This week's episode of The Bachelor marks my favorite hour of each season — The Women Tell All special! So get your smack-talk ready and let's get to recapping.
But wait! After Chris Harrison introduces the women, we get a sneak peek of the recent Bachelor Nation reunion in Las Vegas. There's lot of making out, a few faces we haven't seen in a while and a lot of casting possibilities for the next season of Bachelor Pad (Ed, Ryan P and Stacey, to name a few.) We also get a glimpse into a possible rekindling of flames between previous Bachelorette Ali Fedotowsky and Frank, who left her season for a girl that he's still with.
Nine weeks into The Bachelor and one woman is still a major topic of conversation: Courtney. After three successful fantasy dates, last week's eliminated contestant Kacie returned to warn Ben (again) about the trash-talking, supremely confident model. We chatted with Chris Harrison, who tells us that Courtney continues to dominate the conversation in next week's Women Tell All episode. Plus: What went wrong with Nicki that lead to her exit?
It's fantasy date week on The Bachelor, which means lots of "love," lots of hot tubs and lots of alone-time for Ben and his ladies.
First, Ben flies to Switzerland, where he reflects on his time with the remaining women: Nicki, the dark horse, laid-back Lindzi and Courtney, the trash-talking model. As Ben ponders the final two weeks, he concludes that he's ready to take the next step in life.
Nicki has the first fantasy date with Ben in Interlaken. A helicopter picks them up and whisks them away over the Alps. After a breathtaking ride, they arrive on a mountaintop to have a picnic.
When Bachelor host Chris Harrison told us hometown dates would change the pecking order of the remaining women, he wasn't kidding. Not only did season-long front-runner Kacie fall from near the top, but she was also cut from the competition completely. We checked in with Harrison, who explained why Kacie's parents weren't the only factor in her demise and why Ben is headed for trouble on next week's fantasy dates.
Jeers to The Bachelor's Ben Flajnik for having the world's worst cray-craydar.
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