Victoria Fuller still torn between Johnny DePhillipo and Alex Bordyukov on October 31 episode of Bachelor in Paradise. Entering the third rose ceremony, it was revealed that the women would give roses again, which meant Victoria had a big decision to make. While Johnny is the guy she’s hooked up with since her early beach days, Alex is someone she knows is ready for marriage and starting a family. Victoria took Alex on a two-week date, which leaving Johnny uncertain about where he stood.
“Of course I want things to be rainbows and butterflies with Johnny, but that doesn’t make sense,” Victoria announced. “It’s an emotion. You can’t always rely on emotions to make life decisions.” In a confessional, she added, “This week is a test. I have two wonderful men that I admire immensely, but I have to let one of them down. I’m just very confused. Tonight is going to be really hard for me. “
At the cocktail party before the rose ceremony, Victoria was “more confused” than ever about her decision. Alex pulled her aside for a drink and another talk. “At this point, the only Victorian connection I’m after,” says Alex. “I am determined to continue to develop my relationship with Victoria. She is a special person and someone I care very much about.”
Meanwhile, Johnny said he’s attached because of how strong his feelings for Victoria are. “If I didn’t have a crush on this girl, I’d be done, 100%,” admits Johnny. “But at the same time, I feel like I’m developing these feelings, where I can see life later and that’s why I’m not ready to throw it all away now. I hope she realizes that what we have is real and good.” Johnny and Victoria also had a live chat before the rose ceremony. He opened up about how hard it is to see her with someone else because of how strong his feelings for her are. Victoria is happy to confirm that Johnny really likes her.
At the rose ceremony, Victoria finally had to make her decision, and she chose to give her rose to Johnny. However, Alex also wanted to get a rose when Florence Alexandra, who had no connections of her own, took him as hers. However, that did not affect Victoria and Johnny’s relationship. The next day, Victoria received a dating card, and she took Johnny to meet in person.
During the date, they have the opportunity to spend intimate time together. The date required them to open up to each other, something Johnny struggled with a bit at first. In the end, they both opened up about their biggest fear. Both admit that they fear the possibility that things won’t work out after Paradise, and both worry that they might lose each other.
They then confess their feelings more deeply than ever. “I know you have some things you think about the future and I feel like I push people away when they get too close, but I really don’t want to let you go,” Johnny said. “I really want to be that person for you. I may not be there right now at the moment, but I feel like I’m in love with you. “Victoria was on the same page. “I don’t want you to think you’re not good enough because you are,” she insisted. “I see a future with you. You check all my boxes. I feel like I love you too. “