Amanda Dahan Stanton, an American actress, reality TV star, and fashion blogger, was born on April 9, 1990.
She is well-known for her roles in the television films Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh (2008), The Bachelor (2016), and Bachelor in Paradise (2017).
‘Bachelor’ Alum Amanda Stanton on Why Josh Murray Was Her Hardest Breakup (Exclusive)
Amanda Stanton has been through several high-profile breakups, but her breakup with Josh Murray was the most difficult.
“It was definitely the hardest, and I feel like it was because he was probably the person I was most excited about and really saw a happy future with,” she told ET’s Lauren Zima on Thursday. “It didn’t work out, and things went downhill quickly. So it was a bit of a whirlwind for me.”
Stanton and Murray got engaged on season three of Bachelor in Paradise in 2016 but split up the following year. Stanton claims that she ended their relationship because of his controlling behavior in her upcoming memoir, Now Accepting Roses: Finding Myself While Searching for the One… and Other Lessons I Learned from The Bachelor. Murray had previously been contacted by ET for comment.
The 29-year-old blogger was divorced with two children when she appeared on Ben Higgins’ season of The Bachelor, but she told ET that her divorce from her daughters’ father wasn’t as emotionally difficult as she failed engagement to Murray.
“[The divorce] was the most difficult because we had children together, but emotionally, Josh was the most difficult. I took it the hardest, “She explained. “I wanted it to work [with my ex-husband] for the kids, but I never felt he was right for me.”
Josh Murray Sent Cops to Amanda Stanton’s Home
Amanda Stanton spilled the beans on her brief romance with Josh Murray to E! News in 2017, claiming that he was “extremely controlling” while they were together.
Everyone has gone through at least one break up where they’ve had drunk singing in a Karaoke bar energy, right? Asking for a friend… 😂😅 #IWantYouBackMovie @PrimeVideo #primevideopartner pic.twitter.com/Bo80ClYXSj
— Amanda Stanton (@amandastantonnn) February 15, 2022
She even admitted that she “almost broke up with him” while their season of Bachelor in Paradise was airing.
She claimed that they broke up, but “he wanted to keep trying” and continued to post Instagram photos of them as a happy couple. When she finally asked him to leave her house, she still had a car that they shared.
A police officer accompanied Josh’s personal assistant to retrieve the car keys, which “scared” Amanda, who admitted, “It was just super embarrassing because you know, the neighbors see the cops at your house.”
E! later updated the article with Josh’s comments, saying, “I just want Amanda to stop lying about me, stop speaking to the press about me, and for Amanda and her friends to stop trying to cyber bully me.” He threatened legal action if she and her circle continued to speak out against him.
Despite their split, he claimed that Amanda “still had [him] coming back and staying in [they’re] place in LA together, being intimate, and interacting with the kids as a family again.” He added that she flew to his hometown of Atlanta to spend time with him. Nonetheless, they never fully reconciled.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are Josh and Amanda Still Together in 2022?
In 2016, He Appeared on Season 3 of Bachelor in Paradise and Proposed to Amanda Stanton. However, They Later Called Off Their Engagement.
What caused Josh and Amanda to split up?
Stanton claims that she ended their relationship because of his controlling behavior in her upcoming memoir, Now Accepting Roses: Finding Myself While Searching for the One… and Other Lessons I Learned from The Bachelor.
What Did Amanda Write About Josh?
Josh, You Might Not Agree With What She Has to Say. “if He Doesn’t Turn Into Your Prince, Stop Kissing Him.” Josh Acted Like a Frog. There Were Control Issues, a Few Untruths Told, and Other Red Flags Along the Way.