The host of The Bachelor particular took to Instagram on March 16 to element a dialog between Rachael Kirkconnell and Michelle Younger that did not air.
Whereas speaking to Michelle, Emmanuel may “sense the heartbreak over her lack of a former lover” in Matt James, who sent her home during the finale, in addition to “the despair over her lack of a former buddy in Rachael” after photographs of the Georgia contestant attending an antebellum plantation themed fraternity formal in 2018 resurfaced on-line.
“Now, Michelle had reached out to Rachael however had by no means heard again,” Emmanuel mentioned, “and so Michelle was damaged over that.”
So though it wasn’t deliberate, Emmanuel requested the producers if they may deliver Michelle and Rachael out to speak head to head and presumably reconcile.
“I knew after speaking to Matt we in all probability weren’t going to see reconciliation relationally between him and Rachael throughout the course of the episode,” he mentioned. “So, what sort of reconciliation may we see? I mentioned, ‘Nicely, look, Rachael you put out a public apology for the world, however there have been ladies that you just have been associates with that have not heard from you and nonetheless really feel damaged due to that. So, for those who’re prepared, Michelle would love to speak to you.’ Rachael smiled and naturally she obliged.”