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EXCLUSIVE: Lace Morris Would Never Get Back Together with Ex Grant Kemp: 'I've Seen Things I Don't Care For'

by Jennifer Drysdale 3:00 PM PST, January 06, 2017
Playing EXCLUSIVE: Lace Morris Would Never Get Back Together with Ex Grant Kemp: 'I've Seen Things I Don't Care For'

Lace Morris is opening up about her breakup.

ET's Lauren Zima and Katie Krause sat down with the Bachelor in Paradise star in our Burbank studio on Tuesday, where she got candid about her recent split from ex-fiance Grant Kemp.

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"I'm in a good place," Morris revealed. "It took me a while to get there. I respect Grant for recognizing that we were in two different places and we just weren't a good fit for each other at the time."

"It's given me a chance to realize where I can fix things and move on with my life, and what I deserve," she added.

Kemp proposed to Morris on the finale of Bachelor in Paradise season three last summer, where the two also got matching tattoos of their combined names, the word "Grace." The pair announced their split in late November, telling ET at the time that they ended their relationship on good terms, and left the door open for a possible reconciliation in the future.

Now, though, Morris revealed that she and Kemp "do not talk," and that there is "definitely not a chance" of the two getting back together.

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"There is definitely not a chance for us to get back together after this. He seems to be in a really good place now. He's doing his thing, I'm doing my thing," she said, adding that she'll soon be starting her own blog called The Lovely Lace.

"Since the breakup, I've seen things that I didn't really care for, that I would never want to go through again," Morris confessed. "It's almost like a death, you know?"

"But I've learned a lot, I'm proud of myself for how far I've come in the last six months and I think I've learned a lot about relationships and what I need to do in them to be better," she shared. "I am ready for love. I know what I want. I know that I want to be with someone and this dating stuff is hard."

As for whether Morris would participate in another season of Bachelor in Paradise, the former real estate agent says we shouldn't count on it.

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"No, I feel like I'd have PTSD from that, if I went on there," she admitted. "Like, I got engaged last time."

Morris' fellow Bachelor in Paradise contestant, Wells Adams, who also joined her in the studio, says "probably not," though he admits he's "very single."

"I don't know what I'm looking for, but I can tell you I don't want to find it on a television show anymore," he elaborated.

"I would be the Bachelorette in a heartbeat," Morris added. "[I have brothers so] I've always been good around guys, so that's easy for me. It's being around so many girls that I have trouble with."

Before she jumps back into the Bachelor dating pool, the 27-year-old Denver native will most likely have to return her Neil Lane engagement ring currently sitting in her bedroom -- but she isn't planning on removing her "Grace" tattoo.

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ET caught up with Kemp in December, where he revealed that he'll also be keeping his ink.

"I know that a tattoo in most people's eyes is a huge deal, but obviously, as you know, I have a lot of tattoos. For me, the tattoo is the last thing that I'm worried about. If I want to get it covered up one day, maybe I will. If not, I won't."

"I'm not going to run and get it covered up right now, but at the same time, it's not a huge concern with me," he said, adding that the word "Grace" is "a little safer than an actual name."

Relive Kemp and Morris' Bachelor in Paradise romance in the video below.

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