‘The Bachelor: Listen to Your Heart’: Julia Says She Was ‘Unable to See How Good It Was With [Sheridan] Because I Was Getting Played by [Brandon]’

by Jeremy Spirogis
Julia and Sheridan on

At this level in The Bachelor: Listen to Your Heart, it’s fairly clear that Julia Rae is getting painted because the villain.

Julia and Sheridan on 'The Bachelor: Listen to Your Heart'
Julia and Sheridan | John Fleenor/ABC by way of Getty Images

From the start of the season, Julia has been interested by each Sheridan Reed and Brandon Mills. On Monday night time’s episode, Brandon determined to go all-in with Savannah McKinley. Julia was upset by his determination and even confronted Savannah about her reference to Brandon, which she deemed inauthentic.

Julia displays on her love triangle with Sheridan and Brandon

As Bachelor villains at all times are, Julia has been met with a barrage of adverse on-line feedback. She took to Instagram to elucidate her thought course of throughout filming. She admits that she couldn’t see how good issues have been with Sheridan as a result of she was “getting played” by Brandon.

“Emotions are more complex than a 2 hour episode could ever convey. Two things can be true: I made mistakes, and you are only seeing a snippet of the big picture. The most beautiful part of this entire experience was my connection with Sheridan and how the music aspect kept on strengthening it every time we got to play together. That was real. I was always honest with Sheridan because I do have so much respect for him. Was I unable to see how good it was with him because I was getting played by another guy? Guilty. I was very hurt and I couldn’t see anything clearly,” she mentioned.

Looking again, Julia says she realizes she ought to have confronted Brandon, not Savannah.

“Should I have confronted Brandon instead of Savannah? Absolutely. That’s why I apologized to her as soon as filming was over. In the moment, I felt like I was listening to my heart – being honest and “telling it like it was” – watching it play again, I do know it was hurtful and I’m very sorry. I really feel quite a lot of remorse,” she mentioned.

In mild of her errors, Julia is taking this time to study from her time on The Bachelor: Listen to Your Heart.

“I am using this time to reflect. I’m taking notes and as the show airs, I hope to share more about what I am learning through this in the coming weeks,” she mentioned.

Julia Rae is getting cyberbullied by ‘The Bachelor: Listen to Your Heart’ followers

The musician additionally took a second to debate the extraordinary quantity of cyberbullying she’s been on the receiving finish of as of late.

“Those of you that know me outside of LTYH know me better and in real life I am glad to say what you’re seeing in the show is not how I treat people. Do I deserve death threats and harassment and the assassination of my character because I had poor judgement in an incredibly high pressure situation? No. And I won’t pretend there isn’t hypocrisy in the cyber bullying I’m getting – which is far more vicious than my conversation with Savannah,” she wrote. “At the end of the day, it is a reality TV show. With so much darkness in the world right now, I hope making fun of my poor judgement can be an escape — it’s there for your entertainment, not for your insanely harsh judgements.”

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