Bachelor in Paradise star Amanda Stanton confirms that she and fiancé Josh Murray have split.
Stanton admits that she and Murray have called off their engagement – three months after he popped the question live on national television.
In an interview with People magazine at The Bachelor Charity Premiere Party in Los Angeles, she admitted that they have ended their relationship. “There was a lot of different reasons [we called off our engagement]. At the end of the day, we were just two very different people. I think there are some things when you love someone you can work on and try to fix things, and then there are some things you just can’t fix. I think it got to that point where we just knew it wasn’t going to work,” she explains.
Stanton admits that she and Murray are currently not on speaking terms.
Last month, the Amanda Stanton and Josh Murray posted some cryptic messages on social media, which further fuel speculations that they have broken up.
“Never mistake someone’s kindness for weakness.” -Amanda Stanton on Twitter
“I will always love this precious little angel ❤️” -Josh Murray on Instagram
What we know about Amanda Stanton and Josh Murray love story?
Amanda Stanton and Josh Murray first met at the Bachelor in Paradise in summer of 2016. The 26-year-old mother of two was a runner-up in Ben Higgin’s season of The Bachelor. Murray, on the other hand, was formerly engaged to The Bachelorette star Andi Dorfman.
The two quickly became one of this BIP season’s most beloved couples. At the finale in September, Murray proposed to Stanton.
However, during his stint at the Bachelor in Paradise, Murray often clash with some of his co-stars, most notably with Nick Viall. The conflict between the two stemmed from issues about Murray’s previous relationship with Dorfman.
Murray and Dorfman called off their engagement in January 2015 after eight months together. In May 2016, Dorfman released a tell-all memoir where she revealed the reasons behind her split from Murray. In her book, Dorfman claimed Murray was controlling, paranoid, and verbally abusive. Murray denied all allegations.
Meanwhile, Amanda Stanton and Josh Murray are not the first couple in the Bachelor in Paradise Season 3 that has gone their separate ways. Lace Morris and Grant Kemp broke off their engagement in November. Carly Waddell and Evan Bass are the remaining pair from the previous season that are still together.
ABC renewed Bachelor in Paradise for its fourth season. It is expected to air in August 2017.