“Just a gentle reminder that reality TV isn’t real. An edited, produced, and cut down show isn’t going to show you every single thing said and done,” Pieper wrote on her Instagram Stories on Sept. 7. “I don’t believe men are prizes to be won at the expense of someone’s feelings. I believe in open communication to get answers, not name calling on the Internet.”

Brendan also took to Instagram and admitted to being “wrong on many different levels.”

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“Despite the fact that Pieper and I had misunderstandings going into Paradise (and I can’t stress this enough)—if you feel the need to express disdain for the situation, please do so at my expense,” he wrote. “I am completely at fault.”