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'The Bachelorette' Season Premiere Recap: Your Name Rhymes With What Now?

5/20/2014 8:18am EDT
'The Bachelorette' Season Premiere Recap: Your Name Rhymes With
This year's "The Bachelorette" is off to a somber start.

Eric Hill, one of the many desperate-despite-their-good-looks men vying for the heart of Andi Dorfman, died in a paragliding accident in April, shortly after his time on "The Bachelorette" had ended. And this leaves ABC in a particularly sticky situation- how does one approach this season, knowing that one of these twenty-five men, who we're supposed to laugh at and cheer for and watch his shirt come off in basically every episode, has passed away?

"The Bachelorette" gives just a brief mention of Eric's passing. The season premiere ...

'Bachelorette' Contestant Eric Hill Dies In Paragliding Accident

4/23/2014 5:03pm EDT
'Bachelorette' Contestant Eric Hill Dies In Paragliding Accident
One of the men vying for Andi Dorfman's heart in the upcoming season of ABC’s Bachelorette has died in a paragliding accident.

Eric Hill, 32, was hospitalized over the weekend following a paragliding accident in Utah. Following several days in a coma, he passed away this morning.

His sister Karen wrote on her Facebook page, "Eric shared his final journey with us this morning as all his immediate family were able to be at his side when he passed away. Thank you to all of your love and support and prayers and fasting. It was amazing to be with so many of his friends and family yesterday in ...

'The Bachelorette' Stars Ashley Hebert And J.P. Rosenbaum Expecting First Child

3/26/2014 8:04pm EDT
Ashley Hebert pregnant
Bachelorette couple Ashley Hebert and J.P. Rosenbaum are expecting their first child together.

The couple revealed the news in this week's issue of In Touch Weekly, showing off Ashley's growing baby bump on the cover.

"I'm a little nervous, but we're very excited," Ashley tells the magazine. "I've wanted a child for a while."

The couple, who married in December, were engaged in Fiji at the end of the seventh season of the ABC series in 2011.

Currently three months along and due in November, the couple found out on January 26 -- the day of The Bachelor season 17 star Sean Lowe and fiance...

Andi Dorfman Confirmed As The Next 'Bachelorette'

3/11/2014 1:07pm EDT
Andi Dorfman Confirmed As The Next 'Bachelorette'
It was a poorly-kept secret, but now it's official - Andi Dorfman is the next Bachelorette.

At the beginning of the month it was reported Andi was going to get the chance to find the love of her life on the Bachelor spin-off, after she was hailed by fans for confronting "worst bachelor ever" Juan Pablo and dumping him before he had the chance to kick her off the show.

It was then revealed the lawyer took a leave of absence from a murder case she was working on without a distinct reason why.

Last night on the post-finale special "After the Final Rose," Andi was introduced as the next Bach...

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...

'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...

'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...

A.M. Roundup: Johnny Depp Blasts 'Lone Ranger' Critics, 'Bachelorette' Engagement, Usher's Son Nearly Drowns

8/7/2013 10:01am EDT
Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer are angry at critics for ruining "The Lone Ranger". The film's two stars have blamed bad reviews for the movie's poor performance, implying that critics were bashing the film long before they even saw it. "I think the reviews were written seven to eight months before we released the film," Depp said. "I think the reviews were written when they heard Gore (Verbinski, director) and Jerry (Bruckheimer, producer) and me were going to do 'The Lone Ranger'. They had expectations that it must be a blockbuster. I didn't have any expectations of that. I never do." Hammer...

'The Bachelorette' Finale: Will It Be True Love Or Not For Desiree?

8/6/2013 2:30pm EDT
The Bachelorette
Desiree remains in Antigua without Brooks and with a broken heart. She doesn’t think she will be able to love Drew or Chris as much as she did Brooks- what will she do? Consult Chris Harrison for the answer, that’s what! Poor girl, we really feel her predicament right now and get the sense that she isn’t ready for marriage with either one of these guys. There will be a rose ceremony tonight but we aren’t sure exactly what will happen during that time. As Chris and Drew arrive at the rose ceremony, unaware that Brooks has left, Des comes out and fills them in on her turmoil. Fighting to hold...

'The Bachelorette' Recap: Desiree Gets Dumped, Left Devastated And Heartbroken

7/30/2013 8:51am EDT
The Bachelorette
Des and her top three are in Antigua for the moment we have all been waiting for. Drew meets Des first for a road trip in the Jeep, romantic yet adventurous all at once. The two dance at a local festival, limbo, buy souvenirs and take in the culture together.

