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Did Ben Higgins Lose 'Bachelor' Gig To This Guy?

7/31/2015 7:30am EDT
Ben Higgins Out, Nick Viall In As Next 'Bachelor'? 'Never Say Ne
Is Ben Higgins no longer being considered as the next Bachelor? Many fans expected Chris Harrison to introduce Ben as ABC's next leading man during the After the Final Rose special last Monday night, but the network remains silent about the guy who will hand out roses in 2016.

For weeks, the 'Ben H. Is The Next Bachelor' headlines convinced just about everyone that the 26-year-old business analyst would get the gig. However, there is speculation that Nick Viall may end up getting a third chance to find love on television, with blogger Reality Steve stating "never say never" when asked if N...
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'Two Bens' Picked For 'The Bachelor' Season 20?

7/26/2015 1:10pm EDT
Chris Harrison
If you think Ben Higgins is the next Bachelor, you may only be half right. Fans are anxious to find out who will be handing out roses in the upcoming season, with the big reveal expected on the Bachelorette After the Final Rose special on Monday night.

Host Chris Harrison hints that fans may be in for a big surprise, with "two Bens" rumored to be ABC's leading men in 2016.

Two Bens? That sounds like a plan that will make everyone happy if Chris is talking about casting both Ben Higgins and Ben Zorn as dual Bachelors. While the rosemaster states that a final decision has yet to be made, wh...
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Sean And Catherine Lowe's Marriage In Trouble?

7/22/2015 8:52pm EDT
'Bachelor' Sean Lowe Boring In Bed? Wife Catherine Complains Abo
Former Bachelor Sean Lowe and his wife Catherine appear to have a perfect marriage, but they are reportedly experiencing a struggle that will soon be publicized on national TV. The couple is currently taping Season 4 of Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars and Catherine makes it known that she is not happy with their sex life.

Sean proposed to Catherine on the season finale of the 17th season of the Bachelor in March 2013. Ten months later, on January 26, 2014, millions of fans watched the couple get married on a live TV special on ABC. The honeymoon suite was a big focus of the special, with...
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Ben Higgins Says 'Bachelor' Rumors Are Not True

7/15/2015 7:30am EDT
Ben Higgins
Hours after fans watched Ben Higgins get dumped by Bachelorette Kaitlyn Bristowe, reports that he has been picked as the next Bachelor surfaced online. However, the handsome Colorado businessman tells Entertainment Tonight, that the rumors are not true.

"Those conversations haven't happened yet," Higgins told ET on Tuesday. While he's not opposed to scooping up the opportunity as ABC's 20th Bachelor, he shot down the rumors that he's already signed a deal.

The network typically announces the name of the man who will hand out roses weeks after the Bachelorette season finale airs. Kaitlyn B...
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Chris Harrison Drops Major Hint About Next 'Bachelor'

7/13/2015 7:45am EDT
Who Is 'The Bachelor' 2016? Chris Harrison Says He's A 'Clear Fa
When will the Bachelor 2016 be announced, and is he one of Bachelorette Kaitlyn Bristowe's ex-suitors?

While there are multiple rumors about who will hand out roses on the show's 20th season, the big reveal is coming soon. According to Reality Steve, the announcement could happen on live After the Final Rose special (July 27), or in late August, shortly before filming begins.

UPDATE: Ben Higgins Speaks Out About Being Named 'The Bachelor' 2016

Fans are already making their predictions on Twitter about who the next Bachelor should be, but it's more than likely the people behind the scenes...
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Andi Dorfman's Ex Won't Be Next 'Bachelor'

7/5/2015 7:55am EDT
Josh Murray
Fans who are hoping Josh Murray will be cast as the next Bachelor may need to grab a box of tissues. Although host Chris Harrison isn't ready to reveal who will hand out roses in 2016, he made it clear that it won't be Andi Dorfman's ex.

During a recent interview with E!, Harrison stated that any rumors that have been circulating about Josh becoming the Bachelor 2016 are not true. Simply put,the guy who proposed to Andi Dorfman on the Bachelorette Season 10 is "not being considered" for the role.

Harrison calls Murray "a great guy," but goes on to say that his name is not on the list of g...
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Will Ben Zorn Be The Next 'Bachelor'?

