On the Feb. 15 episode of ‘The Bachelor,’ Matt James decided relating to whether or not or not he wished to proceed to get to know Heather Martin by retaining her on the present.
The Feb. 15 episode of The Bachelor picked up after Heather Martin’s shock arrival. Heather defined to Matt James that she got here to the present to satisfy him after Hannah Brown informed her they might be a very good match. Matt was understandably caught off guard, however didn’t wish to write off the potential of a relationship with Heather. “She’s been so bold in how she’s pursuing me,” he stated. “Up until the point where I’m engaged, I don’t want to leave this with any doubts.”
As Matt thought-about whether or not or to not preserve Heather round, Heather confronted the remaining ten ladies who had been additionally looking for love with Matt. Naturally, they weren’t glad on the potential of Heather doubtlessly including to the competitors, and so they let Heather comprehend it. One of the ladies accused her of “Bachelor hopping,” since she had already been on the present throughout season 23, and one other flat-out informed her, “I’m not convinced you’re ready for an engagement.”
After being attacked by the opposite ladies, Heather was in tears. “I did not expect them to come at me so hard and just treat me like I’m not worthy,” she admitted. She finally left the room to keep away from being known as out much more. Meanwhile, Chris Harrison approached Matt to see how he was coping with the scenario.
“I have ten women here that have invested everything and sacrificed so much to be here and I’ve built relationships with them,” Matt defined. “But when someone I respect, like Hannah, who knows me and dated my best friend and knows what I’m looking for, puts her stamp of approval on somebody…that carries a lot of weight with me. Everything Hannah shared with me regarding Heather, it sounds like she checks a lot of those boxes.”
Finally, Matt made his choice, and pulled Heather apart to let her know that he couldn’t pursue a relationship together with her at this level. “The reason I was so blown away and stoked to see you is because of my relationship with Hannah and how much her opinion means to me,” Matt informed Heather. “Hannah wouldn’t send you here without knowing you’re someone I could be with. That’s why this is hard for me. With where we’re at, being this deep into the process, I don’t know how it could work. I know it’s not what you want to hear and it’s hard to say because of everything I’ve heard about you.”
Of course, Heather was upset, and tried to guarantee Matt that she was utterly severe about pursuing him. “If the circumstances were different, it’d be another conversation,” Matt stated. “But I’m falling in love with women who are here and I just gotta follow my heart.”
Finally, Matt walked Heather out, a lot to the aid of the opposite ladies. In a confessional, he additional defined, “From everything I’ve gathered from Hannah, Heather seems incredible,” Matt admitted. “I’m honored she flew out here and rented a minivan to meet me, but we haven’t spent time together. We haven’t built those connections that have fostered the relationships that I have with women who are here.” Heather was in tears as she exited the present.