Michelle Young is answering Bachelor Nation’s “million-dollar question”: Now that she and Nayte Olukoya have broken up, what happens to the $200,000 check they received for a down payment on a house? 

She said, “That was money that had been gifted to us both,” on the July 5, episode of The Ben and Ashley I. The Ben and Ashley I.“And that I think is something that will be determined how that’s going on going forward.” 

Michelle indicated that although she still hasn’t made the final call, she stated she wanted to donate the money to a charity.

The former teacher said, “For me personally I haven’t officially decided. But I kinda have started putting in some different things to give back to, to build an organisation or promote the change I’ve been talking to.” That would be something I feel great about. 

She acknowledged that it was an emotional decision to make what she did with her check. One of my producers said, “I have been crying over the phone and I was asking if it would be okay to give the money.” Can I make this so that the money can be given to someone else? This is something I am proud of. I know that’s been the million-dollar question—no pun intended. It’s been quite a bit.