Chris, who was the runner up on Ali Fedotowsky’s season of The Bachelorette, has found love off camera. In a new interview with UsWeekly, Chris finally admits he is indeed dating Bachelor Pad alum Peyton Wright. In fact, the two have been dating since last August.
“I love her and I’m so happy to be with her,” Chris, 33, told UsWeekly at a Bachelor reunion party in NYC Saturday. “And you know what, the one good thing that came from this show, well two good things– one, meeting Peyton and two, the strong friendships I made. I have no regrets about doing the show.”
Chris reveals he made things official with Peyton last fall. “I think I asked her to be my girlfriend October 3rd,” said Chris. “I made him!” chimed in Peyton. “I’m like, ‘Are we going to define this?’ And he said, ‘Peyton, will you be my girlfriend?’”
And when it comes to the current season of the Bachelor with Brad Womack, Peyton reveals her top choice for Brad. “I like Emily a lot — they definitely have a connection!” she said. As for Chris, he reveals he is “definitely not” watching this season of the show.
In an unexpected twist, the two were given the option to share the $250,000 prize with each other, or attempt to keep the money all to themselves. They both elected to split the prize money, giving viewers a happy ending to the show.
And when it comes to their romantic relationship, the two said they are trying to see where things will go, admitting their relationship was no where close to that of Tenley and Kyptin, who appear to be pretty serious.
RadarOnline is however reporting today that the two are not a couple. “Natalie really likes Dave but Dave just wants to play the field,” says a source “The girls are throwing themselves at him, and he is loving it.” The site also adds that the duo did not act like a couple at a recent afterparty for the show, and that Dave ended up leaving the party with Jessie Sulidas.
As for the other couples, Jesse Kovacsand crazy pants Elizabeth Kittare no longer together. According to PEOPLE, the pair gave things a try for a couple of days after filming ended for the show, but ultimately broke up because they wanted very different things.
Wes Hayden and Gia Allemand reunited on the reunion show, even sharing a kiss! The couple is going to give things a shot by dating long distance. “It’s going to be complicated,” Hayden says, “but maybe this was the way it was meant to play out all along. I waited and it paid off.”
Things seem to be going best for Kiptyn Locke and Tenley Molzahn. The two live close to one another in Southern California, and are looking forward to building on their relationship.“There’s so much more to get to know about one another,” says Tenley. “So we’re going to date for awhile. Exclusively.”
TELL US – WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE FINALE/REUNION? DO YOU THINK ANY OF THESE COUPLES WILL LAST?
Has the Bachelor Padcreated yet another real like couple? That answer is yes!
Following their on screen flirting, it seems Gia Allemandand ABC resident bad boy Wes Hayden are now officially a couple.
The duo, pictured above on Friday at Melanie Segal’s MTV VMA Retreat in Beverly Hills, California, expressed their fondness for one another on the show with Wes even proclaiming his love for Gia. However, things could not go any further as Gia had a boyfriend at the time.
The two then reunited during the Wednesday taping of the show’s finale and reunion. With Gia now being single, it seems they are giving things a go. According to RadarOnline, Gia and Wes “were acting like a couple,” Friday night at the Voyeur nightclub.
“They were whispering in each others ears and smiling a lot,” says a source. “At one point, Gia grabbed Wes’ arm and pulled him close for a kiss. They were holding hands for most of the night and disappeared together at about 1:30 am.”
The finale of the Bachelor Pad airs tonight, and host Chris Harrison tells Zap2it that fans will be in for a big surprise. Coming up in tonight’s finale, Dancing With The Stars pro dancer Edyta Sliwinska makes a cameo appearance when she teaches Jesse Kovacs how to dance, much to the dismay of Jesse’s crazy pants girlfriend Elizabeth Kitt. Jesse and Elizabeth are still dating by the way.
The final six includes Tenley & Kyptin, Natalie & Dave, and Elizabeth & Jesse. The finale episode airs tonight on ABC at 8/7c.
Krisily Kennedy, arguably the most outspoken person on the Bachelor Pad this season saw her chance at winning $250,000 fade away as she was voted out of the Bachelor Pad house on Monday.
Krisily didn’t take her elimination too well as she got angry and called out the couples, whom she believed would make the final four.
In a new interview with PEOPLE, the 30-year-old Bachelor alum speaks out on being betrayed by Dave, her thoughts on Natalie, and explains why she didn’t side with Wes. Excerpts are below -
One of the things that you said after you were eliminated was not to trust anybody. Who do you think it was that you trusted that you shouldn’t have?
