On the Feb. 15 episode of ‘The Bachelor,’ Matt James decided relating to whether or not or not he needed to proceed to get to know Heather Martin by protecting 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 fulfill him after Hannah Brown instructed her they might be a 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 daring in how she’s pursuing me,” he stated. “Up till the purpose the place I’m engaged, I don’t wish to depart this with any doubts.”
As Matt thought-about whether or not or to not maintain Heather round, Heather confronted the remaining ten girls who had been additionally looking for love with Matt. Naturally, they weren’t glad on the potential of Heather probably including to the competitors, and so they let Heather understand it. One of many girls accused her of “Bachelor hopping,” since she had already been on the present throughout season 23, and one other flat-out instructed her, “I’m not satisfied you’re prepared for an engagement.”
After being attacked by the opposite girls, Heather was in tears. “I didn’t count on them to return at me so arduous and simply deal with me like I’m undeserving,” she admitted. She ultimately left the room to keep away from being known as out much more. In the meantime, Chris Harrison approached Matt to see how he was coping with the state of affairs.
“I’ve ten girls right here which have invested all the pieces and sacrificed a lot to be right here and I’ve constructed relationships with them,” Matt defined. “However when somebody I respect, like Hannah, who is aware of me and dated my finest pal and is aware of what I’m searching for, places her stamp of approval on any individual…that carries a whole lot of weight with me. The whole lot Hannah shared with me relating to Heather, it feels like she checks a whole lot of these containers.”
Lastly, Matt made his resolution, and pulled Heather apart to let her know that he couldn’t pursue a relationship together with her at this level. “The rationale I used to be so blown away and stoked to see you is due to my relationship with Hannah and the way a lot her opinion means to me,” Matt instructed Heather. “Hannah wouldn’t ship you right here with out realizing you’re somebody I might be with. That’s why that is arduous for me. With the place we’re at, being this deep into the method, I don’t know the way it may work. I do know it’s not what you wish to hear and it’s arduous to say due to all the pieces I’ve heard about you.”
After all, Heather was upset, and tried to guarantee Matt that she was fully critical about pursuing him. “If the circumstances had been totally different, it’d be one other dialog,” Matt stated. “However I’m falling in love with girls who’re right here and I simply gotta observe my coronary heart.”
Lastly, Matt walked Heather out, a lot to the reduction of the opposite girls. In a confessional, he additional defined, “From all the pieces I’ve gathered from Hannah, Heather appears unimaginable,” Matt admitted. “I’m honored she flew out right here and rented a minivan to fulfill me, however we haven’t frolicked collectively. We haven’t constructed these connections which have fostered the relationships that I’ve with girls who’re right here.” Heather was in tears as she exited the present.