'The Bachelorette' star Hannah Brown dumps Luke Parker after heated talk about sex in Fantasy Suites
By Elizabeth Kwiatkowski, 07/16/2019
The Bachelorette star Hannah Brown dumped Luke Parker after a heated conversation before the Fantasy Suite about sex in which she felt judged by the religious bachelor during Monday night's Season 15 broadcast on ABC.
Hannah sent Luke packing in Crete, Greece before the overnight portion of their Fantasy Suite date although Luke had begged and pleaded to continue their conversation and stay.
The Bachelorette broadcast began with Hannah saying she would be ready for an engagement with any of the four men left on her journey to find love.
Hannah said it had been a while since she was physical with a man, but the Fantasy Suites were about more than just sex.
Hannah has her fantasy suite date with Peter
Hannah's first overnight fantasy suite date was with Peter.
Hannah acknowledged she had a very strong connection with Peter and things might go down in the Fantasy Suite between them. For their date, Hannah and Peter went sailing.
Peter said they had undeniable passion but she also had his heart and he really cared for her. Peter predicted he'd have a fun life with Hannah, and Peter said he had never been so exposed for a woman before.
Peter, however, still needed to be vocal about his feelings for Hannah. The pair kissed and snuggled on the boat, and they both told each other things were real.
Peter told Hannah that she's the most beautiful girl in the world, and she found him so sexy, kind and sweet. Hannah said Peter was the entire package, the guy she had always dreamed of being with.
But she could tell Peter was holding back because he said, "Do you know how much I like you?" Hannah definitely took that as a sign Peter didn't love her.
That night, the couple went to a romantic restaurant, and Peter said it had been a while since he expressed love to a woman. He didn't want to lose her, but he was scared to give his heart away completely.
Peter told Hannah every moment of their journey together had been a dream for him and he could tell their relationship was getting stronger by the day.
After telling Hannah he was invested in her and so was his family, he admitted to her that he hadn't been his true self in previous relationships and he never had someone like her in his life.
"You inspire me, you push me, you challenge me," Peter told her.
"I know what I have with you -- the flaws... the meanness... just the way you make me feel so comfortable to be my true self, I've never truly felt that way with someone until I met you."
"You made me realize how in love with you I am, and it's the greatest feeling ever."
Peter repeated how he loved Hannah, and he melted Hannah's heart. She also thought it was so cute and endearing to see how nervous he was to say that.
Hannah then invited Peter into the Fantasy Suite, and he was thrilled to accept. Hannah said she needed more time, and he noted, "I'm all in if you're in."
"I'm in," Hannah replied.
Peter felt great to be so transparent with Hannah, and then the couple entered a windmill. As fans probably recall, Hannah admitted to Luke in a preview for this episode she had sex in a windmill -- twice.
Hannah wanted to be entangled in a man physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually. She wanted it all.
Hannah said it was amazing to wake up next to Peter, as he's loving and passionate. Peter called it "the best night of his life" and said they came together and were "one."
Peter told Hannah that they took their relationship to the next level but he'd be patient. He had trouble envisioning Hannah having the same type of relationship with another man. Peter felt he had dropped the mic, saying, "Hannah is mine."
Hannah has her fantasy suite date with Tyler
Tyler's date was the next day and he said he was ready to propose and be Hannah's man. She said their physical connection was powerful and she felt relaxed with Tyler. She found him sweet, kind and fun.
The pair enjoyed a romantic spa day together, and Tyler said it felt like Hannah just belonged in his family during his hometown date. Hannah said Tyler was every girl's dream guy and she had trouble wrapping her brain around the idea he wanted to be with her.
Tyler ended up giving Hannah the massage and he laid on top of her and tempted her. She wanted to be physical with Tyler and said their intimacy is not a problem at all.
But she felt nervous and scared to advance their physical connection when their emotional communication needed to catch up.
"If Tyler is my forever, then I have forever to be physical with him. I need to make sure that he's my forever," Hannah said.
That night, Tyler looked forward to fueling the fire he had with Hannah. He said there were going to be fireworks and he couldn't wait to hold her and kiss her.
But first, the couple had dinner. Tyler said he wanted to run with Hannah because he was on the top of the world with her. Hannah told Tyler that she was captivated by him and wanted to be held and kissed by him constantly but she felt they needed more and they had to talk more.
Hannah tells Tyler she doesn't want to sleep with him
Hannah therefore told Tyler that she didn't want to have sex in the Fantasy Suite because that's not what their relationship needed. She said they needed to continue their emotional connection, and Tyler was happy to just be with her and spend more time with her.
Tyler was ready to honor and respect Hannah's boundaries, and he promised to continue opening up.
"I do love you. I am so falling for you and you mean the world to me, and I would love to spend more time with you and just be us," Tyler told Hannah.
Hannah felt Tyler handled the situation well and was impressed her decision didn't phase him. Hannah said it proved how much he loved her and Tyler made her feel strong.
The next morning, Tyler told Hannah that he wanted her to be the last woman he woke up to forever. She said it was so hot Tyler respected her boundaries, and Tyler agreed he wanted sex to come easy and natural for them.
