[we] had great memories." MORE: Does Arie Luyendyk Jr. Breaking Down the Choice No One Saw Coming Stempfley explains that she met Luyendyk Jr.'s dad the second day that they hung out and he had met her family when they were in town visiting.
The former couple also introduced each other to their friends as boyfriend and girlfriend.
When ET asked Stempfley if any cheating was involved, she said, "I mean, I would hope not.""I’m not assuming anything, I just...
that’s all I know, is that at least on my end, yes, the relationship was monogamous," she explains. We made each other laugh and had just really a great relationship so I can’t complain there…
And he also actually lived with me for a few months while he rented out his house back at the beginning of the year.""He typically rented it out during race season, so he was kind of gone a lot," she adds.
"But then I went over to his place and we discussed it further and that’s kind of when it happened [for good] -- it was in person.""It was very emotional," she adds. I could tell that he was emotional, but there wasn’t tears on his end."Stempfley claims the pair’s last romantic night out together was their one-year anniversary dinner on July 19, 2017, less than a month before she picked up her belongings, like kitchen appliances, hair brushes, and bathroom essentials, from his house. would become the season 22 "Backing up, I saw Arie's name being tossed around on Twitter, suggesting he should become the next Bachelor.
"You know, you’re trying to get answers and you can’t. So I texted him for the first time in awhile, exactly four days before the announcement on Labor Day, and I said, ‘Are you awake?
The 26-year-old receptionist exclusively opened up to ET’s Katie Krause about her more than one-year relationship with 35-year-old Luyendyk Jr., their emotional breakup and the shocking casting news.
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I don’t know what’s going to come about this season.