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Gypsy Rose Blanchard & Ex-Fiancé Ken Urker Spotted Holding Hands

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By Kelly Coffey-Behrens on April 4, 2024 at 1:39 PM EDT
Updated on April 4, 2024 at 1:51 PM EDT

Gypsy Rose Blanchard, who recently announced the separation from her husband Ryan Anderson, has been spotted with her ex-fiancé Ken Urker.

But, that's not all because their recent trip to Dollar General seemingly heated up as they were seen hand-in-hand, both smiling from ear to ear.

These latest photos come after Ken publicly confirmed the two are just friends and there is nothing romantic going on between the two, which has many raising eyebrows.

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Gypsy and Ken first connected after he watched the 'Mommy, Dead, and Dearest' documentary that told Gypsy's story. The two got engaged in October 2018, however, he broke it off after 'The Act' debuted on Hulu in March 2020 according to Gypsy's e-book, 'Released: Conversations on the Eve of Freedom'.

She then went on to marry Ryan Anderson in a prison wedding in the summer of 2022, but the two have since separated. "Unfortunately, my husband and I are going through a separation and I moved in with my parents’ home down the bayou,” Gypsy Rose told her fans earlier this week.

Adding, “I have the support of my family and friends to help guide me through this. I am learning to listen to my heart. Right now I need time to let myself find… who I am.”

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Gypsy Rose Blanchard & Ken Urker Have PDA-Filled Dollar General Trip

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In photos obtained by Page Six, Gypsy Rose Blanchard and Ken Urker were spotted hand-in-hand as they took a trip to Dollar General.  It seems the two bought a handful of items, including snacks and soda.

At one point, Gypsy took a smoke break, and the two were photographed laughing with Ken's hand on Gypsy's back.

Despite the PDA-filled trip to Dollar General, Urker has claimed the two are not romantically involved and he is just there to support her following her separation from Ryan Anderson. "We're just hanging out as friends that's all it is,' Ken said in a video shared prior to these new photos.

Ken Urker's mother, Raina Williams, echoed her son's claims, telling PEOPLE, "They are not back together. They're very cool. Ken is just being a supportive friend to her and that's it."

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"I think she's a sweet girl," she added. "I think she's made her mistakes and she's trying to learn from them like anyone else. And I care a lot for Gypsy and I want to see good things happen for her."

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Gypsy Rose Blanchard Spends Day In NOLA With Ken Urker

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These new photos come after Gypsy and Ken spent the day in New Orleans visiting French Quarter and grabbing a bite at a local eatery. They also stopped by a tattoo parlor and got matching dog tattoos.

While the two have spent a lot of time together this week, it has been reported that Ken will be catching a flight back to Texas on Thursday, April 4. It is unclear if he will extend his stay or if Gypsy will be visiting her ex in Texas any time soon.

Of course, these new photos and claims raise a lot of questions, which are hopefully answered in the upcoming Lifetime documentary, 'Gypsy Rose: Life After Lock Up'.

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Gypsy Rose Blanchard Gains Massive Following Amid Prison Release

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Gypsy Rose Blanchard's story was first told in the 2017 documentary 'Mommy Dead and Dearest', but it wasn't until her prison release in December 2023 that she gained a massive following.

Despite having millions of followers, her parole officer reportedly told her to lay off social media or else she would end up back behind bars. So.. she deleted her accounts and changed her TikTok and Facebook to private.

Meanwhile, Gypsy says the decision came after she had a conversation with her father. "He gave me some guidance that I feel like it really needed and that guidance was to just show me that real life is something you could touch, something that you would feel, people that you would actually hug," she said. "And with the public scrutiny as bad as it is. I just don't want to live my life under a microscope."

"I don’t see myself as famous, especially for what? Like, I did something bad. And I mean, I’m trying to make myself a better person now but I don’t get it," she continued.

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