The identity of The Bachelor staffer who carried on an affair with contestant Rozlyn Papa has now been unveiled!
RadarOnline is reporting the said staffer is senior producer Ryan Callahan, who was fired after rumors circulated that he became romantically involved with the 28 year old model from Richmond, VA.
Rozlyn has always maintained the affair never got physical. “What they mean by inappropriate relationship is not what inappropriate relationship means in the real world,” Rozlyn said. “I had a relationship with someone on the show that didn’t benefit them. We remained really close but we are not dating now.”
But that’s not all as Radar is also reporting Callahan has a reputation for being the ladies’ man despite being married. Photos of Callahan have yet to leak but he has worked on shows including The Bachelor, The Bachelorette, PussyCat Dolls and The Cougar.
In related news, the war of words between the show’s host Chris Harrison and Rozlyn continues to rage on. Chris maintains Rozlyn is not being truthful about what really happened. “She’s definitely not telling the truth,” said Harrison during Tuesday’s Entertainment Tonight broadcast.
“Not only was there an inappropriate relationship, but it was a physical relationship between Rozlyn, between our crew member while she was on the show, period,” affirms Chris.
Rozlyn on the other hand gets more specific on what took place between she and the producer. When ET’s Kevin Frazier asks Rozlyn if she kissed the producer, she replies, “I did not kiss the producer.” Did she hug him? “I’m sure I did at some point.” Did any physical contact happen that could’ve been interpreted as inappropriate? “No, there was nothing between the producer and myself that any sane person would consider inappropriate.”
UPDATE: According to Radar, the producer Ryan is still married though his wife Stephanie Thorpe filed for divorce back in May 2009. E! News is also reporting he had a girlfriend while working on the show. A photo of Ryan is below –