In the end, I don’t think it would’ve made a difference at all. I did definitely have my faith in Dave Goode a little bit. [He] and I did have a bond where each week we would talk about who we were voting for. So, I really trusted him. I had been nervous at every single rose ceremony and that one I felt pretty safe in — and clearly I wasn’t.
Are you still interested in Dave after what happened last night?
No, no, no, no. Dave’s a great guy. I definitely lost interest in Dave after seeing the fantasy suite episode with Natalie, I will not lie. I am all set with sloppy seconds.
Do you think that relationship will last?
I don’t. I do like Natalie. She is a free spirit and she doesn’t really care what people think, which I think is great because I am like that myself. I just wouldn’t put myself in the situations that she does, so I don’t necessarily foresee that relationship being anything too longterm.
Do you regret not siding with Wes?
I had joined that group—the outsiders—and we fell apart and no one was sharp enough to actually follow through with what they said. My strategy was to figure out who the majority vote was and go with them and figure out how to save myself each week. Kiptyn, Kovacs and Dave were the majority vote that last rose ceremony, and unfortunately Kiptyn chose not to save me … so, unfortunately, going with the majority did not help me at all.
The duo, who have been shown expressing their feelings about each other on the Bachelor Pad, walked the red carpet together at an ET Emmy party this week.
“Tonight is our first night out as an actual couple,” Tenley told reporters. “We were friends first and always, always a crush. And he’s just one of the most genuine men I’ve ever met and he’s very, very consistent.”
A new episode of the Bachelor Pad airs tonight during which the 13 remaining contestants continue to vie for the $250,000 prize.
On the Bachelor Pad tonight, an emotionally-bruising competition will bring plenty of tears when the contestants have to answer some pretty controversial questions about their fellow contestants.
Questions on the survey will include “Who is the sexiest person?”, “Who is the most promiscuous?”, “Who is going to win?”, “Who is the craziest,” “Who is the smartest?”, “Who is the biggest liar?”, “Who is the most beautiful?” and “Who is the most disliked?” Another couple will be eliminated tonight.
Also airing tonight is the long awaited official announcement from ABC regarding the new cast of Dancing With The Stars.
Though we’re still hours away from the official unveiling of the cast, several media outlets have confirmed the following “stars” will be on the upcoming season – Bristol Palin, Michael Bolton, Rick Fox, Jennifer Grey, Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino, Margaret Cho, David Hasselhoff, Audrina Patridge, Brandy, Florence Henderson, and Kurt Warner.
With the eleven names that have leaked out already, it seems we’re in for only one or two surprises tonight.
TELL US – WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON TONIGHT’S BACHELOR PAD & OFFICIAL DWTS CAST ANNOUNCEMENT?
In a new interview with UsWeekly, the weatherman had some choice words for crazy pants Elizabeth Kitt, who spit on her hands, rinsed them off in the pool and sniped, “I just realized how gross this is” after kissing Jonathan in the kissing competition on Monday night’s episode.
“I didn’t consider her a contestant,” said the Weatherman, 30, in a post-show interview. “I consider contestants to be of a human form, not of a demonic form. Everybody else was cool. If I don’t have respect for somebody, they can say whatever they want about me and it doesn’t phase me.”
As for why he was voted off the show, the Weatherman is still not sure, adding that “there were definitely girls that would have benefited and given themselves more longevity in the game by keeping me around.”
In other news, after sharing what seemed like a romantic connection with Wes Hayden on the Bachelor Pad, Gia Allemand is now opening up about the ABC resident bad boy.
Gia, 26, tells UsWeekly she feels she got sent home because she backed out of the very gross kissing contest. Gia felt uncomfortable with the competition because she had a boyfriend, Hockey player Chris Campoli, back home.
“I took away a shot at winning the rose — that was huge,” said Gia. “But I had to do what was right for my boyfriend back home and what was right in my mind. Kissing people down the line was not right for me to do.”
And what about her close relationship with Wes on the show? “I feel bad that I got close to another guy on the show — even though I didn’t cheat,” said Gia. “My boyfriend handled everything with such class.”
So is she still with her boyfriend? Gia declined to answer stating the answer to that question will come out after the finale. However RadarOnline reported weeks ago that Gia and Chris are no longer together. According to Radar, the two split up shortly after Gia came back from doing the show.
So is a single Gia dating Wes? Unlikely as she tells UsWeekly she has not seen Wes, 33, since she got sent home. “We’re going to see each other at the finale,” she said. “That’s a little nerve-wracking.”
