EPISODE nine of Bachelor in Paradise continued the drama between Joe, Kendall, and Serena, and featured Kenny and Mari admitting they were falling in love.
Tonight’s episode showed Kenny and Mari revealing they are falling for each other and Kendall admitting to Joe that she “never stopped loving him.”
Ultimately, Joe did not return Kendall’s feelings, and after she left the island, fans mourned on Twitter. “Did I just cry over Joe and Kendall pretty much breaking up again? Yes. Yes I did,” one person wrote.
The teaser trailer for the episode also featured celebrity guest Lil Jon announcing that former Bachelorette contestants Demar Jackson and Ed Waisbrot would be joining the contestants in Paradise.
The episode also included the drama of a tropical storm heading in the direction of the contestant’s resort. A producer told the cast, “It’s headed straight for us. We need to start evacuating now.”
Tia who’s been in a love triangle with contestants James and Blake reacted to the emergency and said, “Early today, I was stressed about who I was gonna give my rose to. Now, I’m stressed about being alive.”
You can watch Bachelor in Paradise tonight on ABC at 8 p.m. ET.
Read our Bachelor in Paradise live blog below for the very latest news and updates…
TIA AND BLAKE GET INTO A FIGHT
Tia and Blake argued on tonight’s episode of Bachelor in Paradise, with Tia not believing he was putting enough effort into their growing relationship.
FOUR GUYS GOING HOME
Because there are 12 men and 8 women, Lil Jon announced that four guys have to “go home.”
Those who aren’t part of a couple are likely in danger of leaving Bachelor in Paradise.
CAST RETURNS TO PARADISE
After the tropical storm, the cast was able to return to the island.
Thankfully, it was all still standing after the storm and evacuation.
BACHELOR IN PARADISE CAST AND CREW NEED TO EVACUATE
Very suddenly, it was announced that the cast and crew of Bachelor in Paradise had to evacuate.
A strong tropical storm approached the island and threatened their safety.
MARI SAYS SHE SEES A FUTURE WITH KENNY
Mari said she sees a future with Kenny after their time together on the island.
She said so after the two admitted they’re falling in love.
MAURISSA SAYS SHE IS FALLING IN LOVE WITH RILEY
Maurissa admitted she’s falling for Riley and he said he felt the same.
“Being able to open up and be vulnerable with each other, that was the biggest step,” she said.
RILEY OPENS UP TO MAURISSA
Maurissa and Riley had an emotional conversation on tonight’s episode.
Riley opened up about a difficult relationship with his dad.
MARI AND KENNY FALLING IN LOVE
Mari and Kenny admitted they’re falling in love with each other.
Mari said she’s “really happy and really excited” by the prospect.
KENDALL CALLED JOE HER ‘PERSON’
Before leaving the island, Kendall admitted Joe was her “person.”
“This is devastating. Joe is my person and I feel absolutely broken,” she said when he didn’t return her feelings.
“This is the hardest thing I’ve ever had to go through,” she told the cameras.
HOW DID JOE RESPOND?
A serious-looking Joe then asked Kendall: “So you’re not over us?”
“Don’t ask me that right now. I never stopped loving you obviously,” she said.
“This is why I’m here for you. I know you and I can see that something was up,” Joe told her.
WHAT DID KENDALL SAY TO JOE?
On tonight’s episode, Kendall said to Joe, “Being back here has brought back a lot. And I love you and I will always love you.”
Kendall continued: “I still feel like you are my best friend, you know? I love watching you thriving and laughing but it reminds me of why I fell in love with you. And it’s hard to see that.”
FANS ARE THRILLED FOR NATASHA
After a date, fans on Twitter expressed their happiness for Natasha.
“YAAAAS NATASHA! BE HAPPY GIRL,” one person wrote.
SEE THE MOMENT DEMAR AND ED JOINED THE CAST
The Bachelor in Paradise Twitter shared the moment the two men joined the group on the island.
NATASHA AND CHELSEA CHOSEN FOR DATES
The two women were picked for dates with two newbies on the beach, Demar and Ed.
NATASHA MAY GO ON A DATE WITH ED
Natasha might have a chance with Ed.
The new members of the group are shaking up the dynamics of the remaining Bachelor in Paradise cast.
CHELSEA GOES OFF WITH NEWCOMER
Chelsea was chosen to go speak with one of the newcomers to the beach.
“I like the vibes so far,” she said.
TWO NEW PEOPLE COMING TO THE BEACH
Lil Jon announced that two new people are joining the Bachelor in Paradise cast.
IVAN MAY BE STUCK WITHOUT A ROSE
Ivan may not get a rose in the wake of Kendall leaving the show.
“He needs to figure something out,” another contestant said of the development.
KENDALL DECIDES TO LEAVE
After her chat with Joe, Kendall decided to leave.
“She was really upset and it’s because of Joe,” another contestant said of the situation.
‘I’M HERE FOR YOU’
During a private chat, Kendall and Joe embraced and he told her, “I’m here for you.”
They asked each other why they each chose to be there and Joe admitted, “To be honest, the reason I came out here was because I knew it was over between us.”
He said he thought Kendall felt the same way.
“I’m always gonna care about you,” he added.
KENDALL AND JOE EMBRACE
Kendall asked to speak with Joe, who agreed.
After admitting that she never stopped loving him, Joe embraced Kendall. Is there a chance they could rekindle their relationship?
KENDALL WANTS TO TALK TO JOE
The episode opened with Kendall wanting to talk to Joe even though he seems to be falling for Serena.
She said she won’t let that relationship get in the way of her feelings for him.
BACHELOR IN PARADISE BEGINS
Bachelor in Paradise started on ABC at 8pm ET.
It’s anyone’s guess who will get closer and who may leave this week, if anyone.
WHO WENT HOME ON BACHELOR IN PARADISE LAST WEEK?
Here’s who went home on last Tuesday’s episode of Bachelor in Paradise:
- Brendan Morais (self-eliminated)
- Pieper James (self-eliminated)
- Demi Burnett (didn’t receive a rose)
- Jessenia Cruz (didn’t receive a rose)
- Tammy Ly (didn’t receive a rose)
- Deandra Kanu (didn’t receive a rose)
WHAT DID LIL JON SAY ON BACHELOR IN PARADISE LAST WEEK?
Rapper Lil Jon made his debut as host of Bachelor In Paradise last Tuesday night.
The performer burst onto the beach and yelled at the contestants: “Can I get a Yeah?!”
“Welcome to the jungle!” he continued. “It’s time to start testing these connections.”
“Fellas better step it up or someone might snatch your girl from the beach.”