Is Nick Viall having second thoughts?
Even though Season 21 of ABC’s The Bachelor just kicked off, Nick has already given away his final rose — but he can’t seem to get over the one that got away. Sources reveal exclusively to Life & Style that Bachelor Nation’s resident playboy has been secretly texting former flame Amanda Stanton!
"He texted Amanda once news broke of her breakup,” an insider reveals. "He wanted to reach out and say, ‘Hey,’ but that’s not what a happily engaged guy should be doing!"
Nick, 36, wasted no time reaching out to Amanda after her split from his Bachelorette nemesis Josh Murray. Nick and Josh vied for Amanda’s heart during Season 3 of the spin-off series Bachelor in Paradise, but ultimately, Josh was the one to propose. The 26-year-old mother-of-two said yes during the finale in September.
But rumors of their breakup started swirling in December, which Amanda confirmed earlier this month. “We were having problems for a little while,” she exclusively told Life & Style. “I’m OK.”
Meanwhile, the Milwaukee native set out on yet another bid to find love — this time as the Bachelor — but he couldn’t shake his bad boy image. Sources told Life & Style that Nick was quick to make sexual advances with his ladies and made lewd comments towards them on and off camera. Some were so disgusted by his behavior that they threatened to walk off set.
"Most of the women complained he was a complete pig," the insider shared. "He would say things like, ‘Wow, the things I could do to you,’ and ‘You have the nicest rack I’ve ever seen.’”
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