Ben’s loss is Jordan’s achieve! After Ben Higgins blindsided JoJo Fletcher throughout the season 20 finale of The Bachelor, she despatched off on her personal journey to search out love.
The true property developer’s last 4 included Jordan Rodgers, Robby Hayes, Chase McNary and Luke Pell. Ultimately, it was clear that JoJo’s coronary heart belonged to Jordan. And whereas they received engaged on the Bachelorette season 12 finale, which aired in August 2016, JoJo later revealed that the previous soccer participant nearly didn’t get down on one knee.
“Jordan had stated, ‘Except that is 100 p.c the place we’re each at, I don’t wish to do it for the sake of the TV present and I gained’t.’ There was this complete factor with producers probably not letting him discuss to my mother and father once more after that they had met,” she stated on the “Betches Brides” podcast in September 2019, noting Jordan didn’t wish to pop the query simply “for the sake of the TV present.”
Whereas the Vanderbilt alum finally proposed, the twosome didn’t rush down the aisle.
“If Jordan and I have been to have gotten off the present engaged and began planning a marriage proper after, we most likely wouldn’t have made it. It most likely would have ended up in divorce,” JoJo defined. “And I hate saying that as a result of I by no means would ever need that for my life, however I really do suppose if we might have taken that route and rode out that prime and jumped proper into it, it wouldn’t have been good for us.”
Three years after the present aired, Jordan determined it was time to suggest to JoJo once more — with a brand new ring.
“I like @joelle_fletcher with all my coronary heart!! I at all times needed to re-propose, with no cameras, no producers, no drama … simply us,” he wrote in August 2019 through Instagram. “Our first engagement was so actual, and meant a lot to us each, however as we begin to really plan our marriage ceremony for subsequent yr I needed to do it yet again, OUR WAY!”
One thing that the couple can be doing for the primary time in June 2020? Watching their season of the present as a condensed model of The Bachelorette season 12 airs on ABC as a part of The Bachelor: The Biggest Seasons — Ever!
“I believe I received actually fortunate the primary time round as a result of Jordan didn’t watch my season. He’s like, ‘I don’t must see that!’ However now he’s like, ‘I’m tremendous excited to look at!’” she advised Us Weekly completely. “I’m like, ‘Oh nice. 4 years later we’re gonna rehash all this?’”
The Bachelor: The Biggest Seasons — Ever! airs Mondays on ABC at eight p.m. ET.
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