‘Queen’ Victoria of ‘The Bachelor’ speaks out after mug shot emerges

Over the weekend, "The Bachelor” contestant’s mug shot surfaced from a 2012 arrest for shoplifting.
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in the meantime, let's go to our "Gma" cover story. A bachelor exclusive. This season's drama stirring queen Victoria Larson, well, she's now in the hot seat after a mug shot emerged from a 2012 arrest for shoplifting. Kaylee Hartung here with what Victoria is saying about it now. Good morning, Kaylee. Reporter: Yeah, good morning, this season on "The bachelor" no one is standing out quite like she's calling it like she sees it and sometimes that involves some name-calling in an unbelievably unapologetic fashion. What cease's sorry for is the mistakes she made shoplifting nine years ago. The self-anointed queen of this bachelor season. I'm Victoria like the queen. Reporter: Quickly becoming the villain with words sharper than her crown. Brittany interrupted me to make out with Matt. . Victoria seems to thrive on being mean to other girls. Victoria, I am sorry to interrupt. Reporter: Her claws coming out. There is a new girl that just showed up. You're kidding. I'm not. Reporter: Five newcomers were introduced last night. Catalina in particular threatening her reign. I also had the privilege to be miss Puerto Rico universe. I should have that crown actually. Oh, really? Yeah. I mean -- Thank you. Victoria -- Snatching the crown was not my best moment looking back, but I meant it all in good fun. When you watch the show back and you see yourself name-calling, do you regret that? They knew me and knew my heart and knew that I really never have ill intent so I think they viewed it differently just because they know me. Reporter: So the words didn't hit as harsh as they come across on TV. I don't think so. Honestly it was all in good fun. If my words or actions hurt anyone like I sincerely apologize and I'll do better and hold myself accountable. I'm not a bully. I'm really not. Reporter: But the Balash from viewers so strong, Victoria says she's even receiving death threats. I anticipated being well received so to get like the bullying messages and the hate mail and the death threats wasn't really prepared for that at all. 100% it was shocking. Reporter: Victoria learning this week another downside of notoriety, her mug shot from a 2012 arrest for shoplifting resurfacing. When it initially the story broke, I called my dad, of course, and he's like, how do you feel and I'm like I feel liberated like everything is exposed. I can tell my future husband Google me, I have no secrets to hide. What do you wish people knew about you that we couldn't know about you just from watching the show? I don't think my kindness really got to show through and I really do have a good heart. I actually became friends with one of the new girls. Chance that it's Catalina. One queen only. Thank you so much. Well, Matt says bully something not the way to his heart so we're building to some serious drama going down as Matt confronts the girls for how horribly some are treating each other. Maybe the queen's reign is coming to an end. You got to stay tuned. All right, Kaylee, thank you very much. "The bachelor" airs Mondays at 8:00 eastern, 7:00 central,

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