Jake Pavelka is the "most serious" star The Bachelor has ever had in its 14 seasons, according to the show's venerable host-pimp, Chris Harrison.

In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Chris talked about the new season kicking off Monday. He said that Jake was totally blown away the first night.

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If Charlie O'Connell and Sarah Brice got engaged, that would throw us off.

As we know, The Bachelor is not known for engagements ... at least ones that result in marriages. But according to reports, the former star may have finally popped the question to his final rose recipient from that season.

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Jake Pavelka was billed as Mr. Perfect last season on The Bachelorette.

Too perfect, in fact, for Jillian Harris, who found no spark with Jake despite the hunky pilot's good looks, sweet demeanor and readiness to settle down.

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It's time for a (quarterback) sneak peek of The Bachelor season premiere!

With 25 women who will stop at nothing to cause a scene and try to cash in on their 15 minutes pursue the man of their dreams, there's no telling what'll happen.

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Jillian Harris chose Ed Swiderski on the season finale of The Bachelorette this summer, shunning fan favorites Reid Rosenthal and Kiptyn Locke and sparking much debate over whether she made the right choice, given Ed's alleged cheating.

They've weathered the storm, however, and will be making an appearance on the January 4 season premiere of The Bachelor to "advise" new star Jake Pavelka.

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As 2009 draws to a close, it is with great pride that The Hollywood Gossip staff unveils 10 finalists for its prestigious, Third Annual Celebrity of the Year award.

These celebs have given us their best, their worst, their nude pics (sometimes) and their scandals (often). Now it's time THG paid tribute to their greatness.

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After five years together, former star of The Bachelor Byron Velvick and Mary Delgado have split up, the sixth season star confirmed late Wednesday.

The couple got engaged on the show's November 2004 finale, where he proposed in Spanish so her parents, watching at home, could understand.

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The Bachelor Quotes

There’s still a lot of growing to do in our relationship. We will not tie the knot until I am mentally and physically prepared as well as Matt.

Shayne Lamas

It was a fairytale proposal like I’ve always dreamed about. I forgot that there [were] cameras around. In that moment, it was just Matt and I and it was the most amazing moment of my entire life.

Shayne Lamas [on proposal by Matt Grant]