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Ben Higgins compares Clare’s ‘Bachelorette’ Shake-Up to his ‘Bachelor’ season

Not surprising! Ben Higgins can certainly relate to Clare Crawleys Bachelorette experience, season 11 Bachelor education revealed during the “Almost Famous” podcast on Tuesday, August 4.

“Two days later I thought,” Holy cow, this girl is fantastic, and she is – Lauren [Bushnell]is fantastic. But I told the show that. I said, “Hey, I’m pretty sold out here. I don’t know how I’m going to do this, ‘Higgins, 31, told Cohost Ashley Iaconetti about his journey. (He eventually introduced Bushnell, 30, but the two split up later.) “They told me one thing and I’m glad they did. They said, “Ben, you’ve had one chance in your life so far and met several people at once. Invest in their lives, get to know them, know them, ask them questions, follow them. ”

The Bachelorette alum explained “12 days in” he was “pretty singularly focused” on Bushnell, but 30 days later he started “pulling in different directions.” Of course, Higgins famously told both Bushnell second Jojo Fletcher that he loved them because he was torn.

Ben Higgins and Clare Crawley Milla Cochran / startraksphoto.com; ABC / Edward Herrera

“I would just recommend any clue, like, I know your heart might be drawn, but you might want to keep going through it because I think you’ll benefit life if you do that,” he added.

The Generous Coffee founder’s reveal comes after the news that Crawley, 39, quit season 16 The bachelorette less than two weeks after filming because she had fallen in love with one of her suitors. The big difference was that she got to know the man before filming, because the show was delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

“He always liked Clare before they met,” said a source Us weekly exclusively about the man she left the show with. “She’s all his type and he loved her energy. He contacted her before the show and they really hit it. They would send a bunch of DM and then start FaceTiming and things went fast. ”

Crawley in turn left the show and Tayshia Adams, which appeared on Colton Underwoodseason of The Bachelor in 2019 and beyond Bachelor of Paradise, started filming as the new Bachelorette.

Both tours air on season 16 of The bachelorette on ABC Tuesday this fall.

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