One of the crucial anticipated elements of the Love Is Blind reunion was the reunion of Carlton and Diamond, whose relationship imploded lengthy earlier than they ever reached the altar. So did the 2 of them make up on the reunion? Not fairly — however that is as a result of they’d already talked issues out earlier than occurring the reunion present.
Carlton and Diamond’s relationship hit a snag when Carlton revealed he was bisexual. The following argument resulted in Carlton calling Diamond names, Diamond invoking some stereotypes about bisexuality, and each an engagement ring and a drink thrown. Each of them have confronted extreme backlash on-line for the reason that episodes started airing, however in truth, the present was filmed manner again in late 2018, that means that the 2 of them have had loads of time to fix fences since that battle really occurred.
“Carlton and I had been in a position to set up a friendship after the present. But it surely took a really very long time for myself. Carlton reached out to me on a number of events. I wasn’t prepared. I needed to put that behind me and remind myself that he was particular person regardless of what occurred on the present and do not maintain grudges,” Diamond informed Leisure Weekly after their episodes aired. On the reunion present, they once more made it clear that they weren’t offended anymore and had been extra involved with the web hate they’d acquired.
“Out of the whole lot, I have been extra involved with Diamond and her backlash. And I simply wish to make it clear that the girl that I fell in love with, I by no means felt that she was biphobic, homophobic, or that she would not love me. I used to be simply afraid that we’d have some points that we must work via.” Though they weren’t on talking phrases for some time after their nasty on-screen breakup, they did start speaking once more and finally had been in a position to hash out their points with out the cameras rolling.
“I did not need any animosity or any stress towards us. I felt like I might at the least try this, at the least hear what he needed to say and he did apologize,” Diamond stated. After they talked about their respective journeys each on and off the present, Carlton made an enormous gesture of reconciliation. He acquired down on one knee in entrance of Diamond, however this time, to not suggest, however to apologize once more.
“I wish to get down on one knee and simply apologize once more at eye degree, and I hope that you just take this ring once more as a big piece of our friendship and the beginning of one thing lovely with none sort of plan,” he stated, providing her the engagement ring again. “I do settle for your apology,” she stated, placing the ring again on and joking about whether or not or not it could nonetheless match. “And I do forgive you.”