Last Monday Bachelorette Kaitlyn Bristowe finally got to take Nashville, Tennessee personal trainer Shawn Booth, 28 on a coveted 1 on 1—and let’s be honest Kaitlyn really digs Shawn B. In fact I haven’t seen such clear preferential treatment towards a contestant since Ben Flajnik and Courtney Robertson. I have lost count of how many pre-rose ceremony roses Shawn has received starting with the very 1st impression rose. So I was interested in hearing Kaitlyn describe her date with Shawn in San Antonio.
This is what she said in her People blog:
“I had been waiting for this one this date since the first night when I gave Shawn the first impression rose. I wanted to have a nice relaxing day with Shawn. We got to go kayaking out on the river walk, which I don’t think has ever been done before. It was so peaceful – and necessary – for us to talk, laugh and just enjoy one another’s company. Shawn is a gentleman with a good heart. He wanted to stand up for Joshua because that was his friend, and he knew how upset Joshua was the next morning for causing any kind of problem. I really do think that spoke to Shawn’s character.”
“That night was an ideal hangout for me. Log cabin, bonfire, lanterns, wine and a handsome man. Hearing Shawn talk about his accident made me want to just throw my arms around him, cry and tell him how happy I was that he was there in that moment with me. Watching him let his guard down was the reason I couldn’t hold back, and I had to tell him I was falling, too. There was a natural chemistry between us, and it was unlike anything I had felt before. And if that couldn’t have felt more romantic, we then hopped into a canoe and rowed out to the middle of a pond. I couldn’t wait to surprise Shawn with fireworks. It was the perfect way to end it. I will never forget that night.”
I thought it was interesting when Shawn told Kaitlyn that her “actions were not matching her words” last Monday after their date. There has been speculation that the two actually had sex on that date. If so that could explain how devastated he was that Kaitlyn chose to bring Nick Viall on.
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