Things took an expected turn for Matt James after he closed out his Bachelor season by choosing Rachael Kirkconnell, and during the Monday, March 15, episode of After the Final Rose, the pair explained their split.
So, what happened after season 25 ended?
After photos from 2018 of Kirkconnell, 24, surfaced, James, 29, returned home to find out about the controversy which sparked a ton of backlash among Bachelor Nation.
“Matt broke up with her to protect himself. It came at a bit of a shock to Rachael,” a source told outlet Us Weekly about the split.
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