Good morning Luvs! Grab a cup of coffee and a comfy seat because I have A LOT to say about last night’s episode of the Bachelorette!
First, thank goodness Lee is gone!!! I knew Rachael was going to send him home on this 1-on-1 date and I’m so glad she didn’t disappoint! I love that after she told Lee she was sending him home, and he started saying Kenny threatened him again, Rachel just completely shut him down and didn’t listen to a second more of it. She did it in such a classy, boss-babe way! I just love her!
But why the heck did Kenny go back out to talk to Lee?!?! It made absolutely no sense whatsoever. It seems so obvious to me that Kenny was thriving on the drama at that point. And I think it seemed pretty obvious to Rachel too. I was honestly a bit surprised when she gave him the rose in the end. But I will say this, Kenny’s one HUGELY redeeming quality is seeing his relationship with his daughter. Their FaceTime calls make me choke up! So sweet!
And Rachel’s goodbye with Kenny was one of the most interesting goodbyes I’ve ever seen on the show. They even kissed goodbye! Has that ever happened in the history of the show? I feel like the goodbyes are always very sad or negative, whereas this one was full of love. I honestly really enjoyed it. And when Kenny said, “If Mackenzie grows up to be like Rachel. Then I know I did my job” – I broke down in tears. Just because I totally relate to what he was saying. I would be so proud of my daughter Molly grew up to be a strong, caring and smart woman like Rachel. I don’t know, that line just really tugged at my mom heartstrings. So in the end, Kenny won me over. I just think Lee brought out the absolute worst in him.
I am actually really surprised it’s taken this long for Eric to get a 1-on-1 date. Despite him getting overly emotional in the past, I really do like him. And let me clarify about what I meant in yesterday’s blog when I said I didn’t think he would get the Bachelor gig because he’s too emotional. I feel the need to clarify because someone tweeted me about this and called me out for “sobbing” on the Bachelor and then becoming the Bachelortte. Here’s the thing, I don’t think being emotional is a BAD thing on the show. Heck, I was SOOO emotional as the Bachelorette. And the producers want an emotional lead (they love a good man cry!). But there is a big difference between being emotional/crying and letting your emotions get the best of you and work you up. Does that make more sense?
And look, I let my emotions get the best of me on the Bachelor too! I was 24 and learning. So it’s possible they will still consider Eric for the gig. Regardless, I have no ill will toward Eric. I actually like him a lot! I would LOVE to see him as the Bachelor. And I have to say that I still think Rachel and Eric are stinking adorable together! I love Eric when he’s happy Eric. Just not a huge fan of jealous Eric. I just think that the setting of the show isn’t the best for him because he doesn’t do well with jealousy. And competing with the other guys brings out the jealous side of him. Can’t say I blame him though.
And Will really disappointed me last night. I dunno. I like him and have been his fan all season, but man it was a huge mistake for him to tell Rachel that he’s mostly dated white girls. Based on how she couldn’t string two sentences together after that, you could tell that it really upset her. It’s almost like he flat out told her that she’s not his type. And even though I really like Will, it was super obvious, as Rachael pointed out, that there wasn’t any chemistry there. What do you guys think of Will after last night? Was he wrong to tell Rachel he mostly dates white girls? Or was he just being honest? I guess I just think it was unnecessary in that moment. But I’ll say this. Will would make a great Bachelor. He’s handsome, articulate, smart, and seems to have a very good head on his shoulders. Tell me what you guys think in the comments below!
And I’m not trying to be mean but I’m really shocked that Adam and Matt are still around. I mean, do you guys even know who I’m talking about when I say those two names? We’ve barely seen any of them this season. And neither of them have had one-on-one dates. I just feel like we don’t know them at all. And we definitely don’t see anything between them and Rachel because we haven’t really seen them with her. They will definitely be the next two to go home.
So given that I think they are the next two to go, I think the top four are going to be Bryan, Peter, Eric and Dean. What do you guys think? Let’s discuss in the comment below!
So we will see how next week’s episode goes, but I’m most excited for hometowns at this point! Until next time…
Some details on Rachel’s looks from this week. Thank you to her stylist Cary Fetman for posting her looks on Instagram each week!