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Splitsville For 'Bachelor In Paradise' Stars Marcus & Lacy? Here's The Scoop!

1/9/2016 10:37pm EST
Lacy Faddoul Speaks Out About Rumored Breakup With Marcus Grodd
Is there trouble in paradise for Lacy Faddoul and Marcus Grodd? Last August, the couple's wedding was televised on the premiere of Bachelor in Paradise Season 3 on ABC, but just five months later, it appears that their love story may be over.

Here's the latest on Lacy and Marcus' relationship, including an update from Lacy.

The couple tied the knot last summer in Sayulita, Mexico surrounded by several family members and the cast of BIP 3. Shortly after the wedding aired, there were rumors that the couple was never legally married and now there is speculation that Lacy and Marcus split in ...

'Bachelor' Sean Lowe Speaks Out About Catherine's Hacked Instagram Account

1/9/2016 7:56pm EST
Sean Lowe Calls Instagram Hackers 'Douchers' After Many Of Cathe
Former Bachelor Sean Lowe and his wife Catherine Giudici Lowe recently announced on Instagram that they will be welcoming their first baby this year. Weeks after the couple shared the happy news with their fans, Catherine's Instagram was hacked and many of her photos, including her pregnancy announcement pic, were deleted.

Catherine was first alerted about the hack on Thursday when several Twitter followers who informed her that photos were missing from her Instagram feed. Unfortunately, by the time her account was restored, ten weeks of photos disappeared and a private conversation betwee...

Did 'Bachelor' Ben Higgins Fall In Love At First Sight With Lauren Bushnell?

1/8/2016 6:04am EST
Lauren Bushnell Ben Higgins
Ben Higgins started blogging about his season of the Bachelor this week and shared his thoughts about his first night as ABC's leading man. Higgins revealed in his People blog that he "said a little prayer" as the first limo full of women pulled up to the mansion.

Apparently his prayers were answered because the very first girl to step out of the limo, Lauren Bushnell, too his breath away. Although he still had 27 more girls to meet, it's clear that he was smitten as soon as he met the Oregon native.

"When that first door opened and Lauren B. got out, I knew she was there for me because w...

'Bachelor' Contestant Olivia Caridi Dumped Boyfriend For Ben H., Gets Bashed On Twitter

1/7/2016 6:02am EST
Olivia Caridi Dumped Boyfriend For 'Bachelor' Ben Higgins, Host
Bachelor contestant Olivia Caridi received Ben Higgins' first impression rose, but he may not be impressed with her for long. When the 23-year-old Virginia news anchor arrived at the Bachelor mansion, she told Ben that she left her job so she could meet him. However, there is speculation that she also left her boyfriend so she could join ABC's popular reality show.

Did Olivia really ditch both her job and her boyfriend for a shot at becoming the next Mrs. Higgins? Here's the latest scoop about the contestant who is rumored to become this season's villain, along with a little intel about Ol...

'Reality Steve' Wrong About 'Bachelor' Final Pick? Here's What Ben Higgins Has To Say

1/6/2016 6:15am EST
Ben and Jojo Bachelor
Who is Bachelor Ben Higgins' final pick and did he get engaged at the final rose ceremony that was filmed almost two months ago? Fans who watched the season premiere of ABC's popular reality show on Monday night are curious how the season will play out and wonder if blogger Reality Steve's spoilers are wrong.

After the first episode aired, Ben made the media rounds including a stop on Jimmy Kimmel Live (video below). Kimmel put him on the spot and said that out of his rumored two front-runners — JoJo Fletcher and Lauren Bushnell — he is certain Ben picked JoJo.

According to Reality Steve,...

Chris Soules Not Happy Becca Tilley Is On 'The Bachelor': Is He Still In Love With Her?

1/6/2016 1:50am EST
Chris Soules Upset Becca Tilley Is On 'The Bachelor' Again: 'App
Chris Soules gave Ben Higgins some friendly advice on the Bachelor season premiere, but he didn't reveal his true thoughts about Becca Tilley going on the show until after the first episode aired.

During Chris' season, many fans thought that he would have picked Becca if she wasn't so unsure about moving to the tiny town of Arlington, Iowa. During an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Monday night (video below), Chris said that it's "a little weird" seeing Becca on Ben's season and seemed a little hurt.

"It's a little weird," Chris told Jimmy. "I'm not sure ... um ... apparently I wasn't ...

