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The 10 greatest ‘Bachelor’ blunders



After witnessing what was most likely the worst season of “The Bachelor” ever, ABC is wiping away the stain of Juan Pablo Galavis by giving followers precisely what they need – a brand new season of “The Bachelorette,” in fact.

The tenth installment of the fact smash, which is ready to bow on Could 19 at 9 p.m., follows fan favourite Andi Dorfman on her quest to seek out the person of her goals. However earlier than we watch Andi’s journey unfold on nationwide tv, we’re wanting again on the greatest blunders from “Bachelor” and “Bachelorettes” previous.

Arie Luyendyk Jr. turned essentially the most hated bachelor in ‘Bachelor’ historical past

‘The Bachelor,’ season 22

The race car-driving silver fox ignited the curiosity of bachelor nation when he got here in sizzling as one of many older bachelors to grace the present at age 36. However he misplaced the respect of followers when he pulled the outdated switcheroo after proposing to contestant Rebecca “Becca” Kufrin through the season finale, solely to remorse his determination and take the ring again throughout a heated scene that was caught on digicam.

He then rotated and proposed to runner-up Lauren Burnham.


All the pieces about Corinne Olympios

‘The Bachelor,’ season 21

The breakout contestant vying for bachelor Nick Viall’s coronary heart shortly made a reputation for herself all through the season as essentially the most aggressive — and villainous — girl within the mansion. She steadily slept via rose ceremonies as a result of she was too drained and tried to seduce Viall with whip cream whereas carrying nothing however a trench coat. However the greatest shock got here when Olympios admitted that at 24-years-old she was cared for by a nanny named Raquel.


Ben Higgins dropped the L-bomb to 2 girls

‘The Bachelor,’ season 20

What’s sometimes thought-about an enormous no-no within the bachelor universe appeared to fly over Higgins’ head when he mentioned “I like you” to 2 of the ultimate three contestants earlier than popping the query to Lauren Bushnell. He admitted his emotions to each Bushnell and JoJo Fletcher. In a later interview with E! Information, Higgins mentioned that “I don’t know of a rule guide, perhaps there may be one, perhaps followers on the market are hiding…I maintain listening to he broke all the foundations. I didn’t know there have been guidelines to this.”


Peter Weber is a butterfingers bachelor

‘The Bachelor,’ season 24

The newest bachelor, Peter Weber, had greater than his justifiable share of hiccups, however maybe most ridiculous was when he banged his head on a golf cart and rammed it right into a glass he was holding. He needed to get 22 stitches on his brow and spent a lot of the season with a distracting pores and skin coloured bandage on his head. Chris Harrison, who was moonlighting as an nameless supply, cheekily admitted in a clip aired on the present that Weber was the “clumsiest bachelor or bachelorette that we’ve ever had.”


No dedication from Colton Underwood

‘The Bachelor,’ season 23

Underwood — whose greatest declare to fame was being a virgin — turned the second bachelor in historical past to not suggest through the ultimate rose ceremony. The previous soccer participant was dumped by his first alternative Cassie Randolph and was left with Tayshia Adams and Hannah Godwin. However when the ultimate ceremony rolled round, he ditched them each to go after Randolph for a second likelihood. The pair ended up relationship for about two years.

Juan Pablo Galavis’ total season

‘The Bachelor,’ season 18

“Es okay,” public enemy quantity one in every of actuality TV (a ok a the less-than-charming Juan Pablo) isn’t heading again to the small display screen anytime quickly. A minimum of we hope not after his disastrous season.


Jake Pavelka and Vienna Girardi’s on-air breakup

‘The Bachelor,’ season 14

Like most “Bachelor” and “Bachelorette” {couples}, the on-air lust doesn’t are likely to final as soon as the cameras cease rolling. Simply take a look at the doomed courtship of Jake Pavelka and Vienna Girardi.

After calling it quits, the duo not solely bought each other out to the tabloids, however took half in a tension-fueled interview with collection host Chris Harrison.

