The Bachelorette – Season 8, Episode 11 – Emily finally picks her man on the show's season finale. (ABC)Last night’s epic three-hour finale of the Bachelorette saw Emily Maynard choose between her final two suitors: dashing racecar driver Arie, and chaste, skateboard-tossing, water mogul-cum-amateur puppeteer Jef. To assist in our Bachelorette’s decision-making process, her family was flown to Curacao to meet the contenders. Jef was up first, scoring major points with Em’s fam (perhaps...Read Full Story
The Bachelorette – Season 8, Episode 9 – Emily arrives in Curaçao with her three remaining suitors. (ABC)Last night’s episode of The Bachelorette saw Emily Maynard struggle with choosing her final two amidst a sea of questions.There were questions small, like Sean’s “Do you want to go snorkeling (to break up the awkward silence of my not saying ‘I Love You’)?”; questions big, like Jef’s “do you want to meet my parents (since they’ve finally agreed to acknowledge your existence)?"; exclamatory...Read Full Story
Just in time for this week’s release of the dark reworking of Snow White starring Kristen Stewart, last night’s episode of the Bachelorette took cues from the original fairytale, with 16 dudes filling in for the dwarves.Things kicked off with a return to Bachelorette form: an extreme sports challenge coupled with a forced metaphor about relationships courtesy of 25-year-old Chris, aka Baby. Being that this series is set in Charlotte, the producers settled for a local restaurant in place of...Read Full Story
The Bachelorette – Season 8, Episode 8 – Emily visits her final four's hometowns, and encounters more than a few surprises. (Abc)Last night’s “meet the parents” episode of the Bachelorette saw Emily Maynard channel an NRA spokesmodel, engage in an after-dinner spot of Polish folk dancing, and come face-to-face with a menacing crowd of stuffed animals. The first stop on her familial tour was Chris’s hometown in Chicago, where she greeted her suitor in a pair of red almost-bellbottoms. “I felt...Read Full Story
The Bachelorette – Season 8, Episode 7 – Emily and her suitors go to Prague. (Abc)Having conquered the cities of London and Dubrovnik, the intrepid crew of the good ship Bachelorette journeyed to Prague last night, for what may have been the most narratively complex episode of the series thus far—an episode that not only contained more symbolism than the Davinci Code, but also touched on Sean’s uncanny ability to track Emily Maynard with his internal GPS, a family of puppets and one very...Read Full Story
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