'Bachelor' Juan Pablo's Ex Nikki Ferrell Is Engaged! See The Pics!

1/4/2016 9:37pm EST
'Bachelor' Juan Pablo's Ex Nikki Ferrell Engaged, Andi Dorfman T
Bachelor Juan Pablo didn't propose to Nikki Ferrell back in March 2014 but now she has an engagement ring from someone who isn't afraid to say he loves her.

According to Nikki's latest Instagram post, her boyfriend, Tyler Vanloo, proposed to her on the last day of their vacation at the Wolf Creek Ski Resort in Pagosa Springs, Colorado.

"And on the last day of vacation, this happened," Nikki captioned the sweet proposal pictures. "I can't wait to marry my best friend. Over the moon happy right now!"

And on the last day of vacation this happened! I can't wait to marry my best friend. Ove...

Who Does 'Bachelor' Ben Higgins Send Home On Week One & Who Begs To Come Back?

1/4/2016 8:43pm EST
Who Does 'Bachelor' Ben Higgins Send Home Week One? Seven Ladies
Who does Ben Higgins send home on The Bachelor season premiere Monday night? By the end of the two-hour show, Ben will give out one first impression rose and break the hearts of seven ladies who he doesn't feel a connection with. Although six of the girls bow out graciously, one contestant begs Ben for a second chance.

Will he take her back or will he go with his gut and send her home? Who gets the first impression rose? And who drank too much on the season premiere? Here's the scoop on what fans can expect on the first night of what is pegged to be one of the most romantic — and dramatic...

How Far Does Lace Morris Make It On 'The Bachelor'?

1/4/2016 8:13pm EST
Who Is Lace Morris And How Far Does She Make It On Ben Higgins'
Who is Bachelor contestant Lace Morris and how far does she make it with Ben Higgins? The 25-year-old real estate broker gives Ben a kiss as soon as she steps out of the limo, but her overindulgence in booze may hurt her chances of becoming the next Mrs. Higgins.

According to her ABC bio, one of Lace's favorite movies is "How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days" and that's a hint of what's to come for the Denver, Colorado resident. On the season premiere, she is rumored to have a bit too much to drink and gets offended when Ben rejects her offer for a second kiss during the cocktail party.


'Bachelor' Bracket & Cheat Sheet: Who Are Ben Higgins' Ladies?

1/4/2016 7:11pm EST
Bachelor Bracket Cheat Sheet Ben Higgins
Whether you are having a Bachelor 2016 viewing party or just watching ABC's popular reality show with your dog, a Bachelor bracket form and a list of Ben Higgins' ladies is an essential part of viewing ABC's popular reality show.

The Bachelor Season 20 premiere begins at 8 p.m. ET on January 4. Find the bracket form and the names and brief bios of all 28 girls who will arrive at the Bachelor mansion on Monday night.

Even if you don't participate in the bracket, the list will come in handy when you're trying to figure out who's coming and who's going this season. Keep up with the entire Ba...

Watch Ben Higgins' Season Of 'The Bachelor' Live Streaming Online

1/4/2016 5:31pm EST
Watch ‘The Bachelor’ 2016 Live Online: ABC Live Streams Ben Higg
What time does the Bachelor premiere start, and how can fans watch ABC's popular reality show live online? Ben Higgins begins his journey to find love on January 4 on ABC and many fans will be able to watch the show on their computer, tablet, or smartphone.

Monday night's two-hour season premiere begins at 8 p.m. ET on your local ABC TV station, followed by the new talk show, Bachelor Live at 10 p.m. ET. The one-hour live show, hosted by Chris Harrison, will air after the first four episodes of The Bachelor.

If you don't have access to a TV when the Bachelor airs on Monday nights, there a...

Follow #TheBachelor Ben Higgins & His 28 Girls On Twitter — Full List Of Twitter Handles

1/4/2016 7:55am EST
Follow 'The Bachelor' Ben Higgins Girls On Twitter: List Of Twit
Ben Higgins makes his debut as The Bachelor on Monday, January 4, 2016. If you're a die-hard fan, you will want to follow the entire cast on Twitter, including Ben, host Chris Harrison, producer Mike Fleiss and all 28 ladies who will be causing drama, crying, and trying to win Ben's heart this season.

Scroll down for a full list of Twitter handles for Ben and his girls, with some of this season's most talked about ladies at the top of the list. The list also includes other key people to follow including several producers and the show's official Twitter account. Use the hashtag #TheBachelor...

