‘The Bachelorette’ Finale Preview Hints If Michelle Will Pick Nayte or Brandon in the Week 9 Episode

On Dec. 21, The Bachelorette Season 18 finale will reveal whether Michelle Young will pick Nayte Olukoya or Brandon Jones as her final rose winner. Of course, many viewers are looking forward to all the drama and romance in the week 9 episode. So what can Bachelor Nation fans actually expect? The Bachelorette finale preview dropped a few clues about Michelle’s ending with Brandon and Nayte – here’s everything the promo trailer revealed.

[Spoiler alert: This article contains spoilers from The Bachelorette Season 18 finale, the week 9 episode.]

‘The Bachelorette’ finale preview teases Michelle Young’s final two dates with Nayte Olukoya and Brandon Jones

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The Bachelorette Season 18 finale preview reveals that Michelle is in love with both Nayte and Brandon. In the promo trailer, the 28-year-old teacher questions which final two contestant is her person. But hopefully, the final dates will give her some clarity.

As The Bachelorette teaser continues, Nayte and Michelle visit a shaman for their week 8 one-on-one. Then in a voiceover, the cast member hints that he’s looking forward to spending the rest of his life with Michelle. That said, it seems Brandon is feeling the same way during his own one-on-one date on the beach.

‘The Bachelorette’ season finale trailer hints how Michelle Young’s parents feel about Nayte Olukoya and Brandon Jones

Michelle Young stands together with her final two picks Nayte Olukoya and Brandon Jones before ‘The Bachelorette’ Season 18 finale in 2021
Nayte Olukoya, Michelle Young, and Brandon Jones in ‘The Bachelorette’ 2021 | ABC/Craig Sjodin

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While it seems Brandon and Nayte are in love with Michelle in The Bachelorette finale, the preview for the week 9 episode brings in some outside opinions – Ephraim and LaVonne Young. In the trailer, Ephraim sits down with Brandon, and Michelle’s dad tells Bachelor Nation producers his concerns.

“My concern is that he would become a jealous person,” Ephraim says.

Meanwhile, LaVonne seems to question whether Nayte is ready to get engaged to Michelle. In the promo, Nayte and LaVonne sit down together, and the contestant says he’s “very ready to get down on one knee.” But Michelle’s mom replies, “Are you? I’m not sure you’re 100% in.”

Then later, Michelle seemingly asks her mom whether Nayte is ready for an engagement. Then LaVonne simply says, “No.” This seemingly leaves Michelle in tears.

‘The Bachelorette’ Week 9 promo teases whether Michelle will pick and get engaged to Nayte or Brandon

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It’s clear that Michelle has strong feelings about her final two men. Nevertheless, it seems The Bachelorette finale trailer is trying to sell two stories – Brandon is ready to get engaged, and Nayte is not.

As the preview continues, Nayte opens up to Michelle during their one-on-one date. “I’m madly in love with you, and it is terrifying.” Then, as an engagement ring flashes by, Brandon says, “There’s nobody else in this world that I’d rather give my heart to.” The Bachelorette star also says she deserves to be in a relationship where her partner loves her just as much as she does. 

Meanwhile, it seems like The Bachelorette finale will get a traditional ending. In the preview, both Nayte and Brandon appear to be wearing their final rose ceremony suits. But who will Michelle break up with? 

In the promo, Nayte is seen standing next to the water, and Brandon is only seems to be seen by the resort. Michelle also walks down a stone staircase while carrying her shoes in a silver dress, and she seems to break down crying after walking down the steps, questioning everything she’s doing. And remember, in previous trailers, Michelle is carrying her shoes in the same silver dress as she walks up to her final rose ceremony spot by the water.

So our theory? Michelle breaks up with Brandon close to the resort. Then she walks down the stairs, and she cries before heading into her final rose ceremony. We also predict that Nayte will join Michelle on the beach, and he will be the final pick. But for now, that’s all speculation. We’ll find out what happens in The Bachelorette finale on Dec. 21.

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