- Tia reacts to Colton becoming The Bachelor
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Tia reacts to Colton becoming The Bachelor
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It's been a while since since Bachelor in Paradise ended in September and there's been a Bachelor drought ever since. But now the show is back with Colton as the new leading man. And in case you forgot what Colton's path to becoming the Bachelor was, the show offers a helpful recap of Colton's love journey on Becca's Bachelorette season. It's kind of odd. The requisite premiere package about Colton's life shows baby pics of a young midwestern boy. Then it shows his success in the NFL.
Considering he originally wanted Tia to be the Bachelorette , you'd think Colton Underwood would have been happier on Bachelor in Paradise. After all, Tia was there and ready to commit to a life played out on Instagram together. But Paradise is never that easy, is it? Just a few episodes after Colton asked Tia to be his girlfriend, he realized he wasn't ready to be in a relationship with her. And now he's going to be the next Bachelor. After the news broke, Tia tweeted him congratulations, writing , "I hope your season is full of protein powder, puppies, and naps!
In the photo, the reality TV star looks cute in jeans and a sophisticated black top, letting down her long tresses as she gives Cooper a hug. Aside from the lovebirds' bright smiles, perhaps Tia's caption says it all: a simple heart perfectly captures just how happy she is in this new relationship! Tia's latest display of public affection marks the second time she's opened up about her love life with her hundreds of thousands followers. And for members of Bachelor Nation wondering how Tia who lives in Arkansas and Cory are making their long-distance relationship work, we've got you covered with the scoop. Bachelor in Paradise's Most Scandalous Moments. Explained the insider, the "distance hasn't been an issue and they have been making a huge effort in seeing each other.
It wasn't always smooth sailing when it came to Colton Underwood and Tia Booth's relationship. Their romantic history proved to be an obstacle during Becca's Bachelorette season, where Colton was a contestant, and then again on Season 5 of Bachelor in Paradise. In the end, they decided to part ways; however, Tia and Colton's recent Twitter exchange proves that these exes are in a much better place these days and bear no ill will toward one another, despite all of the heartache and tears that were once shed. After reuniting on Paradise last year, Colton and Tia decided to give their relationship another shot and spent a significant amount of time together down in Mexico. In the end, though, Colton realized that he wasn't in the right mindset to take things with Tia any further. He was only continuing the relationship in order to make Tia happy, but it wasn't what he wanted, even though he thought she was an amazing person.
Bachelor in Paradise 's "it" couple went their separate ways on Monday's episode, conveniently the night before our next Bachelor will be announced on Good Morning America on Tuesday. A source previously told ET that producers had three men in the running , including Jason Tartick, Blake Horstmann and -- you guessed it! The year-old former NFL player's suspiciously timed departure from Paradise could be nothing more than coincidence, but we think otherwise. His connection to Tia had been a theme even through Becca Kufrin 's season of The Bachelorette , when she discovered he and Tia spent a romantic weekend together before he tried to find love on TV. On Monday night's episode, Colton admitted that he came to Bachelor in Paradise to pursue a real relationship with Tia, but that he just wasn't feeling it. And I think part of me wanted this to work so bad The two hugged for a minute, sharing a deep embrace while he kissed her on the forehead.
Tia and Colton have a complicated past and their future is to be continued on the new "Bachelor in Paradise" season. Once Becca's broken-engagement was made public on the finale of "The Bachelor," however; it was clear that Becca would take the role. Ironically, Tia Booth's time on the show wasn't finished either. It was later revealed that Booth had a past with one of Becca's eligible men, Colton Underwood, who made it all the way to the top four. He was eliminated after Tia told Becca that she still had feelings for him. If Tia and Colton did really have a past, and according to the recent "Bachelor in Paradise" teaser, potentially a future, how long was their relationship and why didn't it work out?
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