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Ali Fedotowsky wants to "crash diet" after gaining a staggering 15 pounds during and after filming The Bachelorette, according to the new issue of Us Weekly.

Either it's a really slow week at Us Weekly, or Ali has an eating disorder and/or severely low self-esteem, because ... well, have you seen her? She's so cute!

Still, "They'd retape scenes, so all she did was eat and drink," a show insider explains. After the show wrapped, "she binged while unwinding with her family."

We're not sure what's more shocking, that Ali Fedotowsky thinks she needs to lose weight, or that they re-tape scenes on The Bachelorette ... no effing way.

We feel like we've been kicked in the stomach, then again in the groin.

  • Beach Babe Ali
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Ali Fedotowsky on The Bachelorette, left, and two weeks ago. Do you think she really filled out that much? If anything, those supposed 15 pounds may look good on her.

According to the celebrity gossip tabloid, after she saw her fuller figure on the ABC series' premiere, the 25-year-old was inspired to get back into shape.

"It's been stressful watching herself," a source says of the Facebook ad rep. "She's a size 6 and not meant to be super tiny, but she wants to lose weight."

Her plan - Bachelorette spoilers alert! - a high protein diet of egg whites, calorie counting and daily runs. Not exactly anorexic/bulimic behavior, at least.

Still, is it necessary? Could the rumors that she's still single and picks no one on the season finale be playing a role in this somehow? We're quite curious.

"I'm not sure if she's lost anything yet," says the pal. "But she's trying!"

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Is The Bachelorette star Ali Fedotowsky still single? As in after the show?

On Ryan Seacrest's KIIS-FM radio show, she was asked about the latest rumor going around - that she doesn't choose anyone on the hit ABC show.

"Maybe," the 25-year-old reality star replied, then added this:

"If I happen to find love on the show, would I pick someone in the end? Yes. But if I did not find love on the show, there's absolutely no way that I would pick someone for the sake of picking. I went in with that mindset and it didn't change the entire time."

Not the generic "I'm madly in love and engaged" line, is it?

Adorable Ali Fedotowsky

Is Ali Fedotowsky still on the market?

The former Facebook advertising account executive, who quit The Bachelor to save her job, vowed she won't make the same mistakes she made with Jake Pavelka.

"Not that I think leaving Jake was the wrong choice... but I think putting a job over love is not really the right choice," A-Fed reflected on her decision last season.

"Honestly, when I think back to it, if I really, truly thought I could end up with Jake and we were meant for each other and we were probably going to get married, I probably would have given up my job at Facebook."

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Currently unemployed, Fedotowsky said she is keeping her career options open. The Bachelorette spoilers compiled so far indicate the final two guys this season, but no definitive winner, fueling speculation that no one wins. Hmm ...

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Ali Fedotowsky continued to narrow the field on The Bachelorette last night, with 11 roses doled out and three dudes sent packing. It was mostly predictable stuff.

Justin Rego, a.k.a. Rated R, was anything but, however. He's getting railroaded a la Vienna Girardi and/or he's just a deceitful pig, depending on who you ask.

Either way, this guy is quickly becoming one of the best Bachelor villains in years. When Rated R draws Vienna comparisons from Ali herself, we're speechless.

According to The Bachelorette spoilers, he's not only there "for the wrong reasons," but was dating two other women, making his tearful BS all the more awesome.

THG breaks down all the action below in its plus-minus index ...

Cue obligatory helicopter ride and bring-them-closer-through-adversity stunt: Ali and Roberto must walk a tightrope, literally, to reach their dinner date. Minus 5.

Not even that cliched cheesiness can dampen the appeal of Roberto Martinez, however. He's hot, speaks like 31 languages and played pro baseball. Gulp. Plus 12.

Ali Fedotowsky and Roberto Martinez

RIDE OF HER LIFE: Will Roberto Martinez take Ali on just that?

Roberto asks Ali Fedotowsky if she knows how cute she is. Barf, but Plus 2.

On the group date, the guys film a music video for Barenaked Ladies. We're fans, but Minus 6 because ABC is really scraping the bottom cross-promotional stuff.

Each guy gets a scene with Ali and the true colors come out. Jonathan crumbles under pressure, Kirk pretty much mauls her and Frank gets mad jealous. Plus 3.

Kirk gets the rose, but weatherman makes the video. Minus 4.

