‘Bachelor In Paradise’: Bachelor Nation Is Supporting Blake Horstmann Amid Caelynn Miller-Keyes Drama

Last night was a dramatic evening for Bachelor Nation. After more Blake Horstmann drama (predominantly involving Kristina Schulman and Caelynn Miller-Keyes) on the second episode of Bachelor In Paradise, things got a little crazy on Instagram

Blake Horstmann and Kristina Schulman | John Fleenor/ABC via Getty Images
Blake Horstmann and Kristina Schulman | John Fleenor/ABC via Getty Images

Horstmann took to Instagram to defend his “name” amid the accusations Miller-Keyes was making against him on the show. She told the camera and a few select beachgoers that she and Horstmann had hooked up at stagecoach and that he ghosted her afterward and made her feel like a “mistake” and “dirty secret.”

Horstmann’s lengthy post told his followers that he’s been in a “dark place” as of late. He wrote that he’s made mistakes with women and that he’s working to be better. 

Then he wrote about Miller-Keyes

“With all of that said, I want the get the truth out. I was not able to defend myself down in Paradise, because me and most of the beach had no idea the things Caelynn was saying in her interviews. I NEVER “sett talked” her at Stagecoach. Caelynn and I were NEVER in a relationship. I NEVER ghosted Caelynn, I NEVER called her a mistake and I absolutely NEVER EVER EVER silenced Caelynn. I never expected to have to do something like this, but after finally seeing the episodes I feel like I have no other choice but to release the text exchanges between her and myself.”

The text messages Blake Horstmann realesed between him and Caelynn Miller-Keyes 

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I’m gonna need a lot of happy juice for this one

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Shortly after the post on his Instagram page, Horstmann posted screenshots of text exchanges he had with Miller-Keyes to his stories. 

The texts showed Miller-Keyes coaxing Horstmann to “loosen up” and “have a good time” with her at Stagecoach. He texted: “We can cuddle but no sex lol” and she responded: “If I come over it’s strictly for sex. Nothing more nothing less.”

Then a week before Paradise, the two texted each other to discuss whether they wanted to tell other people about their night together or keep it to themselves. 

“Dude I’m shaking/Who knows?/And how?/We’ve been so careful/What happened?” Miller-Keyes texted Horstmann. “I really don’t want to tell people but I also don’t want people finding out and looking like a liar.”

Ultimately, the pair seemed to decide that it was “better to be honest.”

Bachelor Nation reacts to the Blake Horstmann and Caelynn Miller-Keyes drama 

Bachelor Nation has since taken to the comments section to show their support. 

“Through the good, bad and ugly you’ve always been a loyal friend to me, and I will always be a loyal friend to you. These are the trying times in which you’ll learn invaluable life lessons that will allow you to be in a better position in your life pursuit of love and happiness. A disappointing time, but know I’m here for you and I do believe there are two sides to every story,” wrote Jason Tartick. 

“Thank you for being vulnerable and honest,” wrote Kaitlyn Bristowe. 

“Speak your truth, no one can take that away from you,” wrote Schulman, the other Bachelor In Paradise contestant he went on a date with. 

“I know I told you last week posting these might not be the best idea. but as a friend I just want YOU to be happy and I know your anxiety was about to erupt. So I get it. and I’ll support you regardless. because I know you’re a good friend and a good hearted human. Chin up amigo,” commented Kevin Wendt.

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