Married at First Sight: Honeymoon Island – Final Decisions (Season 1, Episode 8) | Lifetime

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Married at First Sight: Honeymoon Island – Final Decisions (Season 1, Episode 8) | Lifetime

– Over 50,000 amazing people have applied to be married at first sight, but most of them are still single ♪ ♪ Now we’ve scientifically selected 16 singles who have applied to be married at first sight and invited them to the only island where you can have your honeymoon before your wedding ♪ ♪ On “Married At First Sight,” we make the matches However, we never know whether there’s going to be chemistry So, now we are here to help you match yourself [cheering] This season on “Honeymoon Island” we’ve had incredible highs – Whoo – Jada’s 100% exactly what I came here for, exactly what I’m looking for – Seriously, for me too– – Dang, man Getting teary eyed on camera – Oh, my God It’s okay – Don’t let it show – We’ve kissed now We’re holding hands I’ve completed fallen in love with Brandin – I haven’t met my match sexually until now – It’s kind of nerve-racking to fall in love – Just having fun and laughing it off, and I just don’t want to be anywhere else right now – And some heartbreaking lows He held her hand, and then she kind of just dropped it – Have you ever done anything like this before? – No, I know that that’s why I’m here, but, like, I would rather just go home Like, I hate it – Do you think Brandin is really feeling you, or you’re just trying to convince her to? – I feel like I’m describing you, but that’s not on purpose – Yeah, you described me – I automatically have, like, an instant connection with Jada But something about Jocelyn just attracts me to her – I want to see where this goes with you ♪ ♪ – Sorry – I don’t really want kids – Really? – 100% I want kids – This could be a deal breaker for us – At the end of the day, if you don’t want to have kids and I do, I just have to deal with it or not – All I’m saying, like, I found myself, like, falling in love with this chick, and now I’m, like, really second guessing a lot of different things – Like, I can’t be happy I can’t act happy because I’m not You’re just arguing with me like a child I’m done – I told you I was falling in love with you Is that why you freaked out so much? – Do you feel the same way? ♪ ♪ – I haven’t cried this much since I was born Can we wrap this up? I wanna go home ♪ ♪ – And tonight, on the season finale of “Honeymoon Island.” Only four couples remain, and each person must decide if they’re ready to be engaged – I’m committed to her – Have you fell in love with her? – I think I could get on my knee and do it What I think the odds are that Brandin gonna say yes or no? It’s 50/50 – I hope that I leave here with assurance that you feel the way about me that I feel about you – I don’t know – What is your biggest fear? – The he’s gonna just say he doesn’t want to continue our relationship And I’d be really sad about that – Eric and I have been moving, like, really slow I still have him on the couch, – Engagements on my mind I feel like I’m falling in love with Katie, and I’m thinking about proposing, but I’m still sleeping on the couch [laughs] – Honestly, like, if he were to propose, I would say yes [laughs] – You had to choose today, never talk to her again, or have to take that leap, you’d walk? – I’m not ready for that That’s it – Can confidently tell you right here that I am falling in love with you – The amount of time that we had on this island is not enough time for me to even consider getting engaged All right, um ♪ ♪ [tense music] – You know, you tell me your daughter’s one-in-a-million, and I could not agree more And I feel very confident that I’m ready for this next step I came to Honeymoon Island to find the love of my life, and Brandin is the one for me And I have one big hurdle left, and it’s getting the approval from Ms. Susan and Mr. Brad, her mom and her step-dad I do think the experts here went above and beyond truly finding compatibility, and people that share core values and, um ♪ ♪ I’m gonna ask her to marry me ♪ ♪ – Let’s face it Y’all are both good-looking people, and y’all make a beautiful couple, but that doesn’t always necessarily compute to a great relationship ♪ ♪ So with that being said I would love you, um, to talk to Brad – So let’s–yeah, let’s give Mr. Brad a round – Okay, hold on – It wasn’t the answer that I was looking for, but at least it wasn’t no – Hey, Jona – Hey, Mr. Brad, how are you? – Doing fine How about yourself, buddy? – I am–I don’t know I’m on all sorts of different levels over here, but ultimately very, very happy We came here for an ultimate commitment, or for nothing I don’t think my feelings are artificial at all Um [groans] I know this is an insane situation, and you don’t know me I’m looking for a wife Um…I would like to commit my life your daughter

