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Is the old adage “once a cheater, always a cheater” true? That was the question debated on Bachelor Happy Hour after Tayshia Adams repeated the phrase on Tuesday’s episode of The Bachelorette. During the discussion, podcast co-host and former Bachelorette Rachel Lindsay revealed that she had previously been unfaithful.
“I’ve cheated before in previous relationships, and you know I made no excuses for my behavior because it was wrong, but I can tell you exactly why I cheated at that moment,” said Lindsay of former Bachelorette Becca Kufrin.
“And I think it’s one thing to say, once a cheater, always a cheat, when you’re in this relationship and someone is cheating on you. This is different because you may not be able to get over it and move on in your relationship, ”explained the Extra correspondent. “But if they cheated in front of you for any reason, before they even met you, I think it is unfair not to give them the benefit of the doubt that they could learn and grow from this mistake they made . “
Lindsay insisted she has grown since those moments and will eventually lead season 13 of The Bachelorette. She is now married to her last rose recipient, Bryan Abasolo. She made it clear that these indiscretions were in the past and she did not betray the Miami based chiropractor.
Kufrin agreed with Lindsay and said, “Say someone should come to me in a new relationship and say, ‘You know, I’ve cheated in the past.’ It’s like, “Okay, why, what happened, and if you swear you’ll be loyal and indebted to me, that’s all that matters.” Kufrin admitted that she has learned from her own mistakes in her previous relationships.
“I don’t think it’s fair to judge certain mistakes, one mistake is not as bad as the other,” said Lindsay. “Maybe it comes from a biblical point of view. One sin, no sin is greater than the other. “
She called the phrase “once a cheat, always a cheat” too generic and did not break it down into what she called “emotional cheating or physical cheating”. Or even just with thoughts. “
Lindsay and Abasolo are in a distance marriage
Two years after meeting at the Bachelorette, Lindsay and Abasolo married at a wedding in Mexico. Since then, the couple has largely split their time between Miami, Florida and Los Angeles, California.
“What people don’t notice is that we were quite far away before [we got married] with all the trips I made before COVID. I didn’t really have anywhere else, but I was never home because I was always on the go, “the former attorney told Us Weekly. “And so we know how to find out and manage that, and of course we have an end goal in mind. This is not an eternal situation. “
The couple addressed the rumors after speculation they were going to get a divorce. During an episode of his podcast, Dr. Abs Healthcast, she said they had their own timeline and “know where we’re going, we know where we’re going, and we know what we want to build as Abasolos.”
During a polygraph test, a Bachelorette front runner revealed that he had cheated in the past
In the Tuesday episode of The Bachelorette, the men were hooked up to a polygraph test on a group appointment while interviewed by JoJo Fletcher, the host. During the test, leader Zac Clark admitted to cheating.
Adams, who had been open about infidelity in her first marriage, appeared concerned. As she said, “I’m not going to lie, I think the saying is true,” Once a cheater, always a cheater. “
However, during the cocktail portion of the date, Clark revealed, “It was like my first friend in sixth grade.” He explained, “My first friend, we started dating and we were in love. I met another girl and later met that girl at a bowling alley, a bowl-a-rama, and I kissed her French while I was still with Emmy. “
Adams and Clark laughed at the reveal.
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