Olivia Caridi was a contestant on the 20th season of The Bachelor. “I watched the first episode then I trying to watch the second and I just couldn’t do it because I was just mortified and hurt,” the reality star, 27, revealed during the Monday, June 22, episode of The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons — Ever, after her elimination aired. “It didn’t come off perfectly all the time but none of us did.”. Later the former Bachelor, 31, joined Caridi to also apologize. It seems Olivia has been getting some much-needed rest and relaxation since The Bachelor wrapped, and now I'm wondering what her next move will be — both on and off the show. As if we needed more proof that Olivia has gone back to a normal life after shooting The Bachelor, she's been catching up on Game of Thrones. Most people love spending time with their family around the holidays, and Olivia is no different. Although she shared that she “can laugh now” and is in a good place, the “Mouthing Off” podcast host still became emotional thinking about the dark times she went through after the show ended. Olivia Caridi is the first to admit she had a rough time during and after Ben Higgins' season of "The Bachelor," and now she’s opening up about the experience. At the beginning of every season of The Bachelor there are always contestants like Olivia Caridi who prove themselves to be frontrunners in the game of love — then there are the frontrunners for the title of the season's most dramatic villain, and those that are most meme-worthy. 'The Bachelor' Season 20: Where Are They Now? Mostly, I wanted to speak to you and say I’m sorry.”. We may not be too far into Season 20, focusing on Ben Higgins' search for love, but Olivia is an early favorite to take home all three of those titles. Olivia spoke with Chris Harrison during Monday’s episode of "The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons — Ever!" “The person I am now is so resilient,” she said. Part of the American Media Entertainment Group. Us Weekly has affiliate partnerships so we may receive compensation for some links to products and services. The Bachelor: Winter Games alum then revealed he wanted to send a message to anyone out there who had a certain perspective of who Caridi is. It affected me. … I’m sure a lot of it was deserved, but I did feel like some of it was a little ruthless. “There was so much pain associated with it,” she told host Chris Harrison. “I realized, this is gonna be a really hard couple months.”. “I am proud of the person that I am today. She is currently in a relationship. But, although we don't know what exactly awaits Olivia this season on The Bachelor (sure, the season promo offers some small hints), we do know what she's been up to since filming wrapped. It seems this year was special for her since the previous Christmas she wasn't able to spend time with her family in person. For access to all our exclusive celebrity videos and interviews – Subscribe on YouTube!