The Bachelor Recap: Shawntel Newton Resuscitated, Pronounced Dead on Arrival

The Bachelor Recap: Shawntel Newton Resuscitated, Pronounced Dead on Arrival

The Bachelor really cranked up the absurdity this week, with girls skiing in San Francisco in bikinis, a contestant leaving voluntarily, one from last season inexplicably returning only to be rejected the same night, one fainting during the rose ceremony (!) and more.

In the end, Ben Flajnik narrowed the field to 15 women, with the rest of us wondering what lengths this awesomely terrible "reality" show will go to next.

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Ben Flajnik Pics For The Bachelor: Airbrush City!

Ben Flajnik Pics For The Bachelor: Airbrush City!

ABC has revealed some new photos of The Bachelor's Ben Flajnik, and something's definitely missing. Two things, actually. His signature moles? No more!

The California winemaker, who captured America's heart over the summer after being cast off by The Bachelorette's Ashley Hebert, still has his killer smile.

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The Bachelor Season 16 Premiere Date: Revealed!

The Bachelor Season 16 Premiere Date: Revealed!

Break out the wine, roses, ridiculous group dates and emotional baggage.

Beloved Bachelorette runner-up Ben Flajnik will begin his starring turn as The Bachelor when ABC premieres its 16th season of the reality romance show January 2.

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Ben Flajnik Introduced By ABC as The Next Bachelor

Ben Flajnik Introduced By ABC as The Next Bachelor

Last night on Bachelor Pad, after the dust settled from ABC blindsiding Michael Stagliano and handing him a $125,000 parting gift, Ben Flajnik was formally introduced as the handsome, leading man of the upcoming season of The Bachelor.

The California winemaker proposed to Ashley Hebert on the The Bachelorette finale, only to be rebuffed. Next time around, he'll be doling out the roses.

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Ben Flajnik Biography

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Ben Flajnik is a 28-year-old winemaker from Sonoma, Calif. Rather than his affiliation with Evolve Wines, Ben is best known for coming in... More »
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