‘Bachelor in Paradise’: Mari Pepin-Solis and Kenny Braasch’s Relationship Goes to the Next Level

Ahead of the new episode of Bachelor in Paradise Season 7 on Sept. 21, the ABC reality series dropped a major clue about Kenny Braasch and Mari Pepin-Solis. Previously, the reality stars went through some drama with Demi Burnett. But a new teaser for episode 9 of Bachelor in Paradise suggests Kenny and Mari are starting to get serious about their relationship together.

[Spoiler alert: This article contains spoilers about Mari Pepin-Solis and Kenny Braasch in Bachelor in Paradise 2021.]

What happened to Mari Pepin-Solis and Kenny Braasch on ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ Season 7 (so far)

Kenny Braasch and Mari Pepin-Solis on their date together in ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ Season 7 Episode 9
Kenny Braasch and Mari Pepin-Solis in ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ 2021 | Craig Sjodin/ABC via Getty Images

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Kenny and Mari had quite the ride on Bachelor in Paradise Season 7. The reality stars hit it off on day one, and they seemed like the couple to watch. But everything started to shift when Demi arrived.

Before the second rose ceremony, Mari told Kenny that she wanted to stay open to dates. But Kenny thought that Mari wanted to end their relationship. So he decided to pursue something with Demi. 

Nevertheless, Mari revealed that she wanted to get back together with Kenny. Then the contestants decided to give their love another shot in episode 7. Now, it seems Kenny and Mari are growing stronger together in Paradise.

Kenny Braasch and Mari Pepin-Solis say they’re falling in love in ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ 2021

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Hours before Bachelor in Paradise Season 7 Episode 9 on Sept. 21, the ABC reality series dropped a teaser confirming Mari and Kenny’s one-on-one date. In the clip, the contestants are instructed to eat tacos off of each other naked. The promo also highlights Kenny and Mari’s physical connection.

“Kenny is a great platter,” Mari tells BIP producers. “I like what I’m working with. It was hot. Obviously, he looks great naked… and with clothes on.”

Then Kenny says, “Mari is the hottest plate I’ve ever seen, about as good as she looks so far, I think.”

Mari also expresses how she feels about Kenny on an emotional level. 

“It’s so weird because we haven’t been here very long,” Mari says. “But I’m falling in love with Kenny.”

Now, will the Bachelor in Paradise stars express their feelings toward one another? Another BIP preview confirms what goes down at the end of the date.

“I am falling in love with you,” Kenny tells Mari. 

She replies, “That’s funny because I’m falling in love with you, too.”

Are Kenny Braasch and Mari Pepin-Solis still together now, according to ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ spoilers

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Now, it seems Mari and Kenny are still going strong on Bachelor in Paradise Season 7. The reality stars are being honest with their feelings with each other, and it looks like an engagement could be on the way. So what can fans expect from Kenny and Mari? According to Bachelor Nation spoiler king Reality Steve, there’s more romance ahead.

On June 30, the franchise blogger claimed that Mari and Kenny got engaged in the Bachelor in Paradise finale, and they are allegedly still together. But we’re sure the reality stars will share an update when the final episode airs on ABC. So stay tuned.

Bachelor in Paradise Season 7 airs Tuesday nights on ABC.