Ali and Jake on 'The Bachelor'When news of the break-up between Jake Pavelka and Vienna Girardi broke, not many people were surprised. Well, other than Vienna, who was reportedly "shocked." Instead, news of the oddly matched couple's split immediately sparked speculation about Ali Fedotowsky and Jake getting back together.
Is there now hope?
A little background if you're not up to speed on their tangled pasts. Jake and Ali seemed destined for each other on the last season of The Bachelor. But Ali chose her career over Jake and left to save her job. She came back repentant and tried to win his heart back, but he'd already moved on to Vienna ... for reasons that still baffle me.
So now, rumors have it that Ali ends up alone on this season of The Bachelorette. And now, Jake is alone ... so will there be a romantic reunion?
"I've made a decision to move forward in my life," Ali told Eonline. "That just wouldn't be fair to the guys here, and it took some time, but I'm healed and moved on from Jake."
She says she hasn't spoken with him since The Women Tell All taping, which aired in February.
But what else could she say, even if she has? She certainly couldn't admit to a relationship with him before the finale of The Bachelorette has aired, now could she?
And even if they haven't rekindled their romance yet, I certainly wouldn't rule it out in the future.
Besides the fact that I personally didn't like Jake (way too sappy for me), he and Ali did seem to have something together. And if they're both nursing wounded hearts -- her from not finding love, and him from dumping (or being dumped if rumors of Girardi dating Greek star Gregory Michael are true) Vienna -- well ... what a show that would be!
Would you like to see Ali Fedotowsky and Jake Pavelka get back together?
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