I Don’t Want Anyone to Think I Was Ashamed, Says Becca Tilley About Keeping Relationship with Hayley Kiyoko Private
Becca Tilley is revealing additional details about the four-year relationship with partner Hayley Kiyoko just over a month after going public with the two.
The 33-year-old The Bachelor alum claimed during an interview with The Cut that she had no intention of concealing her relationship before making it public in May. It may be a thin line, but she told the source, “I don’t want anyone to believe I was humiliated or embarrassed.” For me, that was very significant.
Although Tilley had previously discussed her relationship with Kiyoko on her podcast Scrubbing In with Becca Tilley & Tanya Rad, the comments went unnoticed because she used the singer’s moniker, “95p,” according to The Cut. Tilley gave herself the moniker “95 percent sure” because she believed the two would wed.
Kiyoko, 31, was introduced by Tilley as her girlfriend in her day-to-day interactions with friends, family, and fans, she said. Tilley declared, “We hold hands when we’re moving about.” “I’ll say, “This is my girlfriend, Hayley,” if I run across a podcast listener. This is not my friend, never has been.”
Some individuals simply didn’t understand it even back then, she claimed. Many people believed she was close buddies with the pop artist since she would see him while he was on tour. “I would go see her while she was on tour and I would write about it on Instagram. Just by default, everyone assumed that Hayley and I were close friends. massive fan, “Tilley joked.
For the Girls,” a song by Kiyoko, has a music video that debuted in May and includes Tilley. To commemorate the single, Kiyoko invited Tilley onstage as she addressed the crowd at Mickey’s in West Hollywood. Kiyoko asked, looking around for Tilley, “Where’s Becca?”