– Well, you know, I know the type of person that Brandin is I feel like I know the type of person that you are just based on what I’ve heard about you Why not give it a shot? – I have to tell you, I don’t think I know what the answer’s gonna be – If she says yes, then she will be totally committed to you And the only thing I can say is congratulations, and you definitely have my blessing We’re happy for you We’re happy for you We really are Nice talking to you, Jona – Okay – Thank you so much – Bye-bye – Bye – Bye [sighs] – Okay [laughs] [“Come On” by NineOneOne] – ♪ Come on, come on, come on ♪ ♪ It’s time ♪ ♪ ♪ – It’s crazy, though, in how far we’ve come, you guys – Hey, everybody – Hey, guys – Hi, guys – Oh, hey – How’s everyone enjoying this beautiful day at Saint James’s Club Morgan Bay? – Love it – Tomorrow is a very important day Tomorrow is final decisions [tense music] ♪ ♪ – 16 singles came to Honeymoon Island hoping to find the love of their lives We’ve been guiding the couples through the same principles we’ve used on “Married at First Sight.” Sociology, Psychology, Spirituality, and Sexology But tomorrow, their three-week honeymoon is over, and they have to decide whether they’ve grown in love enough to be engaged to their partner When you guys came here on day one, it was important for you to find a person with whom you could spend the rest of your life Someone with whom you could say this is my potential husband or wife Tomorrow, you have to make a commitment before you leave this island – I’m falling for Kimber, but I’m feeling nervous and scared, you know? ‘Cause I don’t know what decision I’m gonna make, and I don’t know what decision she’s gonna make – Don’t commit to each other unless you really mean it – This is why you came here – So you have a lot of thinking to do, but we will be seeing you soon – Thank you – Yeah, thank you [clapping] [upbeat music] ♪ ♪ – Hi – Good morning Welcome to Saint James’s Club Northern Beach Tranquility Spa How are you doing this morning? – So good. How’re you? Are you here for your pedicures? both: Yes – Yes, very ready – On “Married at First Sight” we scientifically match couples to be married, but on “Honeymoon Island” we brought like-minded singles together and allowed them to match themselves based on chemistry They’ve spent three weeks working towards the goal of marriage However, they may be on a different page than their partner – So how are you guys feeling? – Dude, I just feel like I do not deserve Jona I’m just like, “Wait, what’s happening right now?” – Girl, you’re falling in love with him – I’m really grateful that I found Jona, but I am not a fast mover when it comes to relationships And to go home and say, “Hey, guys, I met someone on an island and we got engaged in three weeks,” is kind of crazy Like, I don’t think I’m ready for this I don’t want to cry Hold on – Eric and I have been moving, like, really slow Kind of a snail’s pace It’s kind of a joke, I think, because I still have him on the couch But it’s getting more serious I really like Eric, but at this point Eric and I are not physical I move at a much slower pace I just hope that Eric knows how much I like him, because he really is someone I want to spend the rest of my life with – It’s so mind-blowing to me that Shannon is just exactly like me I never met anyone that just, like–that got me – You think you’re ready to kind of get engaged and make it a little more official? – I mean, I just don’t see him proposing If he really did though, maybe that would be the push I don’t know I don’t think that Shannon’s gonna propose to me because I don’t want kids I don’t really want kids – Really? – I feel like because of the amount of time I’ve already spent analyzing it, thinking about it, talking about it, I feel pretty, like, set – I mean, I’m not actually sold on kids either, but I just don’t like the close-mindedness Like, 100% no kids – I don’t know if I’m ready to get engaged, but I don’t want him to break up with me I don’t want our relationship to end that’s for sure It would suck – I think for me, like– I don’t know I’m getting, like, goose bumps talking about this just because it’s, like, last night Chris and I had sex [laughs] Chris is, like, he’s a gem Engagement is something that’s foreseeable for us, and honestly, like, if he were to propose, I would say yes [laughs] Early on in this experience, Chris and I both expressed that we really wanted to explore intimacy with one another outside of the physical – So how important is sex to you in a relationship? – I would love to just have that with just one person that I’m gonna spend, like, the rest of my life with Like, if I’m sleeping with you then you know that, like, there–I’m basically in love with you Waking up to him knowing that we took our relationship to the next level

