Kelley Flanagan wasn’t part of The Bachelor Women Tell All special that aired last night on ABC — but why?
This special episode brings back the women of the season, so they can rehash the drama that played out on the show.
And while Chris Harrison said that all of the ladies were back, fans were quick to notice that a few were missing.
Kelley was nowhere in sight, and it didn’t take long for fans to get on Twitter to express their frustrations over her absence.
Kelley Flanagan ‘wins’ at the Women Tell All
Even though she wasn’t there, some people believed she was stilling “winning” the Women Tell All episode. That included Bachelor alum Nick Viall.
Kelsey and Kelley won tonight’s women tell all lol #TheBachelor
— ronnie (@ronnie12256) March 3, 2020
I didn’t like that Chris said “all of the women from this season are back”. No, Kelley wasn’t invited! We all know that and it’s rude. A lot of us liked her.
— Janice Bossmin (@JBossmin) March 3, 2020
As we’ve previously reported, Kelley wasn’t invited to be on the show and, prior to last night’s episode, we already knew that she wasn’t feature.
She was criticized on The Bachelor for job-shaming the other women, after comparing her job as an attorney to theirs. While ABC hasn’t addressed the lack of an invitation, something must have happened between Kelley and ABC to leave out such an important invitation.
Fans didn’t hold back on Twitter, and many had fun sharing photos and statements about her absence on the Women Tell All.
— Lauren Barhorst (@laurenbarhorst) March 3, 2020
— Mykenna Dorn (@mykennajean) March 3, 2020
So where was she? Unlike thousands of others, Kelley didn’t tune in to watch the Women Tell All special and headed to a Monster Truck show instead.
LOLOL Kelley is at a Monster Truck show instead of watching the Women Tell All.
— Courtney Hoekstra (@cshillz) March 3, 2020
Kelley Flanagan wasn’t the only one missing
There was another person missing as well. Natasha Parker, who was sent home just before hometown dates as Peter Weber didn’t think they had a connection, was also missing.
Natasha used Instagram to address her absence, revealing she was indeed invited but couldn’t make it because of “life stuff.”
Even though many had hoped that Kelley could have been the next Bachelorette with her strong attitude and her career-oriented lifestyle, her not getting an invitation to the Women Tell All may be a sign that she won’t be on Bachelor In Paradise either.
Instead, ABC producers chose Clare Crawley as the new Bachelorette, a woman who is equally as strong and outspoken as Kelley. She’s been part of the Bachelor franchise for years, as she made it to the finals on Juan Pablo Galavis’ season. She would also try to find love on Bachelor In Paradise and Winter Games.
The Bachelor airs Mondays at 8/7c on ABC.