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MAJOR SPOILERS ahead from Hannah Brown's 2019 The Bachelorette Season 15.
Does Hannah Brown pick Luke P. at the end of The Bachelorette, or does our Hannah Beast drop the hot-headed bachelor before the end of her journey?
Well, spoilers suggest Bachelorette Hannah does not pick Luke Parker. Instead, Luke P. reportedly gets dumped at Final 4, during overnight dates in Greece, under stormy conditions heavily teased in the promos.
During most of the taping of Hannah Brown's season, Luke Parker was considered a frontrunner. Reality Steve's early spoilers pointed to Luke P. as the probable guy for Hannah. He was the first one she met on The Bachelor's "After the Final Rose" special when she met her initial bachelors. It seemed like a predictable season was in the works.
Turns out, Luke P. is a drama magnet. His intensity and aggressive behavior turn off a lot of guys in the house, as shown heavily in the Bachelorette Episode 4 rugby match, which leads to a fellow bachelor quitting. Hannah seems to back Luke P. through a lot of the drama, though, leading many to question Hannah's decisions. Hannah even reportedly backs Luke P. in a semi 2-on-1 date with Garrett, the guy we see him yelling at in the full season promo. Garrett is said to be eliminated in that date, which plays out in the Netherlands, sending Luke to hometowns.
However, that section of the full-season promo where Hannah says things like "I don't owe you anything at this point" and talks about having sex but "Jesus still loves me"? That's reportedly connected to Luke P. and his exit.
Reality Steve didn't have all the details on exactly what happened, but he said Luke P. got the fourth overnight date, because this season Hannah has four overnight dates in Greece. Hannah reportedly sends Luke home during the dinner portion of their date. Here's more from Steve:
Hannah and Luke’s talk surrounded the issue of sex on the overnights. Luke told her if they spent the night, they wouldn’t be having sex. It’s not something he believes in anymore before marriage. Because we don’t know how the conversation played out (we only heard voiceover and snippets from it), it’s impossible to know exactly how the topic of sex with the other guy(s) on the overnights came up. Did Luke straight up ask her if she did? Did Hannah say something to the effect of, 'Well what would you think if I did?' Whatever the case was, Hannah was not pleased with Luke’s response to it as we hear her say (and actually visually see her say) 'I don’t owe you anything.' And later, we see her say, 'I have had sex…and Jesus still loves me.'
Apparently what happens is going to be a big topic of fan conversation -- this is Hannah's fence jump -- but Steve emphasized that the details aren't out yet (at least to him, and so also to us) so he's not quite willing to jump on the vilify Luke P. train yet:
It’s all speculation at this point based on a spliced up and heavily edited season preview. Immediate reaction is Luke slut shamed her for sleeping with someone on the overnights. I’m not willing to jump there just yet. Maybe he did. That’s surely what the preview makes you think, and that guy isn’t getting the benefit of the doubt from anyone watching right now because of the season previews. It will all come down to HOW Luke handled this, HOW he brought it up, and HOW he treated her in that moment, because all we’re seeing is Hannah’s reaction.
Luke Parker has already posted a note on Instagram addressing "the elephant in the room" -- i.e. his own behavior, and the villain edit he's getting in promos. There's only so much they can edit, though, of someone's own actions.
Reality Steve had previously reported that Luke P. returned and made an appearance at the Final 3 Rose Ceremony, but nothing changed with Hannah. At that point, Steve said, Tyler Cameron and Jed Wyatt were Hannah's final 2, and she is reportedly engaged right now to Tyler C. UPDATE: Nope! Steve later reversed his spoiler and said Hannah actually got engaged to Jed. But then he said she broke off her engagement to Jed after all of his behind-the-scenes drama. But they are reportedly still dating.
So a drama-filled season awaits for Hannah B., who already saw the quiet departure of Tyler G. in Episode 3, before the Luke vs. Luke drama of Episode 4.
Here's another look at the full season promo, which is filled with tearful and angry hints at the clashes to come: