​Clare Crawley Has Lunch with Her Ex-Fiancé​​ in New ‘Bachelorette’ Pics​

*Warning: Spoilers ahead*

Production for season 16 of The Bachelorette is officially underway, and ABC is already resorting to their old tricks, particularly when it comes to bringing back ex-boyfriends. (Or should we say, ex-fiancés?)

Clare Crawley was recently spotted filming The Bachelorette in her hometown of Sacramento, California. A fan-slash-eyewitness posted a behind-the-scenes photo on Reddit and revealed that the 38-year-old hairdresser was sitting down for an on-camera lunch with her ex-fiancé, Benoît Beauséjour-Savard.

It’s hard to tell from the photo, since Crawley is facing the camera. But it’s very clear that she’s sitting down with a man, who has a strikingly similar haircut to Beauséjour-Savard.

We’re not entirely sure why Crawley is meeting up with her ex-fiancé. But if we’ve learned anything from past seasons, ABC probably suggested she get closure before dating 30-plus men on national television. (You know, just in case there’s some unforeseen drama like when Hannah Brown hosted Peter Weber’s group date on The Bachelor.)

Crawley and Beauséjour-Savard met on the inaugural season of Bachelor: Winter Games. Although the international contestant proposed to Crawley during the season finale, the couple called it quits a few months later. Earlier this month, ABC shocked everyone when they named Crawley the next Bachelorette, since many assumed it would go to Kendall Long, Sydney Hightower or—dare we say—Brown.

Maybe this season won’t be so bad after all.

Greta Heggeness

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