“From the moment I first saw you, there was this precious moment in time where it felt like everything stood still and we locked eyes through the crowd…”
So began Cassandra Wood‘s declaration of
love butterflies for Nick ‘Honey Badger’ Cummins on Wednesday night’s episode of The Bachelor. Viewers watch on with sympathetic palm sweat as Cassie poured her heart out to The Badgelor, a towering man whom she ‘went on a few dates’ with prior to the season.
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She continued, “I didn’t know who you were, but all I knew was [that] I wanted to get to know you. Fast-forward to a few months later where I properly got to meet you. And there was a moment of realisation for me that love at first sight could be true. From then, every time I see you, I get butterflies. And I couldn’t be more happy that you’re The Bachelor. And I’m really excited to see where this journey goes.”
Eternally flustered around Nick (you know, because “strong feelings” and butterflies), Cassie chose to read the words from the pages of her diary.
OR DID SHE?
Several sharp-eyed Bachelor fans spotted mere split-seconds of footage from the cringeworthy scene in which it appears that Cassie’s journal is, well, blank.
Perhaps she wrote in really faint pencil. Or perhaps she wrote in tiny letters across the bottom of the page, and it was just out of shot. Or perhaps the TV lighting struck the page in such a way that it... umm... perhaps...
Dag nammit, Cassie!
We really didn't want to believe this one. But we're struggling here.
— Aliza (@AlizanotEliza) August 22, 2018
— Hannah Michelsen (@hannahmicheles1) August 22, 2018
— Kate Forster (@kateforster) August 22, 2018
After all, it would explain why Cassie insisted that the Badgelor turned away while she read to him. And why the camera never quite captures the whole page. And why it sounded like she was maybe making it all up on the spot.