Paradise misplaced? As season 8 of Bachelor in Paradise airs, Victoria Fuller has made waves in Bachelor Nation.
The 29-year-old Virginia native first appeared on Peter Weber’s season of The Bachelor, which aired in 2020. After she was linked to season 19 Bachelor Chris Soules in the course of the coronavirus pandemic, Victoria opted to look on season 8 of BiP in 2022.
“No person’s extra shocked that I’m again right here than me,” she stated after she arrived throughout episode 2, which aired in October. “However, right here I’m.”
Whereas she initially had an curiosity in Justin Glaze, telling the cameras that she thought he was “actually cool” and there was “potential for one thing actually enjoyable,” their relationship fizzled after one date.
She then linked with Johnny DePhillipo and gave him a rose at her first rose ceremony. Johnny accepted and returned the favor on the subsequent get-together. Issues took a flip, nonetheless, when the ladies have been separated from the boys and delivered to a brand new location for the week. On the second resort, Victoria bonded with Alex Bordyukov.
“I’m going again to the seaside hoping that Johnny continues to be being Johnny and nonetheless liking me and desirous to pursue issues, however I’m bringing again this complete different aspect of, effectively, I sort of wish to discover issues proper in entrance of your face,” she instructed the cameras earlier than she reunited with Johnny after spending time with Alex. “That’s f—ked up. I simply don’t know what I would like. I really feel like I’m going to have extra to clarify to Johnny than he’s going to clarify to me.”
After Victoria instructed Johnny that Alex “checked loads of containers” for her “on the skin,” he was upset.
“Once you left, you [told me], ‘Don’t go speaking to anybody.’ So do your factor since you clearly wish to discover,” he stated.
The Bachelorette season 19 alum added, “I’m not sticking round. I’m not competing. I didn’t even really feel the necessity to pull my [checklist] out when these [new] ladies got here. … Why wasn’t it identical to … ‘Johnny’s my man.’ That’s the one factor that actually bums me out.”
Whereas followers have to attend and see what occurs with Victoria on display screen, her life off display screen is making headlines after she was seen with Greg Grippo in Italy on October 25. After ZacharyReality reported that it’s “doable the producers despatched” Victoria and Greg “to Italy on goal to make a scandal so viewers are invested come reunion time,” Bachelor creator Mike Fleiss weighed in.
“That’s absurd! #BachelorInParadise,” he tweeted on October 27.
Victoria, for her half, appeared to handle the state of affairs that very same day. Scroll by way of for extra: