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'Bachelor in Paradise' Episode 6 Recap: Past Couples Reconnect as One Man's Labeled 'a Liar'

'Bachelor in Paradise' Episode 6 Recap: Past Couples Reconnect as One Man's Labeled 'a Liar'

Love triangles abound on the seaside! On Monday night time’s episode of Bachelor in Paradise, two exes reconnected, two {couples} hoped for a constructive future forward, and one man’s relationship standing was questioned, all of which ET is breaking down within the recap under.

The episode opened with an ex professing her love, however a brand new romance might threaten her hopes for a rekindled relationship. A single regretted calling it quits too quickly, earlier than one couple determined to strive issues once more.

The drama reached its peak with Pieper’s arrival, which threw into query how truthful Brendan had been with Natasha amid their courtship.

Preserve studying for a full recap of episode six of Bachelor in Paradise.

Joe and Kendall Rehash Their Romance

Choosing up proper the place final week’s episode left off, Joe left Serena to go speak to his ex, whom he break up from in 2020 after assembly on season 5 of BiP in 2018. Each have lengthy stated that the rationale for his or her break up was Kendall’s want to remain in California and Joe’s want to maneuver again to his native Chicago.

The pair exchanged compliments, earlier than Kendall stated that she’s “not great” and admitted that she was “surprised” that Joe appeared to be doing nicely. Joe confirmed that he was completely happy, however advised Kendall that he hadn’t been when he first acquired to Paradise, because it reminded him of their love story.

“We were really in love and, for me, it hasn’t been easy,” Joe stated, earlier than Kendall agreed, telling him, “It’s difficult for me to not have you be a part of my life. I do want you in my life. You’re a special part of my life, and want you to be in my life in some capacity. It’s hard to not have that.”

“You try to move on, but for some reason it doesn’t feel right, and it’s hard to,” Kendall added. “I guess the thing that was difficult for me is the reason why we broke up is not because we didn’t love each other, it was because of logistics.”

In a confessional, Kendall expanded on her ideas, stating, “We still loved each other when we broke up. I feel like this is the last time I can have a conversation with him, and figure out what we’re really meant to be before Joe finds someone else. Because I still love Joe, and I hope he still has love for me.”

Whereas Joe admitted in a confessional that being again with Kendall on the seaside “brings back a lot of memories,” he advised his ex that he’d spent Paradise pursuing a relationship with another person.

For Kendall, although, being other than Joe merely wasn’t an choice anymore.

“It’s really difficult for me to go from us being each other’s everything to picturing a future, doing all of this stuff, to, in a really quick period of time, just being done,” she stated. “… It’d be easy if we had a fight where you were a butthead, and you were mean, or I was mean, but it wasn’t like that, so it’s just difficult.”

Joe expressed an analogous sentiment, however stored going again to the truth that Kendall hadn’t been keen to even give residing in Chicago a strive.

 “You should’ve wanted to at least try Chicago,” he stated. “Your whole thing was, ‘I don’t want to move anywhere for a man.’ I should’ve been more than just ‘a man’ at that point. We could’ve tried it.”

Whereas Kendall did not need to argue about logistics once more, she famous that discovering “closure” has been an emotional problem for her.

“I’m not going to lie, I’m still at a point where I don’t know. I like where I’m at with Serena, but it’s still pretty early on,” Joe replied. “I don’t know if this is gonna work again. I don’t.” 

In a confessional, Joe appeared much more uncertain about his personal emotions.

“I think it’s pretty clear that Kendall still loves me, but I don’t know if I still love Kendall,” he stated. “… I have something with Serena that I don’t want to just throw away. I don’t. I like where that’s going. This is messy… I don’t know what to do in this situation.”

All of the whereas, Serena had been watching Joe and Kendall’s dialog and crying over the potential implications it may have on her relationship.

“I don’t want this to get in Joe’s head and ruin a good thing we’ve got going. It’s tough. It’s just a lot,” she stated. “They fell in love here. It was his first serious relationship. This is where it started. This is where they fell in love. That is a powerful thing. That is what’s kind of worrisome.”

The “not ideal” state of affairs left Serena feeling “anxious,” one thing that wasn’t fully rectified when she acquired to have her personal dialog with Joe.

“It’s just going to be weird. I don’t know what to tell ya,” Joe advised her. “… Coming into this experience, I told myself I was over her. Being back here now with her here, I don’t want to mislead you in case I’m not, but I am.”

“This is where I’m at — I don’t know what’s going to happen, it’s going to be weird, but right now you are my main priority,” he added. “I really, really like you, and I want to see where it goes.”

Whereas Serena stated she “kind of” believes that Joe’s over Kendall, she requested him to let her know if his emotions modified. After Joe promised to be “100 percent honest,” Serena expressed her lingering considerations in a confessional.

“I just feel so vulnerable to getting hurt now,” she stated. “I don’t see myself walking away. That leaves the ball in his court. That’s really scary.”

Mari Confesses Her Emotions for Kenny

As Noah and Abigail determined to present their relationship one other go, Tia and Kenny arrived again from their date, and Mari was fast to swoop in to request a chat with the boy band supervisor.

Mari and Kenny’s relationship beforehand crumbled when she expressed curiosity in occurring different dates, one thing she now says she did as a result of their “strong” connection “scared” her.

“I don’t want to be without him, and I don’t want to be with anyone else,” she stated in a confessional. “I’m scared to talk to him, but I need to take action. I know what I want and I need to go after it.”

She expressed a lot the identical to Kenny, telling him, “I still, obviously, really like you.”

“It’s been a very hard last few days seeing you with other people. I guess the bottom line is, I have feelings for you,” she stated. “I think I needed to see that and feel what I was feeling to solidify where I was at. I hate everything that happened. I wish it didn’t [happen], because I felt like we were so strong and everything was going so well. I regret that a lot.”

Whereas Kenny introduced up Mari’s obvious “flip flopping,” she insisted that issues had been “a lot clearer” for her at this time second.

“I felt so strongly that I got scared, because I knew what was there and I liked it. I never felt so strongly for someone so soon,” she advised him. “Then having the last few days without you, I’ve been missing you this whole time, thinking about you this whole time.”

In a confessional, Kenny admitted that he “didn’t expect” Mari’s admission, which is why he’d been hanging out with Demi and accepted a date from Tia.

“The Mari situation is different than the other ones, because with her, there is something special,” he stated. “I’m not going to jump right back into this with Mari. I just can’t do that.” 

Demi, in the meantime, was fed up with Kenny and his state of affairs together with her, Mari and Tia. “I want him and I don’t understand why that’s not enough for him,” she stated. “It’s pissing me off.”

Whereas talking to Kenny, Demi exclaimed, “This is so f**king much. I can’t f**king stand this. This is not cool. This is not what I do. I don’t like this. I don’t like it at all.”

She tried to salvage issues by inviting Kenny to the Increase Increase Room once more, however Kenny declined and lamented in a confessional that the state of affairs was “getting overwhelming.”

Brendan Reveals His True Colours

Simply as Natasha had began seeing “a real future” with Brendan, Pieper arrived at the seaside. For the reason that starting of Paradise, rumors had swirled that Brendan and Pieper had developed a romance earlier than the present, although Brendan had assured Natasha that he and Pieper had been “casual.” 

Nevertheless, when Pieper made her means all the way down to the seaside and requested Brendan on a date earlier than talking to some other males, Natasha began to search out the entire thing “fishy.”

“I’ve spent time with Pieper already and we have a certain connection. You and I have a certain connection. Exploring both is something I want to do,” Brendan advised Natasha after accepting Pieper’s date. “It’s been super casual [with Pieper], and this is an opportunity for us to have meaningful, deep conversations, kind of like we’ve already had in our short time here.”

“This is purely coincidence. If the roles were reversed, I wouldn’t feel particularly great about it, but I’d know you have to do what’s best for yourself,” he added. “I would never want to keep you from an opportunity to explore something. I’m not going to keep myself from an opportunity to explore something and see where it goes.”

Brendan left for his date then, and Pieper was fast to inform him that she was “hoping to pick up where we left off and keep pushing forward.” 

Brendan began opening up about the entire drama on the seaside then, telling Pieper how he’d beforehand denied to the group that they had been in a relationship earlier than heading to Paradise. That remark left Pieper feeling as if Brendan was “downplaying” their pre-Paradise romance.

