Leslie Fhima bought a dress for what would have been her proposal to Gerry Turner, but ended up not wearing it after he dumped her. During the after show, Leslie revealed that she is in a “much better” place since the breakup. Gerry apologized to Leslie, admitting the process of finding the one was difficult, and got engaged to Theresa Nist instead.
Leslie Fhima spent $60,000 on a dress for what would have been her proposal to Gerry Turner, but was ultimately dumped by him, and later confronted him on the way he led her on during the process of finding “the one.”
Leslie Fhima made headlines after revealing her purchase of a $60,000 dress for what was supposed to be her proposal to Gerry Turner on the Golden Bachelor finale. Fans had been eagerly anticipating seeing Leslie in the extravagant gown during the show, especially after she had mentioned that it was the color of Gerry’s eyes. However, viewers were left in disbelief when the finale teaser showed Leslie wearing a different blue dress, leaving many to wonder if the expensive gown had been worn at all.
Instead of being proposed to, Leslie faced a devastating breakup as Gerry chose Theresa Nist over her. The heart-wrenching rejection led to an emotional confrontation between Leslie and Gerry during the After the Final Rose segment of the show. Leslie expressed her love for Gerry and accused him of misleading her and lying to her. She also mentioned the dress, stating that she no longer had to wear it and be embarrassed.
During the intense exchange, Gerry apologized to Leslie, acknowledging the difficulty of the process and expressing deep regret for causing her pain. He admitted that Leslie was the person he believed was his match until he suddenly realized she wasn’t. Ultimately, Gerry proposed to Theresa, leading to a shocking turn of events for Leslie, who had been confident in her connection with Gerry.
Despite the heartache, Leslie expressed that she was in a “much better” place since the breakup, indicating a sense of healing and resilience. The Golden Bachelor season 1 finale left fans reeling from the unexpected turn of events, and the emotional aftermath was a standout moment that captured the attention of viewers.