One of the season’s strongest couples, Michael and Sierra, broke up on Monday night. single in paradise.
The fourth episode of the hit ABC reality show kicked off after another shocking breakup: Teddi had dumped Andrew and left the show last week.
Rodney, a newcomer, wanted to ask Teddi out and was surprised that she had eliminated herself.
But most of the girls left at the Mexican resort were eager to meet Rodney, and Lace kissed him on the beach.
Why did Michael break up with Sierra on single in paradise?
During the first few episodes of BIP, Michael, a widower with a child, and the sexy Sierra seemed like the perfect couple.
Sierra told the other women that she would be an “amazing stepmom,” telling Michael how good it was that they weren’t looking for “other options” for love.
However, Michael confided in bartender Wells that things were moving too fast for him.
“We came together pretty quickly. But it also scares me,” Michael said in the confessional.
Michael later said he was still dealing with grief over his wife’s death, and didn’t respond well to Sierra’s urge to hug him and look at the stars.
Michael told him, “We’re missing something.”
Then, in the kiss of death, he told Sierra that they should just “be friends. I think that’s what I need.”
Michael was moved and wiped away his tears.
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Why did Sierra leave? single in paradise?
After being dumped, Sierra decided she wanted to eliminate herself and just go home, telling her beach friends that she wasn’t interested in dating anyone else or seeing Michael do it.
Michael hugged her goodbye as she packed to go home.
Sierra’s abrupt departure worried the remaining boys who now outnumbered the women.
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Michael and Sierra’s breakup was the tip of the iceberg on tonight’s show. single in paradise. Read on to see how Genevieve dumped Justin, who got a date card and how it went, and more.
How did Genevieve leave Justin?
After going on a big date with Aaron, Genevieve had a serious talk with her BIP first love, Justin.
She told Justin that he didn’t make her feel special like Aaron, who liked physical affection better.
Genevieve gave Justin a hug and a kiss for his birthday, while Aaron watched sadly from a distance. “I want to curl up and die,” Aaron said.
Genevieve soon decided to apologize to Aaron and he admitted to feeling hurt about kissing Justin.
She cried and they had a make out session and Genevieve realised, “Aaron is all in.”
The next day, Aaron was demonstrative with Genevieve right under Justin’s nose.
After another frustrating conversation with Genevieve, Justin declared to the cameras, “It’s over. It does.”
He confirmed to Aaron that he had separated from Justin.
How did Shanae confront Logan?
Logan was upset about Shanae’s date with James in the previous episode, but wasn’t happy with her “zero effort”.
Shanae told Logan, “I like you…I don’t know if you’re giving me that in return.”
Since Logan didn’t commit, Shanae walked away.
Logan sighed into the cameras because he knew Shanae wanted him to pursue her more aggressively.
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What happened on Brandon and Serene’s date?
Fortunately, another happy couple got a date card and shared a romantic dinner and bath. Brandon and Serene told each other that they were falling in love and she noticed how comfortable their relationship felt.
What happened between Genevieve and Shanae?
The two women who quarreled during Clayton Echard‘s The Bachelor The season had patched things up during her last double date with James and Aaron.
At the end of the Monday night show, Shanae told Genevieve, “I consider you a friend,” and they hugged.
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