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2012 Celebrity Breakups

December 15th, 2012 9:00am EST
Tom Cruise & Katie Holmes
Every year some of our favorite famous couples decide it isn't working out for them anymore and they break up. Sometimes fans are surprised by the announcement, and other times we wonder why it didn't happen sooner.

One of the most shocking splits was Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes. The actress stunned fans over the summer when she announced her five-year marriage to Cruise was over, and she filed to legally end the union on June 28, citing "irreconcilable differences" for the split.

Katie will receive $400,000 a year in child support for the couple's daughter, Suri. The payments will con...
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'The Bachelor' Stars Ben Flajnik & Courtney Robertson Split

October 6th, 2012 9:03am EDT
Ben Flajnik & Courtney Robertson
It probably comes as no surprise to most fans of the The Bachelor to learn that last season's couple, Ben Flajnik and Courtney Robertson, just couldn't make things work.

The couple confirmed their breakup on Friday in a statement to In Touch Weekly.

"After meeting over a year ago, we have decided to end our romantic relationship," the former couple said in a statement to the magazine.

"We have nothing but the utmost respect for each other, and both feel this is the right decision," they said. "We continue to remain friends and will support each other in future endeavors. Thanks to everyo...
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'Bachelor' Stars Ben Flajnik And Courtney Robertson Live It Up In Las Vegas

April 29th, 2012 8:40pm EDT
Ben Flajnik and Courtney Robertson
Reality TV couple Ben Flajnik and Courtney Robertson of "The Bachelor" escaped to Las Vegas for the weekend to relax, unwind and spend quality time with friends after recently finishing up with the latest season of the popular ABC show. Despite rumors that their rocky romance is over, the fun-loving pair hit up all of the Sin City hot spots together including PURE Nightclub, WET REPUBLIC and Social House Saturday, April 28.

Ben and Courtney kicked off the weekend at WET REPUBLIC, an adult pool party destination at MGM Grand arriving at 2 p.m. along with five of their closest friends. Court...
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Producers Of ABC's 'The Bachelor' And 'The Bachelorette' Being Sued For Racial Discrimination

April 17th, 2012 8:33pm EDT
Courtney Robertson and Ben Flajnik of The Bachelor
Producers of ABC's hit shows The Bachelor and The Bachelorette are being taken to court for racial discrimination.

Two African-American men are set to file a class-action lawsuit against the network, the producers of the two shows, and executive producer/creator Mike Fleiss, reports TMZ.com

The two men, Christopher Johnson and Nathaniel Claybrooks, claim that when they went to a hotel in Nashville, Tenn. to audition to the show they were excluded from the show's "normal audition process" and were never called back.

The two shows, which have run for a combined 23 seasons, have never featu...
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'Bachelor' Ben Flajnik & Courtney Robertson Get Cozy In Mexico (Photos)

April 5th, 2012 12:00pm EDT
Ben Flajnik & Courtney Robertson
"The Bachelor" star Ben Flajnik and Courtney Robertson are currently on vacation in San Angel, Mexico. The couple couldn't keep their hands off each other at the Hacienda San Angel resort.

It hasn't been an easy road for the reality TV stars. Although Ben proposed to Courtney at the end of the last season, the couple reportedly split up when the final show was aired. They later got back together.

The rumor is Ben and Courtney took the trip to Mexico to see if their relationship will last. So either they are acting for the camera or they really are in love. You be the judge!

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'Bachelor' Ben Flajnik & Courtney Robertson Are 'Happy' Together (Photo)

March 31st, 2012 3:30pm EDT
Ben Flajnik & Courtney Robertson
We spotted "Bachelor" Ben Flajnik and fiance Courtney Robertson attending a reality television event in Los Angeles on Friday night. The couple held hands as they walked around the venue.

Courtney showed off her engagement ring despite the two publicly saying neither have set a date for their future wedding. The couple briefly split up and got back together again and are currently having a long-distance relationship.

Courtney recently told People.com, "We're happy."

The majority of couples who hook up on "The Bachelor" or "The Bachelorette" end up breaking up (before or after getting mar...
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David Spade Spoofs 'The Bachelor' In Hilarious Funny or Die Video 'The Honest Bachelor' (Watch It!)

March 17th, 2012 10:40am EDT
The Honest Bachelor
Rules Of Engagement star David Spade dons a shaggy black wig in a weak attempt to look like The Bachelor Ben Flajnik in a hilarious new Funny or Die! video called "The Honest Bachelor".

The video integrates footage from the actual 'meeting' scene from this season of ABC's The Bachelor - where Ben met all the ladies who would be competing for his heart - with David filling in for Ben and addressing the ladies with some pretty straight-forward, honest (and downright hilarious) commentary.

Some of the 'honest' comments include: "Wow, I see so much desperation in this room..." and "I'm secret...
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'The Bachelor' Finale: Does Courtney Or Lindzi Get The Final Rose? (Pics)

March 13th, 2012 9:57am EDT
The Bachelor Finale Ben gives Courtney Robertson final rose
Ben, Courtney and Lindzi are in Switzerland where he will choose who he is going to propose to and whose heart he will break. Ben meets his family in the hotel room to discuss the two remaining contestants and what they think about them. Ben’s mom and sister have never met Courtney and Lindzi- let’s see what they think about his competing loves.

