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Here's Who Got Joey's Final 'Bachelor' Rose

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***ALERT: Major Bachelor Season 28 Spoilers Ahead!!!***

Joey Graziadei's season of The Bachelor has officially come to a close. The tennis pro has selected Louisiana native Kelsey Anderson as his fiancée, and the two are now happily engaged. Congrats to the happy couple!

Of course, it couldn't happen without a *little* drama. During the finale, runner-up Daisy Kent made the heart-wrenching decision to leave after realizing that she wouldn't be Joey's wife. And, our new Bachelorette was revealed—and it's none other than Jenn Tran!

Below, here's everything that went down during Joey’s Bachelor finale.

Who went home on The Bachelor?

Week 1:

  • Chandler Dewgard

  • Kayla Rodgers

  • Kyra Brusch

  • Lanie Latsios

  • Natalie Crepeau

  • Sam Hale

  • Talyah Jackson

  • Zoe Antona

  • Sandra Rabadi

  • Samantha Washington

Week 2:

  • Lauren Hollinger

  • Erika Cardenas

  • Marlena Haddad

  • Taylor Weins

Week 3:

  • Chrissa Perez

  • Evalin Clark

  • Starr Skyler

Week 4:

  • Sydney Gordon

  • Edwina Dorbor

  • Allison Hollinger

Week 5:

  • Madina Alam

  • Autumn Waggoner

Week 6:

  • Jess Edwards

  • Lexi Young

  • Katelyn DeBacker

  • Lea Cayanan

Week 7:

  • Jenn Tran

  • Kelsey Toussant

Fourth Place:

  • Maria Georgas

Third Place:

  • Rachel Nance

Second Place

  • Daisy Kent

Winner

  • Kelsey Anderson

Who wins Joey's Bachelor season?

Host Jesse Palmer teased that the finale would be "unprecedented"—and it delivered. After her final one-on-one (where she and Joey completed a healing ritual), Daisy realizes she isn't "The One." So, she goes to see Kelsey—a move that has never happened before in Bachelor history—and tells her that Kelsey and Joey will be together instead. Then, Kelsey and Daisy ride to the proposal together, in an adorable show of support.

Fast-forward to the split: Daisy arrives first and tells Joey that she knows she's not the winner.

"You're not going to choose me," she says, as Joey gets emotional. "The last couple days, I realized that you're not my person." Daisy says she's going to "do what's best for me" and leave the competition.

Joey said that it's been "unbelievable" to get to know Daisy, even though his heart is "leading" him to Kelsey. When Joey asks to walk her out, Daisy decides to do so on her own.

When she gets back to the car, Daisy even gives a moment of reassurance to Kelsey, telling her, "I know your mom's going to be looking down on this moment, and she's going to be so happy."

Ultimately, it's all smiles when Kelsey comes down to the beach as Joey prepares for his engagement. "There is nothing difficult about choosing you," he tells her. "I can't wait another minute to tell you that I love you."

Joey then proposes with a four-carat, Art Deco-inspired ring that features an emerald-cut diamond (thanks to Neil Lane, of course). Cue the happily ever after!

Of course, this wasn't Reality Steve's original spoiler. Back in November, the spoilers blogger said the tennis pro would get engaged to Minnesota native Daisy during the season finale, which was filmed in Tulum, Mexico. However, Steve has updated his prediction to Kelsey after a slew of new evidence built up on social media, sparking him to reinvestigate.

This is huge: Steve hasn't been wrong in years. "No beating around the bush here. The spoiler is wrong," he wrote on his blog. "Joey is engaged to Kelsey A. and has been since filming ended."

The dramatic turn of events all started on Feb. 21, when the Instagram account @bachelornation.scoop posted evidence—which had previously been uncovered by Redditors—that Joey and Kelsey may be staying in the same safe house. (In case you're not familiar with this, Bachelor couples will go to a secure location to meet up while the show is airing so they're not caught together.) Using photos from a Zillow listing of a previously-used safe house, internet sleuths compared the backgrounds of the duo's most recent social media posts to determine that they could be staying in the same location.

In his original response to this post, Steve originally doubled down on his spoiler, but he's since changed his tune and, in his words, is now "eating crow."

The evidence has continued to mount, as Bachelorette alum Jason Tartick seemed to give the ending away during a recent podcast. Jason, who was previously engaged to fellow Bachelor Nation member Kaitlyn Bristowe, teased his upcoming guests on the show, revealing he was chatting with Jess from Love is Blind, Colton Underwood, and.... “Joey and Kelsey from the Bachelor,” per Reality Steve.

Are Joey and Kelsey still engaged?

Yes! The two are just as loved-up as ever, telling Jesse on After the Final Rose that they're looking forward to moving in together in New York City.

"She is a light," Joey said of his fiancée. "Something about Kelsey—she truly is unique. She gives energy fully, in her own way. I don't know how I'm going to have a boring day of life with her by my side."

Now, the two are looking forward to enjoying life together, with Kelsey suspecting that they're in for a longer engagement (say two or three years, per People).

"I honestly don't know what I want my wedding to look like," she said. "I definitely want all my close friends and family there. I think I want a very timeless wedding, but where? Not sure. I guess we're going to have to figure that out."

Also worth noting? There's no bad blood between Kelsey and Daisy. Both appeared on After the Final Rose together, with Daisy adding, "Looking back, it was best-case scenario."

Who is the next Bachelorette?

In a shocking twist of events, the next Bachelorette won't be the season's runner-up, Daisy. She told Jesse on After the Final Rose that she needs to take some time to prioritize herself before she falls in love again.

"I'm healthy and I'm happy, and I haven't had those two things in a really long time," she said. "And so right now, I know it's a time for me to focus on the things I love and the people I love. So right now, no."

Just minutes later, former Bachelorette star Charity Lawson announced that Jenn Tran, who was eliminated just before the season's Hometown episodes, would instead take the helm.

The 25-year-old PA student, who lives in Miami, said she's looking for a fun-loving romance. Jenn, who is Vietnamese, will also be the first Asian American woman to lead the series.

"I feel so so grateful and so honored to be the first Asian Bachelorette in this franchise," Jenn said during the episode. "Growing up, I've always wanted to see Asian representation on TV. And I feel like it was really sparse. Any time Asians were in the media, it was to fill a supporting character role, to fulfill some sort of stereotype, and I felt really boxed in by that because I was like, 'I don't see myself on screen. I don't see myself as a main character.'"

This is great news, as the next season starts shooting sooner rather than later, per Reality Steve. In fact, the first night at the Mansion will happen today, March 26, according to the spoilers guru.

"Limo entrances are tomorrow night," he confirmed on yesterday's episode of his podcast.

Then, after the premiere, the cast will be immediately whisked away to sunny Oceania, with Steve adding that their first two stops are in Australia and New Zealand (not necessarily in that order). But the entire season won't be filmed internationally, he said. At the end of April, the series be shooting in an American city, though Steve didn't reveal which one.

Congratulations, Joey, Kelsey, and Jenn!

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