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'Bachelor' Colton Underwood Finally Explains Why He Jumped The Fence

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Mar. 5 2019, Published 7:41 p.m. ET

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Colton Underwood is finally answering one of Bachelor Nation's most asked questions of the season — what caused the ABC star to jump the fence in Portugal? Scroll through to find out what he said.

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Since Colton's season premiered in January, fans have seen the "fence scene" on a constant basis in previews for upcoming episodes. Fans wondered when the dramatic (but impressive) move would happen.

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On the March 4 episode, the world got their answer as they watched the ex-NFL player jump a large fence in Portugal after his breakup with Cassie Randolph.

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As OK! readers know, Cassie ended up sending herself home after talking with her father, Matt Randolph, and realizing she was not in love with Colton.

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In an exclusive clip from the Women Tell All installment, which will air Tuesday, March 5 at 8pm ET on ABC, Colton gives fans the inside scoop into why he jumped the fence.

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"I realized I had been pushed pretty hard. As much as I say this was the best thing for me, it was a challenge, too, at times," the 27-year-old told Chris Harrison. "I would say having that alone time and realizing I needed more of it."

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"The only way to get alone time was to say goodbye to you,” he said, referring to when he pulled off his mic and ran away from the producers after the fence jump.

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Are you excited to watch 'Women Tell All' on March 5 and find out how Colton's season pans out? Let us know in the comments below!

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