And you thought the fireworks displays were over on July 4th! During Monday's edition of The Bachelorette, Jake Pavelka and Vienna Girardi sat down for the first time to discuss their crumbled relationship — and let's just say things didn't go very smoothly!
With Chris Harrison there to moderate, the two immediately got into a "He Said, She Said" back and forth. Though if there was a winner in this contest, it was certainly Vienna, who made Jake appear like a control freak crazy person with many intimacy issues. "When we were at home [it was] lonely," she says. "I just wanted him to be around me and talk to me and kiss me like a normal relationship [...] My impression was that you were a pilot and we would go back to Dallas and live a normal life. All of a sudden, you were in LA and you were pursuing an acting career," said Vienna through tears, apparently forgetting her own fame-hungry ways.
Vienna also blamed Jake's appearance on Dancing with the Stars for the problems: "We were never together, ever, throughout the whole thing." Said Jake, dismissively: "She was excited because I put her on TV." Way to be a stand-up guy Jake!
Jake said he was "disgusted" with Vienna for going to the tabloids, and then confirmed her accounts of their sex-less life. "What guy in America would ever wan to be intimate with someone who undermines him, emasculates and doesn't respect him?" wondered Jake rhetorically. Answered Vienna: "I would like an example!" Sorry Jake, us too.
Vienna recounted times when Jake acted crazy — like when he had a rage blackout at the GPS on a car trip or how he mocked Vienna's sick dog. "You need a perfect girl who says nothing and does everything," said Vienna.
Of course all of this ended badly — with Vienna and Jake trading insults (Liar! Cheater!) and Jake yelling at Vienna to "stop interrupting" him. Which predictably lead to the tears we had read so much about and Vienna running off stage. All in all, Jake's performance came off as creepy, stalker-y and totally Sleeping With the Enemy-like. Bet you never thought you'd be on Team Vienna, right?