I can’t consider I’m really saying this, however Season 8 of Bachelor in Paradise may really be the most dramatic season but. As a part of finale Night 2, host Jesse Palmer kicked issues off with a highly-anticipated reunion present, the place Salley, Hunter, Jessenia, Kate, Ency, Eliza, Jill, Aaron, Lace, Justin, Jacob, Sierra, Kira, Romeo, Logan, Andrew, Genevieve, Shanae, and Rodney got here collectively in entrance of a stay viewers to rehash every part that went down on that seaside in Mexico.

Paradise‘s resident mixologist/matchmaker/all people’s finest buddy Wells Adams was in attendance, and contestants introduced breakups, makeups, and extra in what can solely be described as a particularly spicy finale pregame. The Season 8 finale was jam-packed with drama and romance, too. But for these trying to meet up with everybody who left the seaside forward of Fantasy Suites, the reunion was important viewing. If you haven’t watched the Bachelor in Paradise Season 8 reunion but, take into account this your SPOILER WARNING. Here are 10 takeaways from the revealing reunion.

'Bachelor in Paradise' Reunion Season 8
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1. Kira didn’t kidnap Romeo, they usually appear to be…TOGETHER?

OG Season 8 Paradise followers will recall Kira and Romeo have been unique solid members who — after so, so, so a lot drama and lots of tears — (*8*). As Kira and Romeo have been filming their ultimate Paradise confessionals, followers observed {that a} wide-eyed Romeo appeared just a little spooked as Kira talked about discovering her individual. I believe it’s secure to say that most individuals assumed they fizzled out mere minutes after stepping foot off the seaside, however in the reunion episode, Kira assured viewers she didn’t “kidnap” Romeo. “He’s advantageous. We’re very joyful!” she stated, patting his knee. Jesse Palmer stated he’d give Romeo the ultimate phrase and requested him to blink twice if he was OK. After comically blinking twice, Romeo leaned over and kissed Kira in lieu of phrases. A rep for Bachelor in Paradise confirmed that the reunion particular was filmed on November 4, 2022, in order of some weeks in the past the two nonetheless seemed to be collectively!

2. Logan reminded Shanae to maintain her choices open at a rose ceremony in unaired footage

When Shanae was discussing what a serious influence Split Week had on the {couples}, Jesse Palmer requested her why she was so upset that Logan explored different relationships throughout that point when she did the similar. Shanae defined that she believed Logan was exploring different connections “out of spite” as a result of she went on a date with James. “What you guys didn’t see at the first or second rose ceremony…[Logan] jogged my memory to maintain my choices open throughout the rose ceremony, and I used to be like, ‘That’s bizarre. We simply informed all people in the room how assured and safe we have been, however you then’re gonna say hey Shanae, let’s hold our choices open? So I did,” she defined. Logan tried to answer her feedback by claiming he solely informed her to maintain her choices so she wouldn’t suppose he was controlling, however Shanae didn’t purchase it.

Logan on the 'Bachelor in Paradise' reunion
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3. Kate claims she by no means wished Logan to listen to her trash him. OK, lady!

After a montage of Kate and Logan’s awkward relationship aired, Jesse Palmer turned to the two with questions. When Kate had the flooring she turned to Logan and stated the issues she aired about him on the present (the proven fact that he drives an orange Honda, was 26, was a canine walker, can’t afford to work out at Equinox, and so on.) have been “so out of pocket” and stated in personal to her girlfriends. She apologized and stated she by no means wished hims to listen to her harsh phrases. And he all however replied, OK GIRL. YOU’RE ON A REALITY SHOW. “There’s form of cameras in all places. We’re sporting mics,” Logan stated. “I moved to California 4 years in the past to pursue a profession in movie. I used to be a scuba teacher and walked canine to get by. I did no matter I might for a 12 months, and I ended up constructing a tremendous profession utilizing a digicam, and I’m so happy with that…and I informed Kate and she or he tried to make enjoyable of me for it. She tried to humiliate me for it in entrance of her mates…I want you probably did say it to me. It would have cleared a variety of issues up.”

4. Jill and Jacob kissed and made up

After Jill recalled how Split Week broke her, Jacob weighed in on their breakup and stated that in his head, he explored different connections as a result of he thought Jill could be with different guys throughout Split Week. “The one remorse I even have is I had such a reference to you,” he stated earlier than strolling over to Jill on stage. “As far distance as we’re, I believe you and I do have an actual connection. I’m open to a relationship with you if you’re.” Jill stated she was open as nicely, the two kissed, and Jacob picked her up and carried her off stage.

