“Bachelor” alum Caelynn Miller-Keyes stated Monday she felt “damage” about being handed over as “The Bachelorette” final 12 months in favor of Hannah Brown.
Showing on Ben Higgins and Ashley Iaconetti’s “Nearly Well-known” podcast, the previous magnificence queen — who competed with Brown, 25, on Colton Underwood’s season of “The Bachelor” final 12 months — opened up in regards to the alternative.
“I bear in mind getting the decision that it wasn’t me for ‘Bachelorette’, and I was like, ‘Dang, that form of sucks.’ After which I came upon it was her at ‘Girls Inform All,’” Miller-Keyes shared. “It damage. It positively damage.”
Miller-Keyes, 24, stated she felt “stung” and “upset,” including, “I was form of led to imagine that it was mine after which immediately it wasn’t.”
“Wanting again on earlier seasons, it’s at all times been within the prime 4 after which to department out and to choose Hannah, it simply damage,” she stated.
Miller-Keyes completed fourth on Underwood’s season whereas Brown was eradicated in Week 7.
The strain between Miller-Keyes and Brown, a fellow pageant star, was additionally featured on the present, with the ladies later addressing their previous on-camera.
Whereas they’ve since gone their separate methods — with Brown becoming a member of “Dancing with the Stars” after “The Bachelorette” — Miller-Keyes appeared on “Bachelor in Paradise” final summer season, when she met present boyfriend Dean Unglert, a fellow “Bachelorette” alum.
In December, 29-year-old Unglert underwent surgical procedure after a ski accident within the Swiss Alps. For New Yr’s, he celebrated with Miller-Keyes, whom he known as considered one of his largest “supporters.”