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The dating reality show, The Bachelor, has been around for more than 20 seasons. Throughout that time, there have been many engagements and much more heartbreaks that often led to controversies.

So which starring bachelors had people taking sides and causing outrage? Here are the 8 most controversial moments of all time on The Bachelor.

8. Ben Higgins tells both JoJo Fletcher and Lauren Bushnell he loves them

Ben Higgins and Lauren Bushnell posing together.
Lauren Bushnell wasn’t the only woman he loved. | ABC

The Bachelor star is typically cryptic about his feelings for most of the season for a reason. It makes it more suspenseful that the audience can’t guess who is going to be picked. But also, it can be seen as leading someone on since only one person can be picked.

So it was a pretty big deal when Ben Higgins broke the unwritten role by telling two women he loved them before making his final decision. This all happened during the fantasy suites. During his time with Lauren Bushnell, he told her “I’ve known I was in love with you for a while as well.”

That declaration definitely made it look like she would be chosen — until he went on a date with JoJo Fletcher. There, she told him that she loves him and he responded with “JoJo, I love you, too.” That season ended with Higgins going down one knee and proposing to Bushnell.

However, the engagement unsurprisingly didn’t work out, and Bushnell was pretty open about feeling hurt when she found out Higgins told Fletcher he loved her.

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