Ben’s loss is Jordan’s acquire! After Ben Higgins blindsided JoJo Fletcher through the season 20 finale of The Bachelor, she despatched off on her personal journey to seek out love.
The actual property developer’s closing 4 included Jordan Rodgers, Robby Hayes, Chase McNary and Luke Pell. In the long run, it was clear that JoJo’s coronary heart belonged to Jordan. And whereas they obtained engaged on the Bachelorette season 12 finale, which aired in August 2016, JoJo later revealed that the previous soccer participant nearly didn’t get down on one knee.
“Jordan had stated, ‘Until that is 100% the place we’re each at, I don’t wish to do it for the sake of the TV present and I gained’t.’ There was this complete factor with producers not likely letting him discuss to my dad and mom once more after that they had met,” she stated on the “Betches Brides” podcast in September 2019, noting Jordan didn’t wish to pop the query simply “for the sake of the TV present.”
Whereas the Vanderbilt alum finally proposed, the twosome didn’t rush down the aisle.
“If Jordan and I had been to have gotten off the present engaged and began planning a marriage proper after, we most likely wouldn’t have made it. It most likely would have ended up in divorce,” JoJo defined. “And I hate saying that as a result of I by no means would ever need that for my life, however I really do suppose if we might have taken that route and rode out that top and jumped proper into it, it wouldn’t have been good for us.”
Three years after the present aired, Jordan determined it was time to suggest to JoJo once more — with a brand new ring.
“I really like @joelle_fletcher with all my coronary heart!! I at all times needed to re-propose, with no cameras, no producers, no drama … simply us,” he wrote in August 2019 through Instagram. “Our first engagement was so actual, and meant a lot to us each, however as we begin to really plan our wedding ceremony for subsequent yr I needed to do it another time, OUR WAY!”
One thing that the couple did for the primary time in June 2020? Watching their season of the present as a condensed model of The Bachelorette season 12 airs on ABC as a part of The Bachelor: The Biggest Seasons — Ever!
“I believe I obtained actually fortunate the primary time round as a result of Jordan didn’t watch my season. He’s like, ‘I don’t must see that!’ However now he’s like, ‘I’m tremendous excited to look at!’” she instructed Us Weekly completely. “I’m like, ‘Oh nice. 4 years later we’re gonna rehash all this?’”
The pair survived the dramatic stroll down reminiscence lane. After six years of relationship, two postponed wedding ceremony amid the coronavirus pandemic, they tied the knot at Sunstone Vineyard in Santa Ynez, California, on Could 14, 2022.
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