Bachelor fans, rejoice: Michelle has finally been sent home.
After viewers watched the 30-year-old hair stylist act possessive over Brad week after week, he finally realized that she was too volatile for a relationship. Host Chris Harrison tells TVGuide.com that Michelle's stormy exit affirmed Brad's decision.
Harrison gives us the scoop on what we didn't see after the elimination and why he felt bad for the girls who had to pose for the Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition. Plus: He previews hometown dates.
Although viewers may take issue with The Bachelor's date to the race track this week, host Chris Harrison maintains it a was positive experience for both Brad and Emily, whose race car driver-fiancé died seven years ago.
"We have a finite amount of time [and] they have to tackle this issue," he tells TVGuide.com.
While the group date may have been controversial, and the two-on-one date was emotional, Shawntel's shopping spree was the most desirable. Harrison talks more about each date in detail, what happened in Las Vegas that we didn't see, and why the reality show's format is changing for the...
Emily, Brad Womack
Never mind what happened on this week's episode of The Bachelor. All anyone can talk about is the preview footage for next week, in which it appears that Brad takes Emily, aka the one whose late fiancé was a NASCAR driver, to a racetrack! Host Chris Harrison warns people not to prejudge the unorthodox date, saying it will be therapeutic, not exploitative. Plus: Harrison explains how Chantal scored the lucky "helicopter date" and Brad stops by our studio to weigh in.
Although Ashley H. received the first Bachelor one-on-one date and she and Brad quickly developed a bond, host Chris Harrison warns that she may get hit hard with "first-date syndrome."
While the season's first date went well, it was a tougher road to the rose for Jackie, who alarmed Brad when she revealed her lack of past relationships. Harrison weighs in on why Jackie raised a red flag and says he was surprised that Keltie, who he calls "cute on a stick," got axed so quickly.