Jake’s Bachelor Blog: Being Cheated On ‘Sucks’
Wow ... well, despite all of the drama that happened with Rozlyn, I was, and still am, so impressed by this group of women. They are all so beautiful and I seriously feel like the luckiest guy in the world.
Before we get to Rozlyn, let’s talk about the dates! The InStyle photo shoot date was a blast. I was so excited to tell the women what we were doing that day because I had a feeling they were going to be thrilled to do a real photo shoot. I mean, what woman doesn’t want to put on designer clothes and be professionally photographed? Well, I guess Christina doesn’t. She was so nervous and I have no idea why! She doesn't know how beautiful she is. I can’t wait to see the photos in the February issue of InStyle. I was so nervous on that date because I’ve never been the kind of guy to date more than one girl at once and here I was on a date with six women! That’s why the attention Rozlyn gave me was nice. It felt good to be pursued, but now I don’t understand why she would do that given what happened before the rose ceremony.
Check out the photos from the InStyle shoot!
One of my favorite dates that I’ve ever been on was getting to fly with Ali to Palm Springs. There is nothing cooler than being in a plane with a woman you really like and Ali is definitely a doll face. I was especially excited since I knew flying was a fear of hers and I believed I could help her conquer those fears. I was actually surprised at how comfortable she was flying with me in a small airplane and was so proud of her for doing the takeoff all on her own! Flying was nothing compared to the 300-yard dash we had to do to see Chicago across that polo field! We were both so winded by the time we got there.
I was really impressed with Elizabeth when I met her. She is so pretty and cool and I absolutely respected the fact that she didn’t want me to kiss her. BUT, when we were sitting there watching the fireworks, I really wanted it be a romantic and sincere moment. Unfortunately, I felt like she used the time to start playing games. I have never been one for game playing with a girl and I definitely can’t deal with it. That was very disappointing. To kiss or not to kiss is the question, Elizabeth. You’ll have to watch Ellen on January 18th ... she has a lot to say about Elizabeth!
So here’s one thing to remember when you watch this season: Unless one of the other women tells me about it or unless I see it, I don’t know it happens. I say that because I’ve been getting a lot of heat about giving Michelle a rose. When I decided to do this show, I made a promise to myself that on the first night, I would keep women that laid out their feelings for me and were really open. Michelle is nothing but honest and sincere and man, she’s really pretty too! But yeah, I was a bit surprised to see how emotional she was with all the other women.
I’ll wrap this up with what I’m sure everyone is talking about -- Rozlyn. Yes, the rumors of her cheating on me with a staff member are 100 percent true, with no embellishment. I was having such a great night and then Chris Harrison approached me and the guy looked flustered! I’ve never seen this guy flustered about anything. I think he was embarrassed about what had happened. When he told me the news, my heart dropped and I felt numb.
This is the first time I have been cheated on (to my knowledge) and man, it sucks. I had started to develop feelings for Rozlyn and that’s why I had given her a rose. But what also hurt was the fact that I was friends with the staff member who engaged in the affair. That was hard to swallow. I was so hurt by both of their decisions, but I reminded myself that I still had 14 amazing women there for me, so I composed myself and moved on. After Rozlyn left the show, a few of the girls admitted that they saw her and the staff member inappropriately physical with each other ... to put it politically correct. Honestly, I harbor no ill will towards either of them and wish them both the best in life and career. Hopefully they are still together and in love!
Well, thanks again for watching. I am so excited to finally get to share the last few months of my life with you! -- Jake
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