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The Bachelorette: Rachel Recchia gets crushed again, but Gabby Windey scores engagement on finale

Rachel Recchia was crushed after her relationship crumbled, while Gabby Windey walked away with an engagement on Tuesday’s season finale of The Bachelorette.

The three-hour season 19 finale also revealed that Zach Shallcross, 25, of Anaheim Hills, California, will star in the next season of The Bachelor.

The emotional live finale showed Rachel, 26, a flight instructor from Clermont, Florida, getting engaged to Tino Franco, 28, a general contractor from Santa Clarita, California, followed by their brutal breakup.

Season finale: Rachel Recchia was crushed after her relationship crumbled, while Gabby Windey walked away with an engagement on Tuesday's season finale of The Bachelorette

Season finale: Rachel Recchia was crushed after her relationship crumbled, while Gabby Windey walked away with an engagement on Tuesday’s season finale of The Bachelorette

‘I gave him my first rose and now I get to give him his last one,’ Rachel said. ‘He’s never given me any reason to doubt him.’

Rachel, who wore a long white dress , waited for Tino to propose.

‘I’m so in love with him,’ Rachel said crying. ‘If it’s not Tino, there is no one else for him.’

Tino and Rachel held hands in front of a fountain. Rachel told him she was madly in love with him.

Got engaged: Gabby beamed as Erich Schwer declared his love for her

Got engaged: Gabby beamed as Erich Schwer declared his love for her

Romantic moment: Rachel and Tino Franco kissed as he proposed to her

Romantic moment: Rachel and Tino Franco kissed as he proposed to her

‘I cannot wait to spend the rest of my life with you,’ Rachel said.

‘Rachel, I love you so much and I’m going to love you till the end of time,’ Tino said.

Tino said he was going to dedicate the rest of his life to making her feel cherished, got down on his knees, opened up the Neil Lane ring box and proposed.

‘Rachel Rechia, I want to spend the rest of my life with you, will you marry me,’ Tino said.

Forever love: 'Rachel Rechia, I want to spend the rest of my life with you, will you marry me,' Tino said

Forever love: ‘Rachel Rechia, I want to spend the rest of my life with you, will you marry me,’ Tino said

‘Yes, a million times,’ Rachel said.

They rode off on a white horse.

Finale host Jesse Palmer, 43, noticed at the live show taping that Rachel did not appear to be enjoying watching the playback. He asked Rachel to catch him up on what happened between her and Tino since that magical day in Mexico.

The host: Finale host Jesse Palmer, 43, noticed at the live show taping that Rachel did not appear to be enjoying watching the playback

The host: Finale host Jesse Palmer, 43, noticed at the live show taping that Rachel did not appear to be enjoying watching the playback

‘It was really great for a while,’ Rachel said.

Rachel said after the show they went through a difficult time.

‘It didn’t work out, he cheated on me,’ Rachel said. ‘It’s heartbreaking.’

Cheated on: 'It didn't work out, he cheated on me,' Rachel said. 'It's heartbreaking'

Cheated on: ‘It didn’t work out, he cheated on me,’ Rachel said. ‘It’s heartbreaking’

Rachel confronted Tino at her house about what happened. Rachel first told Gabby that Tino never said he was sorry to her and just didn’t want her to tell anyone.

‘We never called off the engagement,’ Rachel said. ‘We never broke up.’

‘Honestly, f*** him,’ Gabby said. ‘You don’t deserve this.’

Shocking development: Rachel confronted Tino at her house about what happened

Shocking development: Rachel confronted Tino at her house about what happened

After Gabby left, Tino came over to Rachel’s house.

‘I messed up, and I kissed another girl, but the second I did, I knew I belonged with you,’ Tino said. ‘This was the tiniest thing ever.’

Rachel said she wanted to know everything. Tino said it was a girl he knew before he went on the show who he ran into at a bar. Tino then quoted things back to Rachel that he said she said to him during the premiere week.

Messed up: 'I messed up, and I kissed another girl, but the second I did, I knew I belonged with you,' Tino said. 'This was the tiniest thing ever'

Messed up: ‘I messed up, and I kissed another girl, but the second I did, I knew I belonged with you,’ Tino said. ‘This was the tiniest thing ever’

‘It was a one time mistake,’ Tino said.

Rachel said she highly doubted it was a one time kiss. Tino asked Rachel if there was a way this would work out for them. Rachel said he would need to do a lot of work. Tino said he needed air and then went outside and took his microphone off.

‘This is f***ing going nowhere,’ said Tino to a producer. ‘She just wants to f***ing beat me up. She’s throwing me under the bus, saying all this is lies.’

One mistake: 'It was a one time mistake,' Tino said

One mistake: ‘It was a one time mistake,’ Tino said

Tino said Rachel was just trying to make her look bad.

‘Tell her to break up with me,’ Tino said crying. ‘Let me out.’

Tino walked back and asked Rachel what she wanted. Tino then went outside again to make a phone call. Rachel went outside to confront him.

‘Rachel, I do love you and that’s why I had to tell you,’ Tino said. ‘I was panicking, Rachel. I thought I was going to lose you. Rachel, we can make it through this we can. I know we can.’

‘I’m done,’ Rachel said.

