’m allowed to have mine — the trust is there.” If anything, the Bachelor says that moving out has been good for his relationship with Shayne. “It’s definitely taken the pressure off and made us a lot more stable,” he says. Matt proposed to Shayne on the show’s season finale.
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