When watching reality television, fans sometimes forget their favorites had loves beforehand. That was brought to the attention of Bachelor Nation when Victoria Fuller’s ex serenaded her on a one-on-one. Chase Rice was brought on to sing for Victoria and Peter and shortly after, she had to tell her boyfriend he was her ex.
Peter Weber also dated before he became The Bachelor and one of those ex-girlfriends, Merissa Pence, knows Victoria Fuller. What she knows, she doesn’t like. Merissa dated Peter for five months eight years ago. She said, “we had a great relationship… we were friends for quite a while after the breakup.” She said they didn’t talk that much the past few years as they both moved on.
When Did Merissa Meet Victoria Fuller?
Merissa met Victoria Fuller through mutual friends in Virginia Beach according to US Weekly. She said their first encounter wasn’t pleasant. Victoria told her she, “was going to slash my tires because I was hanging out with one of her ex-boyfriends.” That sounds completely opposite of the shy lady who has been cowering away from Peter and saying she’s too shy to deal with it.
Merissa said they continued to be in the same circles, but she didn’t necessarily want to hang out with her. She eventually became friends with another girl in Virginia Beach who was Victoria’s best friend. When she found out that Victoria was a contestant, she had a moment.
She said she thought, “you could possibly be with my ex-boyfriend and that’s a little weird, but like, I never asked her not to go on the show or anything because that’s silly.”
She Said Running Into Victoria Before The Show Was Enlightening
Merissa said they went out for a friend Audrey’s birthday and Victoria Fuller was there. She said it was obvious fame had already gone to her head. It was three weeks before she was supposed to leave to go on The Bachelor. Merissa said, “she became a very self-centered person and we were all out for our friend’s birthday and she was just acting crazy. Just wanting all the attention and it was very distasteful.”
Merissa also said Victoria said things like, “do you know who I am?” She told friends she never wanted to hang out with her again. Merissa felt like Victoria Fuller had no respect for others and she didn’t want to be a part of it. She whole-heartedly believes Victoria is pretending to be shy and is playing a character for the show.