Even though it is raining later that night, the two will still enjoy their evening inside…in the fantasy suite. The two seem like they are really in love and we can’t help but think that he is the one she will pick in the end.

Brooks is a little nervous about heading to Antigua and the overnight date since he is the only one who hasn...

'The Bachelorette' Recap: Des Heads Home With The Guys

7/16/2013 8:40am EDT
The Bachelorette
This week, we are heading home with Des’ final four. First she heads to Dallas, TX with Zak to meet his family (who may or may not be made of wax like he is). Des will meet Zak’s brother, sister and parents but first he starts to tell her about a creepy dream that he had the other night about them melting (like wax) into the sand and then it started raining snow cones….just like his family business. Surprise Des, you’re going to be working in a snow cone truck today and your boyfriend will dress up like a giant penguin. Happy hometown date! Surprisingly his family was the cutest bunch of ch...

'The Bachelorette': The Top Five Head To Madeira Island

7/9/2013 9:00am EDT
The Bachelorette
On the week before Desiree picks her top four for the hometown dates, the top five guys head to Madeira Island, Portugal with her. All of Des’ dates this week will be no fault, meaning no one will go home until the rose ceremony. A few fellow cast offs from Sean’s season and Sean’s fiancée, Catherine join Des at the resort for a little girl pep talk about the remaining men.

Des picks up Brooks for their one-on-one date where they cruise up a beautiful Oceanside mountain to take in the view. Then they continue their journey up a windy countryside road in the woods where they drive up throug...

'The Bachelorette' Week 6: Desiree's Drama With James Ends In Barcelona

7/2/2013 10:03am EDT
The Bachelorette
As the men take in the culture of Barcelona, Des is excited to fall in love in this beautiful city. But will the guys confront her with their issues with James and his so called desire to be the next Bachelor? Chris Harrison strolls in and lets them know there will be one group date and two one-on-one dates this week but no cocktail party. Is ABC getting cheap on the booze or what? Drew gets the first date card and he and Des will explore the city of Barcelona together. Drew confesses that his dad was an alcoholic and now has cancer and Des tells him that she wants to meet his dad and hopef...

'The Bachelorette' Brings Her Sausages To Germany

6/25/2013 9:15am EDT
The Bachelorette
This week, Desiree Hartsock and her remaining eleven men head to Munich, Germany where there will be tons of heartache ahead according to the promos…Chris Harrison lets the men know that there will be a group date, a one-on-one date and the dreaded two-on-one date. When the date card arrives, it is revealed that Chris receives the one-on-one date with Des. The two head out to explore because as Des reminds him, it is her first time in Europe.

Bryden is still struggling with his feelings for Des and he is still debating whether or not to stay. He confides in James that he is planning on goi...

'The Bachelorette' Recap: Desiree And Guys Head To Atlantic City

6/18/2013 9:00am EDT
The Bachelorette
Des and the remaining thirteen guys head to Atlantic City, New Jersey for a mini Mr. America pageant. Fitting, right? Will Donald Trump make an appearance? Chris Harrison gives the guys the weekly pep talk letting them know that there will be three dates again this week, two one-on­-one dates and a group date. As the guys check into the Revel Hotel in Atlantic City, Brad gets the one-on-one date card and heads out on his date with Desiree. The two walk along the Boardwalk, ride a few rides together and eat some signature salt water taffy and chocolate. Even though he was one of the more res...

'The Bachelorette' Week 3 Recap: Sweet Sixteen Play Dodge Ball

6/11/2013 8:44am EDT
The Bachelorette
Desiree is back this week and her and the final sixteen men will endure another week full of drama, love and adventure…there will be two group dates and one one-on-one, the pressure is on! Chris, Ryan, Drew, Michael, Brooks, Brad, Mikey, Brandon, Zack K. and Ben will be heading out on the first group date and although they are happy to see her, they are disappointed to be traveling with Ben.

What will they be doing today on this date? Dodge ball, of course! But they won’t just be thrown to the wolves; they will actually get a lesson from the players on the National Dodge Ball League. Inste...

'The Bachelorette' Episode 2: First Dates, Wedding Dresses And A Soulja Boy Rap Session

6/4/2013 8:59am EDT
The Bachelorette
Week two of the riveting drama, The Bachelorette, starts off this week with Desiree and her remaining men will star in their own rap video. Oh boy! As Chris chats with the men, he lets them know that there will be two one-on-one dates and a group date this week. And the winner of that first one-on-one date is Brooks, who does the ‘Rocky Balboa’ to celebrate his win. Okay…

As Des pulls up to the house in the baby blue Bentley to pick up Brooks, all the other guys greet her with hugs. She takes him to a wedding dress salon (not the one she used to work at by the way, but the one across the s...