“There are certain things that had to be done and certain ways I had to navigate this to bring us to this particular moment,” Brendan stated. “I can’t have a girlfriend entering this journey… It’s just not a good look. So if I tell everyone, ‘Pieper might be coming, so no one talk to me,’ I’d just be sitting, tanning, and what would happen is I would go home. And then you’d be here [without me]. So I was navigating this in a way to allow myself to potentially, hopefully, be here while you’re here.”

Pieper appeared appeased by Brendan’s clarification and even stated, “Thanks for playing the game.”

“Trust me and trust what we’ve built prior to this. No matter how you feel in certain moments, the optics of it might look weird and awkward… Trust me,” he stated. “We have to have each other’s back. It has to be you and me first and foremost before anyone else… That’s the only way we’re going to get through this being in the position we want to be in, utilizing this time here and taking advantage of what Paradise would promote together.” 

Pieper replied, “Everyone can hate us, but they can hate us together,” earlier than calling Brendan her “boyfriend” in a confessional.

Following Brendan and Pieper’s date, Natasha determined to ask the most recent Paradise arrival all of her questions instantly. Throughout that speak, Natasha found that Brendan and Pieper had totally different tales about after they met and the way a lot they’d frolicked previous to Paradise, and accused them of desirous to be “a TV couple.”

Pieper appeared unaffected by Brendan’s obvious lies, simply because the man in query revealed his true motives for spending time with Natasha.

“She had zero prospects otherwise. It’s not like I was keeping her from anyone,” Brendan advised somebody off digital camera of Natasha. “I don’t know if she would have a single, actual, viable prospect otherwise.” 

Natasha spoke to Brendan subsequent, a dialog throughout which he appeared to gaslight her the entire time. 

“It wasn’t an intimate relationship or a romantic relationship in any way,” Brendan advised Natasha of their relationship. “… I specifically said to you, ‘I don’t have those type of feelings for you on a romantic level, but you’re such an amazing person, I want to give you this rose and give you an opportunity to be here another couple of days and to meet people.'” 

When Natasha advised Brendan that he by no means stated that, he admitted as a lot.

“No I didn’t say that, but I said, ‘Natasha, I’m giving you this rose because at the very least you deserve to find love and if it’s not with me it can be with someone else,'” he stated. “You decided to, in my opinion, have somewhat of selective hearing.”

Natasha laughed at that declare and known as the state of affairs “f**ked up,” earlier than calling him out by telling him, “You’re a liar.”

The entire drama appeared to be of no hassle to Brendan and Pieper, who ended the episode cuddled up on a daybed discussing their rising follower counts and tabloid articles about them.

“The best part is the amount of times your name is going to be brought up before you’re on this show,” Brendan stated, earlier than Pieper responded, “Thanks for doing all the heavy lifting for me so I could just, like, swoop in here.”

Brendan subsequent complained about Natasha, telling Pieper, “I was just getting so annoyed by her. I’m surprised she’s, like, still here, I guess.”

Whereas Brendan tried to disable his microphone earlier than making his subsequent assertion, it nonetheless picked up his remark.

“At this point I incriminated myself enough where it’s like, I’m screwed,” Brendan whispered, as each he and Pieper laughed.

‘I Wish to Go Dwelling’

Tuesday night time’s episode shall be equally dramatic, as Joe marvels at Brendan and Pieper pondering “they outsmarted everyone,” and new visitor host Tituss Burgess arrives with 4 new ladies in tow.

The brand new arrivals appear to be a great factor for Aaron as he heads on a date with Chelsea Vaughn, who states that she’s “not a person who’s afraid to make a move.”

Kenny and Mari likewise get scorching and heavy, a lot to Demi’s dismay. “I deserve way better than this,” Demi laments.

In the meantime, Tammy is not happy as Thomas accepts a date with Becca, sobbing, “I always lose to girls who look like Becca.”

Elsewhere Jessenia accuses somebody of mendacity to her face, whereas one other lady cries, “What did I sign up for? I want to go home.”

Bachelor in Paradise‘s second episode of the week will air Tuesday, Sept. 7, on ABC. Take a look at all of ET’s protection for the most recent drama on the seaside.