'Bachelor' Ben Higgins Rejects Lauren Russell Twice, She Fires Back With New Boyfriend Pics

1/4/2016 7:02am EST
Did 'Bachelor' Contestant Lauren Russell Have A Boyfriend While
Who is Bachelor contestant Lauren Russell, and how far does he make it with Ben Higgins? The 27-year-old Texas resident will get rejected twice on the season premiere, but shortly after begging Ben for a second chance, she shared the news that she's in a relationship with another man.

Did Russell start dating her current boyfriend, Garrett Sherwood, before she left to film the Bachelor in September or did they meet shortly after Ben sent her home?

According to her Instagram, Lauren was an elementary school teacher in St. Louis, Missouri before relocating to Texas. Spoilers indicate that s...

'Bachelorette' Kaitlyn Bristowe Returns To TV With Fiance Shawn Booth

1/3/2016 11:26pm EST
Kaitlyn Bristowe And Shawn Booth Return To TV But Not For A Wedd
Kaitlyn Bristowe and her fiancé Shawn Booth are returning to TV, but it's not for a wedding. It's been five months since the couple get engaged on the season finale of the Bachelorette and their fans hope to watch them tie the knot on a televised wedding special, but it looks like that's not going to happen just yet.

Although there's no word from ABC as to when or if they will air a wedding special, Kaitlyn and Shawn will appear on the network's new show, Bachelor Live on Monday, January 4. The live talk show will be hosted by Chris Harrison and will have a similar format to the After Para...

'Bachelor' Ben Higgins Lets Loose With His Ladies [Video]

1/3/2016 6:40am EST
Ben Higgins Bachelor Spoilers
Ben Higgins may become a serial kisser just like his predecessor Chris Soules on the upcoming season of The Bachelor. Although Ben states that he wants to get to know the ladies without "making out the whole time," that's not what really happens.

With just hours to go before Monday night's premiere, ABC has been teasing fans with video clips from Ben's season. By now, anyone who is a die-hard fan has seen the "raining Ben" clips, but there are double bonus points for anyone who can point out how many women he kisses in the one minute video below. Hint - it's more than 10 times.

Protect ...

Chris Soules Sends A New Year's Shout-Out To Whitney Bischoff On Twitter

1/3/2016 2:37am EST
Chris Soules Thanks Whitney Bischoff For A Great 2015, Chances A
Former Bachelor Chris Soules kicked off 2016 at the Rose Bowl game in Pasadena, California but before he started celebrating the New Year, he passed along his thoughts on the year that just passed, one that he calls "incredible."

Chris tweeted a photo collage of his best moments in 2015, along with his thanks to his family, friends and his final pick on The Bachelor, Whitney Bischoff. Although Chris and Whitney broke off their engagement in May and she's already moved on to a new guy, he maintains that they are still friends.

This has been the most incredible year of my life, thank you ...

Is This Whitney Bischoff's New Man? 'Bachelor' Chris Soules Is Last Year's News!

1/1/2016 2:45am EST
Is This Whitney Bischoff's New Boyfriend? 'Bachelor' Chris Soule
When Whitney Bischoff got engaged to Bachelor Chris Soules last March, fans were hopeful that they get married and live happily ever after on Chris' Iowa farm. Just two months after Chris proposed on the season finale, the ended their engagement.

Although Chris is still single, it appears that Whitney has finally moved on. On New Year's Eve, the fertility nurse from Chicago revealed that she has a new guy in her life, posting the photo below on Instagram.

"It's been awhile, but Happy 2016!" Whitney captioned the photo. Although she doesn't name who her guy is, it's clear that they are b...

Five 'Bachelor In Paradise' Stars Join Ben Higgins On 2016 Rose Parade Float

12/30/2015 6:50pm EST
Which 'Bachelor In Paradise' Stars Will Join 'Bachelor' Ben Higg
Ben Higgins will be the center of attention on The Bachelor 2016 Rose Parade Float on January 1, but he won't be alone. The tropical themed float will also feature five Bachelor in Paradise stars Jade Roper, Tanner Tolbert, Ashley Iaconetti, Samantha Steffen, and Lacy Faddoul.

3 girls & a photobomber #thebachelor #2016 #roseparade TOMORROW

— Samantha Steffen (@SammiSteffen) December 31, 2015

Viewers can expect to see Ashley, Samantha, and Lacy showing off their bikini bods while they sit in the float's working hot tub, but what about newly-engaged couple J...