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Bentley Williams bashes ‘Bachelorette’ Ashley Hebert behind her again

‘The Bachelorette,’ season 7

Earlier than discovering her fortunately ever after on the seventh season of “The Bachelorette,” Ashley Hebert needed to kiss a couple of frogs to seek out her prince. Among the many toads, Bentley Williams.

The Salt Lake Metropolis “businessman” admitted that he’d “somewhat swim in pee than plan a marriage together with her.” Eww!

Rozlyn Papa mixes enterprise with pleasure

‘The Bachelor,’ season 14

Throughout season 14 of “The Bachelor,” Jake Pavelka thought each girl on the present was vying for his affection. He was proper, besides when it got here to contestant Rozlyn Papa. The blond bombshell was rumored to be getting her flirt on with a producer behind the scenes.

“Bachelor” Jake Pavelka thought Rozlyn Papa solely had eyes for him. Boy was he improper!ABC

Jason Mesnick ditches Melissa Rycroft throughout ‘After the Remaining Rose’

‘The Bachelor,’ season 13

What’s worse than an on-air breakup (see Jake Pavelka and Vienna Girardi)? Attempt having your fiancé dump you for one more girl with the cameras nonetheless rolling.

Season 13 winner Melissa Rycroft discovered the laborious manner when “Bachelor” Jason Mesnick admitted that he nonetheless had emotions for contestant Molly Malaney, regardless of placing a hoop on Melissa’s finger.

Ali Fedotowsky confronts a two-timing contestant

‘The Bachelorette,’ season 6

Earlier than Ali Fedotowsky turned an E! Information darling, she was simply one other “Bachelorette” hoping to seek out love on actuality TV.

Although Ali got here on the present single and able to mingle, one of many contestants was already in a critical relationship. Upon discovering this stunning secret, Ali confronted Justin Rego (i.e. the cheater) head on.

Emily tells Kalon to get the eff out

‘The Bachelorette,’ season 8

Among the “Bachelors” and “Bachelorettes” aren’t simply on the present for themselves, however for his or her households (i.e. youngsters). When season Eight contestant Kalon McMahon dubbed Emily Maynard’s daughter Ricki “baggage,” the “Bachelorette” let him have it whereas the opposite suitors regarded on. Awkward!

Courtney Robertson and Ben Flajnik go for a late night time dip

‘The Bachelor,’ season 16

“Bachelor” alum Courtney Robertson is thought for 2 issues: One, for being the most-hated contestant of season 16, and two, for her skinny-dipping rendezvous with Ben Flajnik in Puerto Rico.

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Brad Womack is healthier off alone

‘The Bachelor,’ season 11

Whereas most seasons of “The Bachelor” or “The Bachelorette” finish with an engagement, there are some exceptions to the rule. Working example, the jaw-dropping finale to Brad Womack’s first season on “The Bachelor.”

As a substitute of popping the query to one of many ultimate two contestants, DeAnna Pappas and Jenni Croft, Brad allow them to each go.

“Bachelor” Brad Womack toasted his ultimate two girls, DeAnna Pappas (left) and Jenni Craft (proper), earlier than he despatched them packing.ABC


John Stamos volunteers to affix #HappyDays reunion as Chachi




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“Comfortable Days” is getting political.

A lot of the solid of the healthful ’50s sitcom set in Milwaukee is getting again collectively for a digital reunion on behalf of the Democratic Social gathering of Wisconsin — with one notable exception.

Former teen heartthrob Scott Baio, an outspoken Donald Trump supporter, will doubtless not be throwing in his skills as Chachi for the reunion of the present that ran from 1974 to 1984.

As an alternative, actor John Stamos, 57, has supplied to play the function of Fonzie’s beloved cousin, with Twitter’s approval. The sitcom star in his personal proper — as hunky uncle Jesse in “Full Home” –threw in his hat late Monday evening after the reunion announcement.

Baio, 60, clapped again together with his personal snarky response: “Shouldn’t you be taking good care of Aunt Becky?,” he tweeted in an obvious reference to former “Full Home” co-star Lori Loughlin’s authorized fallout from the continuing faculty admissions scandal.