Tyler said it was the best night of his life and he enjoyed talking to her. Hannah saw more of Tyler that night, and she admitted it "ripped" her to watch him walk away from their date.
Hannah was very emotional when Tyler left and confessed the process was so hard.
Hannah has her fantasy suite date with Jed
Hannah's Fantasy Suite date with Jed was next. Jed felt let down at the previous Rose Ceremony because Hannah seemed torn between himself and the toxic, dramatic guy, meaning Luke. But Jed attempted to set aside his insecurities so he could fully enjoy the day with Hannah.
The couple experienced the local culture and food, dancing and grilling and more. Hannah said she was falling in love with Jed and she could see a life with him, but a night alone with him would solidify that.
During lunch with locals, Hannah admitted to a girl she needed clarity and didn't know which guy she was going to choose. The conversation seemed to bother Jed, and then he pulled her aside to talk.
Jed told Hannah that he had fallen for her and needed some clarity on Luke because he wanted her to be with the best person and not a liar. Jed didn't understand how Hannah, being such a great person, would like Luke and want to be with him.
Hannah confessed to Jed that she had a connection with Luke but she was still trying to figure out their relationship. She didn't know what to say, and so Jed asked her why she was holding on to something when she was so uncertain about him.
Hannah said she was holding onto a feeling and had seen a side of Luke the men hadn't seen.
Jed didn't want to watch the woman he loved give attention to a man who would probably hurt her. Luke's presence on the show scared him. Hannah felt Jed was coming from a place where he really cared about her, but she also needed him to trust her.
Jed presses Hannah about Luke again
That night, over dinner, Hannah thought their conversation about Luke had been squashed, but Jed had more to say. While Jed acknowledged her relationship with Luke had nothing to do with their own relationship, he admitted Hannah's choices affected them both.
"I would be completely lying if I said it doesn't affect the way I feel, and it does weigh on me. It weighs on me a lot. I know I've fallen in love with you," Jed told Hannah.
Hannah didn't want her romance with Luke to affect how Jed felt about her.
But Jed explained, "I guess to the core [of it], it kind of says a lot about your decisions when you can look at me and tell me you're falling in love with me but then keep someone around who has been toxic to this process and everyone else."
He later added, "It makes me feel worried you have a hard time of letting things go that aren't good for you in your life... When I feel worried, I feel like I retract how I feel."
Hannah was shocked about Jed's admission and seemed flustered and hurt. Jed asked Hannah to talk to him, but she wanted him to trust her. Hannah admitted it pissed her off Jed was trying to say she couldn't have feelings for him and Luke at the same time.
Hannah was so mad, in fact, she had to leave the table in order to gather her thoughts and cool down.
Jed, however, ran after Hannah and attempted to comfort her. Hannah understood where Jed was coming from, but she was just tired of defending her relationship with Luke.
Jed hugged Hannah and hoped the conversation wouldn't ruin the "amazing" relationship they had.
Jed told the Bachelorette everything he had said came from a place of love, but Hannah struggled with his frustrations because she wanted Jed to let her figure things out and trust the decisions she was making.
"I just care. I really freakin' care... I have your back and I want to be there for you," Jed told Hannah, adding that he was falling in love with her and wanted things to be all about them.
Jed told Hannah she's beautiful and felt an overwhelming emotion when he was around her. He then said, "I love you," and insisted he wasn't trying to hurt her in any way.
The conversation freaked Hannah out at first, but she said he showed how much he cared about and loved her. Hannah was glad to see how they could work through things together, and then she invited him into the Fantasy Suite.
Jed was looking forward to having a very intimate conversation that night, and he said he could see himself with Hannah forever.
Hannah thought her relationship with Jed was sexy, honest, playful and sincere. She said her soul was invested in the country singer.
The next morning, Hannah and Jed agreed they had a fun and wild night and he was more sure than ever about her. Hannah also felt more sure about him.
"I love you," Jed told Hannah while they were resting in bed together.
Jed was so happy and tired, saying they didn't sleep a wink but the night was everything and more -- everything he could have dreamed of. Jed said they opened up like never before and it felt like a dream. Jed found confidence in his relationship, and Hannah was simply giddy.
Hannah goes on her date with Luke
It then became time for Luke and Hannah's date in Greece, and they traveled to Santorini via helicopter.
Hannah had trouble treating Luke the same way as her other relationships because it simply wasn't the same.
But Hannah felt their relationship was heading upward, and she wanted to give her connection with Luke a fair chance. She said their connection was unlike anything she had ever experienced and she was thankful to be enjoying Santorini with a man who loved her.
Hannah said she wanted to be physical with Luke and he was the best kisser by far.
"I don't know what his church is teaching him, but that boy can kiss!" Hannah said, adding that Luke's eyes looked into her soul and they were completely entangled in every way.
Luke told Hannah that he saw her being his future wife and he doesn't take marriage lightly. He loved giggling with Hannah and wanted her for the rest of his life.