In a new interview with PEOPLE, Juan discusses why he went on the show, what really happened between him and Nikki, while he also defends crazy pants Michelle.
Excerpts from Juan’s interview below -
The reason you were eliminated is because of your history with Nikki. Viewers only got part of the story and it made you seem like a jerk. What’s your side?
Nikki tends to embellish and exaggerate and she uses the terms relationship and dating differently than I do … We had been corresponding online and she seemed like a sweet girl. She invited me to Chicago. I had never been and was eager to visit. We had a wonderful weekend together. She was a wonderful host. Everything went as normally and naturally as you can imagine and then I came back to LA, my life and other people I was dating. We kept in touch but at no time did we ever talk about pursuing it. I took it for what it was and she obviously took it for something more. The next time I saw her was six weeks later on the reunion cruise. Before we boarded, I said I wasn’t interested in continuing our relationship and that it would be best to be friends. She didn’t take that very well and that’s where the animosity started.
Were you surprised at how quickly Natalie and Jesse hooked up?
Yeah. They had an instant connection. They are each other’s type in every way. I don’t know if it will last. They live in different states so that makes things difficult.
Did Michelle and Craig hook up on the first night?
That never happened. Tenley was dreaming or it was Natalie and Jesse who had already been making out and slept next to her. Craig and Michelle were on the other side of the room and I know for a fact they didn’t do anything inappropriate. If it was Tenley’s strategy to start a rumor about someone already on thin ice to rally the troop against her, it was well-played.
As you all slept in one room, which woman looked best waking up? Gia always looked great. Some girls walked in to the house all dolled up and Gia came in with no makeup, hair down and a T-shirt and could not have looked more beautiful.
A new episode of the Bachelor Pad is also coming on tonight. Things quickly heat up when Wes Hayden tells Gia he loves her. “I’m crazy about you … I wish that circumstances were different … but I’ve got this infatuation that you’re kinda my girl … I love you,” says Wes to Gia.
On the other side of the house, it seems Jesse is having second thoughts about Natalie upon hearing she’s been around the block with many other past Bachelor(ette) guys.
The highly talked about Bachelor Pad is set to premiere tonight on ABC at 8 P.M./ET.
The show will feature 19 Bachelor and Bachelorette alums as they try to find love and win money at the same time. The lone winner of the show will end up walking away with $250,000.
In tonight’s premiere, the contestants will arrive separately via limousine to greet co-host Chris Harrison, the other host is Melissa Rycroft. They are unaware of who else is on the show and according to UsWeekly, and weatherman Jonathan is not happy to see his nemesis Craig M.
On more of the premise of the show – there will be a competition in each episode and the winner of each competition gets a rose and he/she gets to pick three people to go on a date with. During the date, the winner will hand out a rose to someone, and that person is then safe from elimination. One guy and one girl will be ousted each week.
While the competition aspect sounds interesting enough, the juicy part of the show comes in form of the hooks ups amongst the cast members, and there are reportedly lots and lots of it! As for what to expect tonight and this season in terms of hooking up, and not who wins the competion. Some spoilers are below -
Elizabeth Kitt (Bachelor: Jake) is in love with Jesse Kovacs (Bachelorette: Jillian), but the feeling isn’t mutual, and when Jesse K tells her they should just be friends while doing the show, she threatens to have her girlfriends in the house vote him out.
In the premiere episode, Natalie Getz (Bachelor: Jason) and Jesse Beck (Bachelorette: Ali) strike up a quick romance and are quickly seen making out all over the house, thus making them a target to be split up by the other contestants.
Nikki Kaapke (Bachelor: Jason) and Juan Barbiere (Bachelorette: Jilian) are said to have dated off the show with things not ending well between the two, which will likely lead to some show drama.
Star magazine also gives these juicy tidbits about the show’s cast -
Gia & Wes: She may have a boyfriend back home, but that didn’t stop Jake Pavelka’s castoff from locking lips — a lot — with the aspiring country singer (from Jillian Harris’ season). “She was smitten,” says an insider.
David & Jessie: When it came to the ladies, he was like a kid in a candy store! David, who was also dumped by Jillian, hooked up with both Natalie and Jessie. “He’ll do anything to get ahead in the game,” says the insider.
Tenley & Kiptyn: The temperature spiked in the hot tub when these two and things “got really steamy” one night, says the insider. “I’m pretty sure Tenley fell in love with him, but Kiptyn is such a player.”
TELL US – WILL YOU BE TUNING IN FOR THE BACHELOR PAD? AND IF SO, WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE PREMIERE?