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Kirsten Dunst Wants To Get Her Cute Cousin On 'The Bachelor'

9/1/2012 4:04pm EDT
Kirsten Dunst
Spider-Man star Kirsten Dunst is campaigning to land her cute cousin a role on dating show The Bachelor.

The actress admits she's a big fan of the program and, by getting her cousin Elise, on the set, she hopes to get some behind the scenes access and gossip.

Dunst says, "I did her bio (biography) for her... and she's really cute... I think they'll totally pick her, but we haven't done the video yet.

"We want her to be one of the girls... She'd just be laughing at the rose ceremony (where girls are rejected)."

And the actress admits her cousin's involvement would make the season extra s...
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Ryan Lochte Is Ready For Hollywood: Eying 'Bachelor,' Fashion Deals

8/11/2012 9:07am EDT
Ryan Lochte
Ryan Lochte is ready to head to Hollywood: The gold medal Olympian has already been offered three reality roles according to the Hollywood Reporter, and is psyched about two others.

"It wouldn't be your normal reality TV show because I'm definitely not your normal guy," he said in an interview with Matt Lauer on Good Morning America. However, there are two reality stalwarts he would love to be a part of. "I'm definitely looking towards Dancing With the Stars and The Bachelor, so we'll see what happens."

Of course, Lochte wants the Hollywood lifestyle to go with his newfound fame: "I defi...
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Emily Maynard Meets The 25 Men Who Will Try To Win Her Heart In 'The Bachelorette' Season 8 Premiere

5/15/2012 10:26pm EDT
Emily Maynard
Bubbly, adorable and unlucky in love Emily Maynard is back this season as the new Bachelorette and we are hoping that she finally finds her Prince Charming. Twenty five men step up to the plate in Emily’s home state of North Carolina to try and her heart, along with her daughter Ricki’s. After the tragic death of Emily’s ex-fiancé and her broken engagement to the former Bachelor, Brad, she is ready for lasting love. Although it seemed as though she was visibly upset when the relationship with Brad didn’t work out, we have a feeling that she never really liked him as much as he liked her. We...
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'The Bachelor' Host Chris Harrison & Wife Of 18 Years Split

5/4/2012 11:40am EDT
Bachelor host Chris Harrison and family
Chris Harrison, host of ABC's popular reality show "The Bachelor," and his wife Gwen have announced they are separating after 18 years of marriage.

The couple told People, "Though we have made this incredibly difficult decision to separate, our love and mutual respect remain, and we look forward to sharing in the lives of our wonderful children."

The couple's children are Joshua, 9, and Taylor, 7.

Harrison also hosts "The Bachelorette," which kicks off its new season on May 14 on ABC. Emily Maynard, who appeared on the 15th season of "The Bachelor," will have her pick of many fine young ...
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Producers Of ABC's 'The Bachelor' And 'The Bachelorette' Being Sued For Racial Discrimination

4/17/2012 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)

4/5/2012 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)

3/31/2012 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!)

3/17/2012 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)

3/13/2012 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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Tim Tebow Asked To Be The Next 'Bachelor'

3/6/2012 2:16pm EST
Tim Tebow
Could Denver's star quarterback be the next single man looking for love on The Bachelor? Host Chris Harrison asked Tim Tebow the question, and apparently the answer was yes! However, Harrison isn't so sure it's going to happen.

While co-hosting Extra, Harrison said "I've actually met Tim Tebow. I met him about becoming our next 'Bachelor.'" When asked what his answer was, Harrison somewhat cryptically offered "Well, they always say yes, but it never happens," before saying, "He’s a really good guy."

When host Kit Hoover pressed for an answer, Harrison relented. "He did say yes... but he w...
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'The Bachelor' Women Tell All Recap: Courtney Robertson Faces Angry Mob Of Eliminated Contestants

3/6/2012 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

3/4/2012 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

2/28/2012 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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A Bare Chested Jake Pavelka Celebrates Chippendales' 10th Anniversary

2/25/2012 4:00pm EST
Jake Pavelka
"The Bachelor" star Jake Pavelka hosted the Chippendales 10th Anniversary event in Las Vegas at the Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas yesterday.

The reality star showed off his rock hard abs on the red carpet.

Jake got on our radar on the fifth season of "The Bachelorette." In 2009 he starred on "The Bachelor's" 14th season. The following year he appeared on"Dancing With the Stars."

Like most reality show romances, his relationship with fiancee Vienna Girardi ended not long after "The Bachelor" ended. The drama continued for the former couple on "Bachelor Pad."

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Martin Short Is 'The Burning Beekeeper' On New 'HIMYM'

2/7/2012 8:12am EST
himym
How I Met Your Mother returned with a new episode last night, kicking off sweeps month for CBS. Expectations are running high, with HIMYM in its highest ratings season ever. Things got a little more crowded on Monday nights as the second season of The Voice moved into its new timeslot across the dial on NBC. The Peacock went for the bold move of premiering the singing reality competition right after Super Bowl XLVI, and over 40 million people stuck around after the game to watch. It will certainly be one of the more interesting ratings showdowns of the season.

