“Bachelor in Paradise” fan-favourite Demi Burnett is sharing with Bachelor Nation how it really felt to come out as bisexual on national television.
Earlier this month, the 23-year-old made “Bachelor” history by being in the first same-sex relationship.
The reality star admits that she was absolutely terrified to let the world know while appearing on “The Ellen Show” on Friday.
“It was a lot of fear. Fear of judgment, it was fear of disappointing people in my life, making them uncomfortable,” she shares.
“It was just really hard, and really scary. But it all worked out.”
In case rose lovers missed the dramatic season 6 finale of the reality series, Burnett got engaged to her girlfriend Kristian Haggerty.
Although Burnett’s journey on “Bachelor in Paradise” may have had a happy ending, not all of the final couples were so lucky.
Chris Bukowski popped the question to Katie Morton on finale night, even though they had faced a number of ups and downs throughout the season.
However, fans were concerned for the couple during the “After the Final Rose” special after Morton was spotted without her engagement ring while speaking on stage with Chris Harrison.
Following the conclusion of their season, the couple took to social media to share that they’re still together despite the rockiness of their relationship.
“You know honestly, at this point, I’m worried about Chris and Katie. I know that Katie is an optimist and she gets glimpses of the good parts of Chris,” Burnett tells DeGeneres.
“But, I think Chris needs to step it up if he wants to keep her and I think that she needs to tell him to step it up — and I know that she is. But, honestly, couple’s counselling. It’s not a negative thing.”