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.

Posted in: The Bachelorette
Celebrity of the Year Finalist #9: Molly Malaney and Melissa Rycroft!

Celebrity of the Year Finalist #9: Molly Malaney and Melissa Rycroft!

As 2009 draws to a close, it is with great pride that The Hollywood Gossip staff unveils 10 finalists for its prestigious, Third Annual Celebrity of the Year award.

These celebs have given us their best, their worst, their nude pics (sometimes) and their scandals (often). Now it's time THG paid tribute to their greatness.

Posted in: The Bachelor
Melissa Rycroft: Jillian Harris is "Happy"

Melissa Rycroft: Jillian Harris is "Happy"

Despite her fiance's blatant, confirmed alleged cheating, Jillian Harris and Ed Swiderski are doing fine and looking forward to moving on with their life together.

That's according to friend Melissa Rycroft, who competed for the love of Jason Mesnick along with Jillian (and eventual winner Molly Malaney) on The Bachelor.

Posted in: Jillian Harris

Melissa Rycroft Biography

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This is Melissa Rycroft. She used to be a cheerleader with the Dallas Cowboys, and hails from that fine state of Texas. But much as we... More »
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