The Bachelorette

Culture

'Men Tell All' Should Be a Messy, Delightful 'Bachelorette' Reckoning

Garrett's history of "liking" racist and transphobic Instagram content is off the table. What will these bores discuss instead? Chicken man falling out of bed? Jason's dewy skin? Arie?
Diana Tourjée
7.30.18
The Bachelor

Why Won't 'The Bachelor' Own Up to the Fact that Arie Sucks?

Arie Luyenduk Jr., a "former race car driver" no one wanted as the Bachelor, bored us all season long. And then he acted like a total dirtbag. Somehow, the show's producers still believed they could redeem him in the audience's eyes.
Laura Dorwart
3.7.18
The Bachelorette

What It's Like to Go Through 'The Bachelor's' Deranged Emotional Gauntlet

Andi Dorfman opens up about the lessons she learned along her journey to find love on "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette."
Allison Duncan
1.10.18
tv

'The Bachelorette' Finale Was the Worst Three Hours of Television Ever

What should have been a happy proposal ended up feeling like a death march toward marriage.
Gabby Bess
8.8.17
tv

Is This the End for Hot Peter on 'The Bachelorette'?

Rachel bucks tradition by turning the "we can finally have sex" episode into the "meet my family" episode before the final three men head to Spain to kick off "fantasy suite" week.
Gabby Bess
7.25.17
tv

'The Bachelorette' Exploits a Messy Family Trauma

This week, Rachel went to visit her suitors' hometowns to take her relationships to "the next level"—but for one contestant, things end in deansaster.
Gabby Bess
7.18.17
tv

Which One of These Horny Fools Will Win 'The Bachelorette'?

At the end of this week's episode it's down to the final four: Peter, Eric, Bryan, and Dean.
Gabby Bess
7.11.17
tv

The Racist on 'The Bachelorette' Finally Got Dumped

It finally happened, but the conclusion of the plot line doesn't feel triumphant.
Gabby Bess
6.28.17
tv

'The Bachelorette' Has Confused Racism with Entertainment

For the second week in a row, the show has kept a racist antagonist around to stir up "drama."
Gabby Bess
6.27.17
tv

Every Moment of Last Night's 'Bachelorette' Made Me Want to Die

This week's episode saw the cast dealing with a racist lunatic and struggling to spell two-syllable words.
Gabby Bess
6.20.17
tv

Well, Well, Well. The 'Bachelorette' Racist Has Revealed Himself

The episode started with lighthearted banana-related accusations, but devolved into racism.
Gabby Bess
6.6.17
tv

'Bachelorette' Conspiracy: Peter Is a Robot Who Isn't Programmed to Kiss

The second episode of the dystopian dating show had everything: dogs, a robot's first kiss, an angry girlfriend, and "whaboom."
Gabby Bess
5.30.17