Jillian Harris to Vienna Girardi and Jake Pavelka: Ignore Celebrity Gossip!

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Former Bachelorette star Jillian Harris didn't care for Vienna Girardi.

She's not the only one, either. The woman chosen by Bachelor star Jake Pavelka, who Jillian turned down on her season, was not exactly a fan favorite.

But after getting to know Vienna Girardi, Jillian's changed her tune.

“She’s a doll. I like her as a person,” Harris said. “I saw how she brought out a better side of him.” As for the best advice she can give Jake and Vienna?

Jillian Harris, Pink One-Piece

Tune out celebrity gossip!

“What happens on the internet or on TV, or the speculations that people make does not define the outcome of our life,” said Harris. So deep. Profound.

Jake Pavelka and Vienna Girardi have fans in Jillian Harris and Ed Swiderski. Which Bachelor couple will wed first - or at all? [Photos: PacificCoastNewsOnline.com]

Harris, who battled rumors of Ed Swiderski, her fiance from The Bachelorette, railing various girls during his stint on the show, says she filters out the noise.

Also, she says to give love time.

“You don’t really fall in love until 3-6 months after the show ends,” she said. “Luckily with Ed, we are a lot alike, we have the same values, we have the same upbringing ... While we met on the show, I really fell in love with him after.”

Jillian Harris and Ed Swiderski are still engaged, although they have not set a wedding date as of yet. Will she and Ed beat Jake and Vienna to the altar?

Either way, she's settling into her new home of Chicago, where Ed works as a computer software consultant when he's not molesting Lindsey Johnson.

Jake Pavelka? He's cleaning house on Dancing with the Stars.

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Jillian Harris Biography

Jillian Harris finished third on The Bachelor. She was beaten out by beauties Melissa Rycroft and Molly Malaney... though many might... More »
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Jillian Harris Quotes

I don't wanna be really famous and I don't really wanna be an actress. I pay my own bills and I guess what I'm trying to say is part of me wants to stop while I'm ahead. I think I did a great job representing myself on [The Bachelor].

Jillian Harris

I've been a huge fan of the show since Day 1 and I've always looked at The Bachelorette as 'Oh my god, they're so lucky, how did they get there?' and now I'm sitting here - it's very surreal.

Jillian Harris