The reunion fundraiser kicks off Sunday, October 25 at 6 p.m. CT, and can carry collectively Henry Winkler (Fonzie), Ron Howard (Richie Cunningham), Don Most (Ralph Malph), Anson Williams (Potsie Weber), Marion Ross (Marion Cunningham), author Lowell Ganz, and extra.

Tickets to the pandemic-friendly occasion go for a minimum of a $1 donation, with proceeds going towards “making Trump a one-term president,” in line with an announcement from the organizers.

“We’re thrilled a present made well-known in Milwaukee is coming again house to assist make Donald Trump a one-term President,” stated Ben Wikler, Chair of the Democratic Social gathering of Wisconsin. “We all know all roads to the White Home undergo the Badger State, and with the solid of ‘Comfortable Days’ serving to us increase cash to take again the White Home, we consider much more we are able to ship a victory on November third.”

The occasion will function fan questions, behind-the-scenes tales from the solid and crew, and some surprises.

Whereas many had been thrilled to see Stamos take the reins of the enduring function, others on-line weren’t so please with the substitute — or the political trigger behind it.

“That is so irritating. First ‘The Princess Bride’ will get co-opted for a political goal and now ‘Comfortable Days.’ I’m actually 100% nice with actors talking their very own minds, however I want you’d depart our reminiscences of reveals we cherished alone,” @freeburlington tweeted.

No less than one consumer observed the complete circle impact of booting out Baio, referencing the mysterious departure of Richie’s older brother, Chuck Cunningham, within the ninth episode of the present.

“Oh good, Chachi’s been Chuck Cunninghammed,” @CollinMur tweeted.

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Robert Redford’s ‘grief is immeasurable’ after son James’ dying




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Robert Redford and his household are mourning the dying of his son James, who handed away after a battle with liver most cancers at age 58.

“The grief is immeasurable with the loss of a kid,” Redford’s rep, Cindi Berger, instructed Web page Six in a press release on Tuesday. “Jamie was a loving son, husband and father. His legacy lives on via his kids, artwork, filmmaking and devoted ardour to conservation and the surroundings.”

Redford, 84, “is mourning along with his household throughout this tough time and asks for privateness,” the assertion concluded.

James, a documentary filmmaker, died at dwelling in Marin County, Calif., on Friday. He had been awaiting a liver transplant. The information of his passing was first confirmed by his spouse, Kyle Redford, in a tweet.

“We’re heartbroken. He lived an exquisite, impactful life & was beloved by many,” she wrote, sharing a number of household photographs. “As his spouse of 32 yrs, I’m most grateful for the 2 spectacular kids we raised collectively. I don’t know what we’d’ve accomplished w/o them over the previous 2yrs.”

In 2005, James and his father co-founded the Redford Middle, which “makes use of impact-driven movie and media to speed up environmental and local weather justice, options and restore,” in accordance with its web site.

James was Redford’s son along with his ex-wife Lola Van Wagenen. The pair had 4 kids collectively: James, daughters Shauna and Amy, and son Scott, who died of sudden toddler dying syndrome in 1959.

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Trump accounts for 97 % of late-night TV hosts’ jokes




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Late-night TV hosts present clear bias in making President Trump the goal of just about all of their political jokes — whereas Joe Biden escapes just about unscathed, in line with a brand new research.

In September, Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Fallon made Trump the punchline of 97% of their jokes concerning the candidates, with 455 concerning the president in comparison with simply 14 about his Democratic rival.

The bias is even larger for those who counted the 64 jokes that month that the pair made about Trump’s household or administration, in line with the research by the Middle for Media and Public Affairs at George Mason College.

“When Trump’s onstage, everybody else is blacked out,” stated Robert Lichter, a communication professor at George Mason.

Mason has been finding out late-night humor and politics since 1992, and says that whereas the hosts often goal Republicans greater than Democrats, the distinction has by no means been this stark.

Even 4 years in the past, Trump had a fairer shake, getting poked enjoyable of 78% of the time in comparison with Hillary Clinton’s 22%, the middle stated.

The bias is so pronounced, actually, Biden will in all probability proceed to get off free even when he wins the election, the professor stated.

“I feel they may discover a option to preserve making jokes about Trump, even after he leaves workplace,” Lichter stated.

With Submit Wires

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