Last week on The Bachelor, Jesse jilted Karen, who didn't much mind. See, this 28-year-old pharmaceutical sales rep shared no romantic chemistry with the NFL stud. Yet while girlfriend didn't bag a husband, Karen did take away a gaggle of new gal pals — and gossip, which she eagerly shares with TV Guide Online. Here, the ex-beauty queen tattles on Trish, discusses her most embarrassing moment — when Jesse called her "Katie" — and reveals how tricky Bachelor producers fake "reality" on Jesse's dates.
TV Guide Online: How mortifying was that first rose ceremony, when Jesse accidentally called Katie's name instead of yours?Karen: It was so strange. He looked right at me and said "Katie"! I kinda thought he meant to say my name — but I didn't dare say that to anyone, for fear they'd think I was one of those crazy stalker ladies. I wasn't at all annoyed with Jesse for getting my name wrong. At that po
Last week, The Bachelor's Jesse Palmer sent home his spy, Jenny S.. That stinks for viewers who loved watching her trash Trish and tattle on the other gals, too. Now, she's left the Giants' back-up quarterback to score his final six ladies alone. Will the show be as much fun without our fave faker sussing out the true motives of those lusty, Benjamin-chasin' females? Maybe not. But you know TV Guide Online had to ring up reality TV's answer to Sydney Bristow for the full scoop on her mole-licious lifestyle.
TV Guide Online: You told Jesse if he married a woman like Trish, you'd no longer be his friend. What kind of pal issues an ultimatum like that?!Jenny S.: Trish is the type of woman that makes all of your other relationships in life suffer. Inevitably, Jesse's family and friends wouldn't have that much fun with the two of them together. It's not that I wouldn't want to be his friend anymore; I wouldn't be able to. Jesse and
If what he says is true, and he has only seen a handful of episodes of ABC's The Bachelor, then New York Giants quarterback Jesse Palmer is, scarily, a natural to succeed kissing bandit Bob Guiney in the reality-TV "rose bowl" (starting tomorrow at 9 pm/ET). "There are a couple of hot-tub scenes," the muscle-bound 25-year-old readily admits. "I'll probably get a couple [of phone calls about them from my mother... but] I'm not going to ask for her opinion, I'll tell you that!"
Luckily, the affable hunk, who lists a nice rump among the qualities he most admires in a woman, didn't need Mom's input on his selection of a mate. This go-round, a close friend of his is pulling a Jennifer Garner in the ladies' house. "As soon as the idea came up [to employ a spy], I jumped all over it. I thought it was a great idea," he says. "I think it really, really helped me with some of the tougher decisions."
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