BACHELOR In Paradise fans slammed “Grocery Store” Joe Amabile’s ex Kendall Long for “not letting him move on” as she joined the present to “win him again.”
The latest contestant to hit the seaside has already precipitated main controversy for saying she “nonetheless loves and misses” Joe, 35, – whom she “nearly married” earlier than their cut up in early 2020.
The former couple shared an extended embrace after seeing one another post-breakupCredit: ABC
Just as he muttered these phrases, Kendall got here strolling down the steps in a teeny tiny crimson bikini that flaunts her toned determine.
She instantly bypasses the remainder of the individuals on the seaside and ignores their introduction to ask for Joe.
Joe – who’s cuddling with Serena on an out of doors daybed – regarded shocked as she walked as much as him with the opening line “hey butthead!”
In a confessional, the taxidermy collector confessed: “Joe was the closest factor I got here to marriage.
“And I don’t wish to simply utterly let go of him, I see Paradise as we started.
“My worst fears are seeing him maintain palms with another person, that may break be after all. I’ve love for him, after all.
“We nonetheless beloved one another after we broke up so I don’t know if we ever stopped having that connection. I undoubtedly miss Joe.”
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The episode ended on a “to be continued…” word because the standing of the ex couple’s relationship stays unseen.
Fans had been livid at Kendall for becoming a member of the present, with one writing: “UGH to Kendall for attempting to dam Joe from shifting on. I would like Joe to move on!!”
“Is it me or does Kendall edit make her sound like some loopy one who is obsessive about Joe,” one other requested.
A 3rd tweeted: “Kendall higher depart Joe alone, you each have to move on and let it go!”
“If the circumstances surrounding Kendall and Joe’s breakup haven’t modified, it wouldn’t make an oz. of sense for them to get again collectively. Stay sturdy, Joe,” a fan insisted.
One extra talked about: “Kendall was impolite af not introducing herself and going straight for Joe.”
The pair – who acquired collectively on Bachelor In Paradise season 5 – announced their split in January 2020, and blamed a choice to reside in several cities.
“We have determined mutually to go our separate methods. Joe has made the choice to move again to Chicago whereas Kendall will likely be remaining in her hometown of Los Angeles,” they mentioned in joint assertion.
They continued: “Our household and mates have at all times been an especially essential ingredient to who we’re as individuals.
“We can’t think about persevering with our lives with out them nearer, particularly when considering of beginning a household of our personal sooner or later.
“We each respect every others’ determination and nonetheless have an excessive amount of love for one another. We recognize all of the love and assist everybody has given us all through our relationship.”
Joe and Kendall dated for over two years earlier than they broke up in early 2020Credit: GettyBachelor in Paradise stars Joe Amabile and Kendall Long’s cut up in 2018