7/1/2015 8:45am EDT
Ben Zorn
Bachelorette Kaitlyn Bristowe sent handsome Ben Zorn home on Monday night, leaving many fans wondering how she could ditch one of the nicest guys on the show. Although there will be no happily-ever-after for Kaitlyn and Ben, host Chris Harrison states that viewers "haven't seen the last of him."

Does that mean Zorn is one of the top contenders for the next Bachelor, or is Chris referring to the next time the guys get together on the Men Tell All? Unfortunately, the name of the next Bachelor won't be revealed until after Kaitlyn's season wraps up at the end of July.

During a recent interv...
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Which Former 'Bachelor' Contestant Is Having A Baby?

6/22/2015 12:30pm EDT
Kacie Bugoskie
Kacie Boguskie has some happy news to share: she's pregnant! According to People, the former Bachelor contestant (on two separate seasons, no less), revealed her pregnancy with husband Rusty Gaston on Instagram on Sunday.

Happy Fathers Day to @rustygaston! The best husband and soon to be DAD!! I can't wait to raise our little guy together! #september2015 #rustyandkacie #babygaston #babybumpin #27weeks

A photo posted by Kacie B (@kaciegaston) on Jun 21, 2015 at 2:16pm PDT

"Happy Fathers Day to @rustygaston!" the Bachelor alum posted, along with a pic of her hubby rubbing her baby ...
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Catching Up With 'Bachelorette' Stars JP & Ashley Rosenbaum

3/27/2015 12:09pm EDT
JP & Ashley Rosenbaum Talk Relationship, Parenting After 'The Ba
You likely remember JP and Ashley Rosenbaum from the Bachelor/Bachelorette franchise, but the cameras turned off a long time ago and now the happy couple are focused on being parents to their new son Fordham, and helping other families.

We caught up with JP and Ashley last week while they were helping Puffs raise awareness for cold and flu season, and asked them about naming their son, maintaining their relationship, and what it's like to be one of the rare duos who've lasted past reality TV.

"Parenthood has been an absolute joy so far," enthused Ashley. "Ford is a very sweet, and 'easy' ...
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Chris And Whitney Gush Over How Much They Love Each Other

3/15/2015 8:51am EDT
Chris Soules and Whitney Bischoff
Critical fans, catty women, crowded dates: Falling in love on The Bachelor has always presented a unique set of relationship hurdles.

But for Chris Soules and Whitney Bischoff, who got engaged last November at the end of his season on the hit ABC reality romance show, navigating the logistics of starting a life together may be their biggest challenge.

In this week's cover story, the couple sat down with PEOPLE to talk about their future.

Bischoff, 29, a Chicago-based fertility nurse, will have to uproot her life to move to the tiny town of Arlington, Iowa, where her fiancé, 33, has deep ...
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ABC Announces Shocking Twist For 'The Bachelorette' Season 11

3/10/2015 5:31pm EDT
Kaitlyn Bristowe And Britt Nilsson Will Both Be 'The Bachelorett
In a surprising twist following The Bachelor's "After The Rose" special on Monday night, host Chris Harrison threw fans a curveball and announced that the upcoming 11th season of The Bachelorette will feature two women in the lead role.

Kaitlyn Bristowe and Britt Nilsson, who both vied for the love of bachelor Chris Soules on the latest season of The Bachelor, were both in the running for the spot, and producers of the hit ABC series decided to choose both of them.

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"We actually decided not to decide: for the first time in Bachelorette history, we'r...
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You Won't Believe What Reality Show Jennifer Aniston Is 'Addicted' To

1/24/2015 2:13pm EST
Jennifer Aniston
Jennifer Aniston has a secret obsession -- she recently got hooked on "The Bachelor."

The actress only started watching to reality TV series last year, but now she and her fiance Justin Theroux watch the ABC hit every Monday night.

She explained, "Last year, (my friends) were saying, 'It's The Bachelor, it's premiering tonight...!' and I was like, 'Oh, guys! Seriously? The Bachelor? That's been on for 15 years or something'.

"Justin and I, just for fun, watched, and two hours later, we were addicted. It was like junk food. We were sad when it ended."

She's not the only star who tunes i...
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Juan Pablo Galavis & Nikki Ferrell Are The Latest 'Bachelor' Couple To Split

10/27/2014 10:56pm EDT
Juan Pablo Galavis & Nikki Ferrell Are The Latest 'Bachelor' Cou
Juan Pablo Galavis and Nikki Ferrell, the couple that kind of fell for each other and hooked up during the 18th season of hit ABC reality series The Bachelor, have split, according to their social media pages.

Ferrell unfollowed Galavis on social media on Sunday and posted a photo to her Instagram page with some text that read, "Isn't it pathetic how we waste so much time on certain people and in the end they prove that they weren't even worth a second of it," and then she captioned the post, "Nope not one single second."

Juan Pablo followed with, "Sometimes you WIN, sometimes you LOSE......
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There's A New 'Bachelor'!

8/27/2014 12:22pm EDT
Chris Soules
ABC announced that "The Bachelorette" season 10 contestant Chris Soules has become the next star of hit series "The Bachelor," which will kick off in January 2015.

The fan favorite, who was one of the final three men vying for Andi Dorfman's love on the latest season of "The Bachelorette," was revealed on Good Morning America Wednesday.

The Iowa corn and soybean farmer, known to fans as "Farmer Chris," was the clear frontrunner since the post-finale episode of "The Bachelorette." Host Chris Harrison explained during the "After The Final Rose" special that producers hadn't yet made the dec...
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NBC Cancels 'Revolution' and 'Community,' ABC Renews Three

5/9/2014 4:04pm EDT
NBC Cancels 'Revolution' and 'Community,' ABC Renews Three
NBC has cancelled Revolution after two seasons. Revolution was a bubble series for a while, and its prospects just kept getting worse. There was a rumor that NBC would order an abbreviated final season, but ultimately NBC passed on the show altogether.

In other news, NBC has cancelled Community, which is surprising after most people thought it would get a final season order from NBC. Community has one of the most devoted fanbases of any TV show, and there has been talks of reviving Community on a Netflix/Hulu type basis. Now that NBC has released the show, hopefully we will hear word of of...
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Juan Pablo Galavais, Star Of ABC's 'The Bachelor,' Defends His Decision Not To Propose

3/16/2014 9:00am EDT
People Magazine
After a drama-filled season, controversial Bachelor Juan Pablo Galavis, 32, stuns viewers by opting out of the fairy-tale ending.

No ring, no “I love you.” The hunk defends his behavior in this week’s issue of PEOPLE, and Nikki Ferrell, 27, explains why she still wants to marry him.

His first runner-up, Clare Crawley, upon being let go after Galavis had reassured her of a possible future together, snapped, “I would never want my children having a father like you.”

A frank and unapologetic Galavis and a still-smitten Ferrell are ready to defend their unlikely road to romance – and why pop...
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'Bachelor' Star Juan Pablo Galavais: 'I'm Not A Bad Guy'

3/13/2014 3:05pm EDT
'Bachelor' Star Juan Pablo Galavais: 'I'm Not A Bad Guy'
The Bachelor star Juan Pablo Galavis has defended his highly criticized season on the show, saying he's "not a bad guy."

The star sat down for an interview that appears in the new issue of PEOPLE magazine, revealing that what people saw on the show doesn't exactly portray who he is. He also explains why the 18th season finale didn't include a wedding proposal.

"You go on [The Bachelor] thinking if there is the connection, you propose," the 32-year-old told PEOPLE.

"But I don't feel there's a need to propose to somebody if I don't feel 100 percent. I didn't know Nikki [winner Nikki Ferrel...
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'The Bachelor' Finale: Is Juan Pablo The Biggest Jerk In Bachelor History?

3/11/2014 11:43am EDT
'The Bachelor' Finale: Is Juan Pablo The Biggest Jerk In Bachelo
Tonight Juan Pablo will either be walking out of Saint Lucia empty handed or with a future bride as we embark on the final episode of The Bachelor. JP’s family is also here to witness his last few days with Clare and Nikki. Clare will finally get her chance to meet his family as Nikki already met then at Camila’s dance recital a few weeks back. As Juan Pablo’s family asks Clare if she speaks Spanish, she confesses that her mother is Mexican but she is the only one in her family who doesn’t speak it…that’s a bit odd.

