Fans who are already rooting for Meghan King and ‘Bachelorette’ alum Mike Johnson as a couple, might have to press the brakes.
Although the chemistry between the single mom and the hot bachelor is undeniable, sadly, a romantic relationship is not in the picture for them.
King and Johnson recently made headlines following an intense outing they had this past week. The duo looked cute and romantic in the photos and videos taken of them. But for now, they have reportedly put a “just friends” tag on what they both shared.
Meghan King And Mike Johnson Are Platonic, No Steamy Romance
According to Page Six, the “Real Housewives Of Orange County” alum and “The Bachelorette” star are “just friends” despite the steamy display of affection that went on between them on a recent date in Las Vegas.
A source speaking exclusively to the outlet said, “They had a lot of fun together and are glad to really know each other now. But as far as relationships goes, it’s platonic.” The insider assured, “They’re pals and colleagues.”
They were set up by the producers of King’s iHeart radio podcast, where the single mother shares her opinions on topics relating to sex and relationships.
Per The Blast, their hang-out came during festivities for the 2022 iHeartRadio Music Festival. this weekend. Before the concerts, the two were spotted on Thursday, having fun at the Green Valley Ranch Resort and Casino.
Later that evening, the two had a wild night at the strip club Crazy Horse 3. The hot single mom and the handsome bachelor were spotted putting on a steamy session of PDA.
In a video obtained of the moment, King and Johnson were holding hands, and the “RHOC” alum even sat on Johnson’s legs while watching the performance of an exotic dancer. A source said of their time at the strip club, “They acted like no one else was around them. Meghan was sitting on Mike’s lap for the majority of the night. He was very touchy-feely with her.”
The Duo Had Intense Chemistry At 2022 iHeartRadio Music Festival
Following the steamy link-up between King and Johnson, the reality star posted a photo of them at the event on Instagram. The pair were seen making playful faces, with the mother-of-three placing a hand on the Bachelor Nation star’s back.
In the caption, the reality TV star wrote, “Look who I found at @iheartradio festival in Vegas! @mikejohnson is my new fave!” In response to this post, Johnson wrote three laughing emojis. In another update, she uploaded more steamy images of them on the red carpet and wrote, “We understood the assignment 🥂 @mike_johnson thanks for accepting my 🌹 😘.”
The hot bachelor also posted a picture of both of them taken while they were being interviewed on the red carpet on his Instagram story.
A while back, during an interview on “The Tamron Hall Show,” the “Bravo” star said she was keeping her relationship off the public eye. In her words,
“I’m done putting relationships on social media. I don’t want to be defined by them. You Google my name, and you see all these relationships. I’m done with that. I think, most of the time when I date, my life intimidates people.”
She also admitted that she was currently dating but wouldn’t go into any details on that and said, “no names will be named.”
Meghan King Dismisses Orders Of Protection Against Ex-Husband
This public display of affection comes a few days after King, through her attorney, dismissed two orders of protection against her ex-husband, Jim Edmonds.
Earlier, The Blast reported that the 38-year-old dropped two protection orders — one order granted against Edmonds and the other, a child protective order that was requested but not granted.
Revealing details of the dismissal, King said, “As I continue to heal, I’ve become enlightened and more aware of what I’ve been through and how to handle it. Let’s just say I’ll remain protected and safe with a binding document not accessible to the public.”
On the other hand, Edmonds representative Steve Honig shared his thoughts on the protective orders in a statement that read, “Jim is looking forward to putting all this nonsense behind him as he begins his new life with Kortnie and continues to focus on the needs of his children.”