Melissa Rycroft to Co-Host Bachelor Pad

Melissa Rycroft to Co-Host Bachelor Pad

A little over a year after being dumped by Jason Mesnick on the "After the Final Rose" special, Melissa Rycroft is heading back to The Bachelor mansion.

Not to find love this time - she's happily married to Tye Strickland, in fact - but to co-host Bachelor Pad, ABC's new spin-off featuring past contestants.

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Chris Harrison: Ali Fedotowsky is "Very Vulnerable"

"The more I got to to know her, the more I realized she's this strong, independent, beautiful woman, but very vulnerable." - Chris Harrison on Ali Fedotowsky

As the star of The Bachelorette, premiering one week from tonight (May 24), she has 25 men vying for her love. Men subject to dismissal at her every whim.

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Chris Harrison Pimp-Slaps Rozlyn Papa

Chris Harrison Pimp-Slaps Rozlyn Papa

As a figure of speech, of course. As the upstanding host and pimp of The Bachelor for approximately 200 seasons, Chris Harrison always gets the last word in.

Usually, it's "ladies ... the final rose tonight." This week, he's speaking one last time on the Rozlyn Papa scandal that resurfaced on the "Women Tell All" special.

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The Bachelor Recap: Women Tell All, Trash Rozlyn

The Bachelor Recap: Women Tell All, Trash Rozlyn

The traditional pre-season finale "Women Tell All" reunion special of The Bachelor is always mostly filler - and a total misnomer, as they really tell surprisingly little.

Still, there were fireworks as Rozlyn Papa returned to confront Chris Harrison and the stage was set for next week's epic Tenley Molzahn-Vienna Girardi showdown.

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Rozlyn Papa Calls Out The Bachelor, Chris Harrison

Rozlyn Papa Calls Out The Bachelor, Chris Harrison

Rozlyn Papa, who was kicked off The Bachelor for an alleged relationship with a crew member, will be back for The Women Tell All special - with a vengeance.

She returned to confront her accusers at the taping for the traditional pre-season finale Women Tell All special with a shocking accusation of her own this time.

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The Bachelor Host-Pimp: Finale to Shock, Disappoint

The Bachelor Host-Pimp: Finale to Shock, Disappoint

Millions upon millions of fans may be disappointed with the final choice for love on the current season of The Bachelor, but Jake Pavelka himself is not one of them.

"I know for a fact Jake is happy with his decision," host-pimp Chris Harrison says.

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Bachelor Host Weighs in on Ali-Vienna Feud

Bachelor Host Weighs in on Ali-Vienna Feud

Ali Fedotowsky hates Vienna Girardi so hard on The Bachelor. Chris Harrison, the show's venerable host-pimp, says that attitude may come back to bite her.

On this week's episode, the Ali vs. Vienna war raged on. Ali in particular just can't deal. But Chris warns that the two ladies need to get over their bickering.

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The Bachelor Recap: (Rozlyn) Papa Don't Preach!

The Bachelor Recap: (Rozlyn) Papa Don't Preach!

As usual, The Hollywood Gossip sat through The Bachelor last night and our staff now brings you its official recap, with points awarded and docked as we see fit.

In the season's second episode, as predicted, a "shocking" cheating scandal led to the dismissal of Rozlyn Papa. Here's THG's take on that and so much more ...

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Chris Harrison: Jake Pavelka a "Serious" Bachelor

Chris Harrison: Jake Pavelka a "Serious" Bachelor

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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