‘The Bachelor’: Peter Weber Admits His Mom, Barbara, Was ‘Right the Entire Time’

by Jeremy Spirogis
Peter Weber of ABC

When Peter Weber’s season of The Bachelor aired on ABC, followers had been launched to the 29-year-old’s mother, Barbara Weber. Early on, teasers indicated Barb could be a part of her son’s “fence jump” second. Then when the time got here, it was a lot extra. Barbara made it identified she didn’t approve of Peter’s relationship with Madison Prewett, and the Weber matriarch didn’t again down in the course of the season finale. But regardless of the backlash from some viewers, Peter nonetheless stands by what Barbara stated on the present. 

What occurred to Peter Weber’s mother, Barbara Weber, on ‘The Bachelor’ Season 24?

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After Prewett met the Webers in Australia throughout The Bachelor Season 24 finale, Barbara advised Peter the Auburn alum wasn’t there for him. However, Barb wished Pilot Pete to go after Hannah Ann Sluss. Even so, Prewett selected to self-eliminate and Peter proposed to Sluss. 

In the tip, issues didn’t work out between Peter and Sluss. So manufacturing reunited the bachelor and his runner-up. Then by the stay portion of the finale, Peter and Prewett revealed they had been nonetheless in love. Though they didn’t obtain assist from the Weber household.

Barbara revealed Prewett didn’t wish to meet the household in Australia and saved them ready for 3 hours. Prewett additionally advised the Webers she wasn’t in love with Peter and she or he wouldn’t settle for a proposal on the finish of the present. But finally, the Webers didn’t assume Prewett and Peter had been appropriate.

“He’s going to have to fail to succeed,” Barbara advised host Chris Harrison on The Bachelor finale. “All his friends, all his family, everyone that knows him knows it’s not going to work. So we’ve been trying to help him. Would we want it to work? Yes.”

Peter Weber shares how he feels about Barbara Weber’s honesty on ‘The Bachelor’

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It’s been months since The Bachelor Season 24 finale and everybody has moved on. Two days after the present wrapped, Peter and Prewett went their separate methods. Peter additionally sparked up a relationship along with his fourth runner-up, Kelley Flanagan. But the place do Peter and Barbara stand now? In an interview with Bold TV printed in March 2020, Peter opened up about his relationship along with his mother after The Bachelor. And it appears they’re doing simply high quality.

“I’m just so blessed to have a mom like I do,” Peter stated. “You know, it’s almost creepy, it’s almost weird, how much a mother’s intuition can be right. At the end of the day, I am so close with my mom. And I wouldn’t have it any other way.”

He continued, “There’s a reason they say mother knows best. You were inside your mother for nine months. She knows you more than anyone will ever know you. She’s just always guided me the best way she knows how.”

Peter Weber of ABC's "The Bachelor" visits the SiriusXM Studios on February 04, 2020 in New York City.
Peter Weber of ‘The Bachelor’ | Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images

Peter additionally admitted Barbara was proper about all the things on The Bachelor.

“Even times where I’ve disagreed with her, she’s never backed down. She’s always been honest with me. And that’s just such an amazing quality that I respect so much about her,” he stated. “With everything that’s happened in the show, she’s obviously played a big part. It’s crazy to just look and be like, ‘My mom was right the entire time.’”

Peter later added, “She wasn’t afraid of live TV or anything. She was still gonna be who she was. That’s the one thing about my mom, [she] can’t be fake. And I love that about her. She is who she is and she will forever be that way.”

Peter Weber’s present girlfriend, Kelley Flanagan, will get together with Barbara

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While issues didn’t work out between the Webers and Prewett on The Bachelor, the household helps Peter’s newfound happiness with Flanagan. In early June, Peter briefly chatted with Harrison about his season and present relationship on The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons — Ever. Then towards the tip of their dialog, Barbara got here out and gave her take.

“It’s a dream come true. I love her so much,” Barbara stated of Flanagan. “We get along so great. And it’s like, you know, the daughter that I’ve always wanted.”

Meanwhile, within the above interview with Bold TV, Peter shared what it means to have Barb’s assist.

“For me, the relationship that Kelley and my mom have just means so much,” Peter stated. “I will always be so close with my family. That’s just who I am. That’s my culture and that’s never going to change. It just warms my heart so much to know they have that strong relationship. I just feel very blessed to have that relationship with my mom, too.”

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