'The Bachelorette' Premiere: Meet Desiree's Men

5/28/2013 8:41am EDT
Sean Lowe’s castoff, Desiree Hartsock, begins the quest to find her dream man on the season premiere of The Bachelorette. Right off the bat, Desiree gets spoiled as she will live the lavish life in a scenic Malibu house atop the gorgeous Oceanside hills. Desiree flashes back to her lost love with Sean, when we see him pick his now fiancée, Catherine, over her in the last season of The Bachelor.  But Desiree gets the last laugh as she rolls away in her new baby blue Bentley (courtesy of ABC). Let’s hope this sweet girl finds a good man who will treat her well! Let’s meet those eligible bache...

'The Bachelor' Introductions Full of Drunken Drama and Broken Hearts

1/8/2013 11:12am EST
The Bachelor - Lindsay from Missouri
Sean Lowe aka ‘the Ken doll’ is getting his second chance at love on The Bachelor after he had his heart broken by Emily Maynard on The Bachelorette. This season looks like it is going to be full of catty chicks, drunken drama and some silly moments like starting off the show zooming in on Sean’s buff body and his workout moves. As the first episode begins (after the half-naked scenes of Sean, that is) we are reminded how this sweet and shy man got his heart ripped out by Emily, who ultimately chose Ari over him. Clearly he is better off without Emily (as were Ari and Jeff) so we can confid...

Details About 'Bachelorette' Emily Maynard & Jef Holm's Fake Relationship Revealed

10/17/2012 11:33am EDT
Emily Maynard & Jef Holm
"Bachelorette" Emily Maynard's relationship with fiancé Jef Holm wasn't exactly what they portrayed it to be, according to a new report. Several sources revealed to Us Weekly that the couple recently ended their five-month engagement, but their relationship ended much earlier than that.

Back in August Emily allegedly sent explicit photos and texts to NFL pro Matt Leinart, and that's when things blew up between the couple. "She flirts with other guys to help her ego," a soure revealed. "She gets off on it. She wants to come off as this goodygoody Southern belle, but that’s not really the ca...

Dumped 'Bachelorette' Star Sean Lowe Is The New 'Bachelor'

9/26/2012 9:10am EDT
The Bachelor Sean Lowe
ABC has announced that Sean Lowe, who was rejected by Emily Maynard on the eighth season of "The Bachelorette," is the new "Bachelor."

The 28-year-old Dallas businessman is the man tasked with picking his perfect mate on the 17th season of "The Bachelor." Lowe is a tall man - 6 foot 3 inches - and was a linebacker for Kansas State University. He worked in finance and insurance before building a custom furniture business.

Lowe confessed he loved Maynard on last season's "Bachelorette," but she eliminated him just before the finale. Maynard wound up choosing Jef Holm, and the couple is stil...

'Bachelorette' Emily Maynard & Fiance Jef Holm Kiss & Hold Hands While Shopping In Charlotte

8/22/2012 9:51am EDT
Emily Maynard & Jef Holm
Reality star Emily Maynard and her new fiance Jef Holm stopped for lunch at Dean and Deluca and then headed to Harris Tweeter to do some grocery shopping in Charlotte, North Carolina, yesterday.

"The Bachelorette" couple looked very content, smiling, holding hands and kissing while they picked up some supplies.

In July, Emily chose Jef over Arie on the ABC dating competition series. Emily had previously competed on "The Bachelor" and was chosen by Brad Womack, but their relationship fizzled.

Very few competitors on "The Bachelorette" or "The Bachelor" find lasting love. Hopefully, Emily ...

'The Bachelorette' Emily Maynard Picks Her Man, Leaves One Brokenhearted

7/23/2012 11:30am EDT
The Bachelorette Final Rose
The final episode started out with Jef & Arie meeting Emily's parents, her brother Ernie and his fiancé. Ricki joined everyone in Curacao as well. Jef met her parents first and made a good impression by bringing Emily’s mom and future sister-in-law flowers. He seemed like he was comfortable with them and wasn’t afraid to express how deeply he felt for Emily. He met with her mom first, then her brother and lastly her dad. Emily’s brother was probably the toughest out of everyone but he seemed to like Jef and Jef ended up asking her dad for her hand in marriage and he said yes. Next up, was A...

