Why Demi Burnett Won’t Do ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ Again


Demi Burnett.
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Hard pass. Demi BurnettHe has no plans to go back to Bachelor in ParadiseAfter her two stints in the spinoff series.

“I cannot go on Bachelor in Paradise again. No,” the 27-year-old reality star exclusively told Us WeeklyWhile attending the Rolling Stone x Meta Creators Issue Events at the Hearst Estate Beverly Hills on Thursday, May 12 “Also, I’m way out of their league.”

The Texas native, who first made an appearance on season 23 The Bachelor in 2019, revealed that she would, however, “of course” do her own spinoff show.

“I have a podcast going on, and so on my podcast, I feel like I get to make my own show out of it a little bit,” she explained.

Season 7 of Burnett was a huge success BiPAfter she pursued other projects, she produced. It aired on August 2021. Kenny Braasch. At the time, he and now-fiancée Mari Pepin-SolisBurnett had stopped exploring their relationship. Burnett was then sent home in September 2021, just a few weeks later.

The dramatic season, however, wasn’t the only time Burnett ventured to Mexico to try her hand at love on BiP. The former “Big Demi Energy” podcast host previously starred on season 6 of the spinoff series, which aired in summer of 2019.

Season 6 saw Burnett turn heads when she publicly revealed that she was bisexual after her ex-girlfriend. Kristian HaggertyThey visited Mexico to try to fix their relationship. They briefly rekindled their relationship and were later engaged. They called it quits in October 2019

The ABC personality continued to work with Slater DavisHowever, after five months, the duo split in June 2020.

Burnett told Use on Thursday that she is “so single” and is fine with it. “I haven’t been focusing on dating because I had to figure out everything about myself, understand myself, work on that, healed from trauma, work on where I want to be and you know, just all about Demi,” she explained. “And I feel like that’s what I need to do before I’m ready to start dating, so I’m not there yet.”

Burnett announced earlier this year that she was diagnosed autistic after undergoing psychological testing. Her mental health journey and recent diagnosis have played a part in her choice to be single — at least for now.

The “Demi Goddess” podcast host, however, told Us that she’s not alone. “I talk to the [Bachelor] women still and I do think we have such incredibly strong women and a lot of us are still single,” she said. “I continue to be inspired by them because they’ve shown me heart in, like, whenever I’ve needed them in times, they’ve shown up for me.”

When the TV personality is back in dating, she said Us, she won’t ignore her needs.

“I have my standards, I have my boundaries, and if you don’t want to meet them, you don’t have to be here,” Burnett confessed, adding, she wants to “take away the stigma” of being single. “I have a lot of options out here! I’m not ready to settle down yet!”

Hannah Kahn reporting

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