Posts tagged "the bachelor"

Jake And Vienna Face Off: My Great Aunt Mildred Decodes Their Body Language

The Frisky enjoyed a three day weekend in celebration of Independence Day, which is why there was no liveblogging of the latest episode of "The Bachelorette" last night. However, I did watch and had many moments of "ZOMGROBERTO IS ZOMG SO FINE!!!" I watched the subsequent interview with recently split "Bachelor" couple…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 6, 2010

Jake And Vienna Race To Get Naked In “Playgirl” And “Playboy,” Respectively

Jake Pavelka and Vienna Girardi will stop at nothing to boost ratings for the upcoming "The Bachelor Breakup" special extend their 15 minutes of fame. These two are no longer flying high on the wings of love. In fact, they are looking to make an emergency landing into the pages of Playboy…
By: Ami Angelowicz / July 1, 2010

Jake And Vienna Film A “Bachelor” Breakup Special

"The Bachelor" franchise has shot two wedding episodes and a zillion "After the Final Rose" specials. But they've never done a special exclusively on a couple's breakup. Until now. On Wednesday night, ABC let the cameras roll as they got together Jake Pavelka and Vienna Girardi for the first time since their…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 25, 2010

Quotable: Jake Dumped Vienna Over The Phone So He Could Get Into Character

"One of the keys to acting is you have to get out of your head. ["Drop Dead Diva"] didn't hire me to be Jake, they hired me to play Toby Davlin. I can't be Jake and sell this character. I've been trying to put all that aside so that I can give this character justice.
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 24, 2010

Vienna Girardi Was Paid $90K For Her Breakup Story

The Vienna Girardi and Jake Pavelka he-said-she-said battle has gone from 0 to 60 in the past 24 hours. The couple managed to grace the covers of 3 of 5 major tabloids this week. First Vienna went to Star, who supposedly paid her a whopping $90,000 for her side of the story—that…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 23, 2010

Gloria Steinem (Almost) Drops The S-Bomb Talking Reality TV With Katie Couric

Uh oh. Feminist icon Gloria Steinem has some choice words — actually, just one four-letter word — for CBS' Katie Couric about reality TV. Steinem says dating shows like "The Bachelor" are "incredibly stupid" and "what is most offensive about them is it's not equal opportunity stupidity." Couric points out that show…
By: Jessica Wakeman / June 23, 2010

Quotable: Vienna Girardi Says Bachelor Jake Refused Sex With Her

"We haven't been intimate in months now. More than four months. At first his excuse was that he was fasting. The second excuse was that he didn't feel like it. And the third excuse was that he said that he felt that I wouldn't understand that he wants to wait until marriage, even though I…
By: Wendy Atterberry / June 23, 2010

Frisky Rant: It’s Time To Boycott “The Bachelor”

The announcement that Jake Pavelka and Vienna Girardi have split is the straw breaking this camel's back. I think I've had just about enough of "The Bachelor." I have known for a long time that the relationships born and bred in front of a camera are a shamfest (except for maybe Ryan and…
By: Ami Angelowicz / June 22, 2010

10 Possible Reasons Bachelor Jake Pavelka and Vienna Girardi Split

Yesterday, we reported that Bachelor Jake's fiancée, Vienna Girardi, was spotted at a Summer Solstice Beach party in Santa Monica over the weekend flirting with "Greek” cast member Gregory Michael in the VIP area. Today comes news from the couple's rep that just a few months after getting engaged on national television, the two…
By: Wendy Atterberry / June 22, 2010

Frisky Gossip: Vienna Girardi Flirts It Up Sans Jake

At this weekend's Pacsun Summer Solstice Beach Ballyhoo in Santa Monica, we couldn't help but notice that former "Bachelor" Jake Pavelka was auspiciously missing as his fiancée Vienna Girardi did some hardcore flirting with hunky "Greek" cast member Gregory Michael in the VIP area. She's supposed to be looking for a job while…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 21, 2010

What Is The “Bachelorette” Vetting Process?

Last night, "Bachelorette" contestant Kasey Kahl showed the true level of his crazy, repeating the phrase "I'm here to protect and guard your heart" 90,000 times and getting an ugly tattoo on his wrist to symbolize his intentions. During their one-on-one date, Ali questioned Kasey's sincerity. We, on the other hand, totally believe…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 15, 2010

Has Bachelor Jake Quit His Pilot Career?

Say what you want about the guy, but Bachelor Jake Pavelka is doing a hell of a job extending his 15 minutes of fame. After parlaying his appearance on Jillian Harris' season of "The Bachelorette" into a gig as the next season's "Bachelor," Jake then worked his way onto "Dancing With the Stars," and he…
By: Wendy Atterberry / June 14, 2010

“Bachelor Pad” Is “The Real World” Meets “The Bachelorette”

I'm still not exactly sure how ABC milks the not-all-that-much-that-happens in a week on "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette" and makes it into a two-hour episode. But they do—and it's highly entertaining. So what would happen if the network rounded up some of the top personalities from all the seasons of the show…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 8, 2010

“The Bachelor: The Video Game” Might Be The Funniest Thing Wii Ever Did

Major LOLZ at whoever decided it was a good plan to make The Bachelor: The Video Game, which comes out in July. Not only can you learn to cook, work out, and go bowling with the Wii—now you can also date! More accurately, you can "experience the drama of dating" with handy avatars of past…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 18, 2010

“Bachelorette” Sneak Peek

You may remember Ali Fedotowsky as the cute, fresh-faced blonde who made it to the final four on last season's "The Bachelor" before she left the show for work reasons. A week or so later she called Bachelor Jake telling him she made a "huge mistake" and begging him to take her…
By: Wendy Atterberry / May 12, 2010

Quotable: Sarah Silverman’s Choice Words For The “Real Housewives” Ladies

"My boyfriend and I will watch 'The Bachelor' [and] 'The Real Housewives of New York,' and we laugh at it, or whatever, but it just horrifies me to think there might be young impressionable girls who think this is what being a woman is, being a rich conniving backstabbing c**t or someone who…
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 20, 2010

Book Excerpt: “How To Survive A ‘Bachelor’ Party” From Reality Matters

I recently went on a "Bachelor"-watching binge. Although I don’t like to think of myself as someone who would enjoy the show, I also don’t like to think of myself as someone who would eat chocolate cake out of the garbage or sleep with a stranger while in an alcohol-induced blackout, so clearly what I…
By: Wendy Merrill / April 13, 2010

Quickies: Vienna Girardi Dated A Drug Dealer & Heidi Montag Gets Paid For Busty Photos

"The Bachelor" winner Vienna Girardi dated a drug kingpin until she left for the show. [The Huffington Post] Ben Roethlisberger's accuser has asked officials to drop the sexual assault charges because she can't take the media attention. [TMZ] Josie Duggar, the 19th child for Jim Bob and Michelle…
By: Annika Harris / April 12, 2010

Jake Pavelka’s Former Girlfriend Says He’s A Fame-Hungry Dog

Almost as soon as Jake Pavelka stood up from asking Vienna Girardi to marry him on the season finale of "The Bachelor," one of his exes started saying anonymously that Jake only did the show for fame, that they were in touch during filming, that he was contractually obligated to propose,…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / March 24, 2010

Quotable: Why Former “Bachelor” Matt Grant Isn’t Into “The Bachelorette”

“Why go on a show where you’ve got only a limited chance of winning and you’ve got a 90-odd percent chance of being rejected publicly by a woman? Unless they were paying me like 100k to do so, I would never do it.”—Former "Bachelor" Matt Grant on why he would never, ever do "The…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / March 9, 2010
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