Check Out ABC's 'The Bachelorette' After Party Tonight

7/22/2012 7:51am EDT
The Bachelorette
A special installment of the newly developed web series "After Party" will be featured this Sunday, July 22 at immediately following the special live episode of "The Bachelorette: After the Final Rose" (10:00 – 11:00 p.m. EST) on the ABC Network.

Fans can tune into the "After Party" to hear hosts and former "The Bachelor" cast dish on Emily’s decision, their favorite moments of the night and what shocked and surprised them most. And of course, Emily will pop by to talk about her journey to find love.

On "The Bachelorette: After the Final Rose" emotions ru...

'The Bachelorette': Emily Confronts Rejected Bachelors As 'The Men Tell All'

7/17/2012 11:04am EDT
the Bachelorette - Men Tell All
Emily sits down with Chris Harrison tonight and confronts all the men she let go in the past but all we can think about is, where did our sweet Emily go? She looks like a completely different and plastic version of that sweet southern belle we met on Brad’s season. It’s sad that television and celebrity can really get to someone and change them so deeply. Anyways, back to our sweet Barbie and her suitors.

As Emily sits down with Chris to talk about the former bachelors on her season, we reminisce about Ryan, Kalon and Doug. The uncomfortable moments we have tried to push out of our heads l...

'The Bachelorette' Recap: An Emotional Emily Selects Her Final Two

7/10/2012 1:03pm EDT
'The Bachelorette' Emily Maynard
The guys and Emily travel to Curacao where she is heartbroken to think she will eventually hurt these guys. After meeting all their families, she said she loved each one and now her feelings are so intense for the guys left: Sean, Arie, and Jef. Taking it back to the beginning of the season, she recaps the things she likes most about each man - Sean gives her butterflies and gets her excited for their future. Jef is sweet with a quirky sense of humor, and Arie and her connection was immediate. She's been waiting to get to this point with the guys and never imagined she would be feeling this...

'The Bachelorette' Week 8: Emily Hits The Road For Final Four Hometown Dates

7/3/2012 10:12am EDT
The Bachelorette Week 8
This week Emily heads home with the four remaining men to visit their families, and we know that it is about to get juicy. We are thrown for a loop as to who she is going to fall for because Jef, Arie, Sean and Chris are all so different. We’ve got the free spirited Entrepreneur, the race car driver, the Ken doll and the softie who had to have the last word in the previous episode. We are very excited to see how their families react to Emily and just how comfortable she is around her future in-laws. So far, all the men are in love with her- now it’s time to meet the parents and see if they ...

'The Bachelorette': Emily Confronts Arie In Prague -- Does He Make The Final Four?

6/26/2012 9:58am EDT
The Bachelorette
Emily and her six remaining men are headed to Prague, Czech Republic this week, the week before she will pick the lucky four bachelors who will show her around their hometowns. What’s in store for us this week, Chris Harrison? Three one-on-one dates where no roses will be given out, and a group date with one rose up for grabs. The first date card goes to Arie and the two will be ‘Czeching’ out Prague together- Bah Dum Ching! They seem like they are a newlywed couple on their honeymoon strolling through the streets of Prague hand in hand, until Emily mentions that she knows a big secret abou...

'The Bachelorette' London Calling: Emily Weeds Out Some Bachelor Baggage

6/12/2012 10:06am EDT
'The Bachelorette' London Calling
Emily and her men head to London this week to show their romantic side through Shakespeare and to prove to her they are bloody worth it. Ricki and her mom are having the time of her life as they sightsee around London on a double decker bus. The remaining ten men meet up with Chris Harrison as he reminds them that one of them will become her husband…so much pressure!

The first one on one date goes to Sean as “love takes no prisoners.” As the jealous men sit at home in their suite, Sean heads out to meet Emily for their date. The two will be touring London on their own double decker bus- le...

'Bachelorette' Suitor Calls Emily Maynard's Daughter 'Baggage'

6/11/2012 2:32pm EDT
Emily Maynard
It's hard being a single mom, and "Bachelorette" beauty Emily Maynard had to deal with some unfavorable words about her daughter during the show.

On a group date, single dad Doug told Emily that one of the suitors viewed her daughter as "baggage."

Contestant Sean Lowe recently told People magazine he commended Doug for revealing the gossip. "(Doug) knows what it's like to raise and protect a child and felt it was his place to step in and try to protect Emily. My hat's off to him."

How did Emily respond to the news? Like any other mama bear protecting her cub. She threatened physical har...