Over it: 'I'm done,' Rachel said

Over it: ‘I’m done,’ Rachel said

Rachel handed him the ring and Tino left it on the table.

Rachel said she was shocked when Tino flipped things on her.

‘Apparently it was my fault that he cheated,’ Rachel said to Jesse.

Her fault: 'Apparently it was my fault that he cheated,' Rachel said to Jesse.

Her fault: ‘Apparently it was my fault that he cheated,’ Rachel said to Jesse.

Tino then came out on the live show and apologized to her for what he did.

‘We were going through a really hard time that was deeply personal to both of us and I think we both don’t want to air why those things were happening,’ Rachel said. ‘There is absolutely no excuse for what you did.’

Jesse then said there was someone who had demanded a chance to talk to her. Former contestant Aven Jones, 28, a sales executive from Salem, Massachusetts, walked out. Rachel smiled and the live audience crowd cheered.

Saying sorry: Tino then came out on the live show and apologized to her for what he did

Saying sorry: Tino then came out on the live show and apologized to her for what he did

‘I was just wondering if you wanted to get out of here and catch up,’ Aven said.

‘I would love nothing more,’ Rachel said.

The show then switched to Gabby’s proposal day in Mexico. Erich, dressed in a suit, met Gabby, who was wearing a white long dress, outside in a garden. Gabby told him that her heart skipped a beat when they first met.

Catching up: Former contestant Aven Jones, 28, a sales executive from Salem, Massachusetts, walked out and whisked Rachel away to catch up

Catching up: Former contestant Aven Jones, 28, a sales executive from Salem, Massachusetts, walked out and whisked Rachel away to catch up

‘You loved me before I knew how to love me,’ Gabby said. ‘I love you and I want to love as long as you will let me.’

Erich kissed her.

‘You deserve someone that’s going to give you 100 percent,’ Erich said. ‘There is a reason I am standing in front of you, because I want to be that person for you.’

Hundred percent: 'You deserve someone that's going to give you 100 percent,' Erich said. 'There is a reason I am standing in front of you, because I want to be that person for you'

Hundred percent: ‘You deserve someone that’s going to give you 100 percent,’ Erich said. ‘There is a reason I am standing in front of you, because I want to be that person for you’

Erich said he knew that he had met his soul mate.

‘I love you Gabby Windey,’ Erich said. ‘ It’s you and me until the wheels fall off. I want to spend the rest of my life with you.’

Erich asked her to marry him and she said yes. The two kissed and then Gabby gave him the final rose. The two rode off on a motorcycle.

Final rose: The two kissed and then Gabby gave him the final rose

Final rose: The two kissed and then Gabby gave him the final rose

Erich then came out and joined them on the live show. Jesse asked Erich about his ex-girlfriend coming forward saying that he only broke up with her to be on the show and was using the show to get a career opportunity.

‘I was taking the cowardly way out,’ Erich said. ‘I fully led this girl on and I was using the show as an excuse to not confront her about our relationship where at this point I didn’t see a future but we were having fun.’

‘I do believe what he says,’ Gabby said. ‘It’s been hard but when you say yes to spending the rest of your life with someone, it’s not going to be easy especially in the public eye.’

Tough question: Jesse asked Erich about his ex-girlfriend coming forward saying that he only broke up with her to be on the show and was using the show to get a career opportunity'

Tough question: Jesse asked Erich about his ex-girlfriend coming forward saying that he only broke up with her to be on the show and was using the show to get a career opportunity’

At the end of the show, Jesse announced that Zach would be the new bachelor. Zach said he took some time to heal his broken heart from what happened with Rachel.

Jesse then informed Zach that his journey started immediately. The art department then set up a bachelor mansion backdrop and then brought out five women. Jesse said the viewers at home will be deciding who gets the first impression rose.

Zach met contestants Brooklyn, 25, a dental lab tech from Mineola, Texas; Brianna, 24, an entrepreneur from Jersey City, New Jersey; Bailey, 27, an executive recruiter from Nashville; Catt, 26, a professional dancer from New York; and Christina Mandrell, 26, a content creator from Nashville.

Zach, who couldn’t remember any of the women’s names that he met, handed out America’s first impression rose to Brianna.

Major announcement: At the end of the show, Jesse announced that Zach would be the new bachelor

Major announcement: At the end of the show, Jesse announced that Zach would be the new bachelor

Starting now: Jesse then informed Zach that his journey started immediately

Starting now: Jesse then informed Zach that his journey started immediately

First five: Zach met contestants Brooklyn, 25, a dental lab tech from Mineola, Texas; Brianna, 24, an entrepreneur from Jersey City, New Jersey; Bailey, 27, an executive recruiter from Nashville; Catt, 26, a professional dancer from New York; and Christina Mandrell, 26, a content creator from Nashville

First five: Zach met contestants Brooklyn, 25, a dental lab tech from Mineola, Texas; Brianna, 24, an entrepreneur from Jersey City, New Jersey; Bailey, 27, an executive recruiter from Nashville; Catt, 26, a professional dancer from New York; and Christina Mandrell, 26, a content creator from Nashville

Impression rose: Zach, who couldn't remember any of the women's names that he met, handed out America's first impression rose to Brianna

Impression rose: Zach, who couldn’t remember any of the women’s names that he met, handed out America’s first impression rose to Brianna

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