The Bachelor's Rachael Kirkconnell breaks down in tears and sobs 'I can't do this anymore!' in season finale sneak peek

RACHAEL Kirkconnell breaks down in tears and says, "I can't do this anymore" in The Bachelor's season finale.

The 24-year-old – who has come under fire for attending a "racist" party – appears to buckle under the pressure of the show.

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In a sneak peak of the finale, Rachael covers her face in her hands and cries.

Matt James is also seen breaking down in tears, saying: "I feel like everything I've been working towards is starting to crumble."

He sits down with concerned host Chris Harrison, who asks: "You okay?"

Matt replies: "No. I'm not."



Chris asks: "Do you know if you can do this anymore?"

An emotional Matt hesitates before saying: "To be honest, Chris… I don't know."

Rachael was tended to by emergency medics in the latest episode of The Bachelor, after crashing hard into the ground in a scary skydiving incident.

The brunette beauty, along with  Michelle Young, 27, Bri Springs, 24, and Serena Pitt, 22, had their families meet the ABC leading man for hometowns. 


The couple then flew up to 12,000 feet high in the sky along with their tandem instructors as they free fall down to the Earth at 120 MPH – where their parachute would open at 5,000 feet.

"Matt, if I die, I'm glad I'm dying with you," she said with a smile before the jump. 

Her parachute appeared to get caught in some wind right before landing and she fell hard – but recovered quickly from the tumble.

Rachael has been slammed for attending a similar "Old South" plantation party thrown by a college fraternity in 2018.

She also came under fire for dressing up as a Native American and for engaging in controversial social media activity. 

The reality star has been hiding out at her parents' Georgia home since the scandal broke.

In a statement shared on Instagram, Rachael admitted that her "ignorance was racist" and that "I was wrong." 

She also said: "I am learning and will continue to learn how to be antiracist, because it's important to speak up in the moment and not after you're called out.

"If you are a person who doesn't understand the offense in question, I urge you to learn from my mistakes and encourage you to use them as a teachable moment."

Chris Harrison defended Rachael while chatting to former Bachelorette, Rachel Lindsay Рthe first Black lead in the show’s history. 

He asked fans to show ‚Äúcompassion‚ÄĚ and claimed the racism problems were ‚Äúokay‚ÄĚ in 2018 but ‚Äúnot in 2021‚ÄĚ – while adding he‚Äôs ‚Äúnot the woke police.‚ÄĚ

The presenter has since apologized and announced he is "stepping away" from the franchise for a "period of time".

Bachelor¬†Nation has also recently accused former Bachelorette¬†Hannah Brown¬†of once attending "racist antebellum party‚ÄĚ similar to¬†Rachael‚Äôs ‚ÄúOld South‚ÄĚ bash.¬†

Next week's The Bachelor will be the drama-filled Women Tell All special where all of Matt's past ladies will come back together Monday on ABC at 8pm ET.

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