‘The Bachelorette’: Jed Wyatt Wishes Hannah Brown Would Have Talked To Him Off-Camera About Their Breakup

Jed Wyatt and Hannah Brown’s relationship was very much in the public eye, as is the nature of reality TV. Their breakup was also incredibly public, as a majority of it was filmed or took place on the “After The Final Rose” stage. 

Hannah Brown and Jed Wyatt | John Fleenor via Getty Images
Hannah Brown and Jed Wyatt | John Fleenor via Getty Images

In a recent interview with Haley Ringo of LAnded Late Night, Wyatt said that showing up to “After the Final Rose” was his choice.

“I didn’t know what to expect going into [“After The Final Rose”]. It was kind of my choice to show up because we didn’t have a phone call that kind of wrapped everything up with our relationship. So I didn’t really have to, but I wanted to have closure on camera with her,” he said. 

Jed Wyatt says he and Hannah Brown haven’t spoken face-to-face since their breakup

But Wyatt says that he wishes he and Brown would have talked more face-to-face when the cameras weren’t rolling.  

“Even after the engagement was broken we didn’t get to talk face-to-face. I wanted to but it was just something that she couldn’t come around to do. She couldn’t get herself to do it. It’s her decision. Maybe it wouldn’t have changed anything, but, for me, I really wanted to have that face-to-face conversation because I felt like there was more there and maybe there wasn’t, I’m not sure,” he said. 

Wyatt continued: “I kind of thought that our relationship was a little stronger in the sense that we could like sit down–even if we weren’t gonna be together–and have a face-to-face conversation off the camera.”

Wyatt told Ringo that he felt Brown was “[his] person.”

“I was sure about it. It felt so right. I’ve never felt so emotionally there. I think that’s why it’s been so hard because I’ve had a hard time letting myself go there for someone. But for her, it clicked and I was just blown away that it was on a TV show with other people watching and I didn’t want to lose her,” he said.  

Why Jed Wyatt would have liked to talk to Hannah Brown face-to-face

Wyatt feels that because he and Brown had so many outside opinions affecting their relationship and breakup, they especially should have taken the time to wrap things up privately.  

“It goes even beyond the show. There’s friends, there’s people on social media, there’s all these things. When you’re under the microscope, everyone is so quick to cast their opinions, and you look at all of it and it’s hard to really listen to what you want for yourself. It’s really hard. And I think that’s ultimately why Hannah had to take so much time to herself because she had so many voices going through her head,” he said. “Though it was hard, I totally think we should have had face-to-face conversation. Even if it wasn’t meant to be or gonna happen, I think that we should have at least sat down and talked off camera just us.” 

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