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“Real Housewives of Orange County” alum Meghan King and Bachelor Nation star Mike Johnson are “simply pals” despite having “plain chemistry” on a current date in Las Vegas, a supply solely tells Page Six.
“They had a number of enjoyable collectively and are glad to know one another now,” a supply says. “But so far as a relationship goes, it’s platonic.”
The two stars have been arrange by producers of King’s iHeartRadio podcast, “Intimate Knowledge with Meghan King,” a deep dive into matters surrounding relationships and intercourse.
Fans will finally be taught extra about King and Johnson’s steamy Sin City outing, which included a go to to a strip membership.
Their meetup got here throughout festivities for the 2022 iHeartRadio Music Festival. Prior to this weekend’s live shows, King, 37, and Johnson, 34, frolicked at a podcast celebration at Green Valley Ranch Resort & Casino on Thursday.
Later that night, King and Johnson made their technique to Crazy Horse 3. There, the blond magnificence and the good-looking Air Force veteran have been noticed packing on the PDA.
King later raved about Johnson in a sweet Instagram post. “Look who I discovered at @iheartradio pageant in Vegas! @mike_johnson is my new fave!” she captioned a photograph of the pair posing shut collectively.
Regardless of the canoodling, our supply assures us, “They’re friends and colleagues.”
Still, King and Johnson cuddled up for photographers throughout an iHeartRadio look Friday night time.
Before embracing one another on the pink carpet, the duo mingled with a number of actuality TV personalities, together with “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Drew Sidora, “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” alum Teddi Mellencamp and former “Bachelor” lead Bob Guiney.
King’s flirtations with Johnson got here days after she dismissed two protective orders towards ex-husband Jim Edmonds.
King — who finalized her divorce from Edmonds, 52, in May 2021 — initially filed a temporary restraining order in June, alleging that the previous MLB participant exhibited “frequent and constant verbal abuse” in the direction of her.
Edmonds has vehemently denied the claims. Furthermore, the retired athlete’s rep, Steve Honig, informed TMZ partly that the submitting was “utterly baseless.”
In addition to the restraining order, King requested a baby protecting order towards Edmonds that was not granted. This week, each orders have been dropped by way of her legal professional.
Throughout all of it, King has leaned on her interior circle — together with publicist Anthony Lario and her mannequin brother, RJ King — for help. The two males joined her throughout a current work journey to New York City to advertise “Intimate Knowledge.”
“I really like working and being within the metropolis,” Meghan beforehand informed Page Six. “It’s at all times finest to place your nostril to the grindstone.”
The mother of three — who shares daughter Aspen, 5, and 4-year-old twin sons Hart and Hayes with Edmonds — added, “And I need to be one of the best instance of a single, working mother to my youngsters.”
After Meghan divorced Edmonds, she wed President Joe Biden’s nephew Cuffe Biden Owens in October 2021. But they split two months later.
Johnson, for his half, notably competed for Hannah Brown’s coronary heart on Season 15 of “The Bachelorette” in 2019, earlier than failing to seek out love on the seashores of “Bachelor in Paradise” Season 6. That identical yr, he was briefly linked to pop superstar Demi Lovato.
No matter what occurs with Johnson, Meghan not too long ago stated on “The Tamron Hall Show” that she plans to maintain future relationships non-public.
“I’m executed placing relationships on social media. I don’t need to be outlined by them,” she stated. “You Google my identify and also you see all these relationships, I’m executed with that. I feel, more often than not after I date, my life intimidates folks.”