‘The Bachelorette’: John Paul Jones and Colton Underwood React to Tayshia Adams’ New Role

by Jeremy Spirogis
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[Spoiler alert: The Bachelorette Season 16.] Tayshia Adams didn’t discover love with Colton Underwood on The Bachelor Season 23 or John Paul Jones on Bachelor in Paradise Season 6. But on Aug. 3, a number of publications confirmed Adams will substitute Clare Crawley as The Bachelorette Season 16 lead. Both ladies are nonetheless anticipated to be featured. So when Crawley exits the present, Adams will turn out to be the brand new headliner. 

Given these are unprecedented occasions inside the franchise, many Bachelor Nation alums are reacting to Crawley and Adams’ casting twist. So how do Underwood and Jones, really feel about Adams changing into the brand new bachelorette? Both actuality stars reacted to their ex’s upcoming journey.

What occurred to Tayshia Adams and Colton Underwood on ‘The Bachelor’?

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Thankful. Since the second I stepped into the Mansion, to being greeted so warmly on stage final night time, the one true emotion I’ve felt all through this journey is Thankful. I don’t suppose folks perceive the magnitude of vulnerability and religion this journey requires. I’ve all the time been a non-public individual; I got here into this expertise having had my coronary heart damaged prior to now, and solely letting the closest ones to me in on what occurred. So it was powerful for me to enter this journey of in search of love once more and publicly displaying each intimate element of that relationship for everybody to not solely see, however criticize. But wanting again, I wouldn’t change it for the world. I’ve confirmed to myself that I’ve rather a lot to supply, I do should be completely happy, in love, and to have somebody battle for me. And though it wasn’t me on the finish, I stroll away from this expertise selecting ME. As I acknowledged final night time, I’ve created recollections that I’ll ceaselessly cherish, and I’m extraordinarily grateful for everybody that has had a hand in my journey. The help, recommendation and encouragement I’ve obtained from you all has meant extra to me than you’ll ever know. I cant anticipate this subsequent section of my life as a result of I’m happier than I’ve ever been, and my coronary heart is so full understanding that God has somebody particular on the market for me that may give me the unconditional love that I deserve. Look out world, Tayshia 2.zero is comin for ya! Cheers to a very unforgettable expertise. To LOVE!!

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Adams was first launched to Bachelor Nation throughout Underwood’s season. She was a transparent fan-favorite and even made it to the highest three with Hannah Godwin and Cassie Randolph. But Underwood jumped the fence and give up the present for Randolph. 

Even so, Adams didn’t remorse her expertise or her relationship with Underwood on The Bachelor

“Thankful. Since the moment I stepped into the Mansion, to being greeted so warmly on stage last night, the one true emotion I have felt throughout this journey is Thankful,” Adams wrote on Instagram after the finale in March 2019. “I came into this experience having had my heart broken in the past, and only letting the closest ones to me in on what happened. So it was tough for me to go into this journey of looking for love again.”

She added, “But looking back, I wouldn’t change it for the world. I have proven to myself that I have a lot to offer, I do deserve to be happy, in love, and to have someone fight for me. And although it wasn’t me at the end, I walk away from this experience choosing ME.”

What occurred to Tayshia Adams and John Paul Jones on ‘Bachelor in Paradise’?

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After Adams left Underwood and The Bachelor behind, she met Jones on Bachelor in Paradise Season 6. Adams and Jones hit it off on the summer season spinoff. Jones even gifted the newly topped bachelorette with a Paradise promenade. But Jones and Adams didn’t get engaged and determined to go their separate methods. They additionally briefly acquired again collectively by the BIP reunion particular. Though they break up in October 2019.

“The reality was, we were living on opposite coasts, and working insane schedules that made it impossible to see each other and build a life with each other,” Adams stated of her breakup with Jones on Instagram. “We truly did the best we could, but at this time have decided that what is best for the both of us is to go our separate ways.”

She continued, “We are the best of friends and will continue to remain in each other’s life because regardless of the situation, we make each other happy.”

John Paul Jones and Colton Underwood react to Tayshia Adams as the following bachelorette

Tayshia Adams and John Paul Jones at the 'Bachelor in Paradise' Season 6 reunion in 2019
Tayshia Adams and John Paul Jones on ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ | John Fleenor by way of Getty Images

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Now, it’s been a scorching minute since Adams was tied to Underwood and Jones on The Bachelor franchise. However, each exes are nonetheless completely happy about her journey as the brand new bachelorette.

“Congrats @TayshiaAdams,” Underwood wrote on Twitter in response to The Bachelorette Season 16 information. “Good luck and I hope you find yourself a better kisser.”

Of course, Underwood was referencing a second between Adams, Caitlin Clemmens, and Sydney Lotuaco on Bachelor in Paradise. The three ladies roasted Underwood for being their worst kissing expertise. 

“But he got better by the end of the season,” Adams stated on the time. “I think I’m a good teacher.”

Meanwhile, Jones is looking forward to Adams’ future on The Bachelorette. 

“I’m really happy and excited for her on this new journey,” he informed Us Weekly. “I hope she finds the love and happiness that she deserves.”

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