06:15 AM EDT 12/22/2014
Originally posted 02/14/2014 07:15AM
Trista Sutter may seem to many like one lucky lady, but before meeting her hubby Ryan, the former Bachelorette star says she had many dark days in the romance department.
Originally posted 01/22/2014 06:00PM
Millions of viewers tuned in to see Trista Rehn fall in love with Vail, Colo., firefighter Ryan Sutter on The Bachelorette.
Originally posted 01/15/2014 08:00AM
After 26 seasons of The Bachelor and The Bachelorette, most couples have fizzled relatively quickly. But for Trista and Ryan Sutter, and four other couples from the reality dating franchise, love has been everlasting.
Originally posted 12/16/2013 06:00AM
Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but Taylor Swift's birthday was delightful. So bundle up – here's what you missed this weekend:
5. John Goodman Tries on Jeggings ... Enough SaidGoodman hosted Saturday Night Live this weekend, meaning we got to watch him squeeze into a pair of jeggings and dress up as Dog the Bounty Hunter.
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Originally posted 12/14/2013 09:00PM
Ten years ago, 26 million viewers tuned in to see Bachelorette Trista Rehn marry firefighter Ryan Sutter.
On Saturday, the couple said 'I do' all over again in a more intimate ceremony in their hometown of Vail, Colo.
"It's an understatement to say I hit the jackpot," Trista, 41, tells PEOPLE of meeting her husband on the inaugural season of The Bachelorette. "He is such a good person. He gets better with age."
Cameras captured the vow renewal, which will be featured in the ABC special The Bachelor: Bachelor Love Stories, on Sunday, Jan. 19, at 8 p.m. ET.
Originally posted 05/09/2013 07:30PM
They're known as the first couple of The Bachelor franchise – and for good reason. Trista and Ryan Sutter, who met on the first season of The Bachelorette, will celebrate their tenth wedding anniversary later this year.
"Did I think when it all started that I would be married for almost ten years and have two children? No!" Trista says, opening up in PEOPLE's special issue celebrating 25 seasons of The Bachelor.
Trista says she and Ryan, who reside in Vail, Colo., with their two children (son Max, 5, and daughter Blakesley, 4), have been able to create a wonderful life for themselves by choosing when to step into the spotlight.
Originally posted 01/15/2013 07:50PM
The Bachelor's current star, Sean Lowe, was joined by past franchise favorites on Jan. 11 to celebrate 25 seasons of the hit ABC reality dating show.
The Texas hunk clinked glasses at the famed Agoura Hills, Calif., Bachelor mansion with series creator Mike Fleiss and past Bachelorettes Ali Fedotowsky, Trista Sutter, Jillian Harris, DeAnna Pappas and the show's most recent star, Emily Maynard.
Also on hand were former Bachelor Jason Mesnick and his wife, Molly, who is expecting the couple's first child in March, as well as former contestants Courtney Robertson, Michael and Stephen Stagliano, Erica Rose and Casey Shteamer.
Originally posted 12/01/2012 07:30PM
It’s official: Bachelorette star Ashley Hebert and her fiancé J.P. Rosenbaum tied the knot Saturday afternoon in Pasadena, Calif.
Surrounded by family, friends and fellow Bachelor and Bachelorette alumni like Ali Fedotowsky, Emily Maynard, and Jason and Molly Mesnick, the couple said "I do" in an outdoor ceremony officiated by franchise host Chris Harrison.
"Today is all about our friends and family," Hebert, whose nuptials will air Dec. 16 on a two-hour special on ABC, tells PEOPLE. "It's about standing with J.P., looking around at all the people we love in the same room there to celebrate our love."
Originally posted 11/05/2012 03:30PM
Former (and first!) Bachelorette Trista Sutter celebrated her 40th birthday in Vail, Colo., Friday night with her husband Ryan Sutter and 150 of their closest friends and family.
"It's truly been the best party ever thanks to my husband," Trista tells PEOPLE of the bash held at Bol in Vail Village. "Believe me, there were happy tears at the party. I was in love with the fact that I knew everyone there."
Ryan planned the party for his wife, whom he met and proposed to on The Bachelorette's 2003 inaugural season finale. The two married in December 2003 and have two children, son Maxwell, 5 and daughter Blakesley, 3.
Guests toasted Trista with Martini & Rossi Asti cocktails as they enjoyed bowling and hit he dance floor with tunes provided by DJ Logic. Singer Brett Dennen, one of Trista's favorite performers, did a special set for the birthday girl.
Originally posted 04/17/2012 10:15AM
Whenever Ryan Sutter was looking for a pick-me-up along the 26.2 mile course of Monday's Boston Marathon, he needed only to think of his pal Ethan Zohn.
Sutter was running the race for former Survivor winner, who was unable to participate due to a recurrence of Hodgkin's lymphoma.
"My inspiration was Ethan, but no matter what I did physically it's nothing compared to what he and other people with cancer do every day," the former Bachelorette star told the Boston Herald. "That kept me going."
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