Bekah Martinez, of The Bachelor fame, is telling the entire, unfiltered saga of how she as soon as appeared on a lacking individuals checklist.
Whereas telling a narrative about as soon as hitting a bear along with her automotive, she famous that the accident passed off in 2017 proper after filming the truth present — throughout Arie Luyendyk Jr.’s season — when she was driving to a marijuana farm. She went there to work for some fast cash, having needed to stop her nanny job to movie the present, and wanted to cowl her lease. Whereas there, off the grid, the California native was infamously reported lacking by her dad and mom.
“Mainly to make a VERY lengthy story quick, I used to be broke after The Bachelor,” she wrote on her Instagram tales on Tuesday. “I wanted to make some fast money, so I went with a brand new good friend to work on a weed farm trimming for a number of weeks” in Humboldt County. “And, sure, this was the time my household thought I used to be lacking.”
Martinez shared a “lacking” poster and defined that the woman she was with obtained kicked off the farm. She needed Martinez to depart as effectively, however she stated no, and he or she turned offended.
She had been utilizing the woman’s cellphone “to remain involved with my dad and mom” as a result of it was the one cellphone that had reception. Nevertheless, when the woman left, clearly offended along with her, she texted Martinez’s mother to say she was “being held hostage [with] meth heads with knives after which stopped replying.”
Martinez — who referred to as the weed setup “sketch” however stated there have been no individuals with “meth addictions + knives” — says her dad and mom had been “traumatized” and instantly filed a lacking individual report. She shared a message from her father that he was going to fly to Humboldt and “go all Liam Neeson on the weed farmers.”
The following morning, she simply awakened with a bizarre feeling and determined to depart. She hadn’t even been paid but (although later was) and simply break up. She referred to as her dad and mom from the highway as soon as she had service and “obtained and earful.”
They referred to as the Humboldt County Sheriff greater than as soon as to report she had been discovered, however no one answered and so they simply left voicemails. At that time, she stated they “dumbly” assumed she was take off the checklist “as a result of we by no means heard again.”
Quick-forward a number of months: The Bachelor debuted in early 2018 and round that point an article ran in regards to the excessive variety of lacking individuals circumstances in Humboldt County. Martinez’s picture was included within the story — and was noticed by a viewer of the ABC franchise.
She stated the story “BLEW UP — like severely blew up” and it was lined across the globe. Nevertheless, she stated the details had been “f**ked up. Some individuals thought ‘Bekah M.,'” as she was recognized on the present, “lied to my mother and instructed her I used to be on a weed farm once I was actually on The Bachelor.”
Martinez sarcastically stated that her favourite half about it was that her driver’s license photograph from when she was 15 was “plastered throughout each information article.”
She wrote about showing on Jimmy Kimmel Live after being eradicated from The Bachelor — and stated she instructed a watered-down model of the story as a result of it was so “lengthy and complicated.”
“I simply instructed all media shops that I needed to go to my good friend’s weed farm to ‘get away and chill out’ after filming The Bachelor and I did not have service and so my mother thought I used to be lacking. So lots of people thought I used to be an asshole for that,” she wrote.
Martinez concluded by saying, “I am grateful I”m alive and never lacking,” and “I am sorry that my dad and mom needed to endure that horrible 24 hours.”
She added, “And I positively by no means talked to that woman once more.”
Martinez later appeared on Bachelor in Paradise however has been in a relationship with Grayston Leonard since early 2018. They’re dad and mom to a son and daughter.
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