Ben Higgins Says Quarantining With Girlfriend Jess Clarke Is ‘Great’
“There’s no, like, psychological damage because I’m forced to just do nothing and it’s been absolutely awesome,” he explained, noting that he and Clarke, 24, have been hunkered down at his parents’ house in Indiana. “We’ve just been hanging out for a week.”
The University of Mississippi alum agreed with her boyfriend, who she’s been dating since November 2018, about their positive time together while staying put the past week.
“It’s been great,” she told Harrison, 48, and the Entertainment Tonight correspondent, 33. “Anytime I get a week with him not doing anything is wonderful. We never get that.”
When it comes to hanging out with Higgins’ parents nonstop, Clarke hasn’t had any issue with it.
“They’re super easy and laid-back and we all get along really well,” she explained on Monday. “It’s been, like, the best week.”
The couple also revealed which of them is the best at cuddling, both admitting it’s Clarke.
“I latch on,” she said before Higgins revealed that he jokes that “she would just like would tie herself to my arm and hop into my pocket and just hang out the whole time if she could.”
Clarke added: “Yeah. The benefit of dating such a short person, you just can carry me with you everywhere.”
Harrison replied, “A little pocket girlfriend!”
The duo are the latest guests to join the Bachelor Nation host and his girlfriend for their daily “Group Date” chats that feature stars from the ABC dating series — and help raise money for the charity of the guest’s choice.
“I don’t think that’s a question,” the Denver resident told Us exclusively on January 29. “We’re great. It’s fun. It’s just healthy … I think she would say the same. Our relationship is healthy. I’m a better version of myself, a more free version of myself than I’ve been in a while.”
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