The winner of The Bachelor's sixth season is accused of acting more like a contestant on Rock of Love. Police arrested Mary Delgado and charged her with public intoxication, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct.
Delgado was arrested after ...
Mary Delgado the former Tampa Bay Buccaneers cheerleader who was proposed to by fisherman Byron Velvick at the end of the 2004 edition of ABC's The Bachelor was taken into custody late Wednesday night on a battery charge, and was under the influence of alcohol when she was arrested, the AP reports. Although the police affidavit does not identify her fiancé by name, Delgado is accused of punching in the mouth "a man she lives with." Subsequent reports have confirmed the battered as being Velvick, adding that the assault resulted in a bloody lip. Not too often you hear of a fisherman getting a hook in his own mouth.
Next Wednesday night, The Bachelor's Byron Velvick awards the final rose to Mary or Tanya. How did the 40-year-old bass fisherman narrow his choice down to these two ladies? Two words, kids: Niceness counts.
"Both of them weren't really malicious toward other people," Velvick says. "They weren't doing a lot of attacking and they weren't caught up in the drama of the house.
"Tanya put it best when she said, 'I'm a schoolteacher for special-ed. children. This is nothing compared to some of the classrooms I've been in.' Both she and Mary are just kindhearted women who showed they could be extremely gracious under difficult conditions. They were more stable."
By now, Bachelor fans hardly need to be reminded of the show's dismal relationship success stats. But just to be wicked, we'll do it anyway! So far, the previous five Bachelor fellas all broke up with their chosen ones, while the two Bachelorette gals have h