06:25 PM EDT 06/26/2016
Juan Pablo Galavis
Originally posted 06/06/2016 02:10PM
All's fair in love and reality TV, right?
While there's no doubt that many of our favorite contestants on The Bachelor and The Bachelorette over the years would probably agree with that phrase, there are quite a few seem to have taken it a little too literally. They plotted, schemed, lied and betrayed – and they made for some pretty amazing television in the process.
And, if we were really lucky, they then ended up on one of the spin-off shows, Bachelor in Paradise (currently airing Sundays and Mondays on ABC) and Bachelor Pad (which celebrates its fifth anniversary this weekend). In the spirit of free-flowing roses, champagne and drama, let's take a look back at all of the contestants that we loved to hate over the years – and a few we just plain hated.
Former Bachelorette Andi Dorfman Is Looking for a 'Steady' Relationship: 'Drama Gives You a High, but It's Not What Makes You Happy'
Originally posted 05/19/2016 09:10AM
"All I want is a steady, happy, calming and joyous relationship," the former Bachelorette tells PEOPLE. "Drama gives you a high, but it's not what makes you happy."
Originally posted 05/18/2016 02:15PM
"It's true, I experienced heartbreak," the former Bachelorette tells PEOPLE in this week's issue. "But I learned a lot from it, and I think I'm a better person because of it."
Now, the author of It's Not Okay is opening up about the lessons she learned from each of her painful – and very public – breakups.
Andi Dorfman Says Vying for Bachelor Juan Pablo's Rose Was the 'Stupidest Thing I've Ever Been a Part Of'
Originally posted 04/14/2016 09:15PM
Originally posted 08/08/2015 05:00PM
There was dancing. There were pirates. And there was Juan Pablo Galavis.
Originally posted 06/09/2015 03:00PM
[YOUTUBE "ijJ-wY3lLeM"] When it comes to breakups, Juan Pablo Galavis has a lot of experience.
The former Bachelor basically broke up with 17 women on the show to choose Nikki Ferrell. But that relationship didn't work out, and the couple split in October.
Now that some time has passed, Galavis can laugh about it – and poke fun at his image in a short film, called How To Break Up With Your Girlfriend ... by an Expert.
Originally posted 02/10/2015 03:45PM
With the announcement that yet another contestant from Juan Pablo Galavis's season of The Bachelor has gotten engaged, it's time for us to wonder: Is Galavis, 33, the embodiment of a 2007 rom-com starring Dane Cook and Jessica Alba?
The premise of Good Luck Chuck is that Cook's character, Chuck, had a curse placed on him as a 12-year-old for refusing to kiss a goth girl. Stay with us, here. The curse dictates that every woman who sleeps with Chuck will immediately break up with him and marry the next man who asks her out.
Sharleen Joynt is officially the sixth woman from Galavis's season to benefit from the former Bachelor as a sexual lucky charm. The sixth. Of course, not all of the women on this list entered Galavis's fantasy suite, but they did, undeniably, benefit from his aura.
Originally posted 02/10/2015 11:50AM
Sharleen Joynt has finally found her "cerebral connection!"
The Bachelor contestant who withdrew from Juan Pablo Galavis's season has gotten engaged to a man named Andy Levine.
Joynt announced the happy news on Instagram on Sunday.
Originally posted 01/06/2015 06:30AM
Nikki Ferrell isn't bitter about her time on The Bachelor. She's not even bummed that she lost out on a chance at marriage.
On the contrary, the pediatric nurse from Kansas City, Missouri, says she's actually "really happy" these days, even though she ended her relationship with The Bachelor's polarizing Juan Pablo Galavis in October.
"It didn't end because we didn't love each other or [over] a lack of communication," Ferrell told host Chris Harrison during Monday night's season 19 premiere of The Bachelor. "It just ended because of a difference of lifestyle. There was a point we said we love each other, like in a normal relationship."
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