Artem Chigvintsev is weighing in on his and Nikki Bella’s decision to not put a label on their relationship — and they both attempted to explain it to a confused Brie Bella on the twins’ podcast May 15!
Ever since Nikki Bella and Artem Chigvintsev confirmed they were an item on the season finale of Total Bellas back in March, fans have been confused about their actual status. Nikki continues to insist they haven’t put a ‘label’ on the romance, but they also post countless photos with each other on social media and seem to be pretty inseparable. Nikki’s twin sister, Brie Bella, is just as confused as the rest of us, so she grilled Artem all about it when he appeared as a guest on the sisters’ podcast, The Bellas Podcast, on May 15.
Brie flat-out asked Artem, “If one of your buddies was like, hey man…are you and Nikki boyfriend and girlfriend…you would tell them no?” to which he responded, “I would say we’re having a great time together. We’re figuring it out and just taking it step by step and seeing where it goes.” At that point, Nikki chimed in and suggested that they start using the hashtag “#TakingItSlow” whenever they post photos together from now on, too. “Someone recently told me, you’re in the spotlight, so it’s different — if you post with someone, it means you’re official,” Nikki explained. “And I was like…well I