'Bachelor' Ben Higgins Is Most Worried About This Girl Says Host Chris Harrison

12/30/2015 4:56pm EST
Chris Harrison Talks 'Bachelor' Premiere, Reveals Girl Ben Is Mo
Chris Harrison has been the host of the Bachelor since 2002 and in less than a week, he will stand with Ben Higgins in front of the Bachelor mansion as the 20th season of ABC's popular reality show gets underway.

It's been nine months since the last Bachelor, Chris Soules handed out his final rose and according to Chris Harrison, that's way too long to wait for the show to return. The rosemaster tweeted a little play on words to fans who are as anxious as he is for the new season to start on January 4.

"It's Ben too damn long since the #Bachelor was on TV!," Chris tweeted, with a link to ...

'Bachelor' Contestant Meagan Miller Arrested, What Does Ben Higgins Think?

12/27/2015 10:58pm EST
Is 'Bachelor' Contestant Meagan Miller's Arrest Record A Deal Br
The Bachelor contestant Meagan Miller not only brings her mini-horse with her when she arrives at the Bachelor mansion, she brings a secret about her past that may make Ben Higgins think twice about giving her a rose.

According to her ABC bio, Meagan, 30, hails from Weatherford, Texas — her occupation is listed as "cowgirl." She loves country music, hot weather, and admits that she will chop the heads off of snakes "with a shovel" if she finds them on her property. Yikes! Miller also reveals that her favorite thing to do on a Saturday night is to drink beers — and perhaps she had a few too...

Cat Fight! The 'Bachelor' Ben Higgins' Girls Duke It Out For A Rose

12/27/2015 9:15pm EST
Two 'Bachelor' Contestants Fight Over Ben Higgins, Who Ends Up W
Ben Higgins season of The Bachelor promises to be a season filled with romance, travel, drama, and fight that leads to a contestant sporting a black eye.

In ABC's latest promo for The Bachelor (video below), three girls tell Ben they are falling in love with him and they end up in a puddle of tears when he doesn't feel the same. One girl — 25-year-old Leah Block — hints that the competition for Ben's final rose gets so competitive that one of the girls hits her — hence the black eye.


— The Bachelor (@BachelorABC) December 26, 2015

If the girls ...

Ben Higgins Takes Center Stage On 'The Bachelor' 2016 Rose Parade Float On New Year's Day

12/27/2015 4:17pm EST
'The Bachelor' 2016 Rose Parade Float Features Ben Higgins & A W
The Bachelor Season 20 premiere is just one week away, but fans will get to see Ben Higgins a few days earlier when he appears on the 2016 Rose Parade float on New Year's Day.

Although the Bachelor airs on ABC, fans should click over to will be showing every float without interruption starting at 11 a.m. ET on January 1, 2016.

Cute lifeguard at this hot tub. @benhiggi

— Ashley Iaconetti (@ashleyiaco) December 31, 2015

Ben Higgins will be the centerpiece on the 2016 Bachelor float and yes, it will be covered with roses. Last year, the float had a "Prince F...

Kaitlyn Bristowe Drop Hints About TV Wedding, Wants Becca Tilley To Be A Bridesmaid

12/26/2015 7:04am EST
Kaitlyn Bristowe Talks TV Wedding, Names Becca Tilley As One Of
Bachelorette fans who are hoping to see Kaitlyn Bristowe marry Shawn Booth on TV may be in luck. The couple, who got engaged on ABC's popular reality show earlier in the year, just released their engagement photos and dropped some hints about their plans for a 2016 wedding.

Although Kaitlyn tells Brides that she wants to save money on her dress and splurge on an open bar, she won't have to stick to a tight budget if ABC offers the couple a contract to get married on television.

Bristowe states that a TV wedding is "not out of the question," and says fans may see a few of her co-stars from...

Did 'Bachelor' Chris Soules Spend Christmas Eve With Whitney Bischoff?

12/26/2015 6:55am EST
Chris Soules Spends Christmas In Chicago, Whitney Bischoff Reuni
It's been nine months since Chris Soules gave his final rose to Whitney Bischoff on The Bachelor and he's been going non-stop since then, appearing on two other reality shows, making promotional appearances, and working on his family's farm.

Fortunately, the 31-year-old farmer doesn't let work get in the way of fun, especially during the holidays. Earlier this week, Chris shared the news that he was spending Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in the Chicago area, prompting rumors that he was there to spend some time with Whitney.

