'The Bachelorette's drunk and inappropriate suitor Ryan McDill is Nikki Ferrell's ex-boyfriend!
By Elizabeth Kwiatkowski, 05/19/2015
Ryan McDill, who got the boot fromThe Bachelorette's eleventh-season premiere for being too drunk and disrespecting both Kaitlyn Bristowe and Britt Nilsson, already had romantic ties to someone in The Bachelor family prior to appearing on the show.
McDill -- a 27-year-old junkyard specialist who pulled Nilsson's hair, yelled at other suitors and slapped Bristowe's butt on Monday night's broadcast -- previously dated The Bachelor's eighteenth-season winner Nikki Ferrell, Us Weeklyreported.
McDill and Ferrell, 28, met in Missouri and began dating in July 2012. They stayed together for about a year before they split in 2013 and then the nurse left home to compete on Juan Pablo Galavis' edition of The Bachelor. Galavis gave Ferrell his final rose at the end of the show, but he didn't propose to her nor did he even say, "I love you."
In March 2014, McDill conducted an interview with Star magazine in which he slammed Galavis.
"Juan Pablo doesn't care about you at all. He's a total zero, and if you've really fallen for him, this bum will only break your heart! I watched the show against my better judgement, only because Nikki was on it, of course," McDill had told the magazine.
"Juan Pablo, he has nothing going on, other than being handsome. He's dull, has no personality, is a terrible listener, is totally self-centered, and doesn't seem to be too bright. I know Nikki as well as anyone, and it would be a huge mistake for her to get wrapped up in this loser. She was absolutely ready to settle down, but I wasn't quite there. And I think it'll be deja vu for her with Juan Pablo."
McDill continued, "We've both moved on, but we still talk, and a part of me will always love her. If Juan Pablo ever did anything to really hurt Nikki, I would waffle-stomp his ass!"
McDill ended up being right for the most part, as Ferrell and Galavis broke up this past October because they weren't on the same page in their relationship. Ferrell always wanted more from Galavis.
Following Monday night's premiere, Ferrell tweeted support for bachelors Shawn B. and Tanner without even mentioning her ex-boyfriend's wild, inappropriate antics.
Ferrell's best friend Andi Dorfman, on the other hand, made fun of McDill by saying he'll never get another date again. Dorfman also gave host Chris Harrison a shout out for "taking care of business."
The second part of The Bachelorette's eleventh-season premiere will air Tuesday night on ABC.