The Bachelor’s Colton Underwood Got Roasted As A Bad Kisser On Bachelor In Paradise
Spoilers ahead for the August 26 episode of Bachelor in Paradise.
Colton Underwood's season of The Bachelor broke the mold for how the show usually goes, not least because he was best known for being a virgin. The Bachelor went hard on the virgin angle (as well as the fence jump angle), and he eventually started lying to producers to conceal the fact that he was in love with Cassie Randolph rather than still into Tayshia Adams and Hannah Godwin. Now, Tayshia and two other women on Bachelor in Paradise blasted Colton's kissing skills... on national television.
A group of Bachelor in Paradise singles were sitting around a fire, and Derek Peth started asking the ladies about their worst kiss ever. After Kristina Schulman said that her worst kiss slobbered all over her face, a laughing Sydney Lotuaco beat around the bush before admitting that Colton was her worst kiss ever. Everybody burst out laughing, Caitlin Clemmens stood up, and this happened:
Ouch! Sydney definitely did not look or sound sorry when she said it, and pretty much everybody was laughing hysterically at this point. While Colton certainly wasn't my favorite person in the history of The Bachelor franchise, I have to hope that he wasn't watching Bachelor in Paradise! Especially if Cassie was by his side. She may have been fine with his kissing skills, but that could make for an awkward night of vegging out in front of the TV.
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And that wasn't even the end of the roasting, as Tayshia walked up to the circle around the fireplace. When asked if Colton was a bad kisser, Tayshia initially felt awkward, especially since she was thinking about cozying up to Derek after John Paul Jones started heading out on dates with the new girls. When Derek explained that they were talking about their worst kisses and two women had already named Colton, Tayshia was happy to open up. She said this:
That's three women who named Colton as a bad kisser, and none of them seemed to feel too bad about roasting his skills on national television. Honestly, I just wish that Hannah G. had wandered over to weigh in. Like Tayshia, she was one of Colton's top three before he revealed that he'd already chosen Cassie, freaked out at her rejection, and ran away to jump the fence. Oh, The Bachelor Season 23, you were a ride!
The conversation about worst kisses wasn't even the last time Tayshia decided to throw shade at Colton, and she wasn't goaded into it the second time. In a confessional that saw Tayshia talking about how she was moving on to Derek, she said this:
Tell us how you really feel, Tayshia! In all seriousness, while it's clear that Tayshia and the other women who were roasting Colton are more than ready to move on with other relationships, none of them appeared to feel bad about their comments. Well, he did get rid of them from The Bachelor! And honestly, after what he did to Tayshia and Hannah G., I think they're both entitled to be snarky about him.
Now, Colton's days as The Bachelor are over, and he's even weighed in on who the next Bachelor should be. While I previously was on Team Derek for the next leading man, spoilers suggest that somebody else will be the Bachelor in 2020. Chris Harrison explained why the next Bachelor wasn't revealed in the finale of Hannah Brown's season of The Bachelorette, and Bachelor in Paradise is in full swing, so hopefully the wait is almost over.
New episodes of Bachelor in Paradise air Mondays and Tuesdays at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.
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