Lindzi meets Ben’s mom and sister over dinner and she is a little awkward as she keeps dropping silverware and clanking her dishes. Her voice is shaking as she tells Ben’s mother what she loves about Ben. Julia, Ben’s sister is blunter with Lindzi ...
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'The Bachelor' Women Tell All Recap: Courtney Robertson Faces Angry Mob Of Eliminated Contestants

March 6th, 2012 9:30am EST
'The Bachelor' Women Tell All Recap
Tonight the ladies of The Bachelor sat down with Chris Harrison to tell all about Ben, the other ladies and their broken hearts. Let the catfights begin! One thing we know off the bat is there will definitely be a Bachelor Pad 3. All of the drama and the steamy hookups of the past contestants will continue. Ali and Frank? Ryan P. and any single girl? Michelle Money- again? We can’t wait!

First lady up on the chopping block? Blakely. The clips roll from the show as the ladies watch on calling her a “stripper” and way too competitive. Blakely admits that it wasn’t a competition and she was t...
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Fashion Fail: Rumored 'Bachelor' Winner Courtney Robertson's Summer Dress

March 4th, 2012 3:00pm EST
Courtney Robertson
The Bachelor villainess Courtney Robertson was spotted in Los Angeles wearing a hideous summer dress with an equally ugly cut-out in the front.

*SPOILER ALERT* The 28-year-old bachelorette is rumored (confirmed by Us Weekly) to be the winner of this season's show and bachelor Ben Flajnik is reported to have proposed to the gorgeous brunette in Switzerland on the show's finale, which airs next Monday, March 12.

Courtney was spotted earlier in the week trying on wedding gowns in Beverly Hills at the Mark Zunino bridal shop, and an eye-witness tells Us Weekly magazine that "She loved the dre...
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'The Bachelor' Recap: Ben Picks His Final Two In Switzerland

February 28th, 2012 10:30am EST
The Bachelor Season 16 Ep 9
Ben and the three girls, Courtney, Nicki and Lindzi head to Switzerland where Ben will pick his top two ladies and possible wife on this week’s episode. Although he still has his reservations about Courtney, he is seemingly addicted to her sexiness but has admitted that he could possibly be in love with Lindzi.

The group lands in Interlaken, Switzerland and Ben first meets up with Nicki to spend the day with her among the Alps. The couple takes a helicopter ride over the city where the view is absolutely stunning. Ben loves the confidence that Nicki exudes and it is hard not to be consumed...
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'The Bachelor' Episode 5 Recap: The Girls Play Baseball & Ben Goes Skinny Dipping With Courtney!

January 31st, 2012 3:29pm EST
The Bachelor
This week's episode of The Bachelor was fairly tame compared to the mystery guests, catfights and dramatics of the previous four, but it's evident that Ben is starting to take each girl a bit more seriously, though some more than others: can you blame him for seeming hooked on Courtney after she takes him skinny dipping?! Read on for a full recap!

Ben brings the remaining women to a beautiful resort in Vieques, Puerto Rico; the perfect location for the show with its lush greenery and multiple hot-tubs and pools. His first date is with Nikki, the laid-back brunette divorcee, and he lays the...
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'Bachelor' Villain Courtney Robertson Dumped Boyfriend To Be On The Show

January 26th, 2012 7:30pm EST
Courtney Robertson
"It's been a while since I've been on a date.… I just haven't met anyone," said Bachelor contestant Courtney Robertson on a recent episode of the hit ABC show. But those words couldn't be further from the truth.

A new report from Life & Style magazine reveals that while Courtney was saying those words to bachelor Ben Flajnik, someone from Courtney's past was finding out the hard way why she suddenly disappeared from his life when he was getting ready to propose to her.

An insider tells the magazine that Courtney had been dating photographer Cavan Clark when she "literally vanished" from h...
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'The Bachelor' Episode 4 Recap: The Claws Come Out!

January 24th, 2012 2:17pm EST
The Bachelor, Horses, Date
Finally, some action! Though not the kind Bachelor Ben Flajnik might have been hoping for: the girls are getting cattier with eachother in the competition of his affection, a verbal feud erupts during the cocktail party and an unexpected departure proves that Ben is pretty sure of what he doesn't want in a girl.

In this episode, Ben and the women jet off to Park City, Utah, home of the famous Sundance film festival, where Rachel gets picked for a one-on-one date. In true show-y Bachelor fashion, a helicopter whisks she and Ben off to what was probably supposed to be a relaxing and romanti...
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'The Bachelor' Recap - Episode 2 Delivers With Catfights, Tears And Lots Of Drama

January 10th, 2012 1:59pm EST
Group Date
After a slow start, the second episode of The Bachelor delivers: there are catfights and competition, a change of scenery, two one-on-one dates, plenty of steamy-hot tub moments, one very awkward group date, and of course, rivers of tears from Jenna the Blogger. In other words: we get what we tuned in for!

The girls are plucked from the LA and whisked to Sonoma, California, Ben’s hometown, and more commonly known as wine country. After the requisite ‘ooh’s’ and ‘aah’s’ over their new digs, Ben announces he has a date card – for Kacie, the administrative assistant from Tennessee.

As far as...
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Ben Flajnik Tells All About The Crazy New Season Of 'The Bachelor'

January 8th, 2012 9:00am EST
Ben Flajnik
As 25 women battle for his heart, the newest Bachelor, Ben Flajnik, shares secrets exclusively in this week's issue of PEOPLE about the show's wildest season yet. When Flajnik showed up to shoot the ABC reality show's Jan. 2 premiere, ladylike comportment went right out the villa's vast windows for his suitors, where it was all about big stunts and survival of the fittest. "These women looked at him like a prize," says host Chris Harrison. "Like this celebrity." One of the contestants arrived on horseback another sent her 72-year-old grandmother hobbling over on crutches to profess her ...
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'The Bachelor': Season 16, Episode 1 Recap

January 5th, 2012 10:13am EST
THE BACHELOR - In Episode 1601
Horses, grannies and catfights: just three of the many surprising things in the 2 hour premiere of The Bachelor Season 16. Twenty five women will be competing for the love of Ben Flajnik, a winemaker based in San Francisco best known for having his heart (metaphorically) ripped in two by Ashley Hebert on The Bachelorette, Season 7. The episode opens with the infamous clip from the final episode, of his bended-knee proposal and his subsequent rejection. Ouch.

Not to worry - this season brings out a hopeful new Ben, one who emphasized his intentions to find real love, a willingness to commi...
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'Bachelor Pad' 2 Finale Had It All: Winners, Hugs, Breakdowns & Proposal

September 13th, 2011 4:40pm EDT
Holly Durst, Chris Harrison, Michael Stagliano of Bachelor Pad
Michael Stagliano and Holly Durst were named the “Bachelor Pad” season 2 winners and the winners of $250,000 on part two of Monday’s season finale. While some viewers may have thought Michael would go rogue and run off with the money due to recent, extremely awkward developments, the couple did decide to share the money, with Michael citing that Holly was always loyal and will always be his partner.

Despite no longer being a couple, Michael said it was loved that carried the pair through the game, adding that he could’ve punched Blake and fought with Holly but that wouldn’t have won him $2...
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Is Jennifer Love Hewitt Dating Actor Jarod Einsohn?

August 29th, 2011 2:24pm EDT
Jennifer Love Hewitt
Jennifer Love Hewitt has sparked speculation she's dating actor Jarod Einsohn after the pair was spotted enjoying a dinner date together.

The star was forced to deny she was romantically involved with "The Bachelorette" star Ben Flajnik earlier this month, insisting she is "totally single."

But now Love Hewitt appears to have found a new man after she was snapped walking in Los Angeles with Einsohn's arms around her waist following a meal.

The pair, first spotted dining together earlier this month, spent the evening eating at Japanese restaurant Katsuya before they walked to a wa...
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Ben Flajnik Named Next 'Bachelor'

August 24th, 2011 9:15pm EDT
Ben Flajnik
The reality TV star briefly linked to actress Jennifer Love Hewitt has been snagged as the next Bachelor.

Ben Flajnik came in a close second on the most recent season of dating show The Bachelorette and now he'll get to pick the girl, according to Life & Style magazine.

After losing Ashley Hebert's heart to JP Rosenbaum on the season finale of the Bachelorette last month, Flajnik was romantically linked to famous admirer Love Hewitt, who met the 28-year-old winemaker on a date while he was filming in San Francisco, California.

The actress has since revealed that the couple met by coincid...
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Jennifer Love Hewitt Not Dating 'Bachelorette' Star Ben Flajnik

August 17th, 2011 9:15pm EDT
Jennifer Love Hewitt
Jennifer Love Hewitt has dismissed romance reports linking her to reality TV star Ben Flajnik, insisting tweets she sent out about The Bachelorette stud have been taken way out of proportion.

The actress admits she did have a crush on the dating show star and the two have met since he was kicked off the show, but she assures fans she's still single.

She says, "I sent out funny tweets about Ben F and it got totally blown out of proportion.

"I'm totally single. I don't know why people are making such a big deal (out of this)... We did meet, totally by coincidence."
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Jennifer Love Hewitt Likes Electric Blue Bras

August 17th, 2011 10:00am EDT
Jennifer Love Hewitt
We spotted Jennifer Love Hewitt flashing a bright blue bra as she walked outside her home yesterday before attending a family dinner in Los Angeles.

The actress is finally returning to the small screen. The former "Ghost Whisperer" star will appear in "The Client List," an adaptation of the Lifetime movie she previously starred in.

She recently hooked up with "Bachelorette" contestant Ben Flajnik who was rejected by Ashley Hebert.
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