‘The Bachelorette’: How Kaitlyn Bristowe Really Feels About Shawn Booth Now

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Back in 2015, The Bachelorette viewers thought Kaitlyn Bristowe and Shawn Booth would obtain their fortunately ever after. But after three years collectively, the fact stars broke off their engagement. Now, it’s been a few yr for the reason that couple cut up and Bachelor Nation followers haven’t heard a lot from the exes. Then just lately, Bristowe delved into how she felt whereas relationship Booth and the place their relationship is now.

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As talked about, Bristowe and Booth ended their engagement three years after The Bachelorette Season 11 finale. Then in a shared assertion to Entertainment Tonight revealed in November 2018, Bristowe and Booth mentioned: 

After three unbelievable years, we’ve determined to go our separate methods. This tough choice comes after considerate, respectful consideration. Even although we’re parting as a pair, we’re very a lot dedicated to remaining associates. We have each advanced as individuals, which is taking us in several instructions, however with the hope that we are going to proceed to assist one another in new methods.

Then a number of months later, Bristowe went on the LadyGang podcast and hinted Booth wasn’t capable of recover from every little thing that occurred on The Bachelorette

“He didn’t know why he couldn’t love me. I just think the show was too hard for someone to get over,” Bristowe mentioned on the time.

Kaitlyn Bristowe discusses her earlier relationship with Shawn Booth

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On July 1, Bristowe stopped by iHeartworkRadio’s Scrubbing In podcast with Becca Tilley and Tanya Rad. The former bachelorette opened up about her subsequent enterprise on Dancing With the Stars, which was introduced throughout Bristowe’s recap episode of The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons — Ever. And given the latest journey down reminiscence lane, Bristowe additionally touched on her life after The Bachelorette Season 11, together with her engagement with Booth.

“I pushed away a lot of friendships,” Bristowe mentioned. “I didn’t realize how miserable I was or how out of touch I was with myself and my confidence. And I’m not trying to, blame Shawn, but I think that was a big part of… I felt a lot of shame in the last few years from the show.”

She continued, “I felt a lot of insecurities, I didn’t feel safe in the relationship. I was constantly working on myself, constantly going to therapy to try and not feel those things. But I’m coming home to them all the time.”

Then Bristowe defined she spent her relationship with Booth feeling like she didn’t “deserve love from him.” She additionally acknowledged she relied on him for her happiness. However, the previous bachelorette was capable of finding herself once more after the cut up. 

“I think once you rid yourself of that kind of energy and you see your potential, it’s crazy how many things fell into place once that energy was gone,” Bristowe mentioned.

Do Kaitlyn Bristowe and Shawn Booth discuss now?

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Now, Bristowe and Booth don’t appear to have a relationship 5 years after The Bachelorette Season 11. In April 2020, Bristowe revealed she reached out to her ex after his canine, Tucker, handed away. Then when talking with Entertainment Tonight, the previous actuality star confirmed Booth by no means answered. Meanwhile, within the above interview with the Scrubbing In podcast, Bristowe famous she couldn’t maintain his response towards him. 

“Everybody grieves so differently,” Bristowe mentioned. Though, she did point out her shock when Booth didn’t reply whereas answering his former cleansing girl. 

Shawn Booth and Kaitlyn Bristowe of 'The Bachelorette' Season 11
Shawn Booth and Kaitlyn Bristowe of ‘The Bachelorette’ | Rick Diamond/Getty Images for City Of Hope

Nevertheless, Bristowe did share how she would react if she have been to run into Booth today, notably since they each dwell in Nashville.

“I truly think he just will never understand me or respect certain decisions. And I think he’s just gonna hold onto anger with me. That’s how I feel,” Bristowe mentioned, acknowledging she doesn’t actually know what Booth actually thinks. But even so, she identified she would really feel “nervous” assembly her ex once more.

“I would probably play nice,” Bristowe continued. “And even though he hurt me so terribly and things I’ve never even talked about, I hold anger too. But I know if I saw him, I wouldn’t be able to be like ‘Meh.’ That’s just not me.”

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