"I'm just as shocked as everybody else, and I wish I had answers. But I don't, and I don't think I ever will," she explained, according to multiple outlets. She added, "I have never done her wrong."
Lindsay, 34, and Gates, 28, became fast friends while filming Season 21 of the ABC reality dating series, which aired in 2017. They both made it to the final three, but neither ended up winning over the heart of Nick Viall.
Despite the fond memories Raven has of her friendship with Rachel, she doesn't seem interested in trying to works things out.
"I have been really saddened by the whole thing just because I really loved her. I guess I just have to put it to rest, and it is what it is," she reportedly told Bristowe and Tuesday's crowd. "I'm not going to say anything bad about her because that's not in my heart or my spirit, but I wish her nothing but the best."
Bachelor Nation first learned of the pair's fallout in early October, when Lindsay stopped by "Watch What Happens Live."
"I can't say. I promised I wouldn't say," she told Andy Cohen after he revealed her suspected beef with Gates was the most asked-about topic of the evening. "But it was enough for me to not want to be friends with her anymore. And I never will be."
"Shocker. Rachel mad at another person...does she like anyone?" he wrote on Instagram at the time, adding, "I'm not weighing in on the Rachel/Raven drama. I could care less about that, not my business. What is my business is the countless number of times she's spoke poorly of me...including that time she ran her mouth about me to Cassie [Randolph]" -- Underwood's current girlfriend. The NFL alum added, "Funny thing is I have never met her."
Lindsay replied by extending an invite to Underwood to speak about the issue on her podcast "because what I'm not gonna do is entertain you in the comments section of somebody else's post. What I will do is have a grown-ass conversation with you, and we can talk about it."
Rachel went on to address Colton's claim that she "ran her mouth" to his girlfriend, pointing out that Cassie follows her on Instagram and claims she has ever since they met at a dinner in July, where they "partied the night away." Lindsay said Randolph even "took a selfie of us together" and that they "had a fantastic time," though she does recall Randolph saying to her, "Oh, I know you don't like Colton."
"I remember saying, 'I mean, I'm just indifferent. I just don't believe I have to be best friends with everybody just because we all come from the same TV show,'" Lindsay recalled. "I said, 'My thing has always been with Colton, I felt like I never really knew who he was, and so I just wish I got to understand the real him. I just wish he would more so be himself on camera because people constantly tell me he's totally different off camera." Lindsay said Randolph "agreed with me."
Though Colton initially accepted the podcast invite and vowed to point out Rachel's "hypocrisy" over the last year, the chat has yet to happen.
See what he and Cassie told TooFab about how they deal with online negativity and internet trolls in the video below.