However, fans who were hoping that Prince Farming drove to Il...

Get The Latest Dirt About Ben Higgins' Ladies On 'Bachelor Live' Talk Show

12/24/2015 6:01am EST
'Bachelor Live' Talk Show Premieres In January, Special Guests D
The Bachelor Season 20 premieres January 4, 2016, and there's a little bonus in store for fans this season. Not only will ABC air two hours of Ben Higgins' journey to find love every Monday night, a one-hour live show will follow the first four episodes.

Bachelor Live is all-new for the 2016 season, but it's not a new idea for the franchise. Hosted by Chris Harrison, it will be similar to the live show that aired after Bachelor in Paradise last summer.

According to ABC, Chris will discuss recent episodes of The Bachelor with contestants and celebrity guests and take calls from viewers. De...

Kaitlyn Bristowe Shoots Down Breakup Rumors, Still Engaged To Shawn Booth

12/20/2015 11:46pm EST
Kaitlyn Bristowe Shoots Down Breakup Rumors After Shawn Visits H
Shawn Booth proposed to Bachelorette Kaitlyn Bristowe last May and although Reality Steve predicted they wouldn't last longer than six months, but the couple is still going strong seven months later.

However, the breakup rumors started again on Sunday when one fan asked Shawn and Kaitlyn on Twitter why they haven't been together over the past week. Although Shawn didn't respond, Kaitlyn tweeted out a simple answer, "Because we are in different cities."

Despite the constant Snapchats and Instagram posts that show Kaitlyn and Shawn together, if they spend any time apart the rumors start swi...

Check Out Pics From 'Bachelor' Ben Higgins First Cocktail Party

12/19/2015 12:38am EST
'The Bachelor' Ben Higgins First Cocktail Party Pics: Awkward Ki
Ben Higgins will make his debut as The Bachelor on January 4, 2016 and fans are counting down the days until "Perfect Ben" greets 28 ladies at the Bachelor mansion.

While you wait for the 20th season of ABC's popular reality show to begin, check out the newly released photos taken on the very first night after the ladies stepped out of limousines and got to know Ben at the first cocktail party.

Although Ben recently revealed that he wasn't going to kiss many ladies this season, but at least two ladies get him in a lip-lock on the first episode.

First there's Mandi Kremer who not only goe...

'Bachelor' Ben Higgins Wants His Final Pick To Buy Him WHAT For Christmas??

12/18/2015 6:10am EST
'Bachelor' Ben Higgins Reveals What He Wants His Final Pick To B
Ben Higgins will make his debut as The Bachelor right after he celebrates Christmas and rings in the New Year. Although fans won't find out who he gave his final rose to until March, Ben is already dropping hints that he's going to be spending the holidays with the girl he picked.

During a media call, Ben was asked what gift he would like to receive from his "girlfriend or fiancee" this Christmas. His response was rather lame, setting the stage for what could be a yawn-producing season of the Bachelor.

"This is tough," Ben stated. "I actually could use -- I just blew out the speakers that...

'UnREAL' Is Back! Season 2 Tackles Diversity, Unlike 'The Bachelor'

12/17/2015 7:35am EST
'UnREAL' Casts Black Man For Season 2, 'The Bachelor' Continues
UnREAL is back for a second season next year and will be doing what ABC's The Bachelor has failed to do in 20 seasons — cast a black man for the leading role.

TV Line reports that casting is underway for Season 2 of the Lifetime drama and producers are looking for a African-American man to play the role of Bachelor Darius Hill as well as several black women to take on the role of contestants.

Since The Bachelor premiered in 2002, the show has been under fire for not being diverse when casting the lead. A minority was given the lead only once — Juan Pablo Galavis became the first "non-whit...

'The Bachelor' Ben Higgin's Final Pick Arrested - Deal Breaker? [Photo]

12/16/2015 6:35am EST
'Bachelor' Ben Higgins' Final Pick Arrested: Her Sister Brags Ab
Ben Higgins' season of The Bachelor begins on January 4, 2016, and spoilers indicate that he gets engaged to the girl of his dreams. How much does Ben really know about the girl he is rumored to have picked and does he know she spent the night in jail earlier this year? If she chose not to tell him, he may know by now — her sister is bragging about it online, picture and all!

[Spoilers and photos ahead]

According to Reality Steve, Ben Higgins had a thing for contestant Lauren Bushnell in the early weeks of filming. Apparently many of the contestants were aware that she was big competition...