He explained that not being chosen as the lead didn’t mean his life was about to simmer down. “It was right after — right after — I was officially announced as not being the Bachelor. And, I didn’t realize what my life was going to turn into as far as being busy and traveling and having all these crazy opportunities,” he said.
Considering she’s been through the franchise, Kristina knows what she wants and isn’t willing to wait around. “She realized that, too,” Blake dished about their fling coming to an end. “She has been in this world a long time, too. A long time. So, she [knew] what my life was about to change into.”
He divulged that if he found the right woman before filming, he would pass on the reality show. “I would definitely turn down the opportunity. Bachelor in Paradise terrifies me … It’s terrifying to go back because they have your whole life in their hands. They really do … It’s scary,” he said.
As for who he’s into from the latest season, the contestants really surprised him. “When I first saw the cast for Colton’s season I was like, ‘Oh, they’re young.’ I wasn’t very excited. I was like, ‘Do I even want to do Paradise?'” the stud admitted. “But, of course, I watched the season and got to know these girls … Even the ones who didn’t get a lot of screen time I still feel like were pretty great,” he said.
“But, that’s the hard part of watching a season — especially after being on it — I see the editing. I see a lot of the top four so I feel like I would get along with the top four. But, then again, maybe there are some sleepers who just didn’t get any screen time.”