'He was one of the greatest loves of my life!': JoJo Fletcher reveals her feelings for Bachelor love rat Ben Higgins as she gets ready for Bachelorette debut

He told two hopefuls he loved them in the 20th season of ABC's The Bachelor.

And Ben Higgins broke Joelle 'JoJo' Fletcher's heart when he chose Lauren Bushnell over her at the final rose giving ceremony.

Now she has revealed that he 'was one of the greatest loves of my life,' in an interview with People, released on Monday, just hours before making her debut in The Bachelorette.

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On the promo trail: Joelle 'JoJo' Fletcher appeared on Good Morning America in New York on Monday, hours after revealing that The Bachelor's Ben Higgins, who jilted her at the last moment, was 'the love of my life'  

On the promo trail: Joelle 'JoJo' Fletcher appeared on Good Morning America in New York on Monday, hours after revealing that The Bachelor's Ben Higgins, who jilted her at the last moment, was 'the love of my life'  

Six months after the event, the 25-year-old real estate agent from Dallas said: 'I don't have any resentment.

'The memories of him still pop up, but in positive ways. I don't have any anger because The Bachelor was a time in my life where I grew so much.'

JoJo continued: 'I don't think I'll ever forget the moment we broke up. But I learned from the experience. 

Wonderful in white: The 25-year-old said, 'I don't think I'll forget the moment we broke up. But I learned from the experience.' She now get to pick from 26 wannabe beaus on The Bachelorette, which debuts Monday evening
Wonderful in white: The 25-year-old said, 'I don't think I'll forget the moment we broke up. But I learned from the experience.' She now get to pick from 26 wannabe beaus on The Bachelorette, which debuts Monday evening

Wonderful in white: The 25-year-old said, 'I don't think I'll forget the moment we broke up. But I learned from the experience.' She now get to pick from 26 wannabe beaus on The Bachelorette, which debuts Monday evening

'And seeing Ben's relationship with Lauren helped me accept what it is and be happy with the outcome.'

Now the brunette beauty will have 26 men vying for her hand when The Bachelorette kicks off on Monday evening on ABC.

In the morning, she was busy promoting the new series on GMA and Live With Kelly, where she refused to reveal whether or not she is now engaged to one her beaus.

In the right ball park: Hunky Ben, 28, told the beautiful brunette real estate agent from Dallas that he loved her. He also told Lauren Bushnell the same thing and broke JoJo's heart when he didn't choose her

In the right ball park: Hunky Ben, 28, told the beautiful brunette real estate agent from Dallas that he loved her. He also told Lauren Bushnell the same thing and broke JoJo's heart when he didn't choose her

Cute couple: Ben and Lauren, who is now his fiancée, out in New York on March 15 after The Bachelor finale 

Cute couple: Ben and Lauren, who is now his fiancée, out in New York on March 15 after The Bachelor finale 

'I can’t confirm or deny that,' JoJo said. 'I’m happy and I would do it again in a heartbeat.'

And she cut 28-year-old Ben some slack, saying: 'Going through this, it makes so much more sense.'

Meanwhile, Us Weekly reported that Ben and Lauren are planning a summer wedding that will be televised on ABC.

Hunky crew: JoJo will get her pick from 26 wannabe beaus on The Bachelorette which kicks off Monday evening

Hunky crew: JoJo will get her pick from 26 wannabe beaus on The Bachelorette which kicks off Monday evening

 

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