Alex Bordyukov joined the cast of Bachelors in paradise 2022 during Split Week. He arrived at a hotel where the OG women were staying with four other men. Alex eventually came into contact with Victoria Fuller, but he didn’t know her before joining the show. In fact, he only knew one participant on the beach.
[Spoiler alert: Bachelor in Paradise Season 8 spoilers ahead regarding Alex Bordyukov.]
Alex Bordyukov came for Bachelors in paradise 2022 during Split Week. At first he struggled to connect with the women as they were already dating men on the beach. However, he and Victoria went on a one-on-one date where they hit it off surprisingly well.
However, Victoria was previously linked to Johnny. When all the contestants returned to the beach, Victoria had to choose between the two men. She was particularly concerned that Johnny, who is only 26, might not be ready for engagement and kids.
It’s not uncommon for Bachelors in paradise Participants to interact with each other before arriving at the beach. Some connect in person, while others connect through social media. Given Alex’s connection to Victoria, it’s easy to wonder if he spoke to her before joining the show.
“I didn’t even know who she was,” Alex revealed on an episode of Talk to Bachelor Nation about it podcast. “The only person I knew there was Danielle,” he added. Danielle and I had met before, and so had Wells, of course.”
“I saw a few faces here and there, like at previews and on social media, but I didn’t know about anyone,” Alex continued. “It was kind of nice. I walked in really blind. I knew there was a chance to bite my ass.”
“A lot of people sign up beforehand. They have these friendships,” Alex continued, adding that arriving at the beach and already making friends with the other guys “makes it a lot easier to feel comfortable in this dynamic.”
Alex was involved in a love triangle with Johnny and Victoria Bachelors in paradise 2022. During the week 6 rose ceremony, Victoria decided to give Johnny her rose. However, Alex did not go home. Florence gave him a rose, so Alex will stay for another week.
This could create tension for Johnny, but hopefully Alex can make other meaningful connections as the show progresses. Teasers for next week’s episode reveal that Eliza is in a love triangle with Rodney and Justin. There are also some tears for an unexplained reason.
Bachelors in paradise Season 8 airs Mondays and Tuesdays at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.
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