However the saga did not finish there. Bekah and her mother and father instantly contacted the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Workplace to take her off the missing-persons checklist however have been solely in a position to depart voicemails. This meant she was by no means taken off the checklist, and so a North Coast Journal article printed in February 2018—as The Bachelor was airing—reported her as nonetheless lacking. 

“somebody acknowledged me from the Bachelor and the story BLEW UP,” Bekah continued. “like severely… blew up. It went worldwide. however the information have been all f–ked up. some individuals thought I lied to my mother advised her I used to be on a weed farm once I was actually on the bachelor??” 

This led to a ton of media protection for her, together with a spot on Jimmy Kimmel Live. “however the precise story was so lengthy and complicated that I simply advised all of the media retailers that I needed to go to my good friend’s weed farm to ‘get away and loosen up’ after filming the bachelor and I did not have service and so my mother thought I used to be lacking [neutral-face emoji],” she admitted. “so lots of people thought I used to be an a–hole for that lol.” 

Fortunately, every thing managed to work out. “I am sorry that my mother and father needed to endure that horrible 24 hours,” concluded Bekah, now a mom of two. “and I undoubtedly by no means talked to that woman once more.”

Present of fingers, who knew when she began telling this story that the bear run-in can be the least thrilling facet?