Tia Booth Reacts to Her Ex-Boyfriend Colton Underwood Becoming "The Bachelor"

05 September, 2018, 02:02 | Author: Courtney Perry

Underwood first appeared on Season 14 of The Bachelorette, where he competed for Becca Kufrin's heart (and notably revealed to her that he is still a virgin). The 26-year-old former National Football League star is familiar to viewers thanks to his 4th-place finish on Becca Kufrin's recent season of The Bachelorette, followed by a stint on Bachelor in Paradise.

"Third time is the charm, that's what they say, right?"

The 26-year-old gained attention for opening up about his virginity on Kufrin's season, where he placed fourth.

After the announcement was made on Tuesday's Good Morning America, a source close to production for the long-running ABC series told ET that producers just couldn't say no to Underwood. Underwood later addressed the breakup in an Instagram post, thanking Booth for "teaching me even more about myself, and most importantly, for your friendship that I know will continue far beyond Paradise".

He then went on "Bachelor in Paradise" where he rekindled his romance with ex-girlfriend and former Bachelor contestant, Tia Booth.


Colton didn't need much time, apparently, as he'll soon be dating somewhere around 30 different women when the new season of The Bachelor begins.

Football player Colton Underwood and Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman attend the Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year Ceremony 2016 at Barclays Center of Brooklyn on December 12, 2016 in New York City. Oh and did we mention that Colton also dated Becca's good friend Tia Booth. I wish I could have been the one that would end up with her.

When he came clean to Tia about his feelings, they had a very emotional break up, with both deciding to leave Paradise in the aftermath. 'He played professionally for three teams before an injury forced him to retire.

And NO I will NOT be a contestant on Colton's season.

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