-- The 24-year-old makeup artist who turned “The Bachelor” Season 19 on its head by walking out on the current “Bachelor,” Chris Soules, said she just knew it was the right decision.
“When you know, you know,” Megan Bell said today on “Good Morning America.”
Bell’s connection with Soules, 32, started strong as she was picked to go on his first one-on-one date. They flew in a helicopter over the Hoover Dam and the Grand Canyon. Over a picnic lunch, she discussed her father's death. The date ended with a rose and a kiss.
As time went on, Bell said she felt her spark with Soules dimming.
“Days went by and I was like, ‘I’m losing grip on it,’” Bell said of their first-date connection. “I saw the other relationships with the other girls progressing more, so and I was just like, ‘I trust Chris and this decision.’”
“I am so surprised,” she said of the drama on the reality TV show. “I’m silly and happy and fun. I try to stay away from it but, you know.”
Bell told Soules during one-on-one time that she would be leaving the show before he had a chance to give, or not give, her a rose.
"That night, I knew I was going to be saying goodbye," Bell said. "Goodbyes are hard."
When asked if she thought Soules knew she was going to leave, Bell replied, “I think so.”
As the contestants vying for Soules’ love have dwindled down from 30 to just six, Bell said she has an idea about who Soules will end up choosing.
“Becca, I think,” Bell said. “She’s beautiful, smart, sweet and right up Chris’s alley.”