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“NordicTrack is now not doing enterprise with Brendan and any additional enterprise plans have been terminated,” a NordicTrack spokesperson instructed Us in a press release. “His conduct doesn’t align with the model’s values.”
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Finished with the drama. Brendan Morais could have misplaced greater than 100,000 followers after his stint on Bachelor in Paradise, however he denied shedding an advert marketing campaign in a press release to Us Weekly.
After stories surfaced that the 31-year-old ABC star was fired by NordicTrack, Brendan instructed Us, “Whereas neither myself nor my supervisor have been in touch with NordicTrack concerning this matter, my partnership was by no means speculated to be long run.”
Brendan’s August 17 advert with the health model continues to be on his Instagram profile. The sponsored content material was posted in the future after season 7 of BiP premiered, however weeks earlier than he got here underneath hearth for allegations that he was in a pre-existing relationship with Pieper James earlier than Paradise and subsequently used Natasha Parker to remain on the seaside.
“I want issues had occurred otherwise on the seaside and I’m regretful about how I dealt with issues with Natasha,” Brendan’s assertion continued. “With that being mentioned, I utterly perceive corporations want to contemplate actuality TV edits with a purpose to defend their model, I simply know there’s extra to me than what the viewers will get to see for an hour as soon as per week.”
In line with a supply, NordicTrack, who has but to answer Us Weekly’s request for remark, “has not expressed any concern over what’s been happening with Bachelor in Paradise” concerning Brendan.
“This comes out of the blue to Brendan as he has not discovered concerning the alleged firing nor has heard from NordicTrack these previous couple of days,” the insider tells Us. “He completed the collaboration with NordicTrack per week or two in the past and has solely communicated with them concerning logistics.”
The Bachelorette season 16 finalist beforehand addressed his stint on the ABC sequence in a prolonged video amid backlash.
“I wished to apologize to you, Natasha. I by no means meant to harm you, I by no means meant to steer you on. I honestly and truthfully loved spending time with you,” the business roofer mentioned on Thursday, September 16, by way of Instagram. “Pieper and I weren’t in an unique relationship. I completely went to Paradise [as] a single man. … So far as Pieper and I having this huge, elaborate plan, I’m not the neatest individual on the planet, for positive, however I really feel like it could have gone just a bit bit higher than it did if we had this plan. After all, it went horrible in each manner.”
Brendan added that he “wouldn’t have pursued Pieper or Natasha” if he “wished the max quantity of followers,” explaining, “I might have went after a woman with one million followers.”
“Everybody saying I’m there for TV and all that stuff is simply ironic and foolish, as they’re mic’d up and in an interview with a digicam of their face saying that I’m there for TV, however totally understanding that they’re chatting with a digicam that’s going to air their phrases on TV,” he continued. “I simply need everybody to know that I acknowledge the place I went flawed and I have to proceed to work on myself as a person and be taught and attempt to be a greater individual. I do know that I’m individual, I do know I’m man, however I have to proceed to develop and that’s that.”
Web page Six was first to report information of Brendan’s assertion.
With reporting by Diana Cooper