Sharing details about his past mistakes? The Bachelorette season 12’s Jordan Rodgers, an instant front-runner for JoJo Fletcher‘s affections, opens up about his previous relationship in a preview clip from the Monday, June 6, episode.
The ABC dating series’ sneak peek shows the former pro football player, 27 — who earned Fletcher’s first-impression rose in the May 23 premiere — enjoying a romantic one-on-one moment with the real estate developer, 25.
“I had a serious girlfriend a few years ago, so I think I made a lot of mistakes as far as putting things ahead of that relationship, and insecurities, and who I was, and where my career was at, and where I thought I should be, and the person I thought I should be,” Rodgers explains.
After Fletcher says she understands the reason to not make oneself vulnerable right away, he replies about his growing connection with her: “It’s scary, but it’s also the best thing that I wake up to every morning.”
Rodgers has been a bit of a polarizing figure so far this season. Although he has impressed the Bachelor season 20 runner-up and gotten along well with the guys in the house, a woman named Brittany Farrar posted a message to Instagram after the premiere aired and implied that the aspiring broadcaster had been unfaithful to her.
“Riding the bench doesn’t get in the way of a relationship, but cheating does,” Farrar captioned her post, tagging Rodgers and adding the hashtags “#alwayswantedtobefamous #dreamscometrue #tuneinnextweekformoreBS.” Farrar is a personal trainer from Nashville and is pals with Olivia Munn, who is currently dating Rodgers’ older brother, Green Bay Packers star Aaron Rodgers.
Watch the emotional clip in the video above.
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