Chris Lambton talks about the tattoo across his heart, which is his late mom's signature. A little weird, but a sweet sentiment from an overall cool guy, so Plus 9.

The video shoot, while supremely lame, provided us with gratuitous Ali bikini, tub, pool and lingerie action, a point that mustn't be overlooked (see gallery). Plus 10.

  • Ali in Bed
  • Getting Rubbed Down
  • In the Swimming Pool
  • Flirting with Fedotowsky
  • Beach Babe Ali
  • Ali Fedotowsky in Lingerie

SEX APPEAL: The Bachelorette cranks it up to 11. Or at least like 7.5.

Now for the highlight of the night: Miffed by his lack of alone time with Ali, Rated R hobbles two miles on crutches to her place. Supposedly. We doubt it. Minus 9.

You have to give the producers credit for orchestrating that, though. Him limping up during Ali's talking head and her feigning surprise is worth a Plus 8 in itself.

Plus 13 more for Rated R's sob story about his absentee dad and his pleas for the guys to accept him, even after he blatantly (and happily) d!cked over Hunter.

Speaking of Hunter, his date went nowhere due to his utter lack of game. No rose for you. Minus only 2, because while a waste of time, Ali got the message.

Running out of time, Steve sets up a picnic, but can't open the champagne. Ali wonders why his hand doesn't work; Steve says it's numb. Why, Steve?! Minus 5.

Chris L. and Ali bond over flip cup. He's totally winning. Plus 3.

Ali inadvertently outs Justin Rego to Roberto, who narcs on him to the guys, and all hell breaks loose. But they're just pissed they didn't think of it, so Wash.

TOTAL: +29. SEASON: +50.

Roses: Kirk and Roberto (earlier); Chris L., Jesse, Chris N., Ty, Kasey, Craig, Frank, Jonathan and ... Justin. After all that, Rated R lives to fight another week!

Out: Hunter (earlier); John and Steve.

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Tonight on The Bachelorette, Ali Fedotowsky must walk the tightrope with a suitor ... literally. To reach their dinner date, they must embark on this dangerous quest.

The adventure will bring them closer together and so on and so forth. This is a Bachelor staple. We're just happy the guy is Roberto Martinez. He seems decent.

Meanwhile, The Bachelorette spoilers predicted, the guys begin to grow suspicious of Justin Rego, a.k.a. Rated R, and his motivation for coming on the program.

Perhaps the biggest fireworks of all, however, come as Ali and nine of the guys film scenes for a new Barenaked Ladies video. Yes, those guys are still around.

When Ali and Kirk blur the line between acting and real feelings during a very hot scene, one of her early favorites starts to get jealous. This is gonna be good.

Here's a sneak peek of tonight's The Bachelorette ...

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If you watched The Bachelorette Monday, you couldn't help but hate (or love to hate) the Canadian hothead with the big mouth and used car salesman hair.

It was apparent to everyone - poor weatherman Jonathan Novack, Bachelorette star Ali Fedotowsky and millions of viewers - that Craig M. is a sociopath.

Ryan Bowers Photo

Still, that doesn't mean he wasn't fun to watch.

Ousted during the rose ceremony, Craig M. (for McKinnon, or Machismo) says there are no hard feelings, as he didn’t feel “a natural connection” anyway.

The Toronto native reflected on his short but memorable stint on The Bachelorette on a conference call this week. Here's what he had to say about ...

Nagging Jonathan: "The weatherman situation was not serious at all. I was totally joking. Jonathan ... is a good guy who took things the wrong way."

Craig McKinnon meets The Bachelorette, Ali Fedotowsky. Neither was impressed.

On being portrayed as a bully: "I guess I was portrayed [as a villain]. People who know me laughed their heads off and had a great time watching."

On his one regret: "Jesse and I in the kitchen. I wasn’t proud of that. The next morning we apologized to each other. It was inappropriate behavior."

On why he didn't get a rose: "Jonathan saying I was stirring up trouble and Ali [knowing] I wasn’t interested ... That probably trumped what he said."

On why he went on the show in the first place: "To find someone I could love and possibly get to the point of engagement. That was my purpose."

"But also for the experience. Anyone who says they aren’t there for an experience is lying. When I saw it was Ali, I wanted to still go on and have fun."

On Justin “Rated R” Rego: "The wrestler seemed pretty decent. Probably wasn’t there for the right reasons, but he didn’t seem like that bad a guy."

