Becca Kufrin may be the most pitied girl in the United States right now. The reason? Well, she was led on and then dumped by one undeserving Bachelor named Arie Luyendyk Jr. on national television.
Unfortunately for Becca, this does not seem to be a reputation she will be able to live down anytime soon, and there is obviously no help from Arie in this regard. He recently shared a photo of his engagement to Lauren Burnham – the woman he ditched Becca for – on Twitter, and people are letting him have it.
While it is quite a beautiful photo and he has the right to share his happiness with the world, us Becca fans still aren't ready to forgive him – even if Becca is. I mean, who can after seeing this proposal photo of Arie and Becca?
Meanwhile, in a post-finale interview with People, she revealed that while it felt like a slap in the face at the time, she has forgiven Arie. "A breakup is hard enough, and to have it all filmed and have to re-watch it and know that people all across the country are watching you get your heart broken, it is embarrassing. It's not fun. I wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy. It was like a slap in the face," she said, but added that "At the end of the day, I do forgive him."
However, when it comes to Lauren, Becca believes that there is nothing to even be forgiven. "At the end of the day, we both just fell in love with the same guy and she can't help that," she said, adding "The only person that I can fault in this is Arie and the way he handled it."
She also predicted the social media backlash that Arie is facing currently, saying, "I do feel a little bad that it's going to be really tough for them when all of this is said and done. Social media is a hard world to navigate through, and there's going to be a lot of negativity and I don't think she deserves that."
Unfortunately, it is true, a lot of Becca fans are targeting their anger towards Lauren. Many even accused Lauren of being incapable of thinking for herself and believing Arie's lies. Meanwhile, others seem to understand that the outcome of 'The Bachelor' was purely because of Arie's decisions and chose to point that out in their social media outbursts.
If Arie's claims about the brutal breakup being the reason for Becca being the next 'Bachelorette' is true, then we can sure see her second chance at finding her "person" as the silver lining in this fiasco.
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