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Did West Wilson's Sports Journalist Career Work Out? "It's Not Really a Secret"

The Summer House-mate teased that a "special moment" in his job hunt happened during Season 8.

By Shannon Raphael

When West Wilson joined the Summer House crew in the Hamptons for Season 8, he was in between jobs.

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The Missouri native, whose background is working in media, had just been laid off from his job at Bleacher Report before the summer began. However, West shared an exciting career update on the April 18 episode of Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen as well as during a recent exclusive chat with

West Wilson's Sports Journalist Career

The 29-year-old Hamptons housemate is currently working as a Sports Social and Editorial Producer at Complex. West teased that viewers will get to see him get the role as Season 8 of Summer House continues. 

"I think it's not really a secret any more, if you follow my Instagram or Twitter or anything, that I am employed," he said on WWHL on April 11. "I'll save the fun, juicy moment for the show. But, I do have a job now. Income, health insurance."

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He elaborated on his job journey while talking exclusively to

"The moment I kind of got to close [the] door on unemployment was this summer, and it was [a] very touching moment for me in real life [and] with the cast, on camera, with the crew, [with] everyone," he told "Like, just seeing people who I hadn't known for that long be super supportive and happy for me was a special moment that I'll like remember forever. So that was awesome."

Ciara Miller Reacts to West Wilson's Sports Journalist Job Update

Fast-forward exactly a week after West made his Clubhouse debut, and his love interest, Ciara Miller, herself appeared on WWHL.

She revealed if West's lack of a job was a red flag for her during the summer. 

"There was a moment where I was like, 'Lindsay' [Hubbard's] having this conversation [with Carl Radke about jobs]. I'm like, do I need to be having this conversation?'" the 28-year-old said. But, [West] was actively looking for a job."

A split of Ciara Miller and West Wilson.

Ciara said that his age, however, made her more hesitant. 

"I will say, his age was definitely one of those things where I was like, 'I haven't dated a guy that young in a very long time,' and it was an area of concern for a reason," she continued. "But, yeah, I let him know that."

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— Reporting by Hannah Chambers

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