Controversial “Bachelorette” contestant Jed Wyatt says his family members have acquired threats after an ex-girlfriend claimed she and Wyatt had been nonetheless concerned when he signed up for the present.
Ever since ex Haley Stevens got here ahead, the Tennessee-based singer-songwriter and his household have been focused on-line and at their properties, he wrote on Instagram, “affecting all of our psychological and bodily well being.”
“It goes past what is alleged on-line,” Wyatt, 25, wrote on Instagram. “Threatening letters and cellphone calls have been despatched to our properties. My mother and father and sister are being verbally attacked in public.”
Wyatt, one of many remaining 4 suitors vying for “Bachelorette” Hannah Brown’s coronary heart, got here below hearth final month after his ex alleged the musician noticed the ABC collection as a platform for his burgeoning profession.
“He informed me [early on] that he had utilized,” Stevens mentioned in an interview with Folks. “He mentioned, ‘It’s most likely not going to occur, nevertheless it’s an enormous alternative. I’m solely doing this for my music.’ He solely did it for his profession.”
Although Wyatt spoke concerning the notion of a platform to Brown, 24, throughout an episode this previous season, Stevens claimed she and Wyatt had been courting for 4 months, believing their relationship would survive actuality TV.
“We spent the evening collectively the evening earlier than he headed to LA,” Stevens mentioned of Wyatt. “He informed me [the show] was simply an impediment and we’d be stronger on the opposite aspect due to it.”
In Wyatt’s Instagram publish, he requested followers for “endurance and kindness” till he’s “in a position to communicate brazenly.”
“I urge you to recollect what looks as if a innocent motion is damaging to actual folks. I need to thank all of you who’ve reached out or reserved judgement till I’m able to communicate brazenly and I can solely ask on your endurance and kindness till then,” he wrote.