But the saga did not finish there. Bekah and her dad and mom instantly contacted the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office to take her off the lacking-individuals listing however had been solely in a position to depart voicemails. This meant she was by no means taken off the listing, and so a North Coast Journal article revealed in February 2018—as The Bachelor was airing—reported her as nonetheless lacking.
“someone recognized me from the Bachelor and the story BLEW UP,” Bekah continued. “like seriously… blew up. It went international. but the facts were all f–ked up. some people thought I lied to my mom told her I was on a weed farm when I was really on the bachelor??”
This led to a ton of media protection for her, together with a spot on Jimmy Kimmel Live. “but the actual story was so long and confusing that I just told all the media outlets that I had to go to my friend’s weed farm to ‘get away and relax’ after filming the bachelor and I didn’t have service and so my mom thought I was missing [neutral-face emoji],” she admitted. “so a lot of people thought I was an a–hole for that lol.”
Luckily, every part managed to work out. “I’m sorry that my parents had to endure that horrible 24 hours,” concluded Bekah, now a mother of two. “and I definitely never talked to that girl again.”
Show of fingers, who knew when she began telling this story that the bear run-in can be the least thrilling facet?