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Former ‘Bachelor’ Clayton Echard & Susie Evans Announce Breakup

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Clayton Echard is single again!

The former “Bachelor” and the Season 26 winner, Susie Evans, announced their split with a joint statement on Instagram on Friday (September 23).

The statement read: 

With incredibly heavy hearts, we wanted to share that we have decided to go our separate ways. For anyone who has ever loved, knows this was a painful decision to make and not one taken lightly.

We understand that there will likely be a lot of questions about this decision — social media is definitely a highlight reel and much of our experiences together we have kept private as I’m sure most can understand. 

But we will share this —  although this last year together has brought us so much joy and so many laughs, there has also been a significant amount of pain. 

We know no healthy relationship comes without its struggles, but we’ve realized that we were not prepared for the external forces that hindered our ability to not only heal as individuals but also as a couple. 

We both are focused on continuing to work on ourselves, so we can be the best version of ourselves.

This is not an easy time for either of us but we stand in support of each other and hope to see the other go on to find happiness and healing. 

Although Claysie is no more, we hope that our communities can support us individually as we move forward with love and respect for each other.

Thank you to all of you that supported our relationship. It means so much more than you will ever know. ❤️

See their original post below.

With all due respect, this relationship was doomed before it even began. 

You may recall, Clayton Echard slept with multiple women during the Fantasy Suites and told Susie Evans, Gabby Windey, and Rachel Recchia that he loved all three of them. 

He ultimately decided he loves Susie “the most” after destroying and humiliating Rachel and Gabby.

The whole ordeal was so messy that ABC named both Rachel and Gabby the new “Bachelorettes.”

The news of Clayton and Susie’s split comes the same week after Gabby found love with Erich Schwer.

Unfortunately, Rachel’s relationship with Tino Franco crashed and burned after the proposal when he finally admitted to cheating on her.

Are you surprised by the news of Claysie’s split?

Let me know in the comments below or join the convo on our socials. (Facebook, Instagram)

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