‘The Bachelor’ Fans Think Victoria Fuller Could Teach a Master Class in Manipulation After Her Argument With Peter Weber

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Watching The Bachelor Season 24 is type of like Peter Weber’s relationship with Victoria Fuller — we simply can’t give it up, irrespective of what number of instances outsiders beg us to cease. The Feb. 17 episode highlighted three typical hometown dates. Then all of the drama exploded as soon as Weber arrived at Virginia Beach for Victoria F.’s hometown. Eventually, the pair ended up in a heated argument. And now, The Bachelor followers are calling out Victoria F. for manipulating Weber as soon as once more.

Peter Weber’s ex accuses Victoria Fuller of breaking apart relationships

Victoria F. and Weber’s hometown date in The Bachelor Week Eight began off drama-free. The two take some old-timey images, hang around with the Victoria F.’s canine, and wind up at a Hunter Hayes live performance. They appear to hit it off because the nation star singer, “I don’t want easy, I want crazy.” Fitting for what’s to return.

After the live performance, Weber’s ex-girlfriend, Merissa Pence, reveals up. She beforehand dated the present bachelor again in 2012 and he or she is aware of Victoria F. — in addition to the medical rep’s previous. Pence tells Weber his date has damaged up a number of relationships.

Naturally, Weber panics. So when he arrives at Victoria F.’s home to fulfill her household, he takes a second to speak in regards to the scenario. “[Merissa] told me you’ve caused a lot of relationships to end. I don’t know what she’s referring to. But those are her words,” Weber says.

“For her to say that, that’s very disappointing. I haven’t broken up any relationships,” Victoria F. responds. “What relationship did she say that I break up?”

When Weber explains Merissa didn’t give any particulars, Victoria F. doesn’t wish to proceed speaking. She says she is “disgusted” and “done” with the drama. Weber then asks for the reality, however she doesn’t dive in any additional. Weber doesn’t deliver up the allegations once more.

Victoria Fuller turns the tables on Peter Weber in ‘The Bachelor’ Week 8

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At this level of their argument, the narrative turns. Weber wonders why his contestant is so prepared to surrender. Now, Victoria F. seems offended. “You literally just came here to act like that? Are you kidding me?” she says.

Weber is caught off guard and says, “Excuse me?” To which Victoria F. responds, “Excuse you, what?” She later provides, “You’re supposed to fulfill my household tonight and you determined what Merissa instructed you is extra essential than assembly my complete household.”

Once once more, Victoria F. tries to run away. “Do you ever fight for anything that you really want?” Weber asks. Victoria F. says she does and when the bachelor brings up that he has been combating for her, the contestant says, “Really, you have been? That’s funny.”

After some backwards and forwards, Victoria F. escapes the cameras. Later, Weber finds her and apologizes. “I really didn’t come in here trying to attack you,” Weber says. “And if somehow it came off that I was taking her side, and not yours, I’m sorry for that. That’s not what I was doing.”

Victoria Fuller and Peter Weber on 'The Bachelor' Season 24
Victoria Fuller and Peter Weber on ‘The Bachelor’ | Francisco Roman by way of Getty Images

Victoria F. says she needed to inform Weber she was falling in love with him. However, she is spooked “because how am I supposed to… you sit there and basically say that you take this stupid girl’s side?”

Then earlier than Weber leaves for the evening — with out assembly the dad and mom — Victoria explains why she is upset. “I finally felt like you were someone who I could be with,” she says. “I just had high hopes for you to meet my family and I’m so disappointed. But I’m so embarrassed now.”

The subsequent morning, Victoria F. comes and apologizes. Once once more, she tells him she is falling in love. Meanwhile, Weber expresses his issues, admitting he’s scared and confused about all of the drama and lack of communication. “It’s the most terrifying thing for me to continue to want to invest with the possibility of you just walking away,” he says.

Regardless, Victoria F. says it’s as much as Weber now. She’s advantageous together with his determination however reinforces that she’s falling in love. At the rose ceremony, Weber retains Victoria F. 

Bachelor Nation reacts to Victoria Fuller and Peter Weber’s argument

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Following the argument between Victoria F. and Weber in The Bachelor Week 8, the fandom went right into a frenzy. The allegations made in opposition to Victoria F. apart, many viewers imagine the contestant turned the tables on Weber, making the bachelor apologize for bringing the topic up within the first place.

“Victoria F is the QUEEN of manipulation,” one fan wrote on Twitter. 

Then in the course of the Access recap of The Bachelor episode, Zuri Hall and Bachelor Nation’s Ashley Iaconetti Haibon and Kristina Schulman gave their tackle the scenario. 

“She’s so good at flipping it. And Peter’s such a good, innocent-seeming guy, that by the end of it, she’s waiting for him to apologize for not even doing anything,” Zuri mentioned. 

“Which he did! He apologized,” Haibon added, noting her disbelief. “It was two sentences of ‘denial’ and then a total flip, completely throws him off.” She additionally expressed her shock that Weber didn’t deal with the allegations greater than as soon as. Though it’s doable these scenes didn’t make the ultimate minimize. 

Meanwhile, different followers — together with quite a few Bachelor Nation alums — accused Victoria F. of gaslighting Weber. 

“watching this gaslighting from the sidelines #TheBachelor,” Derek Peth from The Bachelor and Bachelor in Paradise wrote. 

Regardless, The Bachelor fandom isn’t right here for Victoria F. and Weber to remain collectively. 

how is victoria f nonetheless on right here?” YouTuber Gabi Demartino wrote on Twitter. “i could never imagine speaking to a man or bf that way… she’s manipulative and miserable. why is he tolerating this & chasing this behavior.”

“Alright Victoria F is the worst individual to ever be on the bachelor… in historical past… so manipulative and conniving. I’m so over her and her poisonous actions,” one other fan wrote.

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No matter how followers reacted throughout hometowns, The Bachelor Season 24 continues on and Weber already picked Victoria F. to be a part of his last three. But will Weber get engaged to the controversial contestant? Everyone must wait and see.

Nevertheless, Weber has defend Victoria F.’s character as soon as earlier than. When the “White Lives Matter” scandal broke headlines, the bachelor stepped in. He instructed BUILD Series:

All I can converse on is the time I used to be capable of spend with Victoria all through this expertise. And I really loved my expertise together with her. I actually really feel she’s a superb individual. She’s obtained numerous endearing qualities. I simply hope that individuals can type their opinion on her based mostly off what they see between the 2 of us and her time on the present. She’s not good. I’m not good. No one’s good.

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