As has become tradition, last night, ABC announced that a cast member from Desiree Hartsock’s season of “The Bachelorette” would be the next “Bachelor.” I anticipated that this would be the case, but I didn’t dare get my hopes up that the reality tv dating show’s producers would actually select a guy I liked to be their latest hunk — without fail, they pick one of the guys I was bored to tears by. Jason Meznick, Bob Guinney, Sean Lowe … yawn. Surely, ABC would continue to pick the safe option and recruit Drew or Zak, with their schmaltzy love songs and sob stories, to be the next “Bachelor.” But something crazy happened — ABC actually picked someone I, and the rest of America if I’m being honest, wants to fuck.
Ladies, the next “Bachelor” is Juan Pablo Galavis, the Venezuelan former soccer player and single father of a young daughter. That sound you hear? Panties. Dropping. Keep reading »
We all love our reality television and look forward to our weekly ‘dates’ with Chris Harrison. But if you’ve been there since Alex Michael, know Bob Guiney’s birthday, and consider Tenley Molzahn a friend, it might be something more for you.
If that’s the case, we’re not here to judge. No way. You’re part of a really cool group of people called ‘Bachelor Nation.’ Because let’s face it: If loving The Bachelorfranchise is wrong, we don’t want to be right.
So here are a few tell-tale signs that when it comes to “The Bachelor(ette),” you’re more than just a casual fan. Read more on Your Tango…
Have you been watching every episode of “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette” since way back? Us, too. Have you been just a little disappointed and confused and, oh why don’t I just say it, bitter at how much less shiny and magical actual romances are in real life? Us, too. Have you ever acted like a coo-coo bananas bird after a breakup? US, TOO! Well, there’s a new book out this summer called Love Rehab: A Novel In 12 Steps, written by Jo Piazza, a former gossip columnist for the New York Daily News, that combines all of these topics!
We get mailed a lot of books that you could classify in the “chick lit” genre here at The Frisky. Amazon.com ain’t got nothing on us! Most of them I send straight to the giveaway pile, but every so often I’ll read one (preferably lying in the sun, with my pedicured toes in the sand) that’s smart and funny and shareable with friends. Love Rehab is that book. After the jump, Jo Piazza answered some questions for me via email about her best breakup tips and her thoughts on current “Bachelorette” Desiree! Keep reading »
Is it possible there could be an episode of “The Bachelor” where the tears flow more freely and the tantrums are explosive? Why yes, yes there could be. It’s called “The Baby Bachelor”! It’s segment on “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” starring his very own preschool-aged nephew Wesley, who is the sweetest bachelor that series has ever seen. [Hulu]
Don’t know if you’ve heard, but former “Bachelor” Brad Womack, who proposed to Emily Maynard, then declared he’d “dodged a bullet” after they broke up, and former “Bachelor” contestant AshLee Frazier, who scared the living shit out of everyone on Sean Lowe’s season, are now an item. Yup! Brad and AshLee are dating.The ”Bachelor” alums have been hanging out for a while now, and AshLee posted a photo of them sucking in their stomachs and embracing at a baseball game.
Does anyone else think this is a match made in Chris Harrison heaven? Just think of the hair highlighting tips BrashLee would be able to share! Read more at The Stir…
Hi everyone it’s Sarah, not Amelia, writing “The Bachelor” recap. It is both an honor and quite a bit of pressure given that last night was the dramatic season finale. The occasion, of course, called for a group of friends gathered around bowls of chips, salsa and rice crispy treats to fully immerse ourselves in this “so bad it’s good” TV.
I started watching “The Bachelor” three years ago with Jake’s season in an attempt to bond with a large group of girls in my Washington, D.C. dorm/apartment. (They had a group name and everything. I never quite got it, or fit in). I was the girl who sat in the corner and quietly made fun of everything. Despite thinking the “journey” was ridiculous, I’ve been hate-watching ever since. Keep reading »
I know “The Bachelor” is all about a dude finding true love with a girl and all. But let’s get real…probably the most romantic part of the entire “Bachelor” brou-ha-ha was during the “After the Rose” follow up show (btw, it’s federally mandated that you have to passionately whisper the phrase “after the rose.”) Bachelor Sean Lowe talking about his feelings with Chris Harrisoin. Surrounded by soft lighting and about a thousand candles (hello fire hazard!), the two men dished on Sean’s love life and his rejection of runner up Lindsay. And then the stage caught on fire! No, no, just kidding! But really, you so rarely see two dudes talking about their feelings. It was really sweet.
Well, the journey is almost over. Last week, Bachelor Bronze visited the final four’s hometowns and sent sweet Des packing because he was totallys cared of her tattooed brother. This week, it’s time to get the romance on, as Sean and the final three travel to Thailand so Sean can bang all three women on the Fantasty Suite before choosing which two he wants to introduce to his parents. Wait, Sean doesn’t do that. I forgot he’s a born-again virgin. Maybe he’ll finger bang them? Let’s find out! Keep reading »
It’s kind of a fact that British TV is far superior to American TV, which is why American TV steals its best ideas from across the pond. Take the new British dating show “My Little Princess,” debuting next week. “My Little Princess” is a mix of “The Bachelor” and your local Ren Faire. A fair maiden has a bunch of forsoothly lads chasing after her affections. They’re dressed as princes. Her dad is there to regulate. There’s a catapult, lots of men with hoses and waterplay, and each episode two guys compete for her affections by singing a power ballad. And a passel of men in tights. Men. In. Tights.
So yeah, it’s basically perfect.
ABC must know they need to up the ante now that this season of “The Bachelor” is less Tierrable, because they’ve double-downed with two episodes this week. This first was a regular episode which aired last night featuring the four hometown dates (recap coming up after the jump). The second is a “Sean Tells All” special airing tonight. Why does SEAN get to tell all for an hour while no previous Bach has ever been given the same opportunity? You know who deserves a Tell All episode? Tierra’s eyebrow. You know that bitch has stories. Eh, whatever, you know I’ll be watching. After the jump, I’ll recap last night’s shenanigans, and reveal with woman was sent home. Keep reading »