Spoiler alert! If you don't read the tabs, you haven't heard the rumor about The Bachelorette's conclusion — which occupies three freakin' hours of ABC's airtime tonight, starting at 8 pm/ET — and if you don't want to know anything, read no further.
Still reading? OK. Just to sum up, Star
recently reported that Jen Schefft
broke up with her chosen guy about a week after the reality hit finished taping. (That'd be right around Thanksgiving, FYI.) The rag went on to link romantically Andrew Firestone
's ex with her boss, Chicago nightclub-owner Billy Dec
, who has denied it, of course. Even if it's true, he wouldn't want to be the one to fess up and blow the show for Jen, right?
Intriguingly, tonight's two-hour finale features Jen receiving marriage proposals from both Jerry and John Paul. However, you'll have to watch a third hour
OK, so we've all seen those TV ads for The Bachelorette's season premiere, featuring one of Jen Schefft's admirers fainting during a rose ceremony. Who is that swooning suitor?
This week, Schefft wasn't allowed to name the man while doing a press conference call with journalists to promote the show; an ABC publicist hushed her up, so as not to "give too much away." Puh-leeze. It hardly took the sleuthing skills of Sydney Bristow to determine the dude's identity. This nosy TV Guide Online reporter simply videotaped the ad (while watching Alias, natch), hit the pause button to freeze-frame the fainter, and then compared his face to the suitor photos on ABC's website. Voila! He's unmistakably David, the 30-year-old marketing consultant from Chicago.
Now that the mystery's solved, why'd he take the face plant on the floor? Sure, Schefft's pretty, but did she literally take his breath away? No. Turns out, he was exhauste