The ex-fiancé of The Try Guys producer Alex Herring, who had an affair with married host and co-founder Ned Fulmer, raised a glass to his reclaimed bachelorhood on Instagram following the disintegration of his engagement due to the scandal.
Will Thayer was spotted on his friend Steven Cuzzort’s Instagram page, apparently toasting the end of his relationship.
‘Ma bois back in town. If ya know you know,’ reads the caption of the picture.
Images of Fulmer and Herring were posted online by Thayer after a clubgoer contacted Thayer about seeing Fulmer and Herring making out at a New York City club.
The clubgoer contacted a Reddit user who appears to be Herring’s fiance, Will Thayer. He then posted the messages he received to prove that Fulmer and Herring were making out.
Fulmer, 35, is married to Ariel Fulmer, who made frequent appearances on the YouTube show with more than eight million subscribers. The couple also hosted a podcast together called Baby Steps – an unvarnished look at how they raise their ‘Instagram-worthy family’. The couple have two young boys together.
Will Thayer (right), the ex-fiancé of The Try Guys producer Alex Herring who had an affair with married Try Guy Ned Fulmer, toasts to the end of his engagement following revelations about the scandal
Alex Herring’s fiancé promptly dumped her following the revelation that she was cheating on him with Ned Fulmer, married member of The Try Guys and her boss
Ned Fulmer, left, with his wife Ariel before being caught cheating in a New York City club with a producer of his The Try Guys show Alexandria Herring
Fulmer was exposed cheating with his producer Alexandria Herring (pictured with her fiancé Will Thayer) when when a sharp-eyed clubgoer recorded the pair making out
A progression of DMs from an anonymous account reveal to Herring’s former fiance Will Thayer that she was at a club, making out, with Fulmer
The account sent Thayer video and photographic evidence of the salacious encounter, which he posted online to expose the pair
Herring and Fulmer were out late at a downtown NYU bar after a concert earlier in the evening
Thayer says he contacted Ned’s wife Ariel, with whom he spoke for an hour about the infidelity
The Try Guys began in 2014 when the members, who were then employees at Buzzfeed, began making content centering around them trying new things
A fan said she spotted Ned and Alex together at a Harry Styles concert at Madison Square Garden earlier this month
Later that night Ned was spotted at an NYC club getting handsy with Alex Herring
While the posts to Reddit only show grabs from the video and not the videos themselves, this was apparently enough for Thayer to conclude his fiancé had been unfaithful with Fulmer.
Thayer then said he spoke to Fulmer’s wife Ariel for an hour about the allegations before he deleted all pictures with Herring from his Instagram and made his account private.
Much of it appeared to be unproven speculation until recently when The Try Guys released an official statement on their Instagram confirming Fulmer was no longer with the group.
‘Ned Fulmer is no longer working with The Try Guys. As a result of a thorough internal review, we do not see a path forward together. We thank you for your support as we navigate this change,’ the statement read.
Fulmer released his own statement Tuesday evening, which read, ‘Family should have always been my priority, but I lost focus and had a consensual workplace relationship. I’m sorry for any pain that my actions may have caused to the guys and the fans but most of all to Ariel.
‘The only thing that matters right now is my marriage and my children, and that’s where I am going to focus my attention.’
Until earlier this month, the pair was seen loved-up across their content. They have previously been happy to commodify their seemingly perfect home-life and co-host a podcast together called Baby Steps – they even released a cookbook last year together called ‘The Date Night Cookbook.’
Following Fulmer’s statement, Ariel released one of her own, which read, ‘Thanks to everyone who has reached out to me – it means a lot. Nothing is more important to me and Ned than our family, and all we request right now is that you respect our privacy for the sake of our kids.’
The Try Guys released a statement Tuesday evening about Fulmer’s abrupt departure following revelations about the affair
Ned Fulmer and wife Ariel Fulmer share two young sons
The group started at Buzzfeed in 2014 and was co-founded by Fulmer, Keith Habersberger, Zach Kornfeld and Eugene Lee Yang
Ned and Ariel on a recent Mexican vacation. The pair has found myriad ways to commodify their ultra instagramable marriage
Prior to confirmation of the affair and Fulmer’s release from the company, online speculation about the extra-marital scandal snowballed for days.
It is unclear is Alex Herring remains in the employee of The Try Guys, a group, which started at Buzzfeed in 2014 when the four men including Fulmer, Keith Habersberger, Zach Kornfeld and Eugene Lee Yang began making videos of themselves trying new things.
Herring starred in a separate Youtube show called Food Babies but also served as a producer for The Try Guys.
Fans of the show noticed something was suspicious when Fulmer did not appear in recent The Try Guys videos, missed out on podcast episodes and even appeared to have been edited out of some videos.
Ariel also missed out on recent episodes of You Can Sit With Us, a podcast comprised of each of The Try Guys’ wives.