A group picture of the women before the premiere of "The Bachelor."

Bachelor Ben Higgins left TCU alumna Olivia Caridi stranded on an island in this week’s episode of The Bachelor. Literally.

Caridi’s future on the show was uncertain after a cliffhanger ended last week’s episode. But she received a rose at the beginning of this week’s episode, despite many of the women trying to convince Higgins to send her home.

Their wish would be granted later. The women headed to the Bahamas, where Caridi went on a two-on-one date with Higgins and Emily Ferguson.

When the date was over, Higgins gave Ferguson a rose and left Caridi on an island, ending her run on the show.

Caridi seemed shocked by the move. She received the first-impression rose in the first episode but soon became the show’s villainess.

Largely disliked by the other women, Caridi was recently targeted after she made a “Teen Mom” joke toward Amanda Stanton, a contestant who is a young mother.

Host Chris Harrison called the comment “the shot heard ’round the world.”

The contestants on the show wanted Higgins to revoke Caridi’s rose and kick her off of the show for the comment.

The final six contestants are Lauren Bushnell, Caila Quinn, Emily Ferguson, Becca Tilley, Amanda Stanton and JoJo Fletcher.

“The Bachelor” continues next Monday at 7 p.m. CT on ABC.

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Kat Matthews is a managing editor for TCU360. She is an active coffee enthusiast and spends more time playing with her dog than she should. Kat also lives in the TCU Convergence Center, so if someone wanted to make her day, that someone should send a large pizza her way.