Jed Wyatt Is Still Struggling With ‘Negativity’ And ‘Tough Stuff’ Post-‘Bachelorette’ But He’s Trying To Keep His Head Up

It’s funny to think that America met Jed Wyatt only about five months ago. Our perceptions of him have changed so drastically.

Jed Wyatt | Raymond Hall/GC Images
Jed Wyatt | Raymond Hall/GC Images

First, he was just another Bachelorette contestant vying for Hannah Brown’s heart. Then, he was the contestant with a guitar, then the contestant with a rumored girlfriend back home, the winner of Brown’s season and, finally, her ex-fiancé.

What a whirlwind for Wyatt. What a whirlwind for Brown.

Jed Wyatt received a lot of online hate after ‘The Bachelorette’ finale

In an interview Wyatt did with LAnded Late Night after Brown’s season finale, he talked about all the online hate he’d been receiving, and how it’d been getting to him.

“I just don’t think people take into account how much this can affect people’s mental health,” he said.

“People get a little bit of fulfillment out of it. And it’s kind of gross that that’s a thing. I’ve taken shots at Luke P. on Twitter. It’s an easy thing to do to get a split second of like people thinking you’re funny or just getting likes, whatever it is, to be relevant, and they’re just not taking into account how much it can really affect someone,” he continued.

Even shorlty after the finale, Wyatt felt it was time for everybody to move on, or at least stop publicly hating on him.

“I do feel like I’ve said my sorrys because I truly am. I’m very remorseful about it all. But enough is enough and I know that there’s been times in my life where I’ve been upset with somebody that apologized to me a lot and I was just like ‘don’t let it go, don’t let it go, don’t let it go,’ and that ends up hurting me,” he said.

Wyatt continued: “Don’t let me ruin your day, move on. If you don’t have anything nice to say then go do whatever you do. I’m obviously hurt and moving through this and working through it and there’s not really much more that I can say. I am sorry, I’ve said that. I can’t really go into it anymore than I have.”

Over the last month or so, it seems Bachelorette fans have chilled out on Wyatt’s social pages. His Instagram photos aren’t filled with comments like “Row row your douche canoe gently down the stream. Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily life is but a dream,” anymore.

Jed Wyatt is staying positive

In a recent Instagram post of Wyatt’s he talks about actively shutting out the negativity.

“Sometimes you just need to sit down on the earth and think about all the people, things, and events that have made you who you are. It’s easy to get down on yourself and allow negativity to control your mind, but remember that the tough stuff adds contrast to the good things to come. I’m excited for the next few months. God is good, life is good,” he writes.

So it seems the “tough stuff” still sometimes plagues Wyatt after his time on The Bachelorette. But he’s focusing on himself, his music, and just getting better all around.

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