Last night’s episode, “Th...
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'The Bachelor' Episode 5 Recap: The Girls Play Baseball & Ben Goes Skinny Dipping With Courtney!

1/31/2012 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

1/26/2012 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!

1/24/2012 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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Emily Maynard Is The New 'Bachelorette'!

1/18/2012 4:00pm EST
Emily Maynard
Last summer, Emily Maynard tweeted that she didn't "want to be the Bachelorette" on the then upcoming season of ABC's hit series of the same name - but that was just after appearing on the 15th season of The Bachelor, which culminated with an engagement to star Brad Womack. The couple went through a very rocky engagement and subsequent breakup just six months after filming ended (Emily accepted Brad's proposal in November 2010, but the public didn't find out until the show's season finale the following March), and Emily wasn't interested in putting herself through the whole process again.

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Ratings: 'Downton Abbey' Debuts Strong; 'The Bachelor' Down Again

1/10/2012 4:28pm EST
Downton Abbey | Photo Credits: PBS
What's this?!? There is some accounting for taste?!? Downton Abbey's Season 2 premiere averaged 4.2 million viewers.

Nielsen data on Tuesday showed that the Emmy-winning series' return Sunday night doubled the average PBS prime-time rating, and marked an 18 percent jump over the show's first-season average — which made PBS ecstatic.

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'The Bachelor' Recap - Episode 2 Delivers With Catfights, Tears And Lots Of Drama

1/10/2012 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'

1/8/2012 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

1/5/2012 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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Join Lauren Conrad, J-Woww and Others In Burlington Coat Factory's Warm Coats & Warm Hearts Drive

12/7/2011 3:00pm EST
Lauren Conrad
This year, celebs from J-Woww to Lauren Conrad and Ty Pennington to Jillian Harris, have all been helping out Burlington Coat Factory’s Warm Coats and Warm Hearts Drive. They’ve tweeted images of themselves donating coats and holding up “giving” signs to encourage consumers to drop off a gently used coat at any nearby Burlington store. All coats will then be donated locally to those in need.

So, what are you waiting for? Look through your closets and help those in need this holiday season!
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Another 'Bachelorette' Break Up: Ali Fedotowski And Roberto Martinez Split

11/22/2011 2:00pm EST
Ali Fedotowski and Roberto Martinez
Survivor can continue to boast that it has created more successful couples than The Bachelor series: Bachelorette couple Ali Fedotowski and Roberto Martinez have split following their reality engagement in 2010.

Representatives for the ex-couple told People that the wedding was off. Last month the magazine was told that the wedding was on hold, as they were having difficulty planning TV nuptials.

Only Trista Rehn and Ryan Sutter, the couple from the first Bachelorette season, are still married out of all of the other couples from both The Bachelor and The Bachelorette.
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Q&A: 'Bachelor Pad' Star Vienna Girardi

8/29/2011 4:00pm EDT
Vienna Girardi
Vienna Girardi knows what it really means to be famous. After winning season fourteen of ABC's The Bachelor, she had a messy split with Jake Pavelka that labeled her a reality TV "bad girl." Now she - and her ex, not to mention her new boyfriend - are back for the second season of the Bachelor spin-off series Bachelor Pad. Before tonight's new episode (8 PM ET/PT), Vienna dropped in for a chat about love, the rest of her life, and what it's like to be judged in the public eye.

After everything that you went through on The Bachelor and afterward, why come back? Why put yourself out ...
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Ben Flajnik Named Next 'Bachelor'

8/24/2011 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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Emily Maynard & Brad Womack Discuss Their 'Bachelor' Breakup

7/3/2011 10:20am EDT
The Bachelor PEOPLE
The last time Emily Maynard was in sunny Southern California, she was a contestant on the ABC reality dating show The Bachelor. That's where the Charlotte, N.C., single mom began a whirlwind TV romance with an eager-to-wed Brad Womack – a love affair that culminated in the Austin, Texas, bar owner popping the question on the show's season finale. In this week's issue of PEOPLE, Maynard opens up about the rumors that have dogged the couple for weeks: that she and Womack had broken up. "We're no longer engaged," she tells PEOPLE. "This was my worst nightmare. I thought there was no way ...
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Russell Brand And Katy Perry Buy Former 'Bachelor' Pad

6/30/2011 2:09pm EDT
Russell Brand
British funnyman Russell Brand and singer Katy Perry have silenced rumors their marriage is in trouble by purchasing a new love nest in Los Angeles.

The Get Him to the Greek star sparked speculation his relationship with Perry was in jeopardy when they placed their Hollywood Hills home up for sale earlier this year. Brand fuelled reports of a rift when he was photographed holding hands with an unnamed woman on the set of his new film last week.

However, it appears the pair's union is as strong as ever as it emerges they have splashed out on a luxury new home in California.

Brand and P...
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'The Bachelor's' Brad Womack and Emily Maynard End Engagement

6/29/2011 3:04pm EDT
Emily Maynard, Brad Womack | Photo Credits: Mark Wessels/ABC
The Bachelor's Brad Womack and Emily Maynard have called it quits.

"We're no longer engaged," Maynard told People.

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