02:56 AM EDT 08/03/2016
Originally posted 08/02/2016 10:00PM
"He was taking away from everybody's chances to actually make this work," the host told reporters from the set last month about why he decided to kick Bachelorette villain Chad Johnson off the show. "When Chad was there, he was just a black cloud. He had really been verbally abusive to some of the staff, some of our crew and was rude to me."
Andi Dorfman on JoJo Fletcher's Engagement, Her Pick for Next Bachelor and Whether She'd Ever Join Bachelor in Paradise
Originally posted 08/02/2016 09:25AM
In fact, former Bachelorette Andi Dorfman called Rodgers as the winner from the very beginning.
"Personally, I was not surprised that JoJo picked Jordan," Dorfman, 29, told PEOPLE at Wedding Paper Divas and celebrity wedding planner Mindy Weiss' Bachelorette finale viewing party, hosted in Weiss' New York City apartment Monday. "I could see from day one the way she looked at him, and I was like, 'Done, sold.' "
Originally posted 07/27/2016 10:10AM
Tuesday night's Men Tell All was more like The Chad Show, or The Chad Diaries, Continued.
The carnivorous fitness fanatic dissed JoJo Fletcher's final two suitors, Jordan Rodgers and Robby Hayes (to her face!), bickered with fellow former housemate Grant Kemp nearly came to blows with Nick Benvenutti.
Even juicier confrontations and jabs happened off camera – and PEOPLE was your eyes and ears behind the scenes.
Originally posted 07/26/2016 11:50AM
Chris Harrison Will Return to Host the Miss America Competition with First-Time Host Sage Steele of ESPN
Originally posted 07/11/2016 08:30AM
Miss America won't accept just one rose – she'll walk walk away with an entire bouquet!
Amy Schumer Calls Out Chris Harrison for Labeling Former Bachelor Contestant Jubilee as 'Complicated'
Originally posted 03/08/2016 01:25AM
Hey, Chris Harrison: Amy Schumer has a few words for you.
Chris Harrison on The Bachelor's Ben Higgins Telling 2 Women He Loves Them: That's 'Not Something You Can Script'
Originally posted 02/26/2016 05:50PM
As for how exactly it all goes down, who better to ask than host Chris Harrison?
"I was a little bit shocked that he really did get there with two women," Harrison, 44, told reporters during a Bachelor press call Friday. "It's not something you can script. It just doesn't work like that and he's just not that good of an actor. It really just was something that happened and it took us all a little bit by surprise."
Originally posted 02/26/2016 04:35PM
Though the Bachelorette is usually cast from one of the eliminated contestants on the latest season of The Bachelor, a starry leading lady would certainly make for a wild season – and host Chris Harrison has one idea for who might kick things off with a Big Bang: Kaley Cuoco!
Originally posted 02/22/2016 12:25PM
I'm a huge fan of The Bachelor, and not because I believe in love or the notion that things – marriage, passion or even sandwiches – can endure the devastating effects of time.
Originally posted 02/16/2016 11:40AM
[BRIGHTCOVE "4757343295001"] A version of this article originally appeared on EW.com.
The Bachelor is heading into hometown dates, and host Chris Harrison calls the week a recipe for disaster.
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