That night, Hannah admitted Luke was the guy she had been waiting for. She felt they were starting to turn the page and enter a new chapter of their relationship.
But Luke had some things on his mind he wanted to talk to Hannah about, and one of those topics was sex.
"Let's talk about sex," Luke said before flashing Hannah a huge smile.
"Sex is an incredible thing and it's a beautiful thing -- only when it's within the guidelines of marriage... Marriage should be honored and the marriage bed should be kept pure."
Luke noted neither one of them was a virgin but he had been abstaining from sex for the past three or four years.
"No matter what I've done in the past, I'm saving myself for marriage. And I am very confident we're on the same page with our morals. And I want to hear it from your mouth. There are people who say they believe things but then they live or do things completely differently," Luke explained.
Luke said he didn't understand how a person could express his or her faith but then choose to get to know someone in a physically-intimate manner in the Fantasy Suite.
"I don't believe that's something you should be doing, and I just want to make sure you're not going to be sexually intimate in your other relationships here. I totally have all the trust in the world for you, but at the same time, I want to know we're on the same page," Luke told Hannah.
"If you told me you're having sex or you had sex with one or multiple of these guys, I would be wanting to go home -- 100 percent."
Hannah said sex is a big deal to her and she had sex with two people in her life prior to the show, but she didn't agree with what Luke had just said.
"Honestly, I'm kind of mad because the way you just said that is like, 'Why do you have the right to do that?' Because you're not my husband. You questioning me and judging me and feel you have the right to at this point -- you don't," Hannah said.
Hannah told Luke that sex out of marriage is a sin, but so is pride, and he was being too proud.
Luke then tried to retract some of his statements and said if she did have sex on the show -- which would be "a crazy scenario," according to Luke -- he'd be willing to do and work through everything.
Hannah didn't appreciate how Luke said he'd be "willing" to work through this with her because the Bachelorette noted she's a grown woman who can make her own decisions.
Luke said he could understand "a slip up" but he would be upset if she had sex with all of the other guys.
"I'd be like, 'I'm out of here!'" Luke confessed.
Hannah fires back at Luke
Hannah told Luke their conversation was not okay, and while she felt "love at first sight" with him and had hope for their romance, he had broken her heart.
"To make me feel like you would look at me differently and judge me and make me feel like you would not think of me as a woman of faith like I am... you're holding people to a standard you don't even live by," Hannah said.
Hannah told Luke that he had his own flaws she chose to look past to continue their relationship, and so the fact he would threaten to go home and dump her over sex with another man or his moral expectations of her, she said that was "a big f-ck you."
Hannah then said in a confessional, "You don't own me. You don't get to decide what I can and can't do."
Luke appeared upset and dumbfounded, and he repeated that even if Hannah "slipped up" and had sex with one of the other men, it wouldn't change what he wanted with her in the future.
But Hannah said her choice to have sex wouldn't be "a slip up." Hannah tried to explain to Luke it wasn't okay that he'd make a decision on whether to move forward with her based on her actions because a man in love with a woman is supposed to love all of her and all of her mistakes.
"You have not shown respect for any of the guys here, and I'm finally seeing that. You haven't shown me respect here... [Sex] isn't something you tell me I can do, it's what I want to do," Hannah said.
Hannah told Luke that she had given their relationship her all. Not only did she cry over him and have sleepless nights, but she followed her heart when her mind told her to end it.
Hannah finally sends Luke packing (again)
Hannah then admitted, "I finally have clarity and I do not want you to be my husband."
Luke's jaw dropped and he was silent. Luke asked for a chance to speak, but Hannah wouldn't give that to him. She said, "I know. I have the clarity."
Luke fought to stay, but she forced him to get up from the table and leave their date. Hannah told him, "It's over. Come on."
"I feel like you owe me at least a minute to share..." Luke said.
"I don't owe you anything!" Hannah yelled.
"I have given you so many -- oh my god, I can't believe you just said that. I am so mad! I don't owe you anything at this point, do you understand that?! I have bent over backwards for this relationship... I cannot believe you just said that to me! Why would you say that?!"
Hannah told the cameras Luke wants love for people who want the same exact things he wants and sees things the way he sees love.
Hannah said her husband will accept her for who she is and allow her to be her own person. Luke insisted he wasn't judging or condemning Hannah but was rather explaining an ideal scenario.
Luke still refuses to leave
Luke told Hannah that he loved her and their connection was undeniable. Luke refused to get in the vehicle, but Hannah knew how to do it.
"I have had sex. Yeah. And Jesus still loves me. From obviously how you feel, me f-cking in a windmill, you probably want to leave," Hannah told Luke.
The Bachelorette was then shown telling cameras in a confessional, "I didn't just go to the Fantasy Suite. I f-cked in a windmill. And guess what?! We did it a second time."
Luke asked Hannah if they could pray together before he left, but she said, "No."
Hannah then flipped Luke the middle finger as her drove off. She believed love is loving someone unconditionally and whole-heartedly. She wanted a man who would love everything about her and love her through her flaws.