“Bachelor in Paradise” Star John Paul Jones Apologizes For Actions; Derek Peth Not Quick to Forgive

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Bachelor in Paradise star John Paul Jones is apologizing for his behavior on the show over the past few weeks. However, Derek Peth, who was on the receiving end of JPJ’s wrath is not quick to forgive.

John Paul Jones went after Derek after Derek began romancing Tayshia Adams in Paradise. You see JPJ was interested in Tayshia but she didn’t seen to return his level of affection. After Tayshia told JPJ to date others, he did.That’s when Tayshia explored her feelings for Derek. That didn’t sit well with JPJ and he verbally attache Derek at Chris and Krystal Randone’s wedding ceremony. The two continued their argument back in Paradise the following week and it seems like JPJ has had a change of heart.

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“After watching this past Tuesday’s of BIP and having had time to step away from it all and introspect on my actions, I do deeply regret that my behavior was disruptive and upsetting to the celebration of Chris and Krystal’s wedding reception,” Jones wrote. “Despite the fatigue and anxiety I felt at the time, I should have used good judgment in my decisions and acted in a more mature and selfless way.”

Other fellow BIPer’s were more forgiving.

“Thatta boy” Sydney Lotuaco wrote.

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“you’ve got a good heart my friend !,” added Katie Morton.

Chris Bukowski added, “You’re a gentleman JPJ.”

Derek ended up leaving the show on Monday night (Sept. 2) after learning from Tayshia that she didn’t feel the same way about him as he felt about her. It remains to be seen if JPJ will end up with Tayshia or be on his merry way.

Bachelor in Paradise airs Monday and Tuesday nights on ABC.