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Originally posted 07/20/2012 12:00PM
Let the backstabbing begin.
As some of the most familiar (and infamous) faces from the The Bachelor and the The Bachelorette make their way to the Bachelor Pad for its third season, the behind-the-back drama kicks off right away with the arrivals.
In a new clip of the show (watch below), which premieres Monday (8 p.m. EST) on ABC, Jaclyn Swartz and Rachel Truehart, who vied for Ben Flajnik's affection on the 16th season of The Bachelor, are none too thrilled to give Blakely Jones a warm welcome.
"She makes me tense," Swartz tells Truehart. "She's not a normal person."
Originally posted 07/03/2012 02:05PM
Almost a month after revealing the cast of Bachelor Pad 3, ABC has finally announced the name of the show's final contestant: Chris Bukowski.
The 25-year-old Chicago native, who was voted Class Hottie in high school and works as a sales manager at Sears Centre Arena, decided to join Bachelor Pad 3 after getting sent home by Emily Maynard on Monday night's episode of The Bachelorette.
Originally posted 06/14/2012 09:00AM
Get ready for some drama!
The new cast of ABC's guilty pleasure Bachelor Pad 3 was announced Thursday morning – and some of the most infamous former contestants from the match-making series are among them.
First off, last season's winner Michael Stagliano, who witnessed his former fiancée Holly Durst fall in love with Blake Julian during the summer 2011 production, will be back. (Durst and Julian tied the knot on June 2.)
Stagliano is hoping to repeat his victory while competing against current Bachelorette villain Kalon McMahon, who Emily Maynard sent packing on Monday's show after he referred to her 6-year-old daughter Ricki as "baggage."
Also setting up house this season: Ed Swiderski, who proposed to season five Bachelorette star Jillian Harris, and Reid Rosenthal.
Originally posted 06/02/2012 07:55PM
Holly Durst and Blake Julian's engagement bombshell shocked many on the season finale of Bachelor Pad. But on Saturday, the reality couple let everyone know that their love is the real deal.
Durst and Julian tied the knot in front of approximately 115 guests, including former small-screen costars Erica Rose, Ella Nolan, Justin Rego and West Lee.
"I couldn't be happier," Durst tells PEOPLE. "Blake is my best friend and now my husband. I have a beautiful future ahead of me with this man. I love him with all my heart!"
The Ohio-bred children's author said "I do" to Julian at The Cliffs country club in South Carolina.
Originally posted 03/20/2012 10:00AM
Things did not end amicably between Holly Durst and her ex-fiancé Michael Stagliano when Bachelor Pad's season two finale aired in September.
Although they were partners throughout the season and even ended up winning the competition, it was Durst's bombshell announcement – she got engaged to fellow contestant Blake Julian – during the final episode that caused a permanent rift in their rapport.
"I think the show ruined the friendship with the way they portrayed everything in the finale," Durst tells PEOPLE. But she and Julian are not letting Stagliano's hard feelings get in the way of their wedding planning.
Originally posted 02/15/2012 04:00PM
Vienna Girardi has a new love in her life!
The former Bachelor Pad star, who split with Bachelorette contestant Kasey Kahl in November, has welcomed a second puppy to her home.
"Meet Kylo! Chloe is a big sister now, she loves him," Girardi Tweeted Feb. 5, referring to her other petite pup.
Originally posted 01/23/2012 11:50AM
Kasey Kahl knew his recent mug shot was no laughing matter, but says it was easy to smile when he did nothing wrong.
"I was really friendly, and I knew what was going on wasn't what it was in its entirety," the veteran of Bachelor Pad and The Bachelorette, 27, said of his Jan. 15 arrest and subsequent highly photogenic mug shot.
"I wasn't drunk. I smiled. I wasn't charged with anything. I wasn't convicted of anything. There were no charges filed. I just smiled because [jail personnel] told me to."
Originally posted 01/18/2012 06:30AM
Kasey Kahl's publicist says the reported bar fight that led to his client's arrest on Sunday was instigated by fame seekers who likely attacked the reality star out of booze-fueled jealousy.
"We would not be surprised if these persons bent on attaining their 15 minutes of fame, while intoxicated and perhaps fueled by jealousy, will antagonize and attack stars such as Kasey in a Jersey Shore type brawl given the opportunity," Richard Harlow says in a statement.
He adds: "These persons wanted their 15 minutes, which they received, and now those 15 minutes are over. The recent reports emphasizing any brutality on his behalf and downplaying his act of self-defense are entirely speculative and false."
Originally posted 01/16/2012 06:45PM
What started as innocent fun with friends turned into an arrest for reality star Kasey Kahl – and one heck of a mug shot.
The former Bachelor Pad and Bachelorette star, 27 – who is also the ex-boyfriend of Vienna Girardi – was taken into custody at 2:47 a.m. Sunday at Club Habanos in Fresno, Calif., authorities tell E! Online.
Kahl was booked on a drunk-and-disorderly-conduct charge, and released around 8:30 a.m.
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