Vienna says Jake is a celibate media whore, his friend says she’s a cheater

Usually Bachelor break-ups are relatively quiet affairs, often because no one cares about the couple any more, but Jake Pavelka and Vienna Girardi aren’t going away quietly after their split. They each offered their “why we broke” up story to a different tabloid, although Jake’s is via a surrogate and thus may or may not be true. But it’s ugly.

In Star magazine, Vienna says she and Jake didn’t have sex and that he was a big media whore: “We haven’t been intimate in months now. More than four months. At first his excuse was that he was fasting. The second excuse was that he didn’t feel like it. And the third excuse was that he said that he felt that I wouldn’t understand that he wants to wait until marriage, even though I told him I’d support him. Then the last excuse was that we fight so much that I push him away. I was like, really — which excuse is it? I literally have been living six months with this guy who won’t be intimate with me! … He kisses me only if we’re on a red carpet or if cameras are there. Besides that, I have to ask for a kiss — and if I do he’ll pucker his lips and just peck me. I’m like, that’s how I kiss my grandmother!”

In Us Weekly, a source allegedly close to Jake repeats the cheating charges that Vienna denied, and said, “He has no tolerance for infidelity. At first he gave her the benefit of the doubt, but soon realized it was true. He realized he couldn’t be blinded by love anymore. … She was jealous of him and did not support his career. The cheating was just the final straw. Things had been troubled for awhile [sic].”

Vienna Tells Star She Dumped Jake! Get the Reason Behind the Split [Star]
Jake Pavelka: Vienna Cheating Was the Final Straw [Us Weekly]

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