Also odd was when she first sees Juan Pablo and Camila together and all sh...
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Producers Can't Wait To Move On From 'Worst Bachelor' Juan Pablo

3/10/2014 1:03pm EDT
Producers Can't Wait To Move On From 'Worst Bachelor' Juan Pablo
The producers of The Bachelor are ready to move on from Juan Pablo as soon as possible.

According to E! Online, the showrunners went sour on the Venezuelan soccer player early on thanks to his anti-gay comments back in January - and the timing couldn't have been worse, as news of his words easily overshadowed the televised wedding of the last Bachelor couple, Sean and Catherine. Juan Pablo attempted to defend himself by explaining English is his second language, but he didn't recover in the public eye.

It got worse from there - on the show, several women didn't even stick around long enou...
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Rumor Patrol: The Next 'Bachelorette,' Mila Kunis And Ashton Kutcher Fight (Already), More

3/1/2014 2:03pm EST
Andi Dorfman
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Andi Dorfman is the next Bachelorette: Women on social media were cheering as Andi Dorfman dumped Juan Pablo before he got the chance to offer her a rose on The Bachelor. So it makes sense to ABC to make the fan favorite the next in line as the object of affection in the female version of the show.

Verdict: Leaning yes. Other than being an obvious choice and ABC having a track record for choosing women...
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'The Bachelor' Recap: Juan Pablo Takes Full Advantage Of Fantasy Suite

2/26/2014 11:10am EST
The Bachelor
Juan Pablo takes his remaining three ladies, Nikki, Andi and Clare to St. Lucia where he will have a chance to spend the night with each one in the fantasy suite. Clare gets her date with JP first on a beautiful yacht and as we try and deal with yet another week hearing Clare’s voice, we almost hope he votes her off the island. But will she take him up on his offer of the fantasy suite? After that night in the ocean at 4:00 am, we don’t think she will join him later in the night. Or she just wanted to act like she cared deeply about it and had to make a point of saying it before she said ye...
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'The Bachelor' Recap: Hometown Dates Filled With Awkward And Emotional Moments

2/25/2014 11:44am EST
The Bachelor Hometown Dates
Juan Pablo jets off to Kansas City, Missouri to meet Nikki and her family but first she takes him to her favorite BBQ joint and for a ride on the mechanical bull. His cowboy skills certainly impress Nikki as she is on the verge of telling him that she loves him. Nikki’s family is very supportive of her relationship with JP and they welcome him into their household with open arms- just as good mid-westerners should! But in the end, JP leaves without Nikki confessing her love to him.

Next up, Juan Pablo heads to Atlanta to meet Andi and her family. But first they go to the shooting range so ...
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'The Bachelor' Juan Pablo Sheds A Tear Over Being Dumped By Sharleen

2/18/2014 9:00am EST
The Bachelor Episode 7
This week, Juan Pablo takes the remaining girls to his hometown of Miami, but will Sharleen make it to the end or bail out leaving JP crying? After Juan Pablo goes home and reunites with his daughter, the girls wonder if they will have a chance to meet her on this trip. As Sharleen contemplates her feelings for Juan Pablo, he confesses to his cousin that she could be the one…really? As he personally hands Sharleen the one-on-one date card the girls are as confused as she is as to why he is so taken aback by her. The two board a yacht together to hopefully figure things out…or just make out....
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'The Bachelor' Week 6 Recap: Juan Pablo And Crew Head To New Zealand

2/11/2014 11:46am EST
The Bachelor
As only eight girls remain in Juan Pablo’s pool, the crew heads to New Zealand to see who will make it into his heart forever. And by forever, we mean for the next couple of months. Sorry to be skeptical but we just don’t see JP as a one-woman kind of guy. The first date card arrives at the girls’ romantic, calm and peaceful house on the river and it goes to Andi… finally! As she preps for her one-on-one date tomorrow, Cassandra and Renee discuss how hard it is being away from their sons.

