Entertainment TV 'Love Is Blind' 's Mark Cuevas Says 'a Myriad of Reasons' Led to Him Not Joining the Reunion Special The reality star said that he has "moved on" from the Netflix series By Dory Jackson Dory Jackson Instagram Twitter Website Dory Jackson is an Associate Editor for PEOPLE's digital TV team. While at the brand, she's had the opportunity to interview a long list of celebrities, from Kate Hudson to Pierce Brosnan to Billy Porter. She also recaps popular TV shows like The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and Vanderpump Rules.The New York-based Maryland native graduated from Randolph-Macon College in May 2016 with a focus in Communication Studies and Journalism. She came to PEOPLE in March 2021 after working at a number of major news companies, including Newsweek and Us Weekly. She also previously co-hosted a podcast called "Idol Nation." People Editorial Guidelines Published on July 30, 2021 06:23 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Mark Cuevas is sharing the real reason behind his absence from the Love Is Blind: After the Altar special. Responding to a fan's comment on one of his Instagram posts Thursday, the 27-year-old reality star revealed that there were several factors that led to him not appearing. "Don't believe everything you see on TV," Cuevas wrote. "We didn't join the reunion for a myriad of reasons. We are focused on being the best parents we can for our son." "I stand by what I've said in the past about those situations and have moved on from LIB. Thank you," he added. Love Is Blind: After the Altar Trailer Reveals Rifts Between Couples and an Unexpected Guest Netflix The reunion premiered on Netflix Wednesday. While Cuevas was absent for the occasion — which culminated in a dual wedding anniversary party for Lauren Speed and Cameron Hamilton and Amber Pike and Matt Barnett — Cuevas' ex-fiancée, Jessica Batten, was present for the three-part special. Batten, in fact, addressed rumors regarding Cuevas' alleged infidelity with some of the other Love Is Blind women. Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. "He had been fooling me the entire time," she claimed to the group. "I hope he now commits and doesn't continue to step out." After Batten left him at the altar during the show's first season finale, Cuevas moved on with Aubrey Rainey. The pair announced their engagement in November 2020 and welcomed their son, Ace, in April. Mark Cuevas/ instagram Love Is Blind's Cameron Hamilton and Lauren Speed on the Constant 'Pressure' to Have a Baby "Tears of joy and excitement that our baby boy made it healthy and happy," Cuevas told PEOPLE exclusively at the time. "Let the sleepless nights begin!" Cuevas also recently launched a fitness app, Meta Training Athletics. "I'm super exited to show everyone what we've been working on, day in and day out," he said on Instagram Live ahead of the app's arrival. "A lot of work goes into it with our team. We're talking late nights and early mornings. So, again, thank you guys for being so patient with the launch."