Out and proud. Bachelor Nation‘s Elizabeth Corrigan got here out as bisexual whereas celebrating Delight in New York Metropolis.
“It’s exhausting to know the suitable technique to say this stuff, or the suitable time. Right this moment looks as if each and neither,” the true property advisor, 33, wrote via Instagram on Sunday, June 26, alongside a photograph of herself sporting a rainbow tube prime. “Waking up this morning to my first Delight in NYC I used to be so excited. I sprung off the bed, went to get a espresso — purchased a flag — and rapidly started feeling anxious. Overwhelmingly so. Am I prepared? No. Am I scared? Sure. Will ‘the suitable time’ come? Qualify it.”
She continued: “It’s essential to me immediately to share with you all that I’m queer. Extra particularly I’m, at all times have been, and at all times will be-bisexual.”
Whereas Elizabeth has been open about her sexuality with the folks she is near, she has averted popping out publicly out of concern others will have a look at her in another way. Nevertheless, the truth TV persona has come to the conclusion that “what’s extra essential to me on the finish of the day — is to be me. Genuine. Real. Uncooked.”
Elizabeth concluded her submit by explaining that she hoped that her popping out would make no less than “one particular person will really feel much less alone. If you happen to’re that one. I’ve acquired you.” She added: “You might be NOT alone. Hoping that in the future the concern will flip to what it must be … PRIDE. Solely love. All love. Right this moment and every day to come back.”
In a follow-up submit, the Colorado native thanked fellow Bachelor Nation member Olivia Caridi for her assist forward of the choice to publicly come out: “Your assist, encouragement and friendship has been a light-weight in my life and I’m so fortunate to have you ever as an ally and a buddy,” Elizabeth wrote. “Love you, liv. ❤️🧡💛💚💙💜🌈”
Bachelor followers first acquired to know Elizabeth on Clayton Echard‘s season of The Bachelor, throughout her onscreen feud with Shanae Ankey. After the controversial contestant accused her of being a bully, Elizabeth defined that she has ADHD, which might make it troublesome to have conversations with a number of folks concurrently. Shanae, 29, then shared her situation with the remainder of their housemates.
Clayton, 28, ultimately eradicated Elizabeth in favor of the Ohio native, which the Bachelor publicly apologized for. She then defended the previous soccer participant when followers started attacking him on-line for his choice. “It’s come to my consideration that a few of you might be sending @claytonechard hate messages,” Elizabeth wrote through her Instagram Story on the time. “I notice you need to assist me and I admire that. However please — we’re right here to rise above not stoop to. Redirect that anger as love and assist for the opposite women.”
She continued: “Everybody, EVERYONE’S psychological well being issues. Sure, even Shanae’s.”