JP and Andi hop on a speedboat and head out onto the river to begin their adventure together. The two...
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'The Bachelor' Recap: 3 Ladies Sent Home From Vietnam

2/4/2014 9:42am EST
'The Bachelor' Recap: 3 Ladies Sent Home From Vietnam
Juan Pablo and the remaining eleven girls head to Vietnam to continue their quest for love this week on The Bachelor. As the girls enter the lavish hotel together we are wondering if this a commercial for scarves- why is every girl wearing one? Huh! The first one-on-one date card arrives for Renee and as she preps for her date, we can’t help but wonder if she will finally have her first kiss with JP.

The two meet up in the city and he takes her for a ride in a pedi-cab. They actually look like a longtime married couple walking hand-in-hand together through the streets. JP buys Renee a cus...
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'The Bachelor': Fight For Juan Pablo's Heart Builds In South Korea

1/28/2014 8:41am EST
'The Bachelor': Fight For Juan Pablo's Heart Builds In South Kor
As the fight for Juan Pablo’s heart is getting stronger, the remaining thirteen girls will head to South Korea to show their love overseas. Although saying goodbye to his daughter, Camila is hard, he will no doubt have a blast with the ladies. Awaiting them when they touch down is the first date card- two group dates and a one-on-one date. Chelsie, Cassandra, Elise, Danielle, Kat and Nikki will head out on the first group date with JP to watch 2NE1 perform- the top ‘K-pop’ group in Korea. Not only will the girls be watching them perform but they will be learning 2NE1’s dance and performing ...
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'The Bachelor' Week 3 Recap: Fifteen Remain On Juan Pablo's Field

1/21/2014 11:19am EST
The Bachelor
The fifteen remaining hopefuls are still fighting for Juan Pablo’s heart and the claws are about to come out. Cassandra gets the first one-on-one date card and he promises that they will have a ‘wild ride.’ When she pulls up to the park in Long Beach n her limo, the two hop in a Jeep and head into the water because the Jeep is actually a boat.  As the two cook dinner together and dance, Cassandra still seems a bit shy and we don’t think that JP is feeling her. Alas, he gives her the rose- we think he just felt bad, or he just wants to sleep with her. 

The next date card arrives at the mans...
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'Bachelorette' Stars Trista & Ryan Sutter Still Together After 10 Years

1/19/2014 9:00am EST
Trista and Ryan
After 26 seasons of the show, most of the couples who have appeared on The Bachelor have succumbed to the reality that building “forever” with someone they’ve known for mere weeks defies logic. Then again, who said love is logical? Three couples have made it to the altar – and two more are headed there. The Bachelor’s surviving couples (Trista & Ryan, Sean & Catherine, Jason & Molly, Ashley & J.P., and Desiree & Chris) open up about making romance last – and what lies ahead – in this week’s issue of PEOPLE.

Trista & Ryan Sutter: Together since 2002; married since Dec. 6, 2003
Even now, aft...
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Juan Pablo Weeds Out More Crazy In A Stripped Down 'Bachelor'

1/14/2014 1:22pm EST
The Bachelor
Thirteen ladies are left in Juan Pablo’s sight and tonight he will go on his first one-on-one date with Clare. As he places the blindfold over her eyes and leads her to the car, the girls all watch on with envy.  He takes her to a make believe winter wonderland where the two sled, make snowmen and get cozy in the cold. As the two strap on their ice skates, Clare immediately falls down and it makes us wonder if she is pretending not to know how to skate to get closer to JP…. more power to her! 

Back at the house, Kat gets the next one-on-one date card as all of the other girls are bummed th...
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'Bachelorette' Star Emily Maynard Engaged For Fourth Time

1/8/2014 9:08pm EST
Emily Maynard and Tyler Johnson
The Bachelorette star Emily Maynard is engaged for the second time in just over a year.

The reality TV star and boyfriend Tyler Johnson were engaged over the weekend, and Johnson gave her five rings, according to Us Weekly. He also gave her eight-year-old daughter Ricki a ring.

E! News reports that Johnson also asked Emily's father for permission to marry his daughter and he also asked the parents of late racecar driver Ricky Hendrick -- Ricki's grandparents -- for permission. Emily had been engaged to Hendrick when he was killed in a 2004 plane crash.

"it's going to be a good year :)" E...
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