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The former lead initially proposed toBecca Kufrin, but he called off their engagement in early January and got back together with his season's runner-up, Lauren, right after. "I don't want to say everything happens for a reason, but I truly think it does".

After the star of this season's "The Bachelor" broke the heart of a Minnesota native, one legislator is sticking up for his fellow member of the Land of 10,000 Lakes.

Arie handled it so poorly, in fact, that one of his own state politicians drafted up a bill to ban him from the state of Minnesota (Becca K.'s home state).

On Tuesday, the day after he devastated Kufrin, Stempfley notably wrote on Twitter, "I hate to say I told you so butttt...."

She also said that she hopes his new relationships works out, with Arie and fiancee Lauren heading off on vacation before they return o start planning their wedding. You know, like what transpires on a "reality" show like The Bachelor. She tells us about the complex editing and casting techniques used by the show's producers.

In TV interviews following the finale, Luyendyk said he chose to film the breakup with Kufrin so that viewers would know the breakup was "all on him" and Kufrin could have a chance to be the next Bachelorette. Not to mention, even politicians are standing by Becca, as Minnesota Representative Drew Christensen authored a bill banning Arie from the state. She said her family was "head over heels about him".

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She does however admit she was a bit skeptical after he first reached out to her... while he was still engaged to Becca.

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While chatting with ET on Wednesday, Luyendyk told ET that the risk was all worth it for Burnham, whom he plans to marry this year. The ex, Cassie Harshman, however, opened up that her miscarriage "was the beginning of the end but it was a long breakup". She also stays in touch with her fan base with her popular podcast, Off the Vine.

"I don't think so", Christensen said.

Instead, she said: "Donate it", she said. "That he would use this while cameras are rolling, with someone he barely knows, to garner sympathy, is just really sad".

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