February 3, 2023

Bachelor’s Lyndsey Accuses Clayton of Mendacity About Shanae

Getting within the final phrase! Following her elimination on the Monday, February 7, episode of The Bachelor, Lyndsey Windham is looking out Clayton Echard over how he dealt with the drama with Shanae Ankney, alleging that the season 26 lead lied about how a lot he knew concerning the scenario.

“So, tonight on The Bachelor, I used to be despatched residence, however there’s one factor I wished to handle earlier than I give my closing goodbye,” the 28-year-old contestant started by way of TikTok. “And that’s this: Clayton’s apology to Elizabeth [Corrigan] that he posted on his Instagram Tales a pair weeks in the past. As you possibly can see, he mentioned that if he would have recognized what was occurring, he would have despatched Shanae residence instantly. Nevertheless, lemme take you again to this night time.”

Clayton, 28, got here beneath fireplace with Bachelor Nation for giving Shanae, 29, a rose over Elizabeth, 32, throughout the January 31 episode after the Ohio native poked enjoyable at the actual property agent’s ADHD. Shanae, in the meantime, informed Clayton that she felt “bullied” by Elizabeth in the home.

Bachelor’s Lyndsey Accuses Clayton of Lying About Shanae

Lyndsey Windham, Clayton Echard, and Shanae Ankney.
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“After the Baywatch date, Clayton selected to spend our time asking me concerning the drama in the home and why Shanae felt so bullied within the mansion,” Lyndsey continued. “And I defined to him, phrase for phrase, that I’d by no means need anybody to really feel bullied. Nevertheless, when somebody is mocking and making enjoyable of somebody’s psychological disabilities, that’s crossing the road, and I don’t wish to encompass myself with individuals like that, so I’m not gonna exit of my method to be their finest buddy. On the finish of the day, every little thing occurs for a cause and no arduous emotions, nevertheless, you knew and also you saved her.”

The Missouri native, for his half, apologized to Elizabeth by way of Instagram after the January 31 episode, writing, “I want I may have seen what was occurring after I wasn’t there.”

“I’d have despatched Shanae residence instantly for making enjoyable of you for being neurodivergent, had I recognized,” Clayton wrote. “General, the expertise for me watching hasn’t been enjoyable, just because I’m seeing all of the harm that I brought about. I actually meant nicely, however my actions weren’t at all times the very best as I now can see the repercussions from my selections.”

Lyndsey isn’t the one season 26 contestant who’s claiming Clayton isn’t being completely sincere about what he was informed throughout manufacturing, with Sierra Jackson tweeting, “So, once more I say. We tried to inform you. #Bachelor #TheBachelorABC #TheBachelor.”

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