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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Who Should Be the Next Star of The Bachelor?

Who Should Be the Next Star of The Bachelor?

Talk about a tough act to follow.

Single father Jason Mesnick's starring turn on The Bachelor was already the reality show's best-rated in years before he chose Melissa Rycroft on the finale, then dumped her for runner-up Molly Malaney on the "After the Final Rose" special.

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Chris Harrison Dishes on The Bachelor Controversy

Chris Harrison Dishes on The Bachelor Controversy

"You've got to be joking!"

This is how The Bachelor host-pimp Chris Harrison says he reacted when Jason Mesnick told him that he changed his mind and wanted to end things with the winner, Melissa Rycroft, and reconcile with runner-up Molly Malaney.

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Chris Harrison Kinda Sorta Denies Bachelor Spoilers

Chris Harrison Kinda Sorta Denies Bachelor Spoilers

In his weekly blog for EW, host Chris Harrison defended his show and vaguely denied some of the bombshell Bachelor spoilers that have rattled the show's fans.

The charge? That ABC conspired with Bachelor star Jason Mesnick to d!ck over Melissa Rycroft, with him proposing to her on the season finale only to dump her later for runner-up Molly Malaney, creating "shocking" aftermath footage.

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The Bachelor Recap: A Shocker in New Zealand

The Bachelor Recap: A Shocker in New Zealand

The Hollywood Gossip's recap of The Bachelor is a rundown of our favorite (and least favorite) moments, with points awarded or deducted as we see fit.

Last night, the three women accompanied Jason Mesnick to New Zealand - where he made a surprise choice in which one he sent home. Let's get to it ...

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The Bachelor Recap: Hat Boxes and Heartbreak

The Bachelor Recap: Hat Boxes and Heartbreak

The Hollywood Gossip's recap of The Bachelor is a rundown of our favorite (and least favorite) moments, with points awarded or deducted as we see fit. Last night, the four women took Jason to their hometowns. Let's get to it ...

Plus 5 for ABC subtly plugging Dancing with the Stars via Jillian Harris' mom's take on relationships: "Life is a dance and you learn as you go."

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