really puts things into perspective Like, this is really serious I found somebody who wanted the exact same thing that I wanted, and I found that and more All of our matches, you have to be on the same page, and we are – Right ♪ ♪ [hip-hop music] ♪ ♪ – What’s up? What’s up? We gonna start it off with four shots – The next big step – Yeah, okay – Whatever that may be – [laughs] – While Jona has figured out that he’s ready to propose, Eric, Chris, and Shannon still need to decide whether they’re ready to take that next step and make that commitment – What’s up with you guys? Parents and all? – I think Katie’s family is really, like, the ideal family that I would want – Falling in love with her family, bro? Yeah? – Yeah I wasn’t–I don’t know It’s weird Engagement wasn’t something I thought of prior to meeting the parents, but engagement’s on my mind First, I got to get off the couch – I don’t think I can fall in love with nobody unless I’m hitting it And not to say hitting it, making love, however you want to say Making a little nasty time – [laughs] I feel like I’m falling in love with Katie, and I’m thinking about proposing But I’m still sleeping on the couch. [laughs] Now, that’s a big red flag – I got no doubts Like, I’m feeling that way I’m committed to her Like, legit committed to her – Y’all was the most interesting to watch on a love level The way you look at her When you see her, it’s just like a lot of intense love – Yeah – I’m trying not to. [laughs] – The way you talk to her, it, like, I see it, bro I don’t even think it’s intentional – It’s like her, and then the rest of the world though That’s what it looks like – Yeah Jona’s talking about getting engaged, but Brandin’s moving a lot slower through this experience I don’t know if she’s necessarily looking to get engaged right now – Well, Shannon, how you feeling, man? – We instantly, like, hit it off It’s so much stuff that we have in common She had the qualities that I like in a woman I’d need to explore her a little more – You think you’re gonna be committed to her if you don’t see her for three, four weeks? Like, when the physical’s so important to you? I mean, is that where you’re at? Is that what you want to do? – Like, if you want something bad enough, you’re gonna make it happen If you don’t, you’re gonna make excuses I can fly out– like, if I feel like, you know, I really miss her, I’ll fly out next day – You want it bad enough? ‘Cause you’re saying if like hypothetical – Because you don’t know I never had this type of connection from anyone else So it feels right, but I need to feel it in real life What really scares me about committing to Kimber is, like, how do I know she’s the one? I don’t know if I fully want to commit, but I don’t want to lose her So I’m stuck in between that Like, I’m going crazy thinking about the possibilities of both things, but I’m still confused Like, I still don’t know what to do at this point What about you, Chris? – I’m at a place right now where I’m just really getting to know her I want her to actually meet my family She hasn’t met my daughter in person – She have what it takes to be your wife? – I think that she has, like, everything that I want – So if you had to choose today, ever talk to her again, or have to take that leap, you’d walk? ♪ ♪ – I would not get engaged to her right now ’cause I’m not at that point, bro Me and Jada finally made love, but I’m not ready to get married I want her to meet my daughter in person before we even consider getting engaged I’m not ready for that That’s it [tense music] [upbeat music] ♪ ♪ – I am ready again, and Jona is not Welcome to the life of Brandin and Jona, where she is always ready before he is – She didn’t brush her teeth She’s dirtier than I am – That’s a lie – I’m in the living room because Chris is actually, um, in the shower right now It’s crazy, like, we are, like, best friends And, like, that’s so cool to me Like, the person that I can, like, spend the rest of my life with, he’s like my genuine best friend – We decided we needed a code word [chuckles] – For sex – So I had the brilliant idea that we would just say we needed to talk We can have a quick talk – Quick talk? – Or a long talk – Yeah, we just really need to talk – Very deep talk [both laugh] – I’ve been trying to talk all day [hip hop music] ♪ ♪ – Aw, this is so cute – Chris and Jada’s relationship started off rocky with Chris juggling both Jada and Jocelyn, but since then, the two have shared a strong emotional connection They both have busy work schedules, and they live thousands of miles apart Which is complicated because Chris has a daughter So they both need to decide whether their relationship has grown enough to make the sacrifices required for their relationship to be stable in their future – So what’s your biggest fear leaving Honeymoon Island? – With you living in New York and me living in San Antonio For me now, I want, like, us to really, like, be intentional about how we would

