Kaitlyn Bristowe Felt ‘Triggered’ By ‘Bachelorette’ 2 Leads News

It’s not overrated. Kaitlyn Beristowe isn’t a fan of The BacheloretteAfter her dramatic experience, she was able to provide two leads for season 19.

“I was triggered,” the 36-year-old former reality star told her fiancé, Jason TartickIn an E! Interview published Tuesday, March 29, in an E!

Tartick, 33, called ABC’s decision to announce Gabby WindeyAnd Rachel Recchia as the coleads for the upcoming season of the series “crazy,” before asking the “Off the Vine” podcast her true feelings about the new arrangement.

Kaitlyn Bristowe Reveals Why She Felt Triggered by The Bachelorette Having 2 Leads for Season 19

Gabby Windey & Rachel Recchia
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“I was like, ‘Oh my gosh, can’t a woman have her own season?’” Bristowe said. “It feels like it was Clare [Crawley] And then she was gone. It had to be. Tayshia [Adams]. It was then Katie [Thurston]And then, back to back Michelle [Young]. And now it’s the two Bachelorettes again.”

Bristowe began her journey in season 11 as the Bachelorette alongside other former bachelorettes. Bachelor contestant Brit Nilsson2015 The suitors had to vote on which woman they wanted, and Bristowe won. Now, it appears that history is somewhat repeating itself, which the Canada native isn’t on board with.

“I just want somebody to have their own season and I just don’t want it to be them pitted against each other,” the Dancing With the Starschampion explained Tuesday. “I don’t know how the format is going to work. I don’t know what their little system is going to be, but I know how two Bachelorettes felt and it felt like we were being pitted against each other for the men to decide.”

Bristowe added: “And we could all get weird on what’s acceptable and what’s not in the BachelorBecause, in truth, there is always a grey area. I just wish I was there for it because I know how it feels!”

Despite the rocky start to her season, the Spade & Sparrows cofounder got engaged during the finale to Shawn Booth. After three years together, the couple called it quits in 2018.

Tartick, with whom Bristowe was reunited, was the first to meet Tartick in 2018, when he won for the second time. Becca Kufrin’s heart on season 14 of The Bachelorette. Bristowe, a native of Buffalo, New York, and Bristowe were engaged in May 2021.

The “Good for Somebody” songstress has remained a big part of Bachelor Nation in recent years, guiding both Thurston, 31, and Young, 28, respectively, during seasons 17 and 18 of The Bachelorette. After the series, Bristowe and Adams (31 years old) were cohosts. Chris HarrisonAfter drama surrounding his support for controversial contestant, he was forced to resign from his duties early in 2021 Rachael Kirkconnell, who was involved in a race scandal at that time.

Jesse PalmerSeason 5: Who was the lead? The BachelorAs the host for season 26, 2004 I took over. Clayton Echardon his love journey. Bachelor Nation was stunned when Palmer, 43 years old, announced that he would be returning to host season 19 of the show. The Bachelorette

Bristowe shared her feelings about be ousted as a cohost during the March 22 episode of her podcast, noting that although she thinks Palmer is “amazing,” she’ll be “sad” not being able to help the ladies during their complicated season.

“I want to support Gabby and Rachel and be there for them so bad,” the TV personality continued. “I think it makes sense to have a woman being there for them.”

Though Bristowe and Adams aren’t returning to their BacheloretteA source exclusively revealed that hosting duties are being performed at the moment. Us WeeklyThey were involved in discussions about the show’s host. “The doors aren’t closed for good,” the insider added. “Never say never.”

Season 19 The BachelorettePremieres on ABC Monday July 11, 2008 at 8 p.m. ET.

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