Caila quinn joined Us weeklyThe podcast “Here for the right reasons” to recap Katie thurstonthe season finale of The bachelorette – including the Season 17 leader’s confrontation with Greg Grippo.
“Sometimes we have pent-up emotions and you can’t judge the people who want them out. And so I’m happy for Katie that she can just set him free and hopefully that gives her closure because I’m happy for her and Blake [Moynes]», The thirty-something Bachelor season 20 alum says Us weekly. “You just want them to have the best of luck as a couple. And the only way to do that is for her to move on completely. And so I’m glad she said whatever she wanted. And I personally thought Greg took him as a man.
Shortly after Bachelor Nation watched Katie, 30, accept a proposal from Blake, 31, in the three-hour finale on Monday, August 9, the show was handed to her. After the final rose confrontation with Greg, 28. While Caila noted that Katie came out swinging – “that was a bit too much for me” – she acknowledged that the tension was high behind the scenes.
“I’ve been in this situation before. They really bring you back to that moment and bring you back to the breaks seconds before. And they say to me, ‘Do you remember that feeling you had? Do you remember the last words that were spoken? … If there’s something you want to say, the producers always tell you, ‘Get it out now,’ ”explained the Ohio native. “I think Katie not only wanted [do that] for herself, but for all the women that we talked to in an aggressive way, I think she wanted to stand up for herself and everything was repressed.
Greg left the show on the August 2 episode after accusing Katie of rejecting her feelings. During their reunion, Katie suggested that the New Jersey native was an actor who never cared about her feelings.
“What bothers me is people were so hard on Greg and gave him all of these labels,” Caila said. We on the podcast. “The fact that Katie in that finale kept saying, ‘I feel like you were an actor and you were cheating on me’ – I feel like it’s unfair because an actor is someone who plays a role and Katie was playing a role. So are we going to call her an actress? No, I think that’s really unfair.
the Baccalaureate in paradise The alum continued, “At the end of the day I think Greg was really there looking for himself, but just a different type of person than Katie and that’s OK. We are not all meant to fall in love with everyone. There is one person for everyone.
For the full rundown of Caila de la Bachelorette finale, and a game of “Bachelor Secrets”, listen Us weekly Podcast “Here for the right reasons”.