It’s been a weirdly big news week for former contestants of Nick Viall’s season of The Bachelor. Well I guess it’s not that weird, considering Danielle L did a Reddit AMA where she spilled the tea on Dean’s fuckboyish ways and why Vanessa and Rachel aren’t friends anymore. Spoiler alert, it’s *supposedly* because Vanessa called Rachel a bully, but I think anyone with half a brain can deduce that that’s not the reason at all, just the cover Mike Fleiss forced Rachel to tell Entertainment Tonight. So it’s been quite the week for Danielle L. But not everyone is thrilled with her contributions to Bachelor Nation (which deserve an award, IMO)—Nick Viall just shaded DLo on Instagram in the pettiest way possible.
Before I get into what Nick did on Instagram I’d just like to thank whoever is following these people and notices this shit. Like, I barely notice when my friends tag me in a meme, so major props to these people who are out here seeking out and screenshotting Nick Viall’s comments on random pictures. AKA my friend’s friend. Thank you. So this friend noticed Nick made this comment on the following picture:
I’ll pause for us all to collectively eye roll. Fucking honestly, Nick. First of all, how are you gonna “ew” a girl you made out with and went on one-on-one dates with on national television? We all saw you. Second of all, Danielle isn’t “trying to stir shit up with Vanessa to stay relevant.” She was asked a question on Reddit and she answered, as one does when they are doing an AMA. How is that “trying to stir shit up”? If anything, she severely downplayed the situation by refusing to reveal what specifically was said.
Also, if Danielle were really doing this purely for relevance, she could pick a fight with, I don’t know, anyone from The Bachelor or Bachelor in Paradise who’s actually still relevant, like Dean or Kristina or literally anyone else. Nobody liked Vanessa back when she was on The Bachelor, and nobody gives a single fuck about her now that she and Nick are broken up. Vanessa is over, she’s cancelled.
I mean, I guess I can appreciate that Nick is out here defending his ex-fiancée, albeit in a very petty way, but still. There’s just no need for him to insert himself into this narrative. Go crawl back into one of your sexless turtlenecks and shave your back.