On his picks for Ali Fedotowsky: "Kirk, Roberto Martinez and Chris Lambton are a good fit. Those three seem really genuine about why they’re there."

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After weeding out the total nut jobs on The Bachelorette premiere, Ali Fedotowsky got down to business last night and actually went on dates with the guys.

Not to say some loons didn't make it through to create more drama, particularly between scary Craig M. and meek weatherman Jonathan. What went down?

THG breaks down all the action below in its plus-minus index ...

Ali and Frank's date features their vintage car breaking down on a jam-packed freeway. That would be pretty hard for the producers to stage, at least. Plus 3.

As they go up to the Hollywood sign, Frank acts as if Ali ganked a key from someone and the producers didn't somehow arrange all this ahead of time. Plus 4.

On Hollywood Blvd., people flock for autographs and pictures with them. Did ABC plant those "fans"? Are people really that obsessed with celebrities that they will fawn all over ... Ali Fedotowsky? Either way, it's worthy of at least Minus 10.

Ali Fedotowsky Bikini Picture

A GOOD CHOICE: The guys salivate over Ali. It's easy to see why.

On second thought, when the group date guys (and viewers) get a look at Ali on the beach in Malibu, maybe the blatant ogling makes a little more sense. Plus 20.

Ty, reading the group date card: "Jonathan ... is NOT going." Plus 4.

Craig M. altercation #1: He needles Jesse relentlessly, only to be shut down when Jesse says: "I don't talk $h!t, I just hit." Craig M.: "Huge rebuttal." Minus 5.

The group date is a photo shoot for a Men of The Bachelorette calendar for charity. With a few exceptions ... well, let's just say we feel for the charity. Minus 6.

The Weatherman is way, way too nervous about a Speedo. Minus 7.

Ty confesses that he was married before. He plays guitar for Ali because his ex-wife never wanted to listen to it. The male Tenley Molzahn, everybody! Plus 5.

Craig R. goes after Justin Rego, who he says lied by omission when he didn't reveal he's a pro wrestler. We're not big Rated R fans ourselves, given what The Bachelorette spoilers indicate he does to Ali, but lay off, Craig! Guy's on crutches! Minus 8.

Jonathan Novack Picture

STORMY WEATHER: Jonathan Novack may be whiny, but we're totally in his corner when it comes to the feud with Craig M. Fortunately, Ali made the right choice, too.

Craig M. altercation #2: Ripping on Jonathan continuously and for no reason. He rats her out to Ali as "dangerous." D!ck move, but Craig had it coming, so ... Wash.

For Jesse's solo date, they jet off to Las Vegas. Plus 6, 'cause while not a master of conversation, he gets a bit of a bad rap, as he seems nice and honest enough.

Chris Lambton is sad he didn't get a date, but he and Ali bond at the cocktail party over being from Massachusetts. We've got a good feeling about him. Plus 11.

Roberto Martinez, similarly, pays Ali many compliments and they seem smitten. He and Chris were small players this week, but are the main contenders. Plus 5.

Minus 4 for the dudes creepin' in the background though. Subtle, fellas.

Craig M. altercation #3: He accosts Jonathan, who, rather than lying or coming clean, says it doesn't matter who outed him, further angering the sociopath. Minus 5.

Fortunately, Craig M. got the boot. Plus 10, because while troublemakers usually entertain, this egomaniac meathead with used car salesman hair is just a waste.

TOTAL: +13. SEASON: +21.

Roses: Frank, Jesse and Ty (won on dates earlier in the night), Kasey, Hunter, Roberto, Chris L., Justin, Steve, Kirk, John C., Craig R., Chris N. and Jonathan.

Out: Tyler V., Craig M. and Chris H.

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Ali Fedotowsky wants a man with the whole package.

It looks like our girl will be treated to an up close, personal look at her selection on tonight's all-new (nice) two-hour (ugh) episode of ABC's The Bachelorette.

Speedo style.

Gimmicks aside, there's drama headed Ali's way tonight, too. Just as The Bachelorette spoilers predicted, one of her suitors is considered "dangerous."

Who is it, and will Ali Fedotowsky fall victim to his ulterior motives? How does he react when pressed on the subject? Do you like Ali as the show's star?

Your comments are always welcome. Here's a preview for this evening's episode. Check it out, then follow the jump for two additional, longer clips ...

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As The Bachelorette spoilers accurately predicted, Rhode Islander Jay was not among Ali Fedotowsky's chosen rose recipients on the season premiere Monday.

