JoJo Fletcher spoke with Fox News Digital about the work she's done to protect her six-year relationship with Jordan Rodgers and plan their stress-free wedding after several COVID setbacks.

‘Bachelorette’ alum JoJo Fletcher details ‘perfect’ marriage to Jordan Rodgers: ‘Exactly what we wanted’

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JoJo Fletcher is a “Bachelorette” who breaks the mould. The 31-year-old reality star, who married her last rose winner Jordan Rodgers a month ago, left the show in California and picked up where she left off living in her home state of Texas.

The couple aren’t following the traditional path of former “single” couples – and have since set their sights on home renovations. Additionally, Fletcher spoke with Fox News Digital about the work they’ve done to protect their six-year relationship and plan their stress-free wedding after several COVID setbacks.

Fletcher first discovered TV fame more than seven years ago as a beloved ‘Bachelor’ contestant on season 20 of the popular dating show, and went to the ceremony roses finale only to be heartbroken when she was sent home as the cameras rolled.

But fans fell in love with JoJo Fletcher, and she returned to TV stronger than ever as “The Bachelorette” on season 12 in 2016, where she found her true love in Jordan Rodgers. He proposed on the season finale filmed in Thailand. He proposed again in 2019 with a new ring, and most importantly, without camera crews following them as they toured the wedding venues.

Fletcher and Rodgers made it a priority to focus on their relationship and create a “normal life” outside of the “Bachelor” lifestyle after their engagement.

JoJo Fletcher spoke with Fox News Digital about the work she's done to protect her six-year relationship with Jordan Rodgers and plan their stress-free wedding after several COVID setbacks.

JoJo Fletcher spoke with Fox News Digital about the work she’s done to protect her six-year relationship with Jordan Rodgers and plan their stress-free wedding after several COVID setbacks.
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“When Jordan and I first met, the most important thing for him and me in our relationship was to get out of the bubble because we knew it wouldn’t help our relationship,” said- she declared.

“So we went back to work. Right after we got together, we went back to work in terms of house flipping and house remodeling, and Jordan started doing that with me.”

Fletcher, who was in pre-med at Baylor University before delving into the world of real estate development, wanted to get back to “normal life” after “The Bachelorette” ended.

They moved to Dallas, Texas and worked in real estate while using their on-camera expertise as “Cash Pad” hosts where they helped landlords flip investment properties. They were also the hosts of “Battle of the Fittest Couples” in 2019.

“We definitely came home and said we were going to get back to normal life…and six years later, here we are.”

– JoJo Fletcher on moving to Dallas

“We wanted to get into new business,” she said. “It’s something that I’m so lucky and grateful that the show brought me these new opportunities. I’m so grateful for this show. We definitely went home and said we were going to go back to normal life… and six years later, here we are.”

The couple exchanged vows in an intimate ceremony with their closest friends and family at Sunstone Winery in Santa Ynez, California on May 14 after their nuptials were twice postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. A family member was reportedly not in attendance however, as fans know Fletcher’s brother-in-law Aaron Rodgers was not pictured as they exchanged vows at their romantic vineyard wedding .

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Jordan and JoJo left Hollywood to pursue a "normal life" in Texas.  JoJo Fletcher and Jordan Rodgers pictured in 2019

Jordan and JoJo left Hollywood to pursue a “normal life” in Texas. JoJo Fletcher and Jordan Rodgers pictured in 2019
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Of wedding planning in general, Fletcher shared that she “was totally prepared to take on the” stress of planning a wedding.

“Wedding planning was fun for me. Even along the way with every bump, every little hiccup – hearing the [planning] the news was a stressful part and having to pay for it was stressful, but the help I had made it so bearable.

“I feel bad to say that I haven’t fully felt the extreme stress, but I will say that the last two weeks before our wedding, after two or three years of planning, is when I was the most stressed.”

Fletcher said that, for the most part, their dream wedding plans have remained the same from the start, with “little tweaks” along the way. They came up with the idea of ​​creating a romantic aesthetic with an intimate vibe.

” It was perfect. It wasn’t too big or too small – just perfect.

— JoJo Fletcher on her wedding to Jordan Rodgers

“We’ve stayed very consistent, which isn’t like me,” the home improvement expert joked. We always knew our guest list. We actually had a pretty conservative number in terms of the people closest to us.”

With 170 guests celebrating their romantic engagement at a scenic vineyard north of Santa Barbara, JoJo admitted their big day “ended up being exactly what we wanted.”

She added, “It was perfect. It wasn’t too big or too small, just perfect.”

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JoJo Fletcher says she designed her new Cupshe swimwear line "never stressed me out." Fletcher attended the Cupshe x JoJo Fletcher VIP Launch Party at Belles Beach House on June 10, 2022 in Venice, California.

JoJo Fletcher said designing her new Cupshe swimwear line “has never stressed me out”. Fletcher attended the Cupshe x JoJo Fletcher VIP Launch Party at Belles Beach House on June 10, 2022 in Venice, California.
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Reality TV personalities Becca Tilley, JoJo Fletcher and Andi Dorfman attend the Cupshe x JoJo Fletcher VIP Launch Party at Belles Beach House on June 10, 2022 in Venice, California.

Reality TV personalities Becca Tilley, JoJo Fletcher and Andi Dorfman attend the Cupshe x JoJo Fletcher VIP Launch Party at Belles Beach House on June 10, 2022 in Venice, California.
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Sources report that Jordan’s quarterback brother, Aaron Rodgers, was not present at the wedding after years of a broken relationship, but the couple were supported by other former “Bachelor”, including Becca Tilley , Raven Gates and Adam Gottschalk.

Fletcher proved capable of carrying even more on her plate as she revealed she was designing a new swimwear and beachwear collaboration with Cupshe while planning the nuptials during the height of the pandemic.

“None have ever stressed me out,” she said. “Designing the Cupshe collaboration was so much fun for me and I think both have to do with the people I worked with. When you have great teams and great people to work with who understand your vision and understand what whatever you want…it makes things seamless.”

However, the design was hardly without flaws, as Fletcher admitted that sending fabric swatches back and forth made the logistics a bit more difficult than a normal design process, but the colorful range in was worth it in the end.

Swimwear is something we all want to feel beautiful and sexy in, but it’s also hard to find pieces that don’t break the bank,” she said. And I feel like we have a bunch of different moods that may suit different people. My Cupshe line is accessible. I think that was the most important thing.”

Fletcher and Rodgers are the fifth”BacheloretteThe franchise’s couple to marry, following Trista and Ryan Sutter, Desiree Hartsock and Chris Siegfried, and Rachel Lindsay and Bryan Abasolo. Season 7 “Bachelorette” Ashley Hebert and winner JP Rosenbaum divorced in October 2021.

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