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The Bachelor: Arie Luyendyk Jr. Tells 2 Women He's 'Falling' for Them Ahead of Hometown Dates
On Monday’s episode of The Bachelor, Arie Luyendyk Jr. tells not one, but two women that he’s falling for them — which proves he’s learned absolutely nothing from Ben Higgins. ONE-ON-ONE WITH BECCA K. With seven women left and three to send packing before hometowns, Arie decides to switch the format up: Instead of a couple of dates followed by a rose ceremony, this week is all dates — three one-on-ones and one group date — with roses up for grabs on each outing
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The best Twitter reactions to Arie's shocking decision on The Bachelor finale
Well Bachelor Nation, was tonight’s three-hour event the most dramatic Bachelor finale ever? It was certainly a contender. After Arie Luyendyk Jr. proposed to Becca at the final rose ceremony, the show ended. But, in an uncommon move for the show, the cameras continued to follow the couple after the finale but before the After the Final Rose special. Why? Because Arie changed his mind. Well Bachelor Nation, was tonight’s three-hour event the most dramatic Bachelor finale ever? It was certainly a contender.
America is trying to make heartbroken "Bachelor" contestant Becca Kufrin feel better one drink at a time.
On Monday, "Bachelor Nation" watched as Arie Luyendyk Jr. popped the question to the brunette beauty. "Bachelor Nation" also watched him tell Becca a few weeks later that he was still in love the runner up of the realty show, Lauren Burnham.
So yes, Becca was dumped on national TV while wearing her engagement ring. Naturally, she was distraught.
Enter the rabid fans of "The Bachelor."
Shortly after the show aired, an eagle-eyed fan found Becca's Venmo account. Soon, fans of the show began sending Becca money via the the mobile payment app, most of them with notes telling her to use the money to buy some alcohol.
Lauren Burnham Defends Bachelor Arie Luyendyk Jr.’s Change of Heart: 'He Won’t Change His Mind Again'
Amidst all of the Bachelor backlash following the bombshell that Arie Luyendyk Jr. proposed to Becca Kufrin, only to dump her for runner-up Lauren Burnham there is at least one person who wholeheartedly defends him. “I totally respect his decision to follow his heart,” says Burnham, who reconciled with Luyendyk Jr. just weeks after he proposed to Kufrin, in this week’s PEOPLE cover story. “I don’t blame him for it, and I think it’s made us stronger in the end.” Watch the full episode of People Cover Story — The Bachelor’s Arie Luyendyk: ‘It Was All Worth It’ , streaming now on PeopleTV. Go to People.com/peopletv , or download the app on your favorite streaming device. Still, Burnham admits that she was initially skeptical when Luyendyk Jr., 36, first reached out to her, while he was still engaged. For more on Arie and Lauren, pick up this week’s issue of PEOPLE, on stands Friday “He texted me on New Year’s Eve, ‘I think this is maybe crossing the line, but I’d like to talk,’” she reveals. When he made his feelings clear, “I did have some reservations,” she says. “I was just afraid he would change his mind again.” But after they spoke at length, Burnham’s perspective shifted: “I was just like, ‘We need to do it, you need to take the risk if this means a lot to you and you need to follow your heart. If not, then we don’t need to talk anymore.’” Ultimately, “It was worth risking getting hurt again to see where it could go,” says Burnham, 26. “We’ve had a lot of conversations about it, and I know he won’t change his mind again.” Adds Burnham: “It makes things easier for me knowing that he was able to be with Becca outside of this experience and he still knew that wasn’t what he wanted. It gives me confidence in our relationship knowing that he truly wants to be with me and he took this huge risk to make it happen.
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Arie Luyendyk Jr. Gets Roasted Over April Fool's Day Pregnancy Joke -- See the Tweets .
Twitter followers took the 'Bachelor' to task for trivializing pregnancy on April Fool's Day.The 36-year-old race car driver is already reviled by many for the way he handled his final decision as The Bachelor -- proposing to contestant Becca Kufrin only to change his mind a few weeks later, un-propose to her and then propose to runner-up Lauren Burnham in a shocking finale. Fans reacted with shock and anger at how he handled it all, with Minnesota State Rep. jokingly (we think) drafting a bill to ban Luyendyk from entering the state.