Here’s another piece to “The Bachelor Pad” casting puzzle. Match this with what Reality Steve already dished last week and we’re getting somewhere.
This is like an all-stars season of “Survivor” where players compete in back-to-back seasons.
In addition to Gia, Kiptyn, Tenley, etc., this list from Astro Chicks implies that three guys from Ali Fedotowsky’s still ongoing season of “The Bachelorette” will also be in the house when the show starts August 9 on ABC: Justin Rego, Craig McKinnon and Jonathan Novack.
Yeah. The Wrestler, The Hair and The Weatherman. Three of the most annoying characters of the season. So thanks for that.
Anyway, here’s a portion of the Astro Chicks post today:
“According to an anonymous source that sent me a nice little email package, they were taken to an undisclosed location on Saturday, went into hiding today and start shooting tomorrow on June 7th.
“ABC originally chose 40 potential cast members to appear on the show. Each one had to take a blood and piss test to make sure they didn’t have any gnarly diseases. I guess they didn’t want anyone ‘spreading the love’ …
“Here’s the partial list I have received. From Jake Pavelka’s season: Tenley Molzahn, Velsha Salvage, Elizabeth Kitt and Gia Allemand. From Jason Mesnick’s season: Natalie Gertz and Nikki Kappke. Also, David Good, Kiptyn Locke, Wes Hayden and Matthue Johnson from Jillian’s season. A random chick from season two, Gwen Giola and several other cast members from season six as well. To top it off, it’s reported that a few guys from Ali’s season will be on the show as well. Crazy Craig M. who was absolutely hilarious and guaranteed to be the resident douche. Also, cry baby weatherman Jonathan Novak and Justin ‘Rated R’ Rego who definitely not miss out on free publicity. I’m surprised no former winners of past seasons like Deanna Pappas or Jesse Csincsak. What no Holly Durst or Michael Stagliano? Hopefully, the list is correct.”
Here’s a reminder of what the show is supposed to be about:
BACHELOR PAD – PREMIERES MONDAY, AUGUST 9 (8:00-10:00 p.m.) – Twenty of the most unforgettable contestants/suitors from the hit franchise “The Bachelor” will reunite – all under one roof – for the all-new series “Bachelor Pad.” The series, the first “all-star” reunion from previous seasons of “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette,” will feature the participants living together in a house in a competitive reality show. The show will also offer the 20 now-single contestants a “second chance” at finding love, something that didn’t quite work out during their first stint on “The Bachelor” or “The Bachelorette.”
Each week the reunited contestants will compete in challenges, some of which are inspired by incidents from prior seasons. Each two-hour episode will conclude with evictions from the residence. At the end of the six-episode run, one contestant will emerge victorious and will take home a cash prize — and who knows, maybe even have found “the one.” Participants and further details about the prize will be announced at a later date.
“The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette” host Chris Harrison will host “Bachelor Pad.” Executive producers of “Bachelor Pad” are Mike Fleiss, Martin Hilton and Jay Bienstock. The series is from Next Entertainment in association with Warner Horizon Television.
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