up and move, like, right after this – I do want to relocate as long as I can figure out a situation with, like, my daughter Um, that’s, like, the biggest factor ’cause she comes before anything – You want to be able to see her too – I really feel like I’m falling in love with Jada, but she lives in Texas I live in New York with my daughter This is gonna be a hard decision for me I got to think about it and see what happens – I feel like you and I have just, like, naturally, like, went from like friendship to, like, best friends to, like, wow, now I can really see myself with this person, like, long-term One thing I’m afraid of, it would just be all of, like, what we built Like, this solid foundation just kind of, like, be taken, like, for granted, or just kind of, like, fading away ♪ ♪ [guitar music] ♪ ♪ – I didn’t think it was gonna turn out like this – I didn’t think it was gonna turn out like this at all – Beautiful though – Kimber and Shannon had instant chemistry on Honeymoon Island, sharing their first kiss the second day they were here But you need more than physical attraction to sustain a marriage, and Shannon and Kimber need to decide whether or not they have what it takes to sustain a relationship – Cheers to Honeymoon Island ♪ ♪ – So how are you feeling right now? – I feel good right now – Everything coming to an end – Getting close – Close to us going back to normal life, you know? – Yeah I don’t want this to be the end – Yeah, me either What really scared me about committing to Kimber is I got dumped before, and it scares me to get rejected – While I do think you’re an amazing person, I think that you deserve someone different – Like, what if I say, “Yo, I want to spend the rest of my life with you,” and she says, “No.” – I feel for like the last ten years of my life I’ve been so held back by the relationship that I was in at the time There’s so many things I wanted to do and opportunities that I passed up because the person that I was dating was uncomfortable with it And for what? I didn’t end up with any of them anyways – Yeah – I can be myself around you, and you’re the first person that I’ve dated that I feel that way about Shannon makes me feel comfortable and accepted I can be completely myself with him And so of course I can see wanting to keep him around, you know, forever But I don’t if Shannon is feeling the same things that I’m feeling So how are you feeling about final decisions coming up? ♪ ♪ – I don’t know ♪ ♪ – I hope that I leave here with assurance that you feel the way about me that I feel about you ♪ ♪ [guitar music] ♪ ♪ – This is it – Here we go – Today is final decision day, and we’re giving all the men the opportunity to go ring shopping A ring is a statement to the world that this is the person I want to spend the rest of my life with, and some of our men may be more ready than others to make that declaration – Welcome to Columbian Emeralds Saint James’s Club Morgan Bay What are you shopping for today? – Looking for maybe a couple rings or a ring – [laughs] I’ll be browsing for now – Well, that’s how it starts – You’re not gonna do this with me? – You know, to be honest– – After our conversation yesterday, I felt like, man – I was. I was gung ho – “I think he’s ready.” – I was gung ho, but, you know, there are things that need to be addressed and be worked on And I think the funny thing is me being on the couch As much as we have a lot in common, you know, we are taking it slow I’m taking that as a big sign that if I’m still not sharing the same bed, you know, it’s a little tough to take that next big leap I really think Katie is the one, but I’m not sure if the time is right But I also feel excited because I see what the future potentially holds with Katie I have a lot of thoughts racing through my brain I’m definitely going back and forth – Have something like this – That looks classy, man I’ll be honest, that really looked to me– looks like, you know, a queen’s crown – I’m gonna ask Brandin to marry me This is the biggest decision of my life Taking on the responsibility of sharing it with somebody else This is saying it’s no longer my life, it’s our life I may get rejected That’s a huge possibility I just want to make sure it’s not too abrupt and pushes her away, and I end up with nothing That’s the one – That’s the one Excellent Congratulations ♪ ♪ – Getting anxiety, bro? You all right? – There’s a lot of pressure right now Let me see the green one – This one here ♪ ♪ – It really does blow my mind to even think about this I got to make sure 100% I’m ready to be committed, or go our separate ways

