Logan Palmer from Bachelor in Paradise is commenting on his relationship with fellow castmate, Kate Gallivan, telling People magazine that he doesn't "think she's a bad person." His words come after many fans of the show noticed that Gallivan seemed fixated on Palmer's financial status — or lack thereof. Something that Gallivan herself has since come out and apologized for.
The interview with People came after the season finale of Bachelor in Paradise. Palmer certainly had his fair share of romances on the beach. First, he was hanging out with Shanae Ankney, but decided to break up with Shanae when Kate arrived on the scene.
The two had many ups and downs throughout their time together. But one point of contention was 33-year-old Gallivan's fear that the 26-year-old wasn't quite ready for marriage — and wasn't "established" enough for her too. There were several moments on the show when Gallivan specifically said that her major concern was Palmer's finances.
"I want people to know that this is an environment that brings out the best in some people, the worst in some people and in between," Palmer told the news outlet on November 23. "Kate said some hurtful things, and I addressed my frustrations, but I don't think she's a bad person," he added.
Hindsight being 20/20 and all, it seems like Gallivan saw that her comments on the show were not well-received.
She issued an apology via Twitter on November 22. "I deeply apologize for the classist things that I said on BiP this season. I was shocked when I saw the show myself, and I cringed just as much as you guys did watching it. If I could take it back, I would," she wrote, before adding that she also reached out to Palmer to apologize.
"I have nothing but respect for Logan and the rest of the cast," she wrote in a follow-up message.