Frog princes or total toads. Find out what happened for every former Bachelorette after the final rose — and which reality TV romances are still going strong.
The BachelorWith this spinoff, things started strong Trista Rehn Ryan SutterThe first season of the television series saw a couple get engaged. The Bachelorette2003. The couple, who have been married since December of that year, have weathered many storms in their relationship including Sutter’s ongoing battle with Lyme disease.
Despite only dating for six weeks while filming, the duo chose to tie the knot on national television, which the OG Bachelorette wouldn’t take back for anything.
“I do not [regret it],” the Indiana native exclusively told Us WeeklyIn March 2021, she got married. “It was the best day ever. A close second to my children’s births. … But no, I don’t regret it at all. It was a beautiful day and I feel very lucky to have had the experience.”
The reality star, who has two children together with the firefighter and is also a reality star, previously spoke Use that she’s always rooting for the show’s leading ladies to stay together with their final suitor.
“I am, like, a hopeless romantic, and I believe that everyone on the show is going to last like Ryan and me,” Rehn exclusively told UseFebruary 2021. “I’m sure that’s a little naive, but I try to think positively, and I want the best for [the other Bachelorettes].”
For some Bachelorettes, everlasting love was the end result. JoJo Fletcher, Rachel Lindsay Desiree Hartsock, others haven’t been as lucky.
Season 16 Bachelorette Clare CrawleySplit from her last pick Dale MossRehn and Fletcher shared their first conversation in January 2021. UseThe support she received was quickly reciprocated by the other women. After rekindling their romance in February, Crawley and Moss broke up in September 2021.
“It was very sad, and I just want her to know that she’s got a lot of love around her, and the time will come when she will find her happily ever after,” the “Better, Etc.” podcast host told UseIn February 2021.
Fletcher, who was forced to postpone her nuptials Jordan Rodgers amid the coronavirus pandemic in May 2020, added that it’s always “tough” when the ladies learn of someone’s breakup. However, the women have a sisterhood that keeps their bonds strong.
“We are in the group chat and we all, you know, reached out to [Clare],” Fletcher told Useat the time. “We just said, ‘Listen, take whatever time that you need. We’re thinking about you. And whenever you’re ready or need anyone, we’re all here for you.’ And that’s kind of how our conversations went. I haven’t talked to her one-on-one since it all happened, but breakups suck. It’s really sad. It makes me sad for both of them.”
Scroll down to see which Bachelorettes maintained their relationships after the final rose — and which ones found love outside the show.