The past season of "The Bachelor" was so explosive we had to sit down with Alayah Benavidez to discuss the details. Alayah's experience on the popular reality show was bumpy from the beginning, and ultimately Bachelor Peter Weber gave her the boot—twice. Now that she is back home and under quarantine like the rest of us, she exclusively spoke with The Tylt about her experience on the show, which of the girls she still communicates with and if she REALLY even liked Peter. Check it out below.
What do you think about Sydney Hightower calling you fake and asking if you feel the need to be a pageant girl all the time?
I think pageantry has a stigma of being fake. Which I get—in a sense you are taught to be politically correct. Not necessarily fake, but politically correct, and a lot of the conversations we had was me explaining that, so maybe…
Were you really into Peter?
I was! I’m goofy. I’m a really big, goofy personality and if I can be goofy with somebody, it’s an automatic turn-on. If I can be goofy and act like myself around you, and if you are here for that, you automatically earn brownie points in my book. So Peter was like…
Between Hannah Ann and Madison, who would you have liked to see him pick?
I liked them both. Hannah Ann was one of my roommates in the mansion, and she was just a sweetheart. She was a sweet girl and I loved her personality. Madie and I didn’t spend as much time together…
For Alayah's full responses, check out the video.
This interview has been edited and condensed for editorial purposes.