Bekah Martinez, of The Bachelorfame, is telling the entire, unfiltered saga of how she as soon as appeared on a missing individuals checklist.
While telling a story about as soon as hitting a bear together with her automobile, she famous that the accident occurred in 2017 proper after filming the actuality present — throughout Arie Luyendyk Jr.’s season — when she was driving to a marijuana farm. She went there to work for some fast cash, having needed to give up her nanny job to movie the present, and wanted to cowl her lease. While there, off the grid, the California native was infamously reported missing by her dad and mom.
“Basically to make a VERY lengthy story quick, I was broke after The Bachelor,” she wrote on her Instagram tales on Tuesday. “I wanted to make some fast money, so I went with a brand new pal to work on a weed farm trimming for just a few weeks” in Humboldt County. “And, sure, this was the time my household thought I was missing.”
Martinez shared a “missing” poster and defined that the lady she was with acquired kicked off the farm. She wished Martinez to go away as effectively, however she stated no, and she turned indignant.
She had been utilizing the lady’s cellphone “to remain in touch with my dad and mom” as a result of it was the solely cellphone that had reception. However, when the lady left, clearly indignant together with her, she texted Martinez’s mother to say she was “being held hostage [with] meth heads with knives after which stopped replying.”
Martinez — who known as the weed farm “sketch” however stated there have been no individuals with “meth addictions + knives” — says her dad and mom had been “traumatized” when they could not get in contact together with her. She shared a message from her father that he was going to fly to Humboldt and “go all Liam Neeson on the weed farmers.”
She stated her dad and mom filed a missing particular person report. Coincidentally, the morning after they did that, she awoke with a bizarre feeling and determined to go away the farm. She hadn’t even been paid but (although later was) and simply cut up. She known as her dad and mom from the street as soon as she had service and “acquired and earful.”
They known as the Humboldt County Sheriff greater than as soon as to report she had been discovered, however no person answered and so they simply left voicemails. At that time, she stated they “dumbly” assumed she was take off the checklist “as a result of we by no means heard again.”
Fast-forward just a few months: The Bachelor debuted in early 2018 and round that point an article ran about the excessive quantity of missing individuals circumstances in Humboldt County. Martinez’s picture was included in the story — and was noticed by a viewer of the ABC franchise.
She stated the story “BLEW UP — like severely blew up” and it was coated round the globe. However, she stated the info had been “f**ked up. Some individuals thought ‘Bekah M.,'” as she was identified on the present, “lied to my mother and instructed her I was on a weed farm when I was actually on The Bachelor.”
Martinez sarcastically stated that her favourite half about it was that her driver’s license photograph from when she was 15 was “plastered throughout each information article.”
She wrote about showing on Jimmy Kimmel Liveafter being eradicated from The Bachelor — and stated she instructed a watered-down model of the story as a result of it was so “lengthy and complicated.”
“I simply instructed all media retailers that I needed to go to my pal’s weed farm to ‘get away and chill out’ after filming The Bachelor and I did not have service and so my mother thought I was missing. So lots of individuals thought I was an asshole for that,” she wrote.
Martinez concluded by saying, “I’m grateful I”m alive and never missing,” and “I’m sorry that my dad and mom needed to endure that horrible 24 hours.”
She added, “And I positively by no means talked to that lady once more.”
Martinez later appeared on Bachelor in Paradise however has been in a relationship with Grayston Leonard since early 2018. They are dad and mom to a son and daughter.
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