Bachelor's Michelle Money: "No Hard Feelings" After Ouster

Entertainment Feb. 18, 2011 AT 7:01PM
Bachelor's Michelle Money: "No Hard Feelings" After Ouster Credit: ABC/CRAIG SJODIN; ABC/BOB D'AMICO

She was rendered speechless when Brad Womack sent her packing on Monday's episode of The Bachelor, but Michelle Money insists she harbors no ill will toward Womack and it's all water under the bridge.

"It doesn't matter if I think he's the right guy for me -- I'm not his type," Money, 30, told reporters after her shocking ouster. "[I have] no hard feelings whatsoever."

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And though Money once tried to convince Womack of the order in which he should eliminate the other women, Money admits she had a sinking feeling she'd be the one sent home during their trip to Anguilla.

"I felt really good going into Anguilla. But after we had our photo shoot and we had some time at the pool to talk, I could tell that he wasā€¦different," says Money, who was criticized by Chantal O'Brien and Ashley Hebert for aggressively packing on the PDA with Womack at their sexy Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue shoot.

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"In my opinion, I think that's when he really started falling in love with Emily," adds Money of single mom Emily Maynard, who will take Womack home to meet her family on next week's episode.

As for her on-screen portrayal as the ABC show's villain -- she once charged that a fellow gal should be "attacked by monkeys" -- Money says what viewers saw was exaggerated.

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"When I left the show, I felt very confident and that I was true to who I was," the mom of a 5-year-old daughter told reporters. "All I can do is be me. Once you actually meet me face-to-face and have a conversation with me, it's very clear that I'm not a villain."

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