So I really just wanna think about all those options, and make sure that I’m making the right decision – So what are you looking for? Engagement ring? – I don’t know Like, I don’t want to leave here without her You know what I mean? And a ring will really be a lot, you know? I’m still, like, on the fence On “Second Chances” I took a leap of faith there, and then that didn’t work out And it got really, really hard for me when I got dumped The thought of getting down on one knee and proposing to somebody– it scares me I’ve never done it You know, what if she says no? Like, that’s the ultimate rejection right there You ready for this, man? – I’m ready, man You ready? – Man, I don’t know Is anybody ever ready for, like, marriage? ♪ ♪ [hip-hop music] ♪ ♪ – It’s final decision day, and our couples have spent the night apart for the first time since moving into their honeymoon suites This separation is critical as they reflect on their time spent on the island, and decide whether they want to continue this journey by getting engaged or breaking things off forever – I’m feeling very overwhelmed with what I want to do I know that I want to continue this relationship, but at the same time, like, I don’t expect him to propose And if he did, it might be too much too soon because I don’t know if we’re at that level of commitment yet – Going into final decisions I’m feeling the pressure I’m feeling the nerves I’m ready to get engaged I’m ready to be married I desire that I want that There’s so much going into this, and so much riding on this I didn’t sleep too well last night – Now that our relationship has gone to another level, because we did have sex, it’s a lot easier going into decision day I think Chris is gonna propose because we’re both on the same page with what the other person wants So I’m really excited, and ready to get this show on the road – [sighs] I came to Honeymoon Island to find love I want to be with a girl You know, do the whole family thing, and get married, have kids, and enjoy that journey in my life Me and Jada finally made love and it was cool, but I’m not sure if I’m ready for the engagement because that’s a huge leap So I’m juggling between engagement, or just walking away and having nothing at all – I have very strong feelings for Eric, and I’m excited to see what he’s gonna say I’m excited to say to him what I’ve been feeling all this time It’s frustrating because I see all my friends get married, and I’m like, “what’s wrong with me that I haven’t found my person.” I know it’ll happen eventually I’m just hoping sooner than later Eric and I have always been on the same page So I’m sure today will be nothing different, but for this to be such a monumental way to say that I do care about him I think will mean a lot – I wake up on final decision day, and I’m torn because I genuinely have feelings for Katie So my heart’s going in that direction, but my brain is telling me that this isn’t something for me After I met her parents, that’s when I did start to fall in love, but she still wants me on the couch I don’t know if I could go from couch to commitment – Today is final decision day, and I’m pretty nervous right now because I don’t really know what’s gonna happen I hope that I leave Honeymoon Island with some kind of commitment from Shannon because I don’t want our relationship to come to an end today This could potentially be one of the biggest days of my life – I never met no one like Kimber, but I’m not sure it’s 100% real You know, once we get home, she may be different, I may be different I don’t know I’m so nervous right now, and like, so many thoughts are racing through my head If I decide to propose to Kimber and she says no, I’m gonna be heartbroken [tense music] ♪ ♪ – Hi, Kimber – How are you? – Good. Good to see you – Nice to see you All right, big day today – Yeah, the biggest I’m pretty nervous – You look pretty rattled right now – I am pretty rattled right now – What is your biggest fear? – That’s he’s gonna just say he doesn’t want to continue our relationship, and I’d be really sad about that ♪ ♪ – Hey, what’s up