The Bachelorette 2016 lead JoJo Fletcher is positive that she will meet Mr. Right at the end of Season 12. In a recent interview, the reality star revealed that she is starting to feel something for some of the contestants this early on. A new report, however, suggested that the reality star was just using the franchise to gain popularity. Ex-boyfriend Chad Rookstool even went far as saying that he and JoJo were still “intimate” weeks before the filming started.
In an interview with Good Morning America last Friday, JoJo Fletcher admitted that she has high hopes for this season of The Bachelorette. After getting her heart broken by Ben Higgins in the latest season of The Bachelor, JoJo believed that she would finally find love this time around.
She added that she is going on The Bachelorette 2016 with one goal in mind: to get married. Just like in Higgins’ season, Fletcher shared that she is going on the reality show with the full intention of meeting her future husband.
“I want to be engaged. I want marriage. I want a family.”
JoJo Fletcher also admitted that she took her “break up” with Ben Higgins hard. Although she and Lauren Bushnell remained friends, The Bachelorette 2016 lead shared that she has not spoken to Higgins since The Bachelor finale.
Although JoJo seemed like she was completely heartbroken that Ben chose Lauren over her, the Bachelorette‘s ex-boyfriend, Chad Rookstool, claimed that all of it was just for show.
In an interview with In Touch Weekly, Rookstool insisted that Fletcher did not have genuine feelings for Higgins. In fact, he claimed that Fletcher was actually still hung up on him while they were shooting The Bachelor.
“She told me there were many nights she’d cry thinking about me and our dog and question whether she made the right decision by being there,” Rookstool told the publication.
When The Bachelor 2016 was finally over, Chad Rookstool claimed that JoJo Fletcher immediately came running back to his arms. He added that they started to become intimate once again. He, however, explained that they had to sneak around because she could not be seen with him until the finale aired.
Clearly hurt that JoJo Fletcher is now the new The Bachelorette 2016 lead, Chad said that JoJo led him on. Although he still had feelings for her, he said that he is not going to wait for her any longer.
“[It’s clear to me now] that she was only holding on to me in case she wasn’t named the Bachelorette.”
Rookstool further claimed that the real reason why Fletcher was only chosen to be one of The Bachelor contestants was because her brother, Ben Patton, was friendly with one of the ABC producers. By starring on yet another reality series, Fletcher allegedly believes that it will help branch out her career.
Viewers first saw Chad Rookstool when he left flowers and a letter for JoJo Fletcher at her Dallas home in an attempt to win her back during her hometown date with Ben Higgins.
Although some of his claims were very interesting, to say the least, Bustle pointed out that fans should at least give JoJo the benefit of the doubt. The outlet also observed that Chad’s timing during the Bachelor alone was quite seedy as it is.
“Anyone who chooses that particular time to attempt to rekindle a relationship gives me reason to doubt their sincerity. There is no reason that he couldn’t express his feelings to her off camera.”
JoJo Fletcher’s feelings for Ben Higgins also seemed genuine. While Chad Rookstool may insist that she was just using him to launch a career, her fans will definitely tell you otherwise. Since day one, she also made it clear that she just agreed to joined the reality show, hoping to find herself a husband.
Do you think JoJo Fletcher signed up for The Bachelorette 2016 for fame? Or is Chad Rookstool just making all this stuff up out of jealousy? Tell us what you think in the comments below.
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