Bachelor in Paradise Season 8 aired a brand new episode on Tuesday, November 15, 2022 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC. The two-hour episode saw appearances from popular Bachelor Nation alumni, including former Bachelorettes Gabby Windey and Rachel Recchia, and Becca Kufrin and fiancé Thomas Jacobs, who joined existing cast members for the show’s “Sadie Hawkins first dance” on the beach.
In tonight’s episode of Bachelor in Paradise, Andrew decided to leave the show after his conversation with Jessenia, who accused him of not being honest with her about his feelings. However, Ency continued to interrupt the conversation and asked him to leave with her, which he denied.
Eventually, when Andrew decided to leave, Ency “begged him to stay”. Even after she asked him to stay a considerable number of times, Andrew left the show. Fans, however, criticized Ency for not respecting Andrew’s wishes. One of them tweeted:
The episode’s official synopsis reads:
“The engagement is just around the corner from Paradise, but just when the seemingly stable remaining couples are feeling the romance, a series of surprise visits shake things up on the beach. First, singles Gabby and Rachel have arrived, ready to spill all the tea on their old flames to their new ladies.”
The synopsis continues further:
Then Becca and Thomas arrive to share an exciting announcement: the beach is hosting its first-ever Sadie Hawkins dance! Will the ’90s-themed party be a fun night for the tropical lovebirds or will heartbreak looming on the horizon?
Andrew has a breakdown on Bachelor in Paradise
In tonight’s episode of Bachelor in Paradise, Jessenia decided to address her concerns with Andrew, who broke up with her to explore a connection with newcomer Ency. The bachelor has had a hard time this season and has not had a stable relationship. He started by connecting deeply with Teddi, but after his self-elimination from the show, he was left heartbroken.
Jessenia was among the set of new female actors who hit the beach as part of the Split Week Twist and made a connection with Andrew. He was previously very skeptical about connecting with Jessenia, however, he agreed after seeing the effort she had made with him throughout the week while the girls were away.
Since then, viewers have never been able to witness Andrew and Jessenia’s journey on the show, as almost no screen time has been allocated to the duo on Bachelor in Paradise. On this week’s episode, Andrew admitted to having a hard time dealing with his emotions and his journey on the show, as he felt he didn’t have the strongest bond with Jessenia.
After Ency appeared on the beach, Andrew decided to go on a date with her as he felt an attraction towards her. The duo had a great time, after which they decided to break up with Jessenia. The latter, however, felt that her emotions were not fully addressed and decided to speak to her at the party.
The Bachelor in Paradise the party turned south after a heated argument between Jessenia and Andrew. While he maintained that his heart was still with Teddi, Jessenia accused him of not being transparent with him and the fact that he kept changing his mind and being chained with different women.
Although Ency interrupted them twice and asked Andrew to leave with her, he felt he had to end his conversation with Jessenia because he still wanted to be friends with her after filming was over. He revealed he was still hung up on Teddi, prompting Jessenia to leave.
Eventually Andrew decided to leave Bachelor in Paradise, and even after Ency “begged” him to stay, he decided not to. After a crisis, even Ency decided to leave the series.
Fans left disappointed with Ency begging Andrew to stay on Bachelor in Paradise
Fans have taken to social media to slam Ency for forcing Andrew to stay. They felt it was embarrassing for her to “beg” him, considering they had made a connection a day ago. Find out what they have to say.
As this specific slice of Bachelor in Paradise comes to an end, the drama escalates. While some couples are sure of each other and ready to get engaged, others are still unsure of their relationships. Viewers will have to keep watching to find out which pairs last until the end.
Listen to a brand new episode of Bachelor in Paradise Monday, November 21, 2022 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.