“The Bachelor,” Slut-Shaming, and Cyber Bullying

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By De Elizabeth

Fans of The Bachelor franchise come in a handful of varieties. There are those who love the show fully ironically, who enjoy live-tweeting, laughing at the ridiculously lavish dates, and gaping at all the dramaaaaa. On the flipside, there are fans who are genuinely into the show, who are rooting for the bachelor or bachelorette to find their one true love, who are truly disappointed when (or if) they break up a few months later. And then there are some fans who might fall directly in between – the ones who get into it, but know it’s a heavily edited television show to take with a grain of salt. I’ve always considered myself one of those in-between fans. Continue reading

9 Emotions We’ll Experience During The Bachelorette Finale

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By De & Kate

The Bachelorette finale airs tonight and we can confidently say that the emotions we experienced during the season premiere pale in comparison to the wine infused potpourri of feelings we’ll be experiencing come 8 o’clock. We’ve spent our summer Monday evenings becoming overly invested in JoJo and her boyfriend(s) so you can bet we’ll be passionately tweeting and talking at our TVs tonight.

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Lessons From The Mansion: 7 Takeaways From 20 Seasons Of The Bachelor

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The Bachelor first debuted on our (pre-flatscreen) TVs in 2002 and we’ve been riding the reality dating train alongside Chris Harrison ever since. Each season, we feel like we’ve officially seen it all, and then one of the contestants throws a wildcard (surprise boyfriend at home, affair with one of the show’s producers, conversation with wildlife, meltdown on a deserted island) our way, and we’re reminded once again why we faithfully tune in every Monday night.
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