"It wasn't my finest moment," he revealed on Talking Married.
"The devil is in the detail with these things," he continued.
"I used that word, 'try'… but I was trying to give a compliment. I was a little nervous, it was a big moment for me. So it just didn't come out right and I'm disappointed."
The 44-year-old also claims that Heidi overreacted.
"To be fair, I feel like she might've overreacted," he added.
"I heard myself say it and I thought, 'Hang on, this could cause a storm here', and lo and behold it did. I thought the sentiment was clear enough, but I guess not so much."
Sunday is going to be intense!
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