Culpo, 23, a former Miss Universe, was rebounding from her breakup with singer Nick Jonas.
A mutual friend set her up with the hunky former National Football League (NFL) quarterback. Only two weeks ago sources close to the couple were talking up the relationship.
“They’re the perfect couple,” said our source. “It looks like they’re going to be a winner together,” a source told IM.
And they were the perfect couple at least from Tibow’s perspective.
“He was really into her,’ an insider close to the model told The New York Daily News. ‘He was sending her love letters and cute notes and professing his love for her.”
But Culpo apparently wasn’t willing to wait until marriage for sex. At 23, she likely doesn’t see marriage in her near future.
Oddly, her previous boyfriend had also vowed to remain chaste until marriage as a teenager and even wore a “purity ring” to symbolize his commitment.
But it didn’t take him long to toss the ring. Jonas has dated Miley Cyrus (2006 to 2007), Selena Gomez (2008), and Australian actress and singer Delta Goodrem (2011 to 2012).
He met Culpo at the Miss USA pageant in 2013 and they started dating shortly afterward. They broke this year over the summer.
Jonas has acknowledged in interviews that he is sexually active.
Tibow, who last played for the Philadelphia Eagles, is known for being a devout Christian, something Culpo “couldn’t handle.”
“She had to break up with him because she just couldn’t handle it,’ the source told The News.
Olivia seemed to confirm as much on Twitter. “Being rejected from something good just means you were being pointed toward something better,” she wrote.
Culpo and Jonas reportedly remain friends.
She wrote on Twitter:
“Your heart just breaks, that’s all,” she wrote, alongside a photo of a sunset and palm trees. “Heartbreak is hard but you find more and more things to be grateful for every day. “One of those things is all of you. Thank you all. Yes I’m going to be okay and I love u guys so so much. Every day is a blessing.”
Culpo is now in the running for a spot in the 2016 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue, according to the magazine. She deserves one.
How could Tim turn her down?
Check out her stunning photos from Galore magazine’s summer issue. The video below is from Sports Illustrated.
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