man? – What’s up, dude? How you doing, buddy? – Good. Good – It’s good to see you, man – Nice seeing you – How you feel? – Nervous, anxious, don’t wanna make the wrong decision – What’s been the biggest challenge? – Well, you know the baby thing was kind of difficult, you know? And that’s maybe an issue – I really don’t think I want kids – Why not? – The way that it changes your life I don’t think I ever am gonna want those changes I’m comfortable calling it a maybe I hope that the takeaway here is that I am who I am because of my experiences, and I do want to start fresh with you, but anything that you like about me is also because of my experiences – Absolutely – So I can’t just write those off – You have made a decision? – Yeah, kind of

I just want to wait and see once I see her – Right – How I really feel So I’m still on the fence I’m going both ways – But you’re going to make a decision – I’m gonna make a decision for sure Whichever way it is, and I’m gonna live with whatever decision it is ♪ ♪ I definitely came to Honeymoon Island to meet the love of my life, but I’m nervous, and I’m scared ’cause I got dumped before So my heart is, like, beating out my chest because, like, what if I put it all on the line, “Kimber, will you marry me?” She’s like, “Nah.” It scares me to get rejected Like, that’s the ultimate rejection right there ♪ ♪ – I’m super nervous walking up to the gazebo I’m considering every possible outcome all at once I adore Shannon My feelings for him are so real and so strong, but if I left Honeymoon Island without Shannon, I would be devastated and heartbroken because Shannon is basically perfect for me – What’s up? You look nice – Hey Ooh – I know, right? It’s a lot – It’s a lot – [sighs] ♪ ♪ – Um ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ – How you feeling today? – Today’s been probably the hardest day of all of them – Yeah, same here Coming into this whole experience, like, I was a doubter I’m not gonna say I was pessimistic, but I wasn’t completely optimistic But it’s weird how my mindset has changed where we matched, like, starting on the pirate ship Like, everything that we’ve been doing, it’s been like smooth sailing, you know? Even, like, our disagreement about kids We still had that disagreement, but it wasn’t like a bad time, you know? – It’s been freakishly easy – Yes But that kind of worries me as well because, like, is it a perfect match with somebody– I don’t know if I believe in soul mates, but, like, it seemed like you may be my soul mate I don’t want to leave this island without you I don’t want to see my future without you ♪ ♪ So – [laughs] ♪ ♪ – When I met you, obviously, I was super attracted to you physically, and I was hoping that that wasn’t gonna be all that there was And the more I’ve gotten to know you the more I appreciate our connection to the things that we have in common And I found so much more in you that I thought I would find here And I don’t want to stop laughing with you, and at you sometimes [both laugh] And I don’t want to stop looking at you, and touching you, and I don’t want to stop what we’re doing I mean, I hope you’re on the same page ♪ ♪ – I don’t want this to come to an end I don’t want to leave this island without you I don’t know how it’s gonna look in the future I just want us to have a future together Will you marry me? – [laughing] Oh, my God, Shannon ♪ ♪ Yes, I want nothing more than to go on this journey with you ♪ ♪ Holy crap – I love her This is the best decision I could have made I’m willing to work and do whatever it takes to make this work out – It’s exactly what I want I feel good knowing that he wants to continue the path that we’re on Shannon is definitely my soul mate It’s pretty exciting [laughs] I love it – You want to commit to this? – [laughs] Yeah ♪ ♪ – [laughs] ♪ ♪ [knocking on door] – Hey, how’s it going, Pastor? – How you doing, buddy? – Good, how you doing? I’ve got thoughts running through my mind about Katie and I, and how we’re going to make this work Before I make this decision, I need to talk to Pastor Cal – Are you into her? – I actually do like Katie I really, really do She’s a wonderful woman She is so kind, and really a rare find to me I mean, finding her here was seriously one of the best things to have happen to me in a long time This is someone who I can see as my wife – Do you find her attractive? – Yes, actually, I do I do – Okay, now have you shared a bed together? – No – So you’re sleeping on the couch? – Correct – How you feel about that? – It’s like her giving me the perception that, you know, that I’m being friendzoned – Eric and Katie have been moving at a slower pace than the other couples, and that’s not a problem as long as they both are on the same page as to where they are in their relationship But it sounds like they may not be – We’re not taking that step, but I want to And her anxiety with, you know,

