The Bachelor Rewind: making “The Bachelor” history


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Guest writers seniors Sophia Mastrangelo and Maria Perdomo discuss ABC’s “The Bachelor” and give the inside scoop on departures and new arrivals.

Sophia Mastrangelo and Maria Perdomo

*Warning: Spoilers of the Bachelorette ahead!*

Welcome back to the Bachelor Rewind! Today we will be recapping the events from the past two episodes of “The Bachelorette.” And trust us, A LOT HAS HAPPENED! So get comfortable, grab a snack and read on!

Okay, what we are about to tell you has never happened in the history of “The Bachelor” franchise, so are you ready? Clare completely canceled her season (shocking, right?)! That’s right, she broke up with all sixteen guys except one, and shall we guess who that (un)lucky man was? Dale Moss, everyone! Clare was so in love with Dale that she decided to break up with the remainder of the guys to fully pursue her relationship with him. Did we mention how they have only known each other for two weeks? Only two weeks?! There are people that don’t get engaged even after spending years together, but according to Clare, when you know, you know. Clare’s decision ultimately led Dale to get down on one knee to pop the big question. We were shocked that Dale was willing to propose in the first place, but yay for the happy couple, right? Since Clare got engaged, there’s no point to the show–right? But that doesn’t mean the show needs to end!

The production crew did not let us down, and after two appearances in Bachelor franchise shows, we were reintroduced to a fan favorite: Tayshia Adams! Finally, a breath of fresh air! It’s finally her time to shine! She was introduced to the remaining guys from Clare’s season, but that wasn’t all: she was also introduced to four new men that were brought in on her night one to spice things up. This most definitely caused some concern for the original guys, but you need to be prepared for anything and everything on this show.

Just as we were getting comfortable and everyone seemed to be getting along, we got hit with some drama—courtesy of Spencer. Even though he seemed to have a good connection with Tayshia, he comes across as extremely arrogant and the guys already know it. During the group date, Spencer took a bit of a beating, but it earned him more time with Tayshia, so you could say that it worked out in his favor. The original guys warned Spencer about his behavior and Riley even called him “deli meat,” so we will see if his attitude continues and potentially land him on the deli counter (chop, chop.)

But it wasn’t all drama: we definitely had some good moments in there. Tayshia experienced a romantic horse ride with Brendon that ended with a bang (we’re not joking–there were fireworks and everything) and formed some strong connections. The front runners right now seem to be Ivan, Brendon, Eazy and Zac C. While the remainder of this season sure looks promising, the trailers also showcased some meltdowns and what seems to look like heartbreak. Along with some continued drama between guys in the house. Chasen? Noah? Spencer? Stay tuned for next time as we continue to unfold Tayshia’s journey as the new and improved Bachelorette!