But he knows which guy who did get a rose he'd like to see win.

"Well, it was a good time," Jay told Us Weekly following his ouster. "You're just not used to a situation where there are about 50 cameras and 24 other guys."

Now that Jay's out of the running, who should be Ali's final pick?

"Chris from Cape Cod was a really good guy," he said of Chris Lambton, a landscaper, hunk and former high school teacher in New York. "They kind of hit it off really well... He was really funny and she seemed to really like him initially."

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Will Ali follow Jay's advice and pick Chris?

One personal detail that Chris Lambton shared with the cameras but not with Ali Fedotowsky, at least not yet: he left New York City to care for his dying mother.

"I was happy he didn't get into the whole story about his mom passing away which is terrible," Jay said. "He could've used that card maybe to play that up."

"He's a really good guy and I really hope it works out for them."

Jay has no hard feelings himself: "Ali's gorgeous - and so nice!"

Click here for our season premiere recap if you missed it.

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It didn't take long for the aspiring trophy husbands of Ali Fedotowsky to be grilled about their motives, with Justin "Rated R" Rego in particular under scrutiny.

But Rego got a rose on The Bachelorette season premiere regardless, with Ali unaware that he's the suitor strings her along despite dating other women back home.

Yes, we said women, plural. According to reports, Justin "Rated R" Rego has two girlfriends back in Canada, and the wrestler told both he's only boosting his career.

Kimberly Kerekes tells Radar Online that she is one of the two - and supported his decision to deceive Ali Fedotowsky on the reality TV show to advance his career.

“I agreed to keep dating him because he told me it was to launch his career and it had nothing to do with actually falling in love,” Kimberly said ... regretting it now.

Little did she know then that she was also being duped by Rego, who was dating Jessica Spillas - who blew the whistle on him, according to Bachelorette spoilers.

Justin Rego and Ali Fedotowsky

Rated R puts the moves on Ali Fedotowsky.

When she was contacted by her and questioned about her relationship with Justin, Kimberly says the ladies compared dates and timelines and realized it was him.

Kimberly said that Jessica contacted ABC about Justin - who reportedly makes it several episodes - and being his girlfriend only after she learned about Kimberly.

According to Radar, Ali will find out about the two women when she receives a call from Jessica Spillas and will show Justin "Rated R" Rego the exit around then.

Lamenting that she too was fooled, Kimberly said “he was under contract not to have another girlfriend so why would I think he would be with anyone but me?”

A fair question. Especially because, Kimberly says, Justin Rego was saying derogatory things about the beautiful blond Ali before he even went on the show.

“He told me that she really wasn’t his type and he actually said that she was kind of rude at the beginning of the show,” she said. Vienna can totally relate, huh.

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Kimberly Kerekes says Justin "Rated R" Rego was dating her.

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The Bachelorette star Ali Fedotowsky, whose season premiered last night, says she's no longer feuding with nemesis Vienna Girardi. All together now ... Phew.

Chris Harrison, the show's pimp-in-chief, confirmed the hatchet burying at Dancing With the Stars (which aired right after The Bachelorette season premiere).

The two ladies, who famously clashed on The Bachelor while in competition for Jake Pavelka, even "hugged each other and, said 'Hi,'" back stage at the taping.

"That's one of the ways Ali has grown as a person," Chris said.

What, by not being a completely catty b!tch? Great job, Ali!

  • Bachelorette Ali
  • Vienna Girardi Topless

The Bachelorette star Ali, left, and The Bachelor winner Vienna ... yeah.

Back in the day, Ali Fedotowsky would call out Vienna Girardi for, among other things, bragging that she'd "shake her boobs in Jake's face," but not any longer.

"[Ali] regretted some of that," Harrison added. "I get it. Look, in the heat of the moment, on the show, you say some things, you regret certain things, there are things you look back and might not do and that was one of them. She apologized for that."

Fedotowsky is "so happy for Jake," Harrison went on about the new star. "She realizes now that it wasn't meant to be, she wasn't supposed to be with Jake."

Harrison said he thinks Vienna Girardi got a bad rap as the villain on the show, and that anyone writing her off is presumptuous. Can't we all just get along?

Apparently we can/ Jake Pavelka even posted a pic on Facebook of him, his fiancee and Ali. Oh, how times change (click here to be THG's Facebook friend).