It’s countdown to Colton time, and the behind-the-scenes gossip has already started. Plus, a franchise pair celebrated a milestone anniversary, while another couple have started wedding planning. Find out about all of the above, plus the latest news on all your franchise favorites. We’ve got links to the stories in our Bachelor Nation weekly wrap.
Anniversaries and Weddings
The franchise’s premiere couple, Trista and Ryan Sutter, celebrated 15 years of marriage with beautiful loving words to one another.
Bachelorette Rachel Lindsay and Bryan Abasolo weren’t offered a TV wedding, so they’re moving ahead with plans on their own.
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Countdown to Colton
Host Chris Harrison promises Colton Underwood’s version of The Bachelor is “a lot deeper” than past ones.
A contestant on Colton’s season is already in hot water for offensive tweets.
Meanwhile, Cassie Randolph, who’ll be vying for Colton’s heart, has a sister who’s dating a famous actor.
New Guy Gigs
Bachelor in Paradise star Jared Haibon strutted his stuff at a Chippendales show in Las Vegas. Yes, really!
Becca Kufrin’s fiance, Garrett Yrigoyen, has found his dream job — and it involves partnering with Gage Outdoor Expeditions.
Shame on You
Arie Luyendyk Jr.’s fiance Lauren Burnham shut down social media haters who accused her of drinking while she’s pregnant.
Meanwhile, Arie remembered the exact moment he learned he was going to be a dad.
Speaking of babies, former Bachelor Bob Guiney welcomed his first child with wife Jessica Canyon.
Beginnings and Endings
Lauren Bushnell is happily dating country singer Chris Lane and revealed what she’s learned from past relationships.
Nikki Bella isn’t talking about her “date” with Bachelorette alum Peter Krause.
Nick Viall set the record straight about romance rumors regarding him and former Bachelor contestant Haley Ferguson.
Shawn Booth may have moved on since breaking up with Kaitlyn Bristowe, and she may have thrown some shade at him.
Good news for Amanda Stanton. Find out the latest on her arrest following her alleged physical altercation with her boyfriend.
Not everybody wants to be The Bachelor. Property Brothers star Jonathan Scott thinks it would be a nightmare.
Longtime show producer Elan Gale has opted to leave the franchise, and Bachelor stars Ashley Iaconetti and Becca Tilley share their thoughts on the news.
JoJo Fletcher weighed in on fiancé Jordan Rodgers gift-giving skills.
And Paradise bartender Wells Adams had a sweet message for girlfriend Sarah Hyland following the death of her cousin.