Tyler Cameron reveals he only had $200 when he started dating Gigi Hadid
Tyler Cameron has opened up about his relationship with Gigi Hadid, revealing he only had $200 in his bank account when they were dating.
The 30-year-old reality star reflected on his love life on Monday’s episode of Jason Tarticktrade secrets podcast. Cameron briefly dated Hadid in 2019 after his performance The Bachelorettewhere he was one of lead Hannah Brown’s top two picks before she sent him home.
During his conversation with Tartick, the podcast host recalled a conversation he and he had Bachelor Star Matt James had spoken to Cameron about his dating life after he wrapped filming The Bachelorette.
“You and I are sitting at a sushi place, Matt James walked in,” Tartick recalled. “And I was like, ‘Dude, what are you going to do?’ And we start talking about what you think. And you started dating Gigi Hadid.”
After Cameron laughed at this comment, Tartick elaborated on how his friend told him that he wasn’t in the best financial position dating Hadid.
“[Cameron] goes to me, ‘dude, I don’t know what the hell I’m gonna do. I have $5,000 in my bank account, I don’t know what my next job is, and I’m dating Gigi Hadid,” the author continued.
The model chimed in to clarify that statement, adding, “Not even $5,000. I had about $200, you know what I mean?”
He went on to recall his “early days in New York” when he “went on dates” and lived with James, who later became The bachelor after Cameron recommended him to the franchise.
“I live off Matt’s beanbag, have no money. But I’m happier than ever because the world is open to me in New York City,” he said. “I can do whatever I want. I remember going on dates and calling Pops in the bathroom like, ‘Pops, I don’t think my credit card will go through. I need you to send me some money right away.” And he says, ‘You’ve got it, son, get it.’”
Tartick then asked the reality star how he “managed” to date Hadid when he only had “$250.” [his] Name.” In response, Cameron explained that if he paid for anything during his dates, he’d just hope for the best.
“They’re just crossing their fingers at this point,” he said. “At this point I don’t even know what a credit card is. I have a direct debit card so if you hit zero you hit zero you know so I’m just crossing my fingers and hoping it goes through. And it just kept wiping.”
Cameron was the first runner-up in season 15 of The Bachelorette, where Brown became engaged to Jed Wyatt, who she later split from after finding out he had a girlfriend while on the show. Though she started reconnecting with Cameron during the After the last rose Especially, they didn’t enter into an exclusive relationship as he was later spotted on a date with Hadid in August 2019.
While Hadid and Cameron chose to keep their relationships under wraps, they have been spotted together in New York on a number of occasions, including at an MTV Video Music Awards afterparty.
Though their split was announced in October 2019, Cameron said US Weekly at the time when they were still on good terms, they declared, “If we have to be… We’re friends.
Cameron also reflected on his brief romance in his 2021 memoir. You Deserve Better: What Life Has Taught Me About Love, Relationships, and Becoming Your Best Selfwhere he confessed that he had started seeing Hadid while he was still seeing Brown.
“We saw each other in LA where I slept with Hannah, but we didn’t sleep together. We weren’t in a relationship at the time and we were definitely not boyfriend or girlfriend,” he wrote, as reported by US Weekly. “Two days later I was seen in New York City on a date with another girl.”
Noting his regret at the decision, he wrote: “Now I know this was a huge mistake on my part. Not because I shouldn’t have gone out, because I knew all along with Hannah that I needed some time and space after the show ended to understand things.
Though he did note that he called Brown and told her that they “both deserved to date other people,” he still felt like he was putting her “in a difficult, difficult position.”
https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/tyler-cameron-gigi-hadid-relationship-b2300751.html Tyler Cameron reveals he only had $200 when he started dating Gigi Hadid