‘Bachelor’ Split! Clare Crawley & Benoit Beauséjour-Savard Call Off Engagement
Just a month after their surprise engagement, “The Bachelor Winter Games” contestants Clare Crawley and fiancé Benoit Beauséjour-Savard have called it off!
On Thursday night, the pair released a joint statement on Instagram, writing, “We understand A lot of you have been asking about our relationship since the show, and we wanted to thank you all for the love and respect as we navigated it in real life off camera.”
“We do understand however, having a public engagement on TV kind of changes that. It's with a heavy heart that we have mutually decided to end our relationship,” the statement continued. “We think the world of eachother, and we were both hoping we could make this work… Just know there are no negative feelings here, we are simply two people who believed in love, and were open enough to give it a chance. “
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They emphasized that they “still care for each other very deeply (That is why no hate or disrespectful comments will be tolerated about the other.).” They added, “Please respect our privacy as well, as with the end of any relationship, it is never easy. Thank you for your understanding and love while we have shared our vulnerability with the world. ❤Clare & Benoît.”
In February, they were on cloud nine after he popped the question on live TV. “Extra's” Mark Wright caught up with the couple, who shared their reactions to being engaged. Watch!