He publicly humiliated Desiree Hartsock on The Bachelorette earlier this season, and now Life & Style can reveal why Brian Jarosinski was not at the Men Tell All special last night.
Brian's girlfriend, Stephanie Larimore, who once stormed on set of the show revealing their relationship wasn't over, tells Life & Style he didn't show due to work obligations.
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"It's not because he was 'scared' like some have been quoted saying," Stephanie shared. "He was actually looking forward to reconnecting with the friends he made on the show and giving his side of the story to what happened on air."
On last night's special, many of the men bashed Brian for hurting Desiree.
"He cheated on her on national television and expected not to get caught?" Ben Scott questioned. "Seriously?"
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And Brandon Andreen, who cried on the day Brian's girlfriend Stephanie was revealed, added, "You don't do that to a woman, ever."
But Stephanie reveals that Brian wants the opportunity to make amends with Des.
"He also wanted to apologize to her," she says.
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After Stephanie confronted Brian in front of Desiree on episode three, she says all is forgiven and they've given their relationship another shot. They had been dating for a year-and-a-half prior to Brian going on the ABC show.
"Our relationship was very much on and off for a few months leading up to March," she said. "The show brought us back together and made us talk about our issues. We didn't communicate well before, and we're starting to see things in a new light."