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Bekah Martinez got a lot of attention on and off the screen of The Bachelor Season 22 for many. Her young age of 23 was pretty controversial, given the age difference between her and 36-year-old Arie Luyendyk Jr. She was also the first woman to sport a pixie haircut on the show.

In the end, the relationship just didn’t work out. But now Martinez has been talking about her experience and what is next for her. So what exactly happened with her being declared a missing person? And will she be on Bachelor in Paradise?

Here are the answers with seven things she has said since finishing the show.

1. Martinez explains why she was declared a missing person

Bekah Martinez missing ad on milk carton
The missing persons ad for Bekah Martinez | Bekah Martinez via Instagram

While Martinez was still on television finding love, she made headlines in real life for being declared a missing person only to be found. So what actually happened, according to Martinez?

Well first, her mother reported her missing to the police in November after she wasn’t able to reach her for a week. It turned out she was on a marijuana farm with her friends and didn’t have cell phone service. Martinez talked about how she fixed the situation and got taken off the missing person list in January.

She told Variety:

I got phone service and [my mom] immediately called the sheriff’s office to tell them I wasn’t missing,  but we didn’t realize I had to call directly to the department in order to be taken off the list. So fast-forward three months later and the sheriff’s department calls and goes, ‘Um I’m guessing you’re not missing. Someone just recognized you from the show, they wrote an article with your face on it’ and I was like, ‘Oh no, this is totally just going to blow up’ and blown up it has — I could not imagine how big it would blow.”

Next: Martinez reveals her and Luyendyk Jr. have talked since her elimination.