However, according to him The Bachelorette process (including being publicly dumped by Ashley) has helped him open up. we’ll see if the pain and heartbreak brought on by The Bachelorette has opened the way for new love. was the runner-up on this last season of The Bachelorette with Ashley Hebert.At The Bachelorette’s season finale, Ben got down on one knee to propose and was subsequently rejected. Watch it all go down and relive that awkward moment here!How can someone so in love that he was ready to propose be ready to date and find someone again so soon? Well, we’ll see on January 2nd how and if this tall, quirky, winemaker finds love.
So instead my Bachelor Fans (BFs) tell me here what you really think about Ben…
that he never should have chosen Courtney Robertson, 29, over the 24 other contestants vying for his affection.
“I should apologize to all those women and say, ‘Sorry I didn’t see it,’” Ben admits.
“I really have lost all respect for this person that I thought I knew and that I was in love with at one point.” Feeling foolish after defending the woman he thought he would end up with, Ben, along with his family and friends, can identify with the show’s contestants who tried to prove Courtney’s true character the whole season.
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will become Season 16’s bachelor, making his debut on January 2nd 2012. Stats: Tall, dark, and quirky 6’3” (yummy), 28-years-old, winemaker (yes please), plays golf, hails from Sonoma, CA and therefore is naturally a San Francisco Giants fan Background: He has one sister and a Jack Russell Terrier (named Scotch).Ben F.’s father passed away four years ago causing Ben to become ’emotionally closed off’.In The Bachelor/ette world he has been labeled as a skeptic of The Bachelorette process.“She just had me fooled,” Ben tells he needed to figure it out for himself. According to his Linked In profile, he’s a a Business Analyst whose “responsibilities are to elicit, evaluate and document business user requirements with a focus on tax reporting, ACATS, and commission based sales.” He also graduated from Indiana University with a B. He reportedly also was the Director of Faith Affairs International Volunteer Head Quarters Volunteer in Cuzco, Peru. He’s really good friends with Kaitlyn’s now-fiancee, Shawn Booth.