As promised by host Jesse Palmer, this season brought “love triangles and squares and hexagons," but perhaps none so interesting as the bond that formed between Johnny DePhillipo, 26, and Victoria Fuller, 29.
The two got together in Paradise, but as any seasoned Bachelor Nation vet knows, that doesn't necessarily spell "happily ever after."
So, the people want to know: Are these two lovebirds still together? Here are all the details.
Spoiler alert! Stop reading if you don't want to know what happens during season 8 of Bachelor in Paradise.
Did Johnny and Victoria break up?
Yes. Even though Johnny and Victoria get engaged in the November 22 episode of Bachelor in Paradise, their love fizzles once they leave the beach and they break up.
And on tonight's reunion, they come face-to-face and discuss where it all went wrong. And that's not all. In a sneak peek of the reunion, host Jesse Palmer asks Victoria point-blank, "Are you dating Greg Grippo?"
What happens in Paradise?
Fans will remember Johnny as one of the final men vying for Gabby Windey's heart on the most recent (double header) season of The Bachelorette. And, of course, Victoria is familiar to everyone thanks to her appearance on Pilot Pete (a.k.a. Peter Weber's) season of The Bachelor.
These two hit it off from the start, and Johnny even gives Victoria's his rose during the first rose ceremony. Then, Victoria gives her rose to Johnny. But Victoria, is also kinda torn between Johnny and Alex Bordyukov while she's on the show.
That being said, Victoria and Johnny bond after he opens up about his family, including his older brother, who is currently prison, and his mom, who is struggling, per ET.
"I now care for Victoria, so I want her to know all of me. This is real, and she needs to know the real me. This is not fake. This is the things I’m going through, my brothers are going through, my family’s going through," Johnny said in a confessional. "It's scary. I don't want her to run away. That will scare people away."
But when it's time to talk engagement, Johnny hesitates in the season finale preview. "I don't know if you're ever ready," Johnny says Victoria.
Johnny and Victoria get engaged in Mexico.
Despite her little flirtation with Alex, Victoria seems to settle on Johnny and he's on the same page because they're one of just two couples who get engaged during the finale. (The other couple is Brandon and Serene, who honestly just seem like they happily floated off into the sunset together from day one.)
“He's my person now and I can see him being my person forever," Victoria excitedly tells the cameras during a confessional. But before you get too excited, the romance doesn't look like it was built to last because...
But Johnny and Victoria broke up in September.
Just one month after the show started airing, Johnny and Victoria decided to break things off, according to Reality Steve. Steve explains that he got a DM confirming the split.
“Back on September 15, I got a DM saying that Johnny and Victoria had broken up,” Steve said on his podcast. “But that person that sent it to me, when I started asking follow up questions, they couldn’t give me any hard proof.”
Who does Victoria end up with?
Of course, their secret romance didn't last very long, as the two were caught strolling around The Coliseum in Italy this October by an eagle-eyed Bach Nation fan. The couple then seemed to confirm that they were now together after Nick Viall posted a TikTok showing a dinner party where Victoria kisses Greg on the cheek. Take a look for yourself:
BTW, they apparently got matching tattoos that say "hot" in Italian. So, there's that.
Johnny and Victoria open up about their breakup during the reunion.
The reunion episodes, which air on Nov. 21 and 22, are going to get pretty heated when Johnny and Victoria talk about their break up, according to Reality Steve.
Johnny apparently said he and Victoria were in couples counseling for three weeks after filming wrapped. But that's not all: “Victoria said Johnny called her a stupid c**t and she claimed he told her she didn't cook or clean so what good was she as a woman,” Reality Steve tweeted. He also says that Victoria threw wine on Johnny and told him she was "out of his league."
Victoria does, however, make it clear that she didn't cheat on Johnny with Greg, Steve says.
Are they still together?
Unsurprisingly, it doesn't sound like bridges were mended at the reunion, so the answer to this question is going to be a big no for the "Johnny and Victoria love story."
Looks like V&J are not destined to join the ranks of BiP couples who've made it work IRL.
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