‘The Bachelor’: Peter Weber Loves Kelley Flanagan for Calling Him Out on Their One-On-One Date

by Jeremy Spirogis
Kelley Flanagan and Peter Weber on The Bachelor Season 24

Peter Weber’s season of The Bachelor has been fairly the trip — pun supposed. Every week, the ABC actuality collection exhibits up with a brand new villain, giving viewers whiplash with regard to which castmates are value rooting for. But then within the fifth episode, followers re-discovered Kelley Flanagan, the contestant in Weber’s season who known as out the bachelor for “rewarding the drama” throughout their one-on-one date in Costa Rica. And though some followers thought Weber didn’t admire Kelley’s honesty, it appears he liked what the lawyer needed to say after re-watching the episode.

What occurred between Kelley Flanagan and Peter Weber throughout their one-on-one in ‘The Bachelor’?

Sandwiched between the drama with different contestants, The Bachelor highlighted a one-on-one date between Kelley and Pilot Pete. First, the couple get in contact with their non secular aspect. Then on the dinner portion of the date, Weber and Kelley focus on their present relationship. 

At the beginning of their dialog, Weber expresses his pleasure over their assembly and preliminary spark. However, Weber wonders why they went from a “high” that was “constantly climbing” to a “lull.” Kelley agrees and he or she will get actual with the bachelor.

“I kept wanting to say, yes I want to progress this,” Kelley says. “But I’ve had zero opportunity to progress it.”

Weber refutes Kelley’s expertise. “I feel like you’ve have a complacency because you feel like we have a strong connection from the beginning,” he says. “This is a unique situation.”

Nevertheless, Kelley stays agency. The 27-year-old shares she “had a hard time figuring it out from the get-go.” However, she lastly discovered her manner and is attempting to open up. This doesn’t appear to fulfill Weber and he presses her on what modified.

Kelley Flanagan and Peter Weber on The Bachelor Season 24
Kelley Flanagan and Peter Weber on ‘The Bachelor’ | ABC/Francisco Roman

“Literally, I was just sitting in Cleveland and I said to myself, ‘What am I doing? You could be having so much fun with Peter and this situation. Just be you and have fun with it,’” Kelley says.

Weber then needs to verify Kelley is there for him. “It can be fun, but I’m not looking for fun,” he says. “I’m looking for someone to spend the rest of my life with. I need to know that you are on the same level, on the same page.”

In response, Kelley reveals she wonders whether or not Weber is on the identical stage. She confirms she is prepared for the subsequent step — marriage. However, she questions whether or not Weber is “ready for a wife.” And when Weber asks why, Kelley lays it out. 

“Rewarding the drama,” she says. “That just kind of irked me. I was like, ‘Why is he rewarding this drama?’ No person who should be in that stage [of life] would want to even put up with that. So I was just like, ‘Why does he keep rewarding this? He should just cut it in the butt and be done with it.’”

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Madison Prewett, Sydney Hightower, Kelley Flanagan, Natasha Parker, Peter Weber, Kelsey Weier, Mykenna Dorn, Tammy Ly, and Victoria Paul on ‘The Bachelor’ | ABC/Francisco Roman

Meanwhile, Weber explains himself, revealing he needed to really feel 100 % assured in his choices. He additionally asks Kelley what she needs out of The Bachelor.

“At the end of it — if our relationship is strong enough — I could for sure be like engaged,” Kelley says. “The reason I say ‘like engaged’ is because right now, I clearly know our relationship isn’t in the place where I would be comfortable with that right now. I don’t necessarily know how the process goes from here.” 

She continues: “I want someone to be my other half. I want to be with someone and we’re a power couple. I want someone to challenge me on a day-to-day basis, and me challenge them, learn from them, and vice versa.”

Peter provides her a smile. Reassured, he provides her the one-on-one date rose.

Peter Weber explains his one-on-one date with Kelley Flanagan on ‘The Bachelor’

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On Feb. 4, Weber stopped by BUILD Series and opened up about his season of The Bachelor. Midway by means of the interview, the Delta pilot was requested why he doubted Kelley’s intentions throughout their one-on-one date. 

“So I met Kelley about a month before filming,” Weber mentioned. “She was very hesitant of even wanting to go on then. She didn’t know if this whole process would work for her, it would be suited for her personality. So I knew the whole time that she was never in her comfort zone.”

He continued: “I guess … there were a lot of moments up to that point — because it took us a while to have our one-on-one — I felt very strongly about her for a while. I’d been waiting a while to have that with her. But there are moments where she could’ve been trying a little harder.”

Weber then famous “trying” doesn’t essentially imply being concerned with the drama. “I know [Kelley’s] not a dramatic person,” Weber mentioned. “She doesn’t want to get involved with all that stuff. But she could have tried to stick out a little bit more. And she acknowledged it.”

Now, Weber’s frustrations with Kelley could make extra sense after listening to his tackle the drama inside The Bachelor mansion. When talking with Good Morning America on Feb. 4, the 28-year-old appeared to imagine all of the animosity among the many girls meant they have been extra obsessed with being with him.

“Obviously, you don’t like to see that as you’re going through the whole experience, but I kept looking back on it. That drama kind of showed that this is working,” Weber mentioned. “And if all the women were getting along super well, they probably wouldn’t have been super into me. If it was too easy, that wouldn’t have been a good thing.”

But the drama apart, Kelley’s honesty is strictly what makes her a frontrunner on Weber’s season of The Bachelor. And within the interview with BUILD Series, Weber famous that he liked Kelley for calling him out on their one-on-one date so immediately.

“What I love about Kelley is, like, I watched that back and her calling me out and stuff. That’s actually a quality that I really love about Kelley. She’s so real,” Weber mentioned. “That’s definitely something that I’m looking for in my person one day. So I respect the hell out of her.”

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