In perhaps the most heart wrenching conversation of Bachelor Nation history, Brooks Forester tells Desiree Hartsock that he’s just not into her — and she responds by tearfully revealing that she’s in love with him.
Everyone knows that Des can see herself marrying Brooks. It’s been obvious for a long time that he’s her frontrunner. Brooks, however, didn’t know that. And though he’s developed feelings for her, those feelings just aren’t as strong as they could be. Brooks knows that he’s not ready to marry Des.
"I feel like if I'm not feeling it at this point, I'm not going to feel it,” he tells host Chris Harrison. "I don't think I will regret it, I think I've come to the conclusion that I don't think Des is the love of my life."
Desiree is beyond crushed at the rejection, and Bachelor Nation definitely does not seem happy with the way it all went down. Plenty of them were Team Brooks earlier, but the tide seems to have turned.