Barstool Sports activities podcast host Brianna Chickenfry is unbothered by critics hating on her new romance with nation music star Zach Bryan.
Chickenfry – whose actual identify is Brianna LaPaglia – instructed People in a video interview on the Streamy’s Awards on Sunday (27 August) that she has been getting a “kick” out of the web hate that her “new relationship” has acquired.
“It’s enjoyable. I’m, like, consuming it up,” LaPaglia laughed and shrugged, earlier than admitting that the eye was “type of loopy at first.” Nevertheless, the BFFs podcast co-host realised that she “can’t purchase into love or hate on the web,” saying: “You simply type of gotta be your self and see the place it takes you.”
LaPaglia, 24, defined that she initially needed to maintain her relationship with Bryan, 27, non-public as a result of they’d simply begun so far casually. However eagle-eyed followers caught on shortly and the hearsay mill went into overdrive. “I needed to maintain it quiet so long as I might, however everybody on the web is FBI brokers,” the Boston native defined. “So that they figured all the pieces out, and I used to be like, ‘I have to get forward of it, I have to say what’s proper, what’s actual and what’s true,’ so I did it on my podcast.”
LaPaglia cleared the air on the 27 July episode of her PlanBri Uncut podcast, by which she stated that she started courting Bryan after each of them had not too long ago ended their relationships. She instructed her co-host, Grace O’Malley: “I believe I might need some stuff to deal with. I’ve been hanging out with a man named Zach.”
When O’Malley requested his final identify, LaPaglia confirmed that it was “Bryan” and defined they’d began “hanging out” three weeks in the past. “It’s enjoyable, it’s informal… simply needed to deal with it as a result of the entire web is freaking the f*** out and individuals are doing s***,” she stated.
In Could, Bryan and LaPaglia met for the primary time on the 2023 ACM Awards in Dallas, Texas. The content material creator gushed about their encounter in a video on her YouTube channel, referred to as “Assembly Zach Bryan on the American Nation Music Awards”. Later that month, each stars ended up breaking apart with their important others. Bryan tweeted on 31 Could that he had cut up from his ex-girlfriend Deb Peifer, saying that “for transparency and respect” the 2 had damaged up every week and a half prior.
The next month, LaPaglia and her then-boyfriend, Joey, attended Bryan’s live performance on 23 June at Forest Hills Stadium in New York Metropolis. Though LaPaglia and Bryan didn’t converse to 1 one other that evening, the podcast host and her former boyfriend broke up shortly after the live performance.
“I used to be nonetheless with my boyfriend on the live performance. After which, a number of days later, me and Joey break up. And [Bryan] had already damaged up with his girlfriend, after which he f***ing slid into my DMs,” she defined. “I made a podcast after we went onstage and was like, ‘Eat the wealthy in addition to Zach Bryan,’ and he posted it after which he DM’d me and stated, ‘That was so candy, thanks guys for coming.’ After which we simply began chatting.”
It appears as if their summer time romance might final effectively into fall, as LaPaglia made certain to shoutout Bryan’s not too long ago launched self-titled album in her interview with Individuals.
“I’ve been listening to it for a little bit bit. It’s actually good,” she instructed the outlet. “All the songs are like Prime 20 proper now, so… go stream it!”