Bachelorette Becca Kufrin on fiance Garrett Yrigoyen's racist, transphobic past


Yet another season of The Bachelorette is drawing to a close.

Garrett admitted on Monday night's After the Final Rose that was anxious he'd "lose" Becca over his Instagram scandal, as he'd liked things that "went against what she stands for".

"He's one of the most open, supportive men to everyone he encounters and so to not have the world see that, and to say such awful, negative things about his character was really hard".

"Garrett's the one for me", she gushed of her happy ending. At the top of the finale, show host Chris Harrison said that the runner-up was left completely heartbroken. The family is charmed enough.

Becca looked over at Garrett expectantly. "It was something unexpected and it was a shock to me", Kufrin said. Horstmann then asked her, "What changed?" He and Uncle Chuck talk about deaths in the family and the love for Becca he's developed in 2.5% of the time he spent with his first wife before marriage. Sweat pouring down his face (apparently it gets hot in the Maldives), Blake launched into a lovely tribute to Becca as they stood together on a handsome perch overlooking the crystal clear water of the Indian Ocean. After the obligatory Koala-bear hug from Becca, she asks what he thinks they're doing.

Becca leaves behind two sweaty footprints on the dock when they walk away, revealing that she was barefoot because she just couldn't find the right pair of shoes to match her atrocious mermaid dress.

Still, Blake didn't let premonitions get him down.

"Yay! I loved Garrett from the start", one person wrote. Then she cries that she doesn't want to hurt anyone and her mom basically says, lol, yeah, someone is definitely getting hurt - and it's probably Blake. Becca gave multiple interviews and asked viewers to "stay open" and hold off on judging Garrett. Had to wipe his face with a washcloth saying he has go through this "alone, alone, alone".

They're at the Villa Laalu in the Maldives, which is a shocking move by ABC because a room on the water actually costs about $800 per night there.

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On Garrett's final date, he takes the opportunity to prove that he's really a five-year-old trapped in a man's body and runs with it. Instead he has eagles. She introduced the suitors to her family, but they weren't much help.

Does it even matter?

Before the breakup and proposal, Becca took a moment to explain where she's coming from, "I feel like I could be happy with either guy and both of them would be a right choice for me". "It is raw. It is real". Obviously she is dumping Blake, but Becca pretends that it's a complete surprise.

They go paddleboarding and decide to jump into the water, leaving the paddle and board, which I think is the first thing you're told not to do when you rent a paddleboard from anywhere. At least she apologized for ripping his heart out on the beach. He may be the only person in the world who is stunned, though. A good idea in theory, though not ideal for the guys when the questions got personal.

Still, Harrison tried to console Blake the best way he knew how.

There's a cheesy montage of Becca and Garrett at the bow of the boat taking in the scenery. She said yes to the proposal from Garrett Yrigoyen, the contestant who's made a name for himself this season for his countless homophobic and racist tweets. "I got to see who he is, his heart and his soul", she said.

But, producers tried to convince viewers that Blake had a better shot at winning Becca's final rose.

Yrigoyen received a wave of backlash in May after posts he "liked" on Instagram resurfaced, including some memes that mocked immigrants and transgender people.

Garrett proposes and Becca says yes. For the show, Garrett's social-media behavior is not a problem because it "offended" people, and it's certainly not a problem because it espouses nauseating, false, and dehumanizing political stances. I didn't mean to offend anybody.