Taking to Instagram to congratulate her, he wrote, “Hell yeah!! Good Luck on your journey to find love @clarecrawley !! You will be the best,” he wrote at the time.
During Tuesday’s premiere, Crawley fell hard for contestant Dale Moss, giving the former football player, 32, her coveted first impression rose.
In August it was revealed that she stopped filming within the first two weeks of production after finding love with one of her suitors. Fellow Bachelor alum Tayshia Adams then stepped in to complete the season.
“How people fall in love and the amount of time that it happens or what the process is [changes],” Crawley told Us on Tuesday. “It’s not for anybody to really decide if there is a cookie cutter for that.”
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