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'Bachelor' Ben Flajnik Finally Tells the Truth About Courtney Robertson

by Mary Fischer on November 15, 2012 at 11:19 AM

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He must really want to clear the air before starting his new reality show, because former Bachelor Ben Flajnik has finally thrown Courtney Robertson under the bus and admitted that he now understands why all of the women in the house (not to mention most of America) absolutely hated her during his season. (Geez! Took him long enough!)

Ben told Life & Style:

I should apologize to all those women and say, "Sorry I didn’t see it." I really have lost all respect for this person that I thought I knew and that I was in love with at one point. She just had me fooled. I talk to my friends all the time and they’re like, "Maybe she was just really good at it. She got all of us fooled, too, Ben. You weren’t the only one."

Ouch. Looks like things are gettin' pretty darn ugly between Ben and Court.

Courtney hasn't been the least bit shy about talking to the media about how mean Ben was to her, how she was brainwashed into falling in love with him, insert your version of the pity party for Courtney here.

And while it's obvious that Ben wanted to get his two cents in and fire back at her, he did it in a way that makes it pretty impossible to label him the bad guy.

He could've easily resorted to nasty name calling, or labeling her a liar, or some other way of demeaning her, but instead, he simply said he was "fooled," which is basically a really polite way of saying the minute she stripped off her clothes and went skinny dipping -- he was hooked.

Sorry Court, but it looks like Ben has the last laugh here, which is probably what he was after when he gave that interview anyway. (Smart dude.)

Who do you think is the bad guy -- Ben or Courtney?


Image via ABC

Filed Under: reality tv, the bachelor, breakups


  • Patri...
    -- Facebook comment from

    Patricia Cesaro

    November 16, 2012 at 8:29 AM
    i was once in love with an iconic figure (like Courtney loved Ben)- and immaturity aside she is common to most women who do fall for men of stature. when the party's over the women are blamed, not the men. it goes both ways. noone should shoulder all the blame in any situation. it's just what We Humans Do. so.....relax everyone and get back to your own lives!
  • Maure...
    -- Facebook comment from

    Maureen Blake

    December 1, 2012 at 9:50 PM

    All this bull is coming from a guy  that  lies and swear on is father grave.BEN you are the  pot calling the kettle black.

  • hexxuss


    January 10, 2013 at 7:22 PM

    Never liked her - and he's a moron lol, I thought it was a match made in TV heaven =)

  • DP
    -- Nonmember comment from


    June 2, 2013 at 10:23 PM
    Hormones make us stupid. Courtney was a miserable excuse for a human being and Ben couldn't see it because of his hormones.
  • Kay...
    -- Facebook comment from

    Kay Drum Sholis

    July 13, 2013 at 4:08 PM

    I vote for Arie!

  • MyCents
    -- Nonmember comment from


    July 16, 2013 at 12:20 AM
    Definitely her! What a bitch she was, never cared for her from tthe beginning....skank!
  • Judi...
    -- Facebook comment from

    Judi Eager McDermott

    August 29, 2013 at 12:02 PM

    Didn't care for the way she always acted. Glad it's over between them..

  • Kate...
    -- Facebook comment from

    Kate Arnott Hawkins

    September 8, 2013 at 6:26 AM
    Neither. Two idiots seeking attention.
  • shell...


    September 16, 2013 at 1:35 PM

    Courtney was crazy!!!

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