Ben Higgins needs Amanda Stanton nicely.
Chatting with Fox Information on the IHeartRadio Music Competition, “The Bachelor” star admitted that he hadn’t spoken to Stanton, who vied for Higgins coronary heart on season 20, following information the previous contestant was arrested final week on home battery costs for allegedly pushing her boyfriend.
“No. Truthfully, I haven’t. I don’t know what I’d say,” Higgins, 30, admits, including that he and “Bachelor in Paradise” Ashley Iaconetti just lately talked in regards to the incident on their podcast “Virtually Well-known.”
“We wish to be open in regards to the dialogue,” says Higgins. “Wouldn’t it be completely different if this case occurred between a person and a lady? We don’t know.”
“But it surely’s unlucky both approach,” he provides. “It’s simply not state of affairs.”
The fact star went on to say that he hopes Stanton is “doing nicely.”
“I really like Amanda. She’s been nice to me,” notes Higgins. “She’s been tremendous supportive of me. She’s one of many few which have been actually sort even following the ‘Bachelor.’ So I hope she’s doing nicely, however I’ve not talked to her. I don’t know what I’d say or how I’d have an effect in her life anymore.”
On Sept. 10, Stanton, 28, was celebrating a bachelorette social gathering at a lodge close to the Las Vegas Strip when round three:15 a.m. safety checked on a room following a battery home violence name, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Division confirmed to Fox Information on the time.
Her boyfriend, Bobby Jacobs, was talking with safety when Stanton allegedly pushed him exhausting sufficient that police had been known as, TMZ reported. Stanton was arrested for battery home violence, and was launched the identical day.
The next day, the mother-of-two took to Instagram, sharing a photograph of her and Jacobs on a aircraft in an Instagram story.
Steve Honig, a spokesperson for Stanton, stated in a press release that “Amanda is embarrassed and ashamed this occurred and sincerely apologizes to lodge safety and the Las Vegas Police Division.”
“Amanda is a mild, respectful one that has by no means gotten bodily with anybody underneath any circumstance,” Honig continued. “That night she had a number of drinks at a bachelorette social gathering and when lodge safety requested her and Bobby to calm down, she bought a bit rambunctious.”
Stanton, in response to her rep, “gave Bobby what she thought was a playful shove,” regardless of her boyfriend telling safety it wasn’t “ill-intended.”
Fox Information’ Nicole Darrah contributed to this report.