Midday Drama in Hell's Kitchen on My Date With The Bachelorette

VERY FAR AWAY, NOT NEAR ANYTHING, New York. — Security in the Hell’s Kitchen club where I have come to observe and participate in the filming of an upcoming episode of The Bachelorette is as lax as the code of conduct in the show’s “Fantasy Suite”—the magniloquent name applied to an anonymous hotel room… » 4/15/15 1:25pm 4/15/15 1:25pm

The Bachelor Finale Tells an Uncomfortable Truth: Love Is Boring

It was fitting that the only mildly interesting moment of Monday's finale of The Bachelor didn't actually happen during the two hour finale. It didn't happen for the first 45 minutes of the After the Final Rose special either. The excitement of The Bachelor finale actually had nothing to do with Chris and his chosen… » 3/10/15 11:45am 3/10/15 11:45am

When Do Minorities Get Eliminated on The Bachelor?

The Bachelor, ABC's long-running television show that purports to show people trying to find someone to love, is many things, depending on the season: insane, boring, painful, glorious. But there is one thing that's always consistent: it and its siblings The Bachelorette, Bachelor in Paradise and Bachelor Pad are as » 2/02/15 6:45pm 2/02/15 6:45pm

Fox News Mouthbreather Calls Bachelorette Andi a 'Slut'

Like a lot of people, the cast of Fox News' The Five were abuzz about Monday's Bachelorette finale in which rejected contestant Nick pulled back the show's see-through curtain and admitted that the Bachelorette (in this case, Andi Dorfman) does indeed sleep with several of the men vying for her affections. This… » 7/30/14 7:45pm 7/30/14 7:45pm

The Bachelorette: Why Did You Make Love to Me If You Weren't in Love?

Call it televised heartbreak, call it televised slut-shaming, call it whatever you want, but to speak in Chris Harrison-approved superlatives, Monday evening's episode of The Bachelorette provoked more response than any moment on the show ever. And all because the contestants talked what they're not supposed to talk… » 7/29/14 11:20am 7/29/14 11:20am

Ladies Love Marquel, the Black Bachelor Who Wasn't

On The View Tuesday, Whoopi Goldberg and her peers did something kind of crazy: they criticized the executive producers of a show on their own network for not picking Marquel, a now-ousted contestant on this season of The Bachelorette, to be the next Bachelor. What turned the women onto Marquel? The classy way he… » 6/17/14 6:30pm 6/17/14 6:30pm

Bachelorette Star Loses Shoulder in Tragic Photoshop Incident

ABC's The Bachelorette will kick off its 10th season on Monday, May 19th. Unfortunately, it seems that this season's star has already suffered from the unthinkable: she's lost her shoulder to the brutal chop of a heavy handed photoshopper. Also, her real hands have been replaced by Replicant hands. » 5/12/14 10:40am 5/12/14 10:40am

25 Best Quotes From the Bachelorette's Great American Novel

The original Bachelorette Trista Sutter's new book Happily Ever After: The Life-Changing Power of a Grateful Heart is an important look at "the benefits of gratitude," Tom Bergeron, the host of Dancing with the Stars tells me. It's full of "tips, stories, and research" on how to teach our children "to live their lives… » 11/26/13 2:10pm 11/26/13 2:10pm

I Read the Bachelorette Winner's Book of 'Poetry' So You Don't Have To

The Bachelorette is a television show in which they lock a rag-tag band of mostly white hotties in a house and force them to compete over the heart of a woman. To do so, the captive hotties utilize muscles, tongue-kissing, and generic combinations of the phrases "looking for a real relationship," "family really… » 8/30/13 12:30pm 8/30/13 12:30pm