being portrayed a particular way I think we never really came to the table and talked about finding a middle ground where, you know, I can share the bed with her I think I just kind of rolled along with it – Are you expecting that anxiety to go away once you leave Honeymoon Island? – That’s the gamble, right? – Yeah, dude, that’s a big gamble ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ – I came to Honeymoon Island in the hopes of finding love, and I lucked out with Eric because he is adventurous, well-traveled, so considerate, so caring Eric would make a great husband So I feel like the luckiest girl here, honestly. [laughs] ♪ ♪ – This morning I wake up and I’m pretty exhausted from sleeping on the couch I feel pretty decided on the issues And I have feelings for Katie, and my heart is leading that way, but I can’t commit to her on this island ♪ ♪ To look Katie in her eyes and tell her that I cannot commit frightens me I think she’s gonna be genuinely hurt, but I did leave an honest note Leaving Katie, I immediately feel relieved I would have been more of a scumbag had I lead her on ♪ ♪ – [sighs] Um It hurts ♪ ♪ I think that he wasn’t ready to commit because I wasn’t willing to let him into my bedroom I want someone to like me for more than that ♪ ♪ [sighs] Um I feel blindsided and humiliated, to be honest But I’m still open to finding love, that’s what I want, and I’m not gonna let anyone close me off I wish Eric the best ♪ ♪ – [exhales forcefully] I just want to make sure I make the right decision because my main reason for coming here was to find that one person to be a stepmother to my daughter I just want to make sure that Jada’s the one before I introduce somebody like that to meet my daughter, Bella, in person ♪ ♪ You look beautiful – Thank you – Nice to see you – Good to see you too ♪ ♪ – How you feeling? – Good ♪ ♪ – So, Chris, this experience has been nothing short but amazing You always wanted to calm me down and let me know that you’re right by my side, and that’s something that I definitely came here for on this island to have Somebody that could be right by my side And I have to be honest, I’ve known that I was in love with you It’s just been something that I literally have been so nervous to express to you I didn’t want you to make decisions or moves based off how you knew I felt, but I can confidently tell you right here that I am falling in love with you ♪ ♪ – You made this experience amazing for me Coming to the island not knowing what to expect, being super nervous, but you just made me feel so good and just so warm Like, your presence And we related so much right off the top you made me open up so much What I came here for on this island, what I wanted, I see it all in you Like, 100% Like, everything I came here for I see it in you But, um ♪ ♪ I, um at this point like, my biggest concern would be ♪ ♪ When we go back to our lives are we gonna be able to continue this? ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ – At this point like, my biggest concern would be ♪ ♪ When we go back to our lives are we gonna be able to continue this? ♪ ♪ But I want to at least try and attempt to make things work I’m so glad that I met a beautiful black queen – You’re so sweet – I’m serious And there’s no better choice for me Like, you are everything that I want in a woman I’m in love with you – Oh, my gosh, Chris – So [both laugh] – Wait You’re–you’re Chris [laughs]

– Now, listen. Listen Listen I can’t promise you that I’m ready to get engaged right now ’cause I know I said before, like, I really would meet my daughter and all that But I got you this commitment ring because I couldn’t have this with anybody else And I just wanted to know if you would take this commitment ring from me, and we could continue this journey after this – Oh, my gosh, Chris Yes ♪ ♪ – Can I put it on your finger? – Yes, you may [both laugh] [mumbles] – ♪ Love, love, love… ♪ – Here you go You like it? – I love it Oh, my God ♪ ♪ Once he tells me what the ring actually symbolizes, that was such a great sentimental representation of what we wanted to build and continue after this experience And to have ring represent that and him put it on my ring finger basically is like an engagement I found someone who wanted the exact same thing that I wanted, and that was somebody to grow with beyond this entire experience Somebody who he could evolve from a friendship to an eternity of love, that is rooted in