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The Viall Files

Oct 20, 2022

Welcome back to another episode of The Viall Files, Going Deeper Edition! Today we are joined by Tino Franco to hear him tell us all about his experience on the last season of The Bachelorette and the devastating situation that led to heartbreak with Rachel. We kick things off with a bit of Pop Culture Hot Goss, talking about Selena Gomez and Hailey Bieber being photographed together at the Academy Museum Gala, and reacting to the concept of surprise weddings, talking about Robert Kraft’s ceremony. We then welcome in Tino, to answer all of your burning questions after his AFR appearance and breakup with Rachel Recchia. Tino tells all as we check-in by asking how’s his heart, what made him fall in love with Rachel, and if he believes in the phrase “once a cheater, always a cheater.” We also get into how they handled the pressures of a public relationship, his thoughts on AFR, and what challenges began to arise in their love together. We then get into it by having Tino break down the incident, explain why he cheated, and talk about how he told Rachel. We talk about insecurity leading to desire, why Tino didn’t come clean sooner, and how Rachel reacted after hearing the full truth. We then get into the house confrontation, if Tino knew there would be cameras, and if Tino genuinely feels regret for cheating. We then talk about Tino being remorseful, what he’s done since the breakup, and how getting help with his mental health has been a huge step for him. After that, we tackle your burning questions about the ring conversation, what Tino’s purpose of the journal was, if Tino heard from Aven after AFR aired, and if Tino is still in love with Rachel. 

“I let her down by having my insecurities run wild.”

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