Amanda Kloots. On the latest episode of Audacy's podcast, Allio revealed how he and Kloots got acquainted and shared the cornerstones of their friendship.«Amanda's from Akron, [Ohio], area, so her and I are from here,» Allio shared. «Her story is also very tragic.
She lost her husband to COVID. She has a young child, Elvis. She lives out in LA. I'm here in Akron still.»Bachelor Nation got to know Allio when he competed on Katie Thurston's season of .
While on the show, Allio revealed that he was a widower, having lost his wife to breast cancer. He and his late wife share a son, 5-year-old James.As for Kloots, she lost her husband, Nick Cordero, in July 2020 after a lengthy battle with COVID-19.
Kloots and Cordero also have a son, 2-year-old Elvis.Kloots messaged Allio online after he sent himself home on , in favor of returning home to his son.«Once I got off the show she kind of reached out and we started talking and developed this friendship,» he explained. «We had so many similarities in the way we look at life, hopeful, but also with some reverence to the tragedy that we've had to overcome.Read more on etonline.com