‘The Bachelor’: Who Is Merissa Pence? Peter Weber’s Ex Puts Victoria Fuller on Blast

by Jeremy Spirogis
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[Spoiler alert: The Bachelor Season 24, Episode 8.] Peter Weber’s season of The Bachelor is actually the season of the exes. Early on, we caught up with The Bachelorette’s Hannah Brown, which nearly led to a bachelor-less 12 months. Later, the producers arrange forged member Victoria Fuller to go on a date together with her outdated flame, Chase Rice, as a musical visitor. Now, in The Bachelor Week 8, we’re going to satisfy Merissa Pence, Weber’s ex-girlfriend who additionally occurs to know Victoria F.

How Merissa Pence is aware of Victoria Fuller and Peter Weber from ‘The Bachelor

On Feb 13, Us Weekly launched an interview with Pence, who dished on her relationship with Victoria F. and Weber from The Bachelor. According to Pence, she dated Weber for 5 months again in 2012.

“We had a great relationship,” Pence stated, including she was associates with Pilot Pete even after they broke up. “But then I was in a serious relationship and Peter had started dating someone else as well. So we really didn’t chat too much.”

Pence then revealed she met Victoria F. by a mutual friend in Virginia Beach round three years earlier than The Bachelor. That stated, Pence’s first run-in with the medical gross sales rep wasn’t precisely what you’d count on.

“Our first encounter was that she told me she was going to slash my tires because I was hanging out with one of her ex-boyfriends,” Pence stated.

Nevertheless, Pence grew a “forced friendship” with Victoria F., as they ran in comparable circles. And proper earlier than leaving Virginia Beach to movie The Bachelor, Pence claimed Victoria F. “became a very self-centered person.” Pence additionally questioned Victoria F.’s soft-spoken persona highlighted within the ABC actuality collection. She advised Us Weekly:

[Victoria F.] simply thinks that the world revolves round her and she or he’s the most well liked factor that’s ever hit this planet. And truly essentially the most disturbing factor thus far of all of this was the lingerie episode that she simply acted like she was this coy particular person. The individuals in Virginia Beach are even seeing that that’s not you in any respect. You’re at all times the one within the bar wanting consideration.

What occurs to Peter Weber, Merissa Pence, and Victoria Fuller in ‘The Bachelor’ Episode 8?

Pence didn’t affirm her look in The Bachelor Season 24 throughout her interview with Us Weekly. However, in October 2019, franchise blogger Reality Steve revealed Pence noticed Weber and warned her ex-boyfriend about Victoria F., who’s an alleged serial cheater. 

According to Reality Steve, Pence’s dialog with Weber was filmed for The Bachelor. The blogger additionally reported Pence wasn’t hooked as much as a mic and Weber left instantly after they talked. Regardless, Weber was shocked by the information, visibly upset due to his sturdy reference to Victoria F. 

Victoria Fuller and Peter Weber on 'The Bachelor'
Victoria Fuller and Peter Weber on ‘The Bachelor’ | Francisco Roman by way of Getty Images

Now, it’s probably Pence and Weber’s dialogue will likely be a focus of The Bachelor Week 8. In the promo for the Feb. 17 episode, Weber dives headfirst into hometowns. Then in a preview from Entertainment Weekly, a “mystery woman reveals Victoria’s secret.” And as a result, Weber confronts Victoria F.

“She brought some stuff to my attention that she thought I should know,” Weber tells Victoria F. He then asks her for “the truth” and the pair get into an argument. 

But even so, Pence’s warning might not finish Weber and Victoria F.’s relationship for good. In January 2020, Reality Steve spoiled the hometown date and shared Weber broke up with Victoria F. earlier than assembly her mother and father. However, she confirmed up at Weber’s resort they usually acquired again collectively, making it by to overnights.

Victoria Fuller responds to the claims made by Reality Steve

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JEREMIAH 29:11 I’d like to begin off by saying thanks to all of my household & associates for the overwhelming assist. Even to the strangers who’ve reached out to point out me kindness. THANK YOU. The RUMORS you’re listening to are FALSE. There will likely be a time & place the place I can defend myself, however for now I select to attend. HOWEVER, bullying is NOT okay. Nor is it truthful. Especially when casting judgement and basing opinions upon pure hypothesis, assumptions, & LIES. With that being stated— On my finest days & particularly on my worst days I look to a friend. The finest friend I’ve ever had in my life. He doesn’t choose me for what I seem like. He doesn’t throw stones when I’m down. He makes me smile when I’m mad. Licks my tears when I’m unhappy. Lays on my chest when my nervousness is thru the roof. And paws my face once I can’t get away from bed some days to inform me, ‘Hey! I’m right here. You’re sufficient. Remember that.’ That friend is my Black Lab, Buxton. I’m so proud to say that my boy is in coaching to develop into a #therapydog. Buxton has served as my private service canine for over a 12 months now, however his new position will likely be just a little totally different. As a remedy canine Buxton will likely be offering consolation to youngsters in hospitals, affection to aged in retirement properties, like to those that could also be having a tough time in school, & others who possibly simply want a hug! Life will throw you curveballs, however generally all you want is a few love & loyalty from a four legged friend prepared to catch these curveballs for you. We might not at all times know the WHY, however we are able to depend on the very fact that there’s a motive. A motive to maintain pushing ahead wherever we could also be in life. A motive that could be a lot larger than us. I belief that God & the Universe are exhibiting me the way in which. . . . . & simply keep in mind.. all of us have a narrative.

A post shared by Victoria Fuller (@vlfuller) on Nov 22, 2019 at 1:46pm PST

As of this writeup, Victoria F. has but to straight reply to Pence’s remarks. But in November 2019, she briefly addressed the allegations offered by Reality Steve. 

“The RUMORS you are hearing are FALSE,” Victoria F. wrote on Instagram. “There will be a time & place where I can defend myself, but for now I choose to wait.”

She continued: “HOWEVER, bullying is NOT ok. Nor is it fair. Especially when casting judgement and basing opinions upon pure speculation, assumptions, & LIES.”

Of course, The Bachelor followers should wait and see how the Pence, Weber, and Victoria F. state of affairs truly performs out on Monday, Feb. 17. So keep tuned. We don’t suppose anybody’s able to witness what unfolds.

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