Catherine Lowe Slams Bachelor Juan Pablo Galavis: “Don’t Slap the Hand That Fed You,” Husband Sean Lowe Admits Finale Was “Painful to Watch”

Catherine and Sean Lowe; Juan Pablo
Former Bachelor stars Catherine Lowe and new husband Sean Lowe slammed Season 18 Bachelor Juan Pablo Galavis for his behavior on Monday night's season finale -- see what they had to say  Rick Rowell/ABC via Getty; ABC/Craig Sjodin (inset)

Bachelor brawl! Juan Pablo Galavis left fans speechless with his behavior during Season 18 finale of The Bachelor on Monday, March 10. But two people who didn't mind voicing their dismay? Former stars of the franchise — Catherine Giudice and new husband Sean Lowe.

Newly married couple Catherine and Sean attended the live after show on ABC, and gave Galavis a piece of their mind about several of his actions. (On the season finale, Galavis whispered a crude comment into runner-up Clare Crawley's ear. He also just said "I like you" to winner Nikki Ferrell, 26.)

"Don't slap the hand that fed you," Catherine sniped to Galavis, 32, in front of the audience and host Chris Harrison. Sean, who gave his final rose to Catherine last season, also didn't understand how he couldn't say "I love you" to pediatric nurse Ferrell. "The moment I knew, I could not wait to tell her that," he said of his new bride.

Catherine, 27, and Sean, 30, tied the knot on Jan. 24 in the show's first-ever live TV wedding after getting engaged on its Season 17 finale. During last night's Bachelor finale, the couple also couldn't help but live tweet their dissatisfaction with the former pro soccer player along with millions of other fans.

"The fact JP didn't propose is so far down on the list of why this season ended so horribly. #TheBachelor," Catherine tweeted at the time. "I blame these extra spicy heels for my hothead behavior last night," she later joked, sharing a picture of her heels.

"This is painful to watch. #TheBachelor," Sean added, while watching the final two ladies making their final plea to win Galavis' heart. "JP lives with his foot in his mouth." He continued: "The tension is thick my friends."

Catherine and Sean's tweets clearly made an impression with other fans of the reality show. The pair's Twitter accounts both spiked dramatically, with each earning thousands of more followers in just a few hours.

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