Gabby Windey and Rachel Recchia's journey is winding down. On part 1 of 's two-part, live, season finale, the ladies introduced their suitors to their families and made some tough choices about their futures, all of which ET is breaking down in the recap below.Ahead of the episode, host Jesse Palmer told viewers and the live studio audience that the upcoming episodes will be «so emotional, so dramatic, so controversial.»Then the ladies joined him live, in-studio, where Rachel admitted she was «definitely nervous» about what's to come, and Gabby called her journey «bigger and more life-changing than I could've imagined.»Zach and Rachel started things off with a goodbye, before Aven shocked both Rachel and her family with his confession.
Things went well with Tino and Erich as they met with Rachel and Gabby's families, respectively, but all was not well with either relationship by the end of the episode.Keep reading for a recap of part 1 of 's season finale.The episode picked up right where last week's left off, when Zach pulled Rachel from the rose ceremony to discuss their less-than-ideal Fantasy Suite, which he previously called «inauthentic.»«That Fantasy Suite felt a little off,» Zach told Rachel. "… Since day one I've always been honest with you… I thought what I was seeing wasn't the real Rachel, what I was seeing was Bachelorette Rachel." Zach added that he's given his «absolute love» to Rachel, and said that feels «upset and disappointed that I wasn't able to get that from you.»«You were picking up on a little bit of a different vibe,» Rachel admitted, adding that she «did find» clarity as a result of their Fantasy Suite.«I did really love you.Read more on etonline.com