The Bachelor: Was Courtney's Apology Genuine?

17% 1947
83% 9542
Entertainment Mar. 6, 2012 AT 7:07PM
The Bachelor: Was Courtney's Apology Genuine? Credit: Gaz Shirley/

We get it, Courtney Robertson -- you're sorry!

Ben Flajnik's frontrunner offered a serious mea culpa on Monday's Women Tell All episode of The Bachelor, breaking down in tears apologizing for her nasty behavior toward fellow contestants including Blakeley Shea -- whom she called a stripper -- and Nicki Sterling, whom Robertson gave the nickname "Fatty" behind her back.

VIDEO: Courtney cries while apologizing to Blakeley

"[The Bachelor] brought out the worst in me. It wasn't ever my intention to hurt anyone -- I was just trying to keep my head above water," she said after Flajnik's jilted bachelorettes raked her over the coals during the Chris Harrison-hosted special. "No one gives you a manual about how to be on The Bachelor, and I handled it poorly."

EXCLUSIVE PICS: Ben cheats with three women in one weekend!

Also apologizing to Flajnik for her seen-on-TV antics, Robertson -- who tried on wedding dresses February 29 in L.A. -- begged her costars to understand that the woman seen on The Bachelor wasn't really her. "I came here for the same hopes and dreams you did -- for Ben -- and if I hurt your feelings, I'm really sorry," she said. "I hope you guys can find it in your heart to forgive me. I'm not a mean-spirited person."

Tell Us: Was Courtney's apology to the women genuine?

How we use your email

We may use your e-mail address to send you the newsletter and offers that may interest you, on behalf of Us Weekly and its partners. For more information please read our Privacy Policy.

comments powered by Disqus