Life after the seaside. Pieper James gave an replace on the place issues stand between her and Brendan Morais after their explosive Bachelor in Paradise reunion — and it appears like they’re nonetheless figuring issues out.
“We’re working via issues,” the Oregon native, 24, instructed Us Weekly completely on the PrettyLittleThing x Teyana Taylor NYFW Present at New York Metropolis’s Gotham Corridor on Thursday, September 9. “This clearly isn’t one thing that’s tremendous wholesome for a relationship both, so it form of is what it’s. Each day, [we’re] taking it day-to-day.”
The Bachelor alum made headlines earlier this month when she arrived in Mexico through the September 6 episode of BiP. Her title had already been a subject of dialog on the seaside, as different contestants questioned Brendan, 31, about how severe their relationship was previous to filming.
In June, Us confirmed that the pair had been relationship, however throughout Paradise, Brendan instructed Natasha Parker that he and Pieper had solely talked a couple of occasions earlier than the present. Nevertheless, when Pieper arrived, she instantly requested Brendan on a date. The industrial roofer proceeded to dump Natasha, 33, telling her that Pieper’s arrival was a coincidence.
Although Brendan implied that he and Pieper had at all times deliberate to reunite in Mexico, the previous mannequin instructed Us that wasn’t the case. She added that she “had no concept” what to anticipate about Brendan’s relationship when she acquired there.
“I had no concept what I used to be strolling into,” she instructed Us on Thursday. “Clearly, [if] you want any person, you hope that they’re ready for you, however you don’t know the circumstances whenever you stroll into Paradise. So, no matter he needed to do beforehand, that had nothing to do with me. I didn’t inform him to do something, in order that was form of what it was.”
Different BiP contestants accused the couple of plotting their story line forward of time, however Pieper instructed Us that she didn’t know Brendan can be there. She didn’t even know she can be on the seaside till “per week” earlier than she flew to the Playa Escondida lodge.
“It was a really fast turnaround,” she defined. “I used to be actually following my coronary heart, which is one thing that I’m not used to doing. That being a brand new territory for me was form of what took the cake on all the things.”
Bachelor in Paradise airs on ABC Tuesdays at 8 p.m. ET.
With reporting by Diana Cooper
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