“I don’t know whether she’s hurt or not,” Catherine Giudici, who ended up with Sean, told ABC cameras during the episode. “I have no idea, but she popped up, and was like, ‘OK! Sean’s here!’ Maybe Sean is her magic potion.”
Later on during the season, Tierra was taken back to the hotel in a wheelchair after a “Polar Bear Plunge” in Canada. This time, it wasn’t just the contestants questioning her motives.
“She was whisked away by medics, and I honestly thought she was experiencing hypothermia. In hindsight, I’m not so sure. … but she played the part well,” Sean blogged about the episode at the time.
“They believe that I had schemed against them, that I faked the panic attack, and I’m a condescending person,” Kelsey said during the season’s Women Tell All in 2015. “I just felt my arms collapse in front of me. It was such an emotional and tumultuous day. I can see in retrospect, (the other women) scratching their heads.”
“I think it was just some sort of a lightheaded spell. … You’re standing there for a long time, it can get nerve-wracking,” ABC executive Robert Mills said on the “Viall Files” podcast before acknowledging that Sarah already had a one-on-one date rose. “It’s ironic somebody who has a rose [but] it’s not the first time this has happened.”
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