‘BIP’: Demi Burnett Just Talked About the Last Time She Spoke to Kristian Haggerty Post-Breakup
Breaking up isn’t easy for any couple — and it gets even more difficult for couples who sustain a relationship on reality TV. Fans know and love Demi Burnett from The Bachelor, and she had the first LGBTQ relationship on Bachelor in Paradise. Unfortunately, her engagement with Kristian Haggerty didn’t last.
Now, Burnett is coming forward about the last time she spoke with Haggerty after they broke up. Here’s what she said.
Demi Burnett and Kristian Haggerty got engaged on ‘Bachelor in Paradise’
Burnett started her BIP journey with Derek Peth, as the two seemed to hit it off when they first met on the beaches of Mexico. But it was Burnett’s relationship with Haggerty that she couldn’t get off her mind. When Burnett came on to the show, she already met Haggerty back home, but she was still willing to give romance a shot on TV. When producers of the show heard about Burnett’s love for Haggerty, though, they decided to pull some strings and bring Haggerty to Paradise so love could blossom.
Haggerty and Burnett had a beautiful relationship on the show, and at the end of the season, Burnett got down on one knee. Haggerty agreed to the engagement, and during the reunion, she also got down on one knee and proposed to Burnett. Unfortunately, Burnett wasn’t happy that Haggerty proposed after her.
“That made me irritated because … I’m a selfish person sometimes and that was my thing … I was like, ‘I proposed to you,’ you know?” Burnett said on the Almost Famous podcast. “And then I was like, ‘Why’d you do it? That makes no sense. People don’t propose to each other like that normally.’ I don’t know. I was being a bi*ch about it, essentially. … I’m such a brat.”
Burnett admits she wasn’t a good partner to Haggerty
Haggerty and Burnett couldn’t make their relationship work, and they announced their split on social media. As for why they broke up, it seems Burnett is willing to take most of the blame for their downfall.
“Kristian is very, very loving and she’s the best girlfriend, the best partner to be with. She would do anything for you, and I didn’t reciprocate that,” Burnett explained on the Almost Famous podcast. “I wasn’t as good to her as she was to me. I was kind of distant. I was overwhelmed, I was freaked out.”
Burnett then added that she wished she “could go back and do it better. Treat her way better. Like she deserves because she deserves way better than what I gave her.” And she’s glad Haggerty seems happy in a new relationship now.
Burnett recently talked about the last time she spoke with Haggerty
Burnett talked to the Chicks in the Office podcast regarding her recent breakup with Slater Davis. And the topic of Haggerty also came up. The podcasters asked Burnett about the last time she spoke with Haggerty.
“I had talked to her one time. I did an in-depth episode of Almost Famous with Ben [Higgins] and Ashley [Iaconetti], and that was the first time I had talked about it,” Burnett explained to Chicks in the Office. “So, I texted her after I did it, and I was like, ‘I just want to say that I’m sorry for not being the best to you ’cause you were so amazing and you deserve the world,’ and all this nice stuff. And she said thank you for taking the time to apologize. But that’s about it.”
Burnett then reiterated that Haggerty was “wonderful, perfect, and amazing,” but she just wasn’t feeling it anymore, which led to their split.
In the end, the split was best for both Burnett and Haggerty. And we’ll be curious to know who Burnett chooses to date in the future!
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