So Turns Out Brittany and Sophie Are the Real Love Story of This Year's Bachelor
It was clear from the very first episode when Nick 'Honey Badger' Cummins introduced himself as the "flamin' Bachelor' that this year's season of The Bachelor was going to be a little different than then rest. However, none of us Bachie devotees could have quite anticipated that the show would end with Nick realising he wasn't able to commit to either of the final two ladies, Brittany and Sophie. As much as this unprecedented twist has rocked fans, another unusual development could just be the best part of the whole season — Brittany and Sophie's friendship.
Historically, it has often been difficult for a final two to remain close when one of them gets the guy, and the other doesn't. However, this season has broken all the rules, and this includes neither Britt or Sophie leaving with the man. . . but instead, leaving with each other.
The final episode ended with Britt tracking down Sophie and them consoling each other through the crisis as only BFFs can. It is clear that their friendship has only thrived since filming ended, with both the ladies taking to Instagram overnight to share their thoughts about their time on the show:
"Whilst this is not my happy ending, I made the most beautiful friends, and I am so grateful to have had Soph there with me at the end. She is truly my rock," Brittany said, with Sophie too thanking her fellow contestants in her own post. Fourth-place finisher Cass also jumped on the 'gram to spread the love about Britt and Soph, calling them her "two soulmates from day one," and declaring she "loves them both to the moon and back." All three ladies ended their posts with the hashtag #womensupportingwomen.
As much as it may not have been the conventional fairy tale, we think Brittany and Sophie's friendship might just be the real love story of the season. It may not have ended with a winner riding off into the sunset with her man, but instead we got something truly invaluable from this season — women supporting women.
Check out the ladies' sweet Instagram posts in full below: