Bachelorette: Interview with JP and Ashley!
In this NEW media interview with The Bachelorette's, J.P Rosenbaum and Ashley Hebert, the newly engaged couple talks about life after the show. Here is the highlights from the interview!
Ashley's sister Chrystie did not like J.P initially. How did you resolve the conflict with Ashley's sister in Fiji?
Ashley Hebert: You know, we actually never resolved it in Fiji. She left and it was still unresolved. Then I think it was when we got home that we talked about it a little bit, but it went unresolved for a while until she started watching the show air and then she called me up and said, "I am so sorry, I completely see it now, I was too quick to judge," so it took a little while that she came around.
What was going through your head when J.P. was giving his proposal speech?
Ashley Hebert: It was great. I mean, I think I was just waiting to hear what he had to say, and you know, as a woman or as a girl, you always dream of this moment, so I guess, I was just kind of living it - living in it and I just wanted to hear everything he had to say.
J.P. Rosenbaum: And I was just, I was so comfortable, I mean, it felt right, and it just naturally flowed and when I was standing there with her next to me, it was as if nobody else was around and that is how it had always been with us from the start, so I wasn't nervous, it just all felt natural and I was happy with how it turned out.
When Ben Flajnik got down on one knee and you knew you were not going to pick him, what was going through your mind?
Ashley Hebert: Well, I can tell you, for me, I know the whole thing is kind of a blur obviously going into it. The last thing I wanted to do is hurt Ben it being the great guy that he is. So, when he was - I mean it is a blur to me, but I remember, you know, trying to talk to him and then feeling like I was not sure what to say and then he got down on one knee and it was just, I had to pull him up, it really was a whirlwind and I think it is really hard to understand my fear there in that moment with all eyes on you and cameras on you, and I think it is really hard if you understand.
When did you realize that J.P. was the one?
Ashley Hebert: That is such a hard question to answer because there is so much that is going on, you are dating other men and you are going to continue to date other men, I think pretty early on my heart was pulling me in that direction, but I wanted to use all the time that I had to really be sure that this relationship was one that was going to last. You know, early on everything that happened was Bentley, I wanted to be sure that my radar on. So, I continue to date the other guys but my heart was pulling me in that direction for a long time.
J.P, were you confident going into that final Rose Ceremony?
J.P. Rosenbaum: I was confident that - and I don't want to sound cocky at all, but I was confident after our Hong Kong date that I would be the last guy standing. I knew that what Ashley and I had was special and that there was really no way she could have with anybody else what the two of us had together. I think I even said it in the finale that she may love both of us, but she can only be in love with one of us, and I mean, I felt that for weeks.
Is it that you are just looking to going back to normal life, just kind of living a quiet life or are we are going to be seeing you on TV?
Ashley Hebert: I don't think you will be seeing us on TV unless you TIVO those episodes.
Who do you guys think would end up being the best bachelors?
Ashley Hebert: I think that would be really, really good. I think the girls have loved him, but I also think Ryan and Ames would be good. Any of those guys would be great and we would love to watch any of them.
J.P. Rosenbaum: Yes, it was such a great group of guys that you really cannot go wrong, I don't think with any of them, we would certainly watch Ben or Ames or Ryan, any of those guys on the Bachelor.
Ashley, When are you moving to New York?
Ashley Hebert: It is not all kind of up in the air right now. I know I am going to be moving to New York within the next, probably month or so, and I am still finishing up school at the same time. After that, I think I am going to take some time, apply for my license and just kind of, you know, allow the dust to settle, and then probably start practicing. I really don't even know if I am going to be practicing. It is all up in the air. Right now, there is so much going on.
Ashley said she has no desire to confront Bentley Williams. J.P., would you like to have the opportunity sort of to confront him and set him straight?
J.P. Rosenbaum: No, I think he made his bed, and now he can lie on it. I - you know, he showed who he was and the worst part of it was watching, you know, Ashley see it for the first time and being hurt by it and all the people judging her based upon what they saw and not being able to defend Ashley, that was the hardest part, and like she said, the Bentley phase was so long ago. I have nothing to say to the guy, it's over in my book.
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