5. Rodney turned down Eliza’s supply to this point once more

By now, everyone knows the painful, awkward story of the Rodney/Eliza/Justin love triangle that rocked Paradise. But the reunion marked the first time we bought to see Rodney and Eliza work together since their emotional breakup. “I believe the saddest half is I really feel prefer it was imagined to be Rodney, and that’s what I wished,” Eliza informed the viewers. “I’m disenchanted and I want every part would have gone so in another way.” She informed Rodney that she by no means stopped having emotions for him and apologized for making him really feel like he wasn’t sufficient. She then stated, “We actually had one thing actual, and I really feel we might be in the finest relationship…I believe I made a mistake.” Rodney didn’t know really feel in the second, however finally turned Eliza down.  “You’re a tremendous individual and I simply need you to be joyful…I’ll always remember how I felt in these moments. I used to be damage and humiliated in entrance of everybody and it hurts me to today,” he stated. “I really feel like I’m lastly getting higher and therapeutic and coming again to life, and greater than something I want you nothing however the finest.”

Eliza on the 'Bachelor in Paradise' reunion
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6. FACTS: Genevieve and Aaron are on good phrases once more

From gaslighting to itchy pain, Genevieve and Aaron had one among the most chaotic relationships in Paradise. The two ended issues on a horrible be aware in Episode 15, however they every apologized at the reunion and hugged it out. Genevieve took “full duty for being emotionally reactive” and apologized “for not dealing with the robust instances higher,” and Aaron admitted he was”prideful, silly, and a straight-up dick at instances.”

“I ignorant to your emotions, and the factor I wish to be greater than something is a form, understanding, beneficiant man,” he stated. “Looking again, I really feel I wasn’t any of these issues. So for me, it couldn’t have been any extra of a failure. I’m sorry. I might have been higher. I might have been higher in each approach.”

7. Tyler and Brittany had a brutal breakup after Paradise (!!!)

One of Paradise‘s strongest {couples} in Episode 15 was Tyler and Brittany, however throughout the reunion, Tyler got here on stage alone to disclose the two aren’t collectively anymore. “You suppose that you simply discovered one thing that would probably be without end, and I assumed I had that. I didn’t,” he stated. “Everything was superior. She got here to Jersey immediately, I went to Chicago not lengthy after, met her household, and it was excellent. But proper after that, she stated, ‘I simply wish to get away for just a little bit. I’m gonna go to London, then I’m gonna go to Italy.’ And she FaceTimed me from Italy and stated that she felt like we have been two completely different folks dwelling two completely different lives and she or he simply couldn’t do it anymore.” When Brittany joined him on stage, she defined that after they left Paradise collectively their relationship was “at an all-time excessive,” and slowly she simply didn’t really feel the similar approach. However, she assured him what they’d on the seaside was actual.

Tyler on the 'Bachelor in Paradise' Reunion
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8. Brittany dumped Tyler the similar day his Bachelorette breakup episode aired 

As if getting dumped by Brittany through Italy FaceTime name wasn’t brutal sufficient, Tyler revealed that Brittany broke up with him the similar day he bought dumped by Rachel Recchia on nationwide tv. “So, yeah,” he stated.

9. Michael apologized to Sierra

Before Michael and Danielle have been going robust in Paradise, Michael was scorching and heavy with Sierra Jackson. In Episode 4, Michael informed Sierra he felt their relationship was transferring too quick and he informed her they need to simply be mates. Sierra was shocked and didn’t wish to date anybody else, so she self-eliminated, however when Danielle arrived on the seaside, he was all-in along with her. “I believe wanting again on the breakup I didn’t provide you with the form of closure that you simply wanted,” Michael informed Sierra at the reunion. “You deserved much more than that, and I couldn’t provide you with the sort of affection that you simply have been giving again to me. I’m sorry that I damage you.”

One of the happiest {couples} to go away the seaside collectively in Episode 15 was Michael and Danielle, and we’re joyful to report that they’re nonetheless going robust! “It’s been fairly freaking great,” Danielle defined. “Meeting Danielle has modified my life,” Michael informed the crowd. The two revealed that they ended lengthy distance relationship, Danielle was in the technique of transferring to Akron to be nearer to Michael and James, and talking of James…she met him! “I really like that child,” Danielle stated of Michael’s son. “She’s met him a bunch of instances. She’s exceptional with him and that’s no shock in any respect,” Michael stated earlier than telling Danielle he LOVES HER for the first time ever.

What a method to finish the Season 8 reunion! You can learn Decider’s Bachelor in Paradise finale recap to study who bought engaged in Season 8, Episode 16.

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