‘My Big Fat Fabulous Life’ Fans Think They’ve Discovered the Identity of Whitney Thore’s French Boyfriend

portrait of Whitney Way Thore from 'My Big Fat Fabulous Life' on purple and blue background

My Big Fat Fabulous Life has won over fans time and time again. The TLC series follows Whitney Thore as she navigates life as a proud, body-positive woman. Over the years, fans have viewed Thore’s family, friends, and romantic interests, and her love life is often the focal point of the series.

Whitney Way Thore of ‘My Big Fat Fabulous Life’ | TLC

In 2018, Thore accepted a proposal on top of the Eiffel Tower. Unfortunately, the engagement ended, but Thore remains optimistic in love. In fact, Thore has a new exciting French boyfriend that has caused quite a commotion among MBFFL fans. 

A new French beau

‘My Big Fat Fabulous Life’: Whitney Thore Dishes on Why Her French Boyfriend Prefers Privacy

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Although Thore was devastated by her engagement ending, she didn’t lose her faith in love. During coronavirus (COVID-19), Thore met a French tutor on a language learning app. She quickly developed more than friendly feelings for the person she refers to as “Frenchman.”

The two began a long-distance relationship, but it was difficult to visit in person at first due to the pandemic. Luckily, Thore was able to visit Paris and meet her beau in person finally. The sparks continued to fly, and she introduced him publicly on social media — sort of. 

Although Thore announced she was in a relationship with her French tutor, his identity was kept hidden. His face is blurred or covered in pictures and his name is kept secret to protect his privacy.

Detectives on Reddit

#MyBigFatFabLife’s Whitney Thore’s past Relationship Resurfaces – Ruins French Connection?

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Fans were eager to learn who exactly the mysterious Frenchman is. Of course, when a person becomes a mystery, it creates intrigue. Luckily, information has become a lot more accessible with the internet. Additionally, TLC might have let a colossal clue slip. In one scene, it appears the Frenchman’s name is revealed as Nails on a Facetime call. 

With a clue at their disposal, fans took to Reddit to solve the mystery of the French tutor, and they think they have cracked the case. According to Heavy, Redditors found a French rapper that goes by the name Nails online. He had several music videos circulating the internet, but once people started to connect him to Thore, the videos have disappeared.

TLC did not return our request for comment on the identity of Thore’s boyfriend.

Thore respects Frenchman’s privacy

Whitney Way Thore Defends Her Mystery French Boyfriend –

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Although Redditors appear to have exposed Thore’s boyfriend’s identity, Thore has yet to confirm or deny if they are correct. She has been adamant that she respects her beau’s privacy. She understood fans can be ruthless and might accuse him of being embarrassed by her. Still, she told

Source:: Showbiz Cheat Sheet


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