Why did Matt break up with Rachel?

During the After the Final Rose special, Kirkconnell and James revealed that they had split when the allegations against Kirkconnell surfaced. James explained that he ended their relationship after realizing that Kirkconnell “might not understand what it means to be Black in America.”

What did Matt James do to Rachel?

The couple fell for each other on Matt’s season of The Bachelor, but Rachael’s past racist behavior was revealed while the show was airing, causing Matt to end the relationship during “After the Final Rose.” However, the couple began rebuilding their foundation in April (while having critical conversations about anti- …

How did Matt forgive Rachel?

Torn over the situation, Matt explained to the outlet the difficulty he had telling Rachael the pain he felt “seeing..a woman [he] loved, embody a role that had once antagonized [him].” While painful, Matt claimed he “forgave” Rachael after hearing her side of the story.

Are Matt and Rachel still together?

According to USA Today, the other couples who are still in a relationship after their time on The Bachelor are Arie Luyendyk Jr. and Lauren Burnham (season 22), Jason and Molly Mesnick (season 13), and Matt James and Rachael Kirkconnell (season 25).