'The Bachelor' Villain Krystal Says Arie Luyendyk Jr. Disrespected Her
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'For instance in Tahoe, I was talking with Arie and he grabbed Tia's hand while having a conversation with me. I felt so disrespected,' the 29-year-old fitness trainer explains.

AceShowbiz - Krystal Nielson is probably the most disliked woman in season 22 of ABC's "The Bachelor". Her controversial actions throughout the season earned her the villain title from the Bachelor Nation. However, she's not the only bad person on the dating show from Krystal's point of view.

"It got to a point where I realized that I can't control how I'm going to look on the show, so there's no point exhausting my energy," the 29-year-old fitness trainer tells PEOPLE. "I've made my peace with it."

Krystal says that she now realizes that she and Arie Luyendyk Jr. were never meant to be, adding that she was actually hoping for Peter Kraus to be the Bachelor. She claims, "On the group dates I felt so incredibly disrespected."

"For instance in Tahoe, I was talking with Arie and he grabbed Tia's hand while having a conversation with me. I felt so disrespected," she explains. "All the girls were fighting over each other to hold his hand and to kiss him. I was like, 'This is desperate -- I'm not going to do this.' I would never tolerate that in the real world."

Krystal goes on revealing that the infamous bowling date was the "breaking point" for her relationship with the 36-year-old race car driver/realtor. She opens up that she "was pissed" after Arie decided to invite the competition's runners-up to join the winners on the date with later that night. "I had to get it out," Krystal says.

"It's been gnarly," she continues. "The thing that hurt me the most was talking about how my little brother was right to stay away from me and be on the streets. I can deal with people calling me fat or horse face or I have a big nose or I'm ugly. Whatever -- you don't have a clear television. But to say things about my little brother, that really hit home."

Krystal previously took to her Instagram account to stand for herself against the hateful comments directed at her following her appearance on "The Bachelor". "Reading the comments on my posts over the past few weeks has been eye opening to say the least. The negativity and cruel words about my character and my appearance is something that I've never dealt with, especially not on a public platform," she wrote alongside a black-and-white snap of herself showing her palm of hand with "#NotMe" written on it.

"I let it get to me and I let it affect my sleep, my relationships with others and my passion for doing the work that I love. A close friend of mine gave me some good advice: to not delete the negative comments because it's a part of my journey- thanks @heatherlysmith . As tough as it was at times filming the show, I'm so thankful for the experience because it's allowed me to grow. I'm learning to take the good with the bad and becoming stronger as a result," she added. "I was humbled and thankful for the support that @oliviacaridi and some of my followers showed by taking a stand against bullying. I choose to stand up and say that negative words do not have power over me. I will not be a victim and I will not bully back. #notme."

Reading the comments on my posts over the past few weeks has been eye opening to say the least. The negativity and cruel words about my character and my appearance is something that I've never dealt with, especially not on a public platform. I let it get to me and I let it affect my sleep, my relationships with others and my passion for doing the work that I love. A close friend of mine gave me some good advice: to not delete the negative comments because it's a part of my journey- thanks @heatherlysmith . As tough as it was at times filming the show, I'm so thankful for the experience because it's allowed me to grow. I'm learning to take the good with the bad and becoming stronger as a result. I was humbled and thankful for the support that @oliviacaridi and some of my followers showed by taking a stand against bullying. I choose to stand up and say that negative words do not have power over me. I will not be a victim and I will not bully back. #notme @j_webs_photography

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