August 05, 2014 06:24 AM by Stephanie Gustafson
Last night marked the very first episode of Bachelor In Paradise, a haven for Bachelor and Bachelorette rejects. Facebook fans were particularly eager to see more of Clare Crawley, who first made a name for herself when she told off Juan Pablo. Based on the show’s premiere, Clare is still hoping to find true love — but she’s also happy to settle for getting frisky at the beach!
Andi Dorfman may have been the most memorable contestant on Juan Pablo’s season of The Bachelor, but Clare Crawley also captured the adoration of the Twitter community, having worked up the courage to insult Juan Pablo.
Now that the Juan Pablo debacle is over, Clare is back — and she’s still hoping to find the man of her dreams. She explained that, although JP’s behavior left her heartbroken, she ultimately came away from the experience a better person — and even more eager to land herself a great guy! “I know now that I’m a strong person. Bring it on! Because I still, to this second, believe in love, and I know that it’s out there for me.”
The reality star certainly got off to an interesting start on Bachelor In Paradise. She almost immediately found herself fighting with AshLee Frazier over Graham Bunn. However, once Clare realized that AshLee had enjoyed a special connection with Graham, she backed off, instead choosing to pursue Robert Graham. Her initial date included a trip to nearby Mayan ruins and…a romantic swim! No, it wasn’t exactly like Clare’s controversial rendezvous with Juan Pablo, but it did make it clear that, in Clare’s mind, the beach is the ultimate aphrodisiac.
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