The Golden Couple Gerry Turner and Theresa Nist Getting Split, Reasons For Splitting


During an emotional interview on Good Morning America Gerry Turner and Theresa Nist announced their split. They both married on 4 January 2024, he said on Good Morning America that they were planning to move together but they did not agree on the location. According to their interview, Gerry Turner is living at his lake house in Indiana and Theresa Nist is living at her house in New Jersey.

According to the April interview, Theresa said “We looked at homes in South Carolina, we considered New Jersey, and we just looked at homes after home, “but we never got to the point where we made that decision.” After some hours the couple declared that they getting divorced.

Argue On Can’t Leave Their Families

Susan Noles, a contestant of season 1 of The Golden Bachelor, leads their wedding. He says that their family has contributed to their split. Gerry and Theresa have their kids and grandchildren from their previous relationships.

On one episode of the ‘Golden Hour’ podcast, Kathy Swarts talked about what they posted on Instagram. A user commented on their post “Why did they break up so quick?” So Noles replied on that comment “Neither one of them can leave their families.”

Argue About Theresa’s Job

Some weeks before the announcement of the divorce, Gerry Turner and Theresa Nist shared that Theresa’s job had caused a strain in their relationship. On the episode of the “Dear Shandy” podcast of March Theresa said, “I still work, so that’s the hurdle.”

Before the shooting of The Golden Bachelor, she informed her work that she would only be gone for two weeks because she didn’t expect to stay awhile on the show.

Theresa said, “I honestly thought, ‘Oh, let me just get through the first night,’”. “And I stayed and I stayed and I stayed, and my employer was so good to me. And before I left, I kind of said, ‘Don’t worry, I’m not going to leave you.’”

Gerry said, “I guess the difficult part is I went on to the show to find my partner, and I’ve been retired for a long time. I wanted fun and adventure. I wanted to go do things,”. “So that is the crux of it, right now, is when does that start? I think the living arrangement is secondary to the freedom of being able to go and enjoy life and do. That hurdle is still there, and right now, we’re dealing with it. It’s just something we’re gonna have to find a way around.”

Some More Reasons For Divorce

The other reason could be they have stemmed from their lifestyle differences. Kate Casey the host of the podcast claims that she has details from some sources whose son’s girlfriend is friends with Gerry’s youngest granddaughter. 

Casey said “He’s saying he wanted the divorce because she was too ‘uppity’ for him and used the example of she wouldn’t pump her gas and hated where he lived.” and “Reality Life With Kate Casey” podcast posted via Instagram. “Everyone from the state of New Jersey knows you legally can’t pump your gas, you can’t, someone pumps your gas for you.”

Some sources said that the inner circle of Theresa was not a surprise from their split. Once people magazine reported that the pair had “been fighting since after the wedding.”

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