Juan Pablo on Controversy: 'It Was A Misuse of A Word'

"The Bachelor" star discusses the latest season of the reality show and his controversial remarks.
3:00 | 02/10/14

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Transcript for Juan Pablo on Controversy: 'It Was A Misuse of A Word'
Now to the man starring Monday nights at ABC. Juan Pablo "The bachelor." Here with a sneak peek. I've been thinking a lot. I was worried about the rose ceremony that day that you were all sad. You felt horrible. I didn't want you to feel that way. My question is, what are our boundaries? You caught me offguard. Did we do anything inappropriate though? And Juan Pablo here, don't leave us hanging, did you? We talk. We talk. You'll see that tonight. We'll see a lot more tonight. Before we get to that, because these episodes taped a long time ago. Viewers have not been caught up on the controversy you got involved in a few weeks back. You were asked if there should be a gay bachelor, you were dismissed. Said a bad example. Used the word pervert. You have since apologized. What was going on in your head. It was a misuse of the word in English. It's been hard, because, to me, when I speak English, it happened to be two months of filming. Sometimes the words I used were not used in the way I should. I use the wrong word. I'm go on pi phone, Google, find the right word, do it that way. I talked to glad. We made sense between each other. Understood each other. I have family, friends, I have a cousin who is gay, his sister is a nun. It's been around my house all my life. To me, it was a misunderstanding. Did the backlash surprise you? What have you learned from it? People need to worry about their life's and my life. It's about respect. I respect everybody, doesn't matter the color of their skin. Their religion. We have to rpect everybody as they are because they were born that way. As long as we respect each other, I think we're good. Tell us more about the show tonight. You're going to leave us hanging? No, it's another kind of controversy what people watch in two hours. We film in four days. There's a lot more conversations. We -- Clare, nobody saw me doing that. Uh huh. Nobody did. Uh huh. So, with Clare, things got clear. E expressed to her I apologized. It was my mistake that night. At 4:00 in the morning, I was watching baseball. I was in Vietnam and watching baseball, falling asleep. She knocked at the door, caught me offguard. She was so excited about the whole day that, to me, do you want to go in the ocean for the first time? I was like, sure. In the morning, I was like, I should have said no, because it wasn't fair for the other ten girls that were in the room. Another lesson learned. Juan Pablo. Yes, I would rather make her feel bad at the time than make her feel bad later. She had a rose. I wanted to address that as soon as possible at the rose ceremony. We're glad you did. A new episode tonight. Colin Farrell is here in a minutes.

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