Oh. The world has now watched the US Bachelor propose to the second woman in 24 hours.

Just over 24 hours ago, the world watched on as the latest US Bachelor, Arie Luyendyk Jr., propose to 27-year-old Becca Kufrin.

Then we watched in horror as he… un-proposed… surprising Becca with the revelation he was in love with another woman (his runner-up, in fact) and that he would rather “take his chances” rekindling that relationship than stay engaged to her.

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It was...brutal. Image via ABC.

Of course, the entire thing was filmed and aired for millions of people to see.

While it may have felt like Arie had done enough to win the world's wrath, he wasn't done yet. Oh no.

Because last night, on the show's famed After The Final Rose special, Arie once again dropped to his knee and proposed.... this time to Lauren Burnham.

Watch Arie propose to Lauren on The Bachelor: After The Final Rose in the video below.

Video via ABC

"I’ve made some bad decisions," Arie began, taking Lauren's hands in front of a live studio audience.


"But the best decision was running back to you. I can't imagine a life without you... I truly believe you are my soulmate.

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"I want to do this in front of everyone because I want to you show you that I should have done this a long time ago...Will you marry me?"

As approximately three people in the audience applauded, Lauren replied: "Definitely".

It was not what anyone was expecting: two days, two women and two proposals. And all while Arie's ex, Becca, was waiting in the wings, watching the whole thing unfold.

Naturally, Twitter had a few things to say about the whole mess:


It was certainly not the ending anyone could have predicted 48 hours ago. And many were hoping that the second part of the Bachelor finale would feel a little more like... justice.

Some (okay, mostly me) were praying that Lauren would unceremoniously dump Arie on live television. But instead, she praised him for handling the entire "situation" so "respectfully".

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Image via ABC.

"The one thing that is present right now to me is just his bravery and his honesty, and I think that he did an amazing job at handling this whole thing," Lauren said on the TV special.

"He couldn't have gone about it in a more respectful way, and I'm really proud of him."

But perhaps Becca did get the payback she so desperately deserved: she's just been announced as the US's very next Bachelorette.

Plus, she dodged a bullet and didn't have to marry Arie. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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