Internet celebrity and Try Guy Ned Fulmer has confirmed he cheated on his wife, Ariel Fulmer, after a video was apparently leaked of him with his co-worker Alexandria Herring. (Her Campus reached out to Fulmer’s team for comment but did not hear back by the time of publication.) Ned and Ariel have been making videos together on the internet for almost a decade, so these reports come as a shock to many fans. Ariel Fulmer is a talented podcast host, author, and interior designer — above all else. However, she is also known for her extremely public marriage to Ned. Here’s a look at the timeline of their very public relationship.
DECember 2009: Ariel & Ned Meet
Ned and Ariel Fulmer have been very open about how they met. In Episode 3 of You Can Sit With Us – The Try Wives Podcast, Ariel revealed that she met Ned in December of 2009 when the two were fresh out of college. The two had just moved to Chicago and wound up at the same party, where they were introduced by a mutual friend.
“Ned describes the whole situation as, like, he saw me when he first walked into the party, and there was nobody else,” Ariel reveals on the podcast.
June 16, 2012: Ariel & Ned tie the knot
Ned’s YouTube fame skyrocketed in 2014, but he actually married Ariel two years before then. As of June 2022, the couple had been married for 10 years. However, neither of them posted an anniversary photo to commemorate.
“It’s our 9th wedding anniversary today!!! I love you so much @arielmfulmer“, Ned wrote in a 2021 anniversary post.
Nov. 13, 2014: Ariel Appears In Her First “Try Guys” Video On Buzzfeed
After moving from Chicago to Los Angeles, Ned got a job working at the popular production company, Buzzfeed. His first viral video was “Guys Try Ladies’ Underwear For The First Time” and also featured his Try Guys castmates Keith Habersberger, Zach Kornfeld, and Eugene Lee Yang.
Ariel is first seen in the Buzzfeed video called “The Try Guys Try Drag For The First Time” as an audience member. Throughout his performance, Ariel is seen laughing and cheering enthusiastically.
May 7, 2015: Ned Talks Babies In A Buzzfeed Video
In May 2015, The Try Guys produced a series of videos focused on motherhood in honor of Mother’s Day. In the second video of this series, entitled “The Try Guys Change Dirty Diapers • Motherhood: Part 2,” Ned reveals that babies may be in the future for him and Ariel.
“I’m seeing [this experiment] through my wife’s eyes,” Ned says in the video. “We are thinking about having a baby pretty soon!”
Feb. 18, 2018: Ariel Is Pregnant With Her First Child
After years of waiting, fans were overjoyed when Ned and Ariel announced their first pregnancy in February 2018 through an Instagram post.
“Ariel and I are a little overwhelmed by the whole process as well, but we know that if we have each other, and we have supportive friends and family, everything will be ok,” Ned wrote.
May 13, 2018: Ariel Shares A Sweet Mother’s Day Message
On Mother’s Day 2018, Ariel took to Instagram to share a photo of her and Ned, alongside a sweet message.
“To my amazing husband, I can’t wait to go on this journey with you 😍,” she says in the caption.
June 3, 2018: Ariel Announces The Birth Of Her First Child, Wesley
On Jun. 3, Ariel posted a photo of her son, Wesley, to share the news of her newborn with her followers. While Wesley’s exact birthdate has been withheld for privacy reasons, this was the first time Ariel and Ned shared their family with the world.
Ariel writes in the caption, “We love him more than anything in the entire world.”
Nov. 20, 2018: Ariel & Ned Give A house Tour To Blinds.com
Up until this point, Ariel Fulmer was (mainly) known for being Ned Fulmer’s wife. However, in a story by Blinds.com, Ariel showed off her interior design talents by profiling their Los Angeles home — that she designed, BTW. The house was originally a fixer-upper, but thanks to Ariel’s vision, it was transformed into a beautiful home for the Fulmers and their child.
“If we’re being completely honest, Ariel did the lion’s share of the work on the design,” Ned says in the profile. “She was at the site every day making sure every little thing was as it should be. Ariel treated the whole project as if it was a project for a client with timelines and samples and all I had to do was pick what I liked.”
june 22, 2019: Ariel Shows Her Support For The Try Guys’ Tour
After the Try Guys’ departure from Buzzfeed, the group embarked on the “Legends of the Internet Tour.” Ariel took to Instagram to share a heartfelt message to her husband and the rest of the Try Guys crew.
“So SO proud of @nedfulmer and @tryguys for killing their first show of the #legendsoftheinternettour!! The last few months have been a whirlwind with all the rehearsals and the book but it’s all worth it baby! I wish I could be there every night to remind you just how talented you are 🥰 ,” she wrote.
Aug. 2, 2020: Ariel & Ned are pregnant again
Two years after the birth of their first child, Ariel and Ned announced their second pregnancy on their respective social media platforms. Along with an Instagram post from both Ariel and Ned, the couple posted their son’s reaction to the news in a YouTube video.
Aug. 31, 2020: Ariel & Ned Launch Their PodCast
The content-creating couple launched their first podcast, Baby Steps, in August 2020. The show intended to show a real-life portrait of parenting in the social media space, and would feature their children as guest-hosts.
“Welcome to our new show, Baby Steps where we reveal the dirty, messy secrets behind raising a blissfully instagram-ready family in our weekly podcast! Follow Ariel’s pregnancy journey week-by-week with a dash of not-so-expert advice, trending product reviews, and poop-in-your-big-boy-pants raw sincerity from a couple experiencing the extreme life-upheaval we call “the miracle of life” in real-time,” they wrote on the Baby Steps Instagram.
nov. 29, 2020: Ariel & Ned Welcome Their Second Child
In November 2020, Ariel and Ned shared the news that their second son, Finn, was born. They shared their birth story on the couple’s joint podcast as well as their YouTube channel.
April 24, 2021: Ariel & Ned Release Their Cookbook, The Date Night Cookbook
Following the birth of their son Finn, Ariel and Ned embarked on another business venture together: publishing. In April 2021, the couple shared that they co-wrote a cookbook together entitled, The Date Night Cookbook.
Ned wrote in the caption, “Ariel and I have dreamed of writing a cookbook full of love and gorgeous photos since we met. It’s called The Date Night Cookbook featuring favorite recipes and stories from our kitchen.”
JUNe 11, 2022: Ned Shares A Heartfelt Message Following His DOcumentary Release
In June 2022, the Try Guys released a documentary on their channel entitled, Behind The Try: A Try Guys Documentary. The video went viral, amassing 1.2 million views as of Sep. 27, 2022. Instead of posting a clip from the documentary, or a photo of the Try Guys, Ned celebrated the documentary with a post about his wife’s support.
“She’s supported me for years, sat through countless terrible improv shows, celebrated every milestone, been there for every setback. I’m so thankful for her love and support,” Ned wrote in the caption.
sept. 27, 2022: Ned’s Rumored Affair Is Confirmed
On Sept. 27, the internet went wild over a leaked video that shows (and a person who appears to be his coworker, Alexandria Herring) cheating on his wife at a NYC club. By midday, both Ariel and Ned released statements — Ned’s confirmed that he had indeed cheated.
Additionally, The Try Guys shared on Instagram that they will no longer be working with Ned Fulmer as they “do not see a path forward together.” As of Sept. 27, Fulmer has removed his affiliation with The Try Guys from his Instagram bio.