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Tamara Jacobs | Posted 10.29.2015 | Politics
Tamara Jacobs

It's time for The Bachelor to move over. CNBC made its contribution to the hottest new reality series Wednesday night with The Candidate, better known as The National GOP Debate from Boulder, CO.

5 Reasons Why The Bachelor and The Bachelorette Are So Popular

Quora | Posted 09.29.2015 | Entertainment

I haven't been watching the series from when it first started, but in the past few years I haven't missed a season. Here are a few reasons why The Bachelor and The Bachelorette series do so well with audiences.

The Girl That Viewers Loved to Hate - The Truth from Samantha Steffen on Bachelor in Paradise

Regan Long | Posted 09.15.2015 | Entertainment
Regan Long

The glamorous beauty who was able to put many men under her spell, has given me the scoop on details from the show, some common misunderstandings, and where she and Nick Peterson currently stand.

How to Dump Someone: What I Learned From the Bachelor Franchise

Alice McAlexander | Posted 09.08.2015 | Women
Alice McAlexander

In thinking through the hundreds of breakups I've seen on this show, I've learned so much about how to dump someone. And listen, take your, "but they aren't even real relationships on this show" nonsense elsewhere; everyone is allowed to feel deeply in any setting where they make themselves vulnerable for a love interest.

Ben Higgins Named The Next 'Bachelor'

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 08.25.2015 | Entertainment

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Relax, America, Donald Trump is Not Really Running for President

Mario Almonte | Posted 08.13.2015 | Entertainment
Mario Almonte

Trump would also never accept the job of president, as tempting as it might seem. It would mean giving up direct control of his global business empire. He would also have to forfeit the hundreds of millions of dollars he receives in endorsement deals every year.

'Bachelorette' Villain Nick Viall Says He'd Consider Being The Next Bachelor

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 08.12.2015 | Entertainment

Despite suffering two brutal rejections on "The Bachelorette," first by Andi Dorfman, then by Kaitlyn Bristowe, Nick Viall admitted on HuffPost's "He...

The One Authentic Relationship on 'UnREAL'

Lara Zarum | Posted 08.06.2015 | Entertainment
Lara Zarum

Despite the recent, dismal report on the lack of diversity in the 100 top-grossing fictional films between 2007 and 2014--among other depressing statistics, only 30 percent of speaking roles belonged to women--girl-on-girl friendship on TV is thriving.

Everything I Know About #BachelorInParadise I Learned From Twitter

Jeffrey Dwoskin | Posted 08.03.2015 | Comedy
Jeffrey Dwoskin

Twitter is incredible at keeping you on top of the most important pop culture phenomena. One of the things I love to do is live tweet television programs. One thing a lot of folks hate is people who live tweet TV shows.

The Guide to Appropriate Bachelorette-ing

Heather Kasdan | Posted 08.03.2015 | Entertainment
Heather Kasdan

Watching this season made me think many things. I know that I am not supposed to be thinking while I watch The Bachelorette. When that happens, I am forced to do something about them. So, here they are for you, the future "The Bachelorette" to study. You are welcome.

The Best Sport On Television Is... 'The Bachelorette'?

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 07.27.2015 | Sports

At around 8:00 p.m. ET on Monday, June 22, I found myself in an awkward position. The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team was kicking off a criti...

Top 5 Love Lessons From 'The Bachelorette' (Killarney)

Em & Lo | Posted 07.09.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

1. Get your hands out of your face. When you're talking about your romantic feelings to the object of your affection, don't constantly touch your face and cover your mouth and slur -- it makes it seem like you're hiding something... like you're a liar and this is your tell (Nick).

I've Seen Our Doom and It Is The Bachelorette

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 07.08.2015 | Entertainment
Lorraine Devon Wilke

Certainly the witnessing of other people making every kind of fool of themselves has never been more on display than in our love affair with reality television. Which must explain the inexplicable clusterf**k that is The Bachelorette.

Top 10 Love Lessons from 'The Bachelorette' (Ireland)

Em & Lo | Posted 07.01.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

Cheating on your wife won't just mess up your marriage -- it could seriously impact your future relationships, too. Because at some point, your new girlfriend is going to ask, "So, er, hey, what happened with your marriage?"

Embroidered Paintings Conjure Fantasy Mashup Of 'The Bachelor' And 'OITNB'

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.26.2015 | Arts

"I was a contestant on The Bachelor. When I arrived at the mansion I was numb and depressed. The first night I didn’t shower or brush my hair. I thi...

My Own Season of "The Bachelorette"

Rachel Weight | Posted 06.16.2015 | Women
Rachel Weight

I give up at some point every season, but this year, I more give up. The Bach has been on for 20-something seasons, and we're just shamelessly recycling plot lines. How many times have we encountered fears of heights? Or made out in waterfalls, which is actually a good way to drown and never as sexy as it looks on tv?

Top 5 Love Lessons from 'The Bachelorette' (Kaitlyn Takes NY)

Em & Lo | Posted 06.09.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

Out of the mouths of crazies, often comes deep, deep wisdom. Zany Ashley S. from her and Kaitlyn's Bachelor season with Prince Farming popped up at the salon to prepare Kaitlyn's side-do for her fancy-schmancy Metropolitan Museum of Art date with Jared.

Another 'Bachelor' Couple Calls It Quits

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 05.29.2015 | Entertainment

Prince Farming has lost his princess. "The Bachelor" creator Mike Fleiss took to Twitter on Thursday to share some sad news -- last season's star ...

The Forthcoming Slut-Shaming of The Bachelorette

Em & Lo | Posted 05.20.2015 | Entertainment
Em & Lo

Can we really blame them for taking a hot and heavy makeout session to the next obvious level? And if we can, then we've got to be consistent with our blame: If women are expected to abstain, then men must be too.

Claire Fallon

The Women Of 'The Bachelor' Are All Of Us (No, Really) | Claire Fallon | Posted 05.19.2015 | Entertainment

Last week, just a few days before the premiere of Season 11 of "The Bachelorette," my colleague Emma Gray and I launched a podcast called "Her...

Why Chris Harrison Would Never Go On 'The Bachelor'

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 05.18.2015 | Divorce

Sorry to dash your hopes "Bachelor" and "Bachelorette" fans, but host Chris Harrison has no interest in being the next "Bachelor." In an interview...

The Audience Will Dictate Whether Or Not A Gay 'Bachelor' Will Happen, Chris Harrison Says

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.18.2015 | Gay Voices

According to Chris Harrison, it's up to the television audiences to decide if there will ever be a gay "Bachelor." "That's really who dictates whe...

Chris Harrison Says 'The Bachelor' Provides 'Anything You Need To Have Safe Sex'

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 05.18.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Not all "Bachelor" and "Bachelorette" contestants decide to go all the way upon hitting the legendary Fantasy Suite, according to host Chris Harrison,...

Claire Fallon

'Bachelor' Host Chris Harrison's New Book Is The Best Terrible Guilty Pleasure Read | Claire Fallon | Posted 05.22.2015 | Arts

Do you love romance? Do you love reading? Do you love "The Bachelor"? Are you from Texas? If you answered "yes" to any two of those questions,...

Emma Gray

Why Smart Women Watch (And Love) 'The Bachelor' | Emma Gray | Posted 05.19.2015 | Women

Confession time: I've been watching "The Bachelor"... and I like it. I've been hopelessly and unfortunately trapped in the franchise's web of tears, o...