God, and I’m like so grateful for that ♪ ♪ – It’s crazy to think that in this short period of time that you can care about somebody so much, and experience so much with one person Honeymoon Island is intense Just being here and being able to express to each other how we feel about one another It makes everything very real for me – Oh, my God – ♪ ‘Cause I’m falling in love, love, love, love ♪ ♪ ♪ – ♪ Oh, oh, oh, oh ♪ ♪ Oh, oh, oh, oh ♪ ♪ Oh, oh, oh, oh ♪ [woman vocalizing] ♪ Looking for your love ♪ – Hi – Hi, Brandin Good to see you – Good to see you as well I’m really nervous I have been thinking about the different scenarios that could happen, but I’m trying not to think too much into it because of who I am Like, if I overthink it, then I’m gonna freak myself out and maybe not show up I don’t know – So this is a really big day When you first came here, I know how overwhelmed you were, and nervous, and you had some huge walls up I know that you were hurt pretty terribly in the past – The last serious relationship I had, like, he [bleep] another girl in my bedroom Like, in our bed that we lived in And ever since then I guess I just, like, I would rather be alone than have to go through that – How are you feeling about Jona at this point? – I don’t know what to do, or, like, how to act because I feel like I don’t deserve him I just feel like he’s, like, so great, and he has all these qualities that I’ve always wanted I don’t know what’s about to happen ♪ ♪ – Pastor Cal, how are you doing? – How you doing man? – I’m doing well – Good to see you – Good to see you too – How you feeling? – Nervous, but good I think, yeah – ‘Cause you guys, I mean, it’s like a roller coaster I mean, we started off– I was a little concerned because there wasn’t a lot of intimacy He held her hand and then she dropped it – It’s gonna be a problem – Yeah But you guys seem to be coming along So you’re ready to make this decision? I mean, you– you know what you’re going to do – Yeah, I know what I’m going to do ♪ ♪ We’re going into final decisions I’m gonna ask Brandin to marry me, but I don’t know if she wants to be committed to this relationship I’m feeling nervous I’ve completely fallen in love with Brandin I’d like to think that Brandin’s also falling in love with me, but I don’t know that for sure So I truly have no idea what’s going to happen today, and that’s really exciting and really nerve-racking at the same time ♪ ♪ So finally Brandin shows up I’m feeling relieved, and I’m gonna go for it – Hi – Hi ♪ ♪ – I missed you – I missed you too You look incredible – Thank you ♪ ♪ – So through this journey we’ve had some really fantastic moments, and we’ve also had our down moments, and moments where I’ve been unsure And I’ve got to know you really well going through those moments with you That made me feel confident in how we’ll be able to handle things going forward ♪ ♪ I promise to put your needs before mine I promise to do anything and everything I can to always be there for you I promise to truly listen to you, and in turn to communicate my feelings respectfully I promise to continue to be patient I promise to continue to be kind to you I promise to love you unconditionally And I promise to never stop striving to be the man that you deserve So with that I’d like to make one last promise to you And that promise is that all these promises I’ve made

are no longer tied to our time here on this island I need you to know that I’m committed to following through with all of them for the rest of my life ♪ ♪ Brandin, when I spoke to your parents – Oh, God – I told them that I wanted to spend the rest of my life with you There’s absolutely no doubt in my mind that you are my forever Brandin, you are my reason ♪ ♪ [both laugh] Brandin ♪ ♪ I want to spend the rest of my life with you ♪ ♪ Brandin, will you marry me? ♪ ♪ – Yes – ♪ I believe ♪ [“I believe” by Rupert Pope and Giles Palmer] – I’m feeling like I’m on cloud nine I have a fiancée, and it feels really good I’m getting goose bumps talking about it – So yes? – So yeah – I found everything and more that I came for here on Honeymoon Island, and Brandin’s the reason for that Let me put this thing on – [laughs] – Give me yo hand ♪ ♪ – I am engaged It’s kind of crazy Coming to an island with 16 people and then it ended with an engagement ring It’s insane I truly believe I’m a different person than the person who showed up here, and it’s just been such an incredible experience to come here and leave with someone that I truly, deeply care about I just feel so lucky [laughs] ♪ ♪ – ♪ Light the way ♪ – Thanks, Honeymoon Island [both laugh] – ♪ Things will always turn around ♪ ♪ If you seize the day ♪ ♪ ♪