A few weeks later The Challenge: United States revealed Shannon St. Clair as a contestant, she and her boyfriend Josh Goldstein have announced their separation. The couple met in July 2021 on the reality show the island of love Season 3, where they started dating before leaving the competition early.
Josh Goldstein and Shannon St. Clair split after 10 months of dating
In a joint statement posted to Instagram, using a photo from when they first paired on love island 3the couple began by noting that Shannon returned to her hometown in Pennsylvania to support her sister, who recently gave birth.
They explained that Shannon wanted to stay close to her family and decided to move home, where she plans to become a beautician. However, Josh prefers to live in Florida and continue working as a personal trainer.
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“We love this life we’ve built together, but sometimes timing is everything,” they noted. Seemingly unable to maintain a long-distance relationship, the couple revealed they had chosen to go their separate ways. “There’s no bad blood between us,” the reality stars added, saying the two “rarely had arguments.”
They closed their statement by reiterating their continued support for each other and thanked their followers for their support. “We don’t know what the future holds, and it may not be goodbye forever, but for now it’s best for both of us.” Josh and Shannon were the last couple of love is
Shannon and Josh met on season 3 of ‘Love Island USA’
In July 2021, Josh and Shannon appeared on love island usa Season 3, where they immediately paired up after first impressions.
The two had an undeniable connection, but it was tested when newcomer Aimee Flores walked into the villa.
Either way, the couple got over it and he asked her to become his girlfriend on a one-on-one date. Plus, they spent a night alone in the shelter, which they say strengthened their bond.
After seemingly cementing their place as a fan-favorite couple, Josh and Shannon walked away from the show together on Day 31 due to the unexpected death of his sister. She returned to her hometown to support her boyfriend and his family, and they continued to date.
She is competing in the new reality series ‘The Challenge: USA’
After the show, the two spent time comforting her family before heading to New York and Los Angeles. In August 2021, they launched a couple channel on YouTube, Team Jannon, where they uploaded vlogs of moments from their relationship, including the first date and him surprising her.
The two recently posted a video in January 2022. In October 2021, the couple celebrated Halloween in Arizona dressed as singers Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake and reunited with fellow islanders and former couple Cashay Proudfoot and Cinco Holland Jr.
They also spent the Christmas and New Year holidays together and attended her sister’s baby shower. It’s unclear exactly when they broke up, but she last posted a photo with him on April 27, captioned, “Can you believe we met on a reality show… Imao.”
Shortly after, CBS announced that Shannon would be participating in the first season of The challenge spinoff alongside several reality stars, including Season 3 co-stars Javonny Vega, Cashay, and Cinco. The Challenge: CBS premieres July 6 on CBS.
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