Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Are Courtney Kerr & Matt Nordgren More Than Friends?

Matt Nordgren and Courtney Kerr, of Bravo’s Most Eligible Dallas, are BFF's. They have known each other for years, run in all the same social circles, and can’t stand anyone who the other one dates.

One of the first things Bravo wants you to know about two of its newest celebrities is that there may be more going on between the two of them than even they understand. There’s chemistry there, and friendship, and jealousy. Maybe, just maybe, there’s love.

In the promo Bravo has been airing, cast mate Drew Ginsburg quips, "Those two are in denial about their chemistry."

Now, there’s an eye witness reporting that Matt and Courtney are acting very lovey-dovey, very not-just-friends-ish on a press junket for the show. Delaina Dixon was minding her own business at the TV Summer Press Tour 2011, when Matt and Courtney’s public displays of affection caught her eye, and she had the sense to call them on it.

Here’s what Dixon had to say in her August 8th article for the Times Square Chronicles:
Show spoiler alert? During the luncheon for Most Eligible: Dallas, Bravo’s newest reality franchise about the young, single and fabulous in the Lone Star State, I meet Matt Nordgren and Courtney Kerr, who may be something more than just BFFs. Asked why they’re not together, Matt replies, “Who’s to say we aren’t.” So we press on… “We’re here in L.A. together,” Courtney teases when we inquire if they are indeed a couple. Matt tries to give a more diplomatic answer. “Put it this way, Courtney and I grew a lot throughout the show. Towards the end, by the time this thing was wrapped, we were in a different place than when we started.” Judging by Matt and Courtney’s flirty body language during our chat, putting a ring on it for the season finale may not be out of the question!
They’re “in a different place” than they started, huh? Well, they started as best friends. Now, they’re macking on each other in public. Just how many “different places” could that be? You call that diplomatic?

I reached out to both Courtney and Matt for a comment. Matt did not respond and Courtney had this to say, "Ha ha! you know I can't say anything!!  Bravo (has us) so tight lipped about this!!!!!!"

When I pressed her for a comment she emailed me, "I can tell you that our relationship went through some peaks and valleys throughout the show....which is expected when your best friend is someone of the opposite sex. But since then, Matt and I have grown as and have never been closer"

I have seen them together many times and they are very affectionate.  Could I have missed something? So I went digging.  They are together. A lot. And Courtney did just give Matt this lovely gift to hang in his bedroom (see photo above).

Either Matt and Courtney are a couple, or as Ginsburg said, they are (still) in denial about their chemistry. I suppose we’re just going to have to wait to find out which it is.

Most Eligible Dallas premieres on Bravo Monday, August 15 at 10/9c.