An epic second of revenge — or crossing the road? Bachelor Nation has blended emotions about how Rachel Recchia’s remaining moments with Tino Franco went down during the live Tuesday, September 20, finale.

Shortly after viewers watched Tino, 28, propose to Rachel, 26, the flight teacher revealed that they went by means of “rising pains” and issues escalated “across the time of the premiere” in July. After seemingly getting again to a “excellent spot,” the general contractor admitted he cheated on her.

“I tousled and kissed one other woman, however the second I did I knew I belonged with you,” he stated. “This was the tiniest factor ever. … I attempted to only get previous it. … The stuff you stated damage a lot. You stated ‘I don’t understand how that is going to work … I can’t do completely satisfied {couples} this weekend like we deliberate.’”

Tino went on to accuse Rachel of claiming she needed to offer her engagement ring again. She denied his claims.

“I used to be exhausted,” she stated. “We had been in a nasty place, however … By no means as soon as did we are saying we're damaged up.”

After declaring she was “executed,” the twosome reunited with Jesse Palmer — and issues acquired awkward as Rachel alluded to the truth that there was extra to the explanation behind their post-show points.

“We each don’t wish to air out why these issues had been occurring,” she stated. “There have been issues that they minimize out that we each know possibly led to us being on this dangerous place.”

The duo continued to argue over her Neil Lane engagement ring. Tino, who stated Rachel “acquired distant” after the proposal, argued that she stated she was going to cease sporting it, signaling issues had been over. Rachel, in the meantime, insisted they had been “by no means on a break” and he or she simply famous she would cease sporting the ring in the event that they went again to only relationship.

“I by no means stated that my engagement was over. We had been by no means on a break. … You broke my coronary heart!” Rachel declared. “We’re up right here and nothing is making sense to me nonetheless … What you probably did is completely inexcusable.”

Rachel’s runner-up, Aven Jones, who she sent home because he wasn’t ready to propose during part one of the finale, then appeared on stage.

“You don’t actually deserve any of this, something that occurred between any of us. I used to be simply questioning for those who needed to possibly get out of right here and simply catch up?” he requested.

With Tino nonetheless on the stage, Rachel smiled and responded: “I'd love nothing extra.”

After strolling off collectively, followers briefly noticed the twosome chatting backstage and Aven telling Rachel: “We will discover that.”

Regardless of the host noting throughout segments with Gabby Windey that the Florida native was set to return to the stage, Rachel by no means got here again — and Bachelor Nation couldn’t consider what that they had witnessed.

Even ABC govt Robert Mills weighed in, writing: “Tino tried enjoying the Ross Geller card. #thebachelorette.”

Scroll by means of for a breakdown of the place Bachelor and Bachelorette alums stand on the drama:


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