‘The Bachelor’: How Madison Prewett Found Out About Peter Weber and Kelley Flanagan Will Make You Second Guess Everything

by Jeremy Spirogis
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The Bachelor Season 24 might have resulted in March, however the drama between Peter Weber, Madison Prewett, and Kelley Flanagan continues. In her first interview because the dwell finale, Prewett opened up about her expertise on the present and her ideas on her ex-boyfriend today. For essentially the most half, the Auburn alum wished the previous bachelor nothing however one of the best. However, when requested about Weber’s choice to quarantine with Flanagan, Prewett revealed the scenario was extra sophisticated than we beforehand thought. 

What occurred to Madison Prewett, Peter Weber, and Kelley Flanagan after ‘The Bachelor’ finale?

Madison Prewett and Peter Weber on 'The Bachelor' Season 24
Madison Prewett and Peter Weber on ‘The Bachelor’ | John Fleenor by way of Getty Images

In The Bachelor finale on March 9, Prewett broke up with Weber and self-eliminated. Then after the 28-year-old ended his engagement with Hannah Ann Sluss, the manufacturing workforce reunited Prewett and Weber. During After the Finale Rose — which was taped dwell on March 10 — the couple professed their love for each other. However, they by no means formally received again collectively and selected to take issues one step at a time.

Two days after The Bachelor finale, Prewett and Weber went their separate methods after realizing they couldn’t make the connection work. “Madi and I have mutually decided to not pursue our relationship any further,” Weber wrote on Instagram. “Believe me this was not easy for either of us to be ok with, but after a lot of honest conversations, we have agreed that this is what makes most sense for the two of us.”

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I need to begin by acknowledging the unbelievable group of ladies that I had the privilege of attending to know this season. Thank you for approaching this journey with me. I realized so many classes from all of you that I’ll carry with me. Madi, thanks in your persistence and unconditional love. You’re the epitome of a girl who carries herself with grace, stands by what she believes in, and loves entire heartedly. That love is one thing I really feel so grateful to have felt and can take a chunk of that with me all the time going ahead. Madi and I’ve mutually determined to not pursue our relationship any additional. Believe me this was not straightforward for both of us to be pleased with, however after numerous trustworthy conversations, now we have agreed that that is what makes most sense for the 2 of us. The love and respect I’ve for Madi will proceed to endure. Hannah Ann, you set an instance for ladies in all places a pair nights in the past. You are such a powerful, assured lady and also you deserve all of the love on the planet. I settle for full duty for my errors in our relationship and want you solely one of the best. This has been an emotional expertise and I’m so grateful for the outreach of assist that I’ve acquired from associates, household, and Bachelor Nation in the previous couple of days. Thank you to all of you! This is only a one other chapter in my story. One I’ll always remember and one I’ll all the time cherish ❤️

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Two weeks afterward March 25, Weber was noticed hanging out with Flanagan in Chicago. Then on April 2, The Bachelorette’s Dustin Kendrick informed Us Weekly he has been in quarantine with Weber and Flanagan for about two weeks as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Meanwhile, followers started speculating Weber and Flanagan had been courting. That mentioned, Pilot Pete turned down the rumors.

“Are we dating? No,” Weber informed Ben Higgins and Ashley Iaconetti on the Almost Famous podcast. “I am the first person to admit that I have been through so much. The emotional rollercoaster of all rollercoasters. And the last thing I need to do is to jump into another relationship. I just was engaged a couple of weeks ago and figuring out another relationship.”

Madison Prewett says Peter Weber wished to get again collectively two days earlier than being noticed with Kelley Flanagan

On April 21, Prewett went on Kaitlyn Bristowe’s Off the Vine podcast and shared her ideas on Weber and Flanagan’s present relationship. But it appears the 24-year-old has sophisticated emotions about the entire scenario as a result of she developed an in depth friendship with Flanagan. 

Prewett claimed she was greatest associates with Flanagan whereas filming The Bachelor and so they remained involved after the present. “We were really really close and talked 24/7,” Prewett mentioned. “So I guess I was definitely hurt and thrown off by that whole situation.”

Prewett additionally revealed Weber wished to get again collectively a couple of days earlier than he was with Flanagan.

“To be honest, what was really confusing for me is that two days before he was spotted in Chicago, he was calling me and texting me being like, ‘I miss you.  Let’s get back together,’” Prewett mentioned. “But when you break up … and you just come off a show that was emotionally and physically exhausting, everybody handles that differently and everybody leans on different things.”

She continued: “I find it really important after a breakup to take time to really invest in myself and make sure my heart’s in the best place possible before I pursue any type of relationship … I don’t date to date, I date to marry. So they deserve my 100% heart.”

Prewett then identified each methods of coping with the scenario are legitimate. But the information of Flanagan and Weber nonetheless caught her off guard, particularly since they didn’t give her a heads up. When Bristowe requested whether or not Flanagan and Weber referred to as when the information broke, Prewett mentioned:

Not till it received leaked and he received caught with it. Again, he had texted me two days earlier than. He texted me after it had been out for a few days and despatched me this lengthy textual content to form of clarify himself, however probably not. And simply sharing the present scenario or no matter. 

I used to be very type again. I used to be like, ‘Look, this doesn’t have an effect on something for me. We went our separate methods. It’s not like I misplaced one thing right here. What I’m confused about, Peter, is 2 days in the past, you had been telling me how a lot you liked me and wished to get again collectively. And now you’re with the one person who was my greatest friend. It simply feels a little bit hurtful.

Prewett additionally added the pictures had been leaked on her birthday and on the time, she felt like Weber and Flanagan had been taking a “jab” at her. But regardless, it seems Prewett is transferring on from the scenario, as soon as once more including she needs each events one of the best.

“I saw something special in Kelley. That’s why she was my best friend,” she mentioned. “I saw something special in Peter. That’s why I loved him and wanted to fight so hard to make the relationship work. So they’re obviously incredible and special people. I wish nothing but the best for the both of them, no matter what that looks like.”

Read extra: ‘The Bachelor’: Did the Producers Ruin Peter Weber’s Season?

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