Courtney Robertson has exclusively revealed to Life & Style that sheÃ¢â¬â¢s dating Arie Luyendyk Jr., and now her ex-fiancÃÂ©, Bachelor Ben Flajnik, is speaking out about the situation.
Ã¢â¬Å[IÃ¢â¬â¢m not dating again], not as quickly as she is,Ã¢â¬Â he tells Life & Style exclusively. Ã¢â¬ÅI donÃ¢â¬â¢t know what to make of it. The way she handled it wasnÃ¢â¬â¢t in the best taste.Ã¢â¬Â
Ben, 30, says it was his family who told him about the new relationship.
Ã¢â¬ÅIÃ¢â¬â¢m not really one to stay up on gossip, but my sister keeps me in the loop,Ã¢â¬Â he says. Ã¢â¬ÅAll of my friends were really surprised and disappointed. [Courtney] knew them all.Ã¢â¬Â
According to the former Bachelor, he thought he was on good terms with Arie, who was the runner-up on Emily MaynardÃ¢â¬â¢s Bachelorette season.
Ã¢â¬ÅI thought I knew him,Ã¢â¬Â Ben, who split with Courtney in early October, confides to Life & Style. Ã¢â¬ÅHe came up to Sonoma and we hung out for a few days. He seemed like a really nice guy.Ã¢â¬Â
So does he regret his split with the model?
Ã¢â¬ÅBreaking up was the right move,Ã¢â¬Â he shares, adding, Ã¢â¬ÅThat [she’s now dating Arie] really closed the door behind her.Ã¢â¬Â
But as Courtney recently revealed to Life & Style, she says had the pair spent more time with each other, theyÃ¢â¬â¢d still be together. Ã¢â¬ÅI think if weÃ¢â¬â¢d lived together, we wouldnÃ¢â¬â¢t have broken up,Ã¢â¬Â Courtney, 29, shares.
Ã¢â¬ÅRight now IÃ¢â¬â¢m focusing on healing my heart,Ã¢â¬Â she adds. Ã¢â¬ÅIÃ¢â¬â¢m a hopeless romantic and still believe I will find my soul mate. I need a guy who is ready for that chapter.Ã¢â¬Â