'You can never make people happy': Bachelor Nick Viall responds to critics who call his interaction with fiancée Vanessa Grimaldi 'awkward'
Nick Viall proposed to Vanessa Grimaldi on Monday's finale of The Bachelor.
But soon after their After The Final Rose special aired, fans accused the engaged couple of being 'awkward.' The reality star told People, 'You can never make people happy.'
Also on Monday, Viall shared several cute photos with his new fiancée as they mugged for the camera during selfies.
Happy with her rock: Nick Viall proposed to Vanessa Grimaldi on Monday's finale of The Bachelor. But soon after their After The Final Rose special aired, fans accused the engaged couple of being 'awkward.' Here they are seen in new selfies
He doesn't care about the haters: The reality star told People, 'You can never make people happy'
He added: 'I hope we came across as in love and passionate tonight. The reality is — we joke about it, but it’s true — we don’t know what it’s like to go to the movies together, we don’t know what it’s like to spend time together in the real world.
'Our relationship has been based off of stressful situations,' said Viall.
So the couple are focused on their future.
Another: The stars looked to be hamming it up big time for the camera
'I was excited for it to come to an end, but now I am sad,' she said.
'I mean, I’m excited for us to start our real life together.'
Nick then said: 'She’s very much looking forward for this to be over. It was very difficult for us as a couple at the end.'
The truth: He added: 'I hope we came across as in love and passionate tonight. The reality is — we joke about it, but it’s true — we don’t know what it’s like to go to the movies together, we don’t know what it’s like to spend time together in the real world'
They also said they have 'a long way to go' and 'are getting to know each other' before they wed.
'I don’t think any relationship is perfect,' said Grimaldi.
The stars were quick to share some selfies after they got engaged.
Two sweet: And then Grimaldi shared an image from Finland where she held out her hand showing off her ring as she was carried by Nick
In one Vanessa, in a black dress, shows off her ring.
She also hams it up by sticking her tongue out Miley Cyrus style.
And then Grimaldi shared an image from Finland where she held out her hand showing off her ring as she was carried by Nick.
Bach bling! When Nick proposed to Vanessa on Monday's finale of The Bachelor it was with a stunning diamond ring
And then there is her stunning diamond ring.
On Tuesday it was revealed by E! News that the Neil Lane designed wonder is estimated to be worth as much as $100,000.
The ring has a total of four carats and is a 'romantic' design with a large main stone surrounded by pave diamonds set in platinum.
Expensive! The Neil Lane designed wonder is estimated to be worth as much as $100,000, according to E! News
Diamonds are all around the band too.
'It's a traditional ring with an old-fashioned feel. It's got an old-soul–it's classic and elegant,' another source shared told E! 'He chose it because that's what he thinks of her.'
The 29-year-old special ed teacher from Montreal accepted his proposal after much doubts and pontificating and they rode off together.
'Shall we go start our life?' said Nick, a 36-year-old Wisconsin native who's been heartbroken on the show twice before.
Here it comes: The star took it out of the box as he asked for her hand in marriage
There it goes: Viall slipped the rock on her left hand that had a pretty pink manicure
Stunning: The ring has a total of four carats and is a 'romantic' design with a large main stone surrounded by pave diamonds set in platinum
Sealed with a kiss: He went in for a smooch after she accepted his proposal
The devastated runner-up was Raven Gates, a 25-year-old fashion boutique owner from Arkansas, who left sobbing in a limo.
The show opened in snow-covered Rovaniemi in northern Finland.
'Apparently Santa Claus lives here,' said Nick.
Raven met his parents for the second time.
Nick's little sister Bella was gunning for Raven, while his father Chris deemed her 'mature' and 'a great partner for Nick'.
There it is: While on After the Final Rose with Chris Harrison, Vanessa showed off the ring on her left hand
His mother Mary called her 'honest and true'.
It was his family's first meeting with Vanessa.
She wooed them with the story of their first date, but expressed hesitation about rushing into marriage.
'There's a lot of things I want to talk about with Nick before the actual proposal date,' she told his father tearfully.
Each woman had one final date with Nick in Lapland.
Getting closer: The camera came in nicely to get a better look at the wonder
At the ceremony, Raven was the first to come in.
'I think about how much I've grown to care about you, respect you, and I feel, like, how much love I have for you…I just don't know if I'm in love,' he sniffed.
'Like my heart's somewhere else,' he admitted.
'I'm torn up inside letting you go. …I'm sorry,' he told her.
The man behind the ring: Neil Lane designed the gem, which he has done for all the Bachelor shows since the series began in 2002
Vanessa appeared and he spilled his guts. 'I will never forget the moment I saw you,' he told her.
'I don't want to fight it anymore…I'm in love with you,' he cried, getting down on one knee as he asked her to marry him.
Vanessa said yes and then formally accepted the final rose.
Nick previously tried finding love on two seasons of The Bachelorette and on Bachelor In Paradise.
After the show the two were seen on After The Final Rose then Jimmy Kimmel.
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