“Love Is Blind” star Abhishek “Shake” Chatterjee is lastly taking some accountability.
Amid backlash from Season 2 viewers, the veterinarian publicly apologized to ex-fiancée Deepti Vempati on Tuesday for the hurtful feedback he made behind her again.
“I needed to take this chance to actually simply express regret to a lady that I do know I damage,” Shake stated in a video shared to Instagram.
“Deepti, I’m actually sorry for a number of the issues I stated. Issues that, actually, simply might’ve been left unsaid, or might have been stated in a different way. Issues that by no means ought to have been stated on nationwide tv.”
After proposing to Deepti sight unseen within the pods, Shake was caught on digital camera quite a few instances telling co-stars, mates and even relations that he wasn’t sexually interested in her.
In his apology video, which gave the impression to be filmed in a restaurant, he famous that the pair had been “finest mates” whereas they had been filming the Netflix courting present.
“Though I knew our relationship wasn’t going to finish in marriage, I didn’t need what we needed to finish both. I cherished each second of it,” Shake stated. “I’m so, so sorry that I damage you with my phrases. That’s the very last thing that I needed from all of this. I’m sorry, Deepti.”
Regardless of Shake’s try to take accountability for his actions, many followers weren’t shopping for his apology – and referred to as him out within the feedback part.
“It’s solely as a result of everyone seems to be coming for you,” one particular person wrote, with one other including, “Apologizes after being referred to as out RELENTLESSLY looks as if you solely apologized so everybody doesn’t hate you.”
Others poked enjoyable at him for his selection of location for a video of this nature, with one asking, “Bro you had to do that at Dunkin?”
“Why are you doing this in the midst of what appears to be a restaurant? And why does it appear to be you’re making an attempt to not smirk all over this?” one other commented.
Shake famous in his caption that he additionally “reached out privately” to Deepti. Nevertheless, in a current interview with Web page Six, Deepti stated she had no regrets about saying “I don’t” to Shake on the altar.
“We talked about how we struggled with the intimacy a part of our relationship however watching it again was exhausting,” the fact star defined. “It was powerful [to see] the way in which he was speaking about me.”
She continued, “A number of the issues he stated had been simply utterly disrespectful, even to a good friend. So, yeah, it’s been powerful watching it again however I’m making an attempt to place it prior to now and simply transfer ahead.”
Shake’s newest video is a a lot completely different tune from what he stated by way of Instagram only one week in the past.
“One factor I don’t really feel inclined to do is fake I’m unhappy or sorry about sure issues — sure issues that had been out of my management, sure issues that I can’t essentially even talk about. I’m simply not going to try this. I’m not sorry,” he stated on the time.
“I feel I dealt with the scenario as finest as anyone in my scenario might. And on the finish of the day, I’m going to dwell my finest life going ahead. And also you don’t have to love me. Solely I’ve to love me, fortunately. And that’s actual life.”
Following his apology, Shake revealed in a separate publish shared to Instagram on Wednesday that he’s launching a podcast titled “Love Is Blurry.”
“The reality solely offends those that dwell outdoors of it,” he captioned the announcement.
The title is a nod to the feedback he made whereas chatting with co-hosts Nick and Vanessa Lachey in the course of the heated Season 2 reunion.
“I would like the emotional connection, every part we all know the present is meant to do,” he insisted. “However there’s additionally sure standards there that goes past the emotional connection. Love just isn’t purely blind to me.”