When Peter Weber grew to become The Bachelor Season 24 lead, the industrial pilot was assured he would discover real love. Weber was a fan of the ABC actuality franchise lengthy earlier than he was forged in Hannah Brown’s season of The Bachelorette. Then even after his coronary heart was damaged on the present, Weber nonetheless believed within the course of.
“I feel so grateful,” Weber stated when he was introduced as the following bachelor in September 2019. “I have all the faith in the world that this can work for me. And I know it’s going to.”
That stated, Weber’s Bachelor journey didn’t go as anticipated. Fans weren’t charmed by the forged, as a lot of the girls had been depicted as villains by the producers. Weber was additionally criticized for his indecisiveness. Then on the finish of the season, Pilot Pete didn’t discover what he was on the lookout for.
Now, it’s been a number of months for the reason that messy season wrapped, and the 29-year-old has since discovered happiness with Kelley Flanagan. But even so, Weber admits it was unlucky how his Bachelor journey prioritized drama over the love story.
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Peter Weber admits his season of ‘The Bachelor’ wasn’t in regards to the love story
In an interview with Bold TV revealed in July 2020, Weber opened up about his journey on The Bachelor and his hopes for the franchise transferring ahead.
The 29-year-old touched on Clare Crawley’s season of The Bachelorette, which shall be filmed in a single location because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Weber then famous it is probably not such a nasty factor for love, because the extravagant experiences and journey can create “feelings that aren’t truly authentic.” So with out all of the distractions, The Bachelor franchise can return to its primary focus — the love story.
“It’s going to really force the show to go back to the love story,” Weber stated. “And that’s always been what I’ve been a huge fan of.”
Weber additionally admitted his personal season of The Bachelor didn’t inform the love story that he needed to see.
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“Unfortunately, my season wasn’t about the love story,” he stated. “There were a lot of other things it was focused on, and I hate to admit that. That’s just the truth, unfortunately.”
Nevertheless, Weber nonetheless believes in The Bachelor course of — however provided that you’re in it for the fitting causes.
“There are great things about social media. But unfortunately, I think it has hurt this specific genre of reality TV in the dating world because people have ulterior motives,” Weber stated. “But if you’re truly in it for that love experience and for that hope … then do it. 100% do it.”
He later added, “I’ve all the time been the largest Bachelor fan. I all the time shall be. And in the event you actually go on for that hope of discovering somebody, I’m by no means gonna flip you down and say don’t do it. Go for it since you by no means know what’s going to occur.”
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Peter Weber says he discovered his love story with Kelley Flanagan
Still talking with Bold TV, Weber revealed he doesn’t essentially remorse his journey on The Bachelor. And total, the Delta pilot appreciates his expertise on the present, notably along with his now-girlfriend.
“No matter how it finally got me to Kelley in the end, through all the ups and the craziness, there are experiences I’ll remember for the rest of my life and I will forever cherish. Kelley and I both,” Weber stated. “And even if it didn’t work for us, technically, on the show, we’ll still remember good times from it.”
Meanwhile, it’s clear Weber discovered his love story with Flanagan outdoors of The Bachelor bubble.
“We’ll see what the future holds for Kelley and I,” Weber stated in a Cameo video, per Today. “But I think it’s a beautiful story. Definitely a beautiful love story of what’s yours is yours and it will always come back to you, no matter what.”
He continued, “That’s kind of been our relationship. We’ve kept coming back in each other’s lives.”
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