March 5th, 2013
11:30 AM ET
The women (sort of) tell all on 'The Bachelor'
Chris Harrison promised viewers that Monday's "Women Tell All" edition of "The Bachelor" would be an episode you wouldn't want to miss.
That was good, because I lost my remote and wasn't able to switch to "WWE Monday Night Raw." Thank goodness for DVRs!
The episode featured a "Bachelor Special Investigation," which I presumed would focus on why the word "awesome" is featured 14 times per episode.
But no, it was Chris and Sean checking out "Bachelor" viewing parties at random homes. Yes, it was beyond pointless. It was like watching a four-minute beer commercial. (Chris also threatened to visit "Bachelorette" viewing parties this summer, so everyone lock their doors!)
After the break, Chris introduced 17 of the eliminated contestants. Resident villain Tierra wasn't one of them, but she was scheduled to appear later in the show.
Following a quick rundown of the season, Chris asked the women what went wrong with Tierra. Most of the women said that they tried to befriend Tierra and encouraged her to "tone down the crazy," but to no avail.
Others suggested that Tierra played the "victim card" one too many times (falling down the stairs, frostbite scare, etc.). One contestant, Brooke, actually complimented Tierra for taking the initiative while others didn't.
Chris said that Tierra was backstage, although he openly wondered whether her presence was a "good idea." To the show's credit, at least Tierra got a dressing room. Last season, it appeared Courtney Robertson had to prep in a stairwell.
Tierra entered to a "golf clap" applause, with Chris complimenting her for having the "courage" to come out and defend herself. Tierra immediately accused the women of judging her on her looks and personality without giving her a chance. She also said getting the rose right off the bat in the first episode made her an immediate target for the rest of the series.
Chris asked Tierra why everyone seemed to "turn" on her, admitting that she was there to fight and win. Tierra said that Sean told her "several times" to fight, and that she wasn't there to make best friends. Chris noted that she could have tried to be friendly to others, but Tierra said she felt bullied throughout the series.
Chris then asked if there was anything Tierra would apologize for. She said she didn't know what she could apologize for, because she doesn't think she acted wrong. Well, that set the stage for cross-examination from the other women.
Robyn from Texas started it off by calling Tierra "delusional," while another woman said Tierra was there to be "fake." Chris tried to jog Tierra's memory about various incidents throughout the season, but Tierra claimed not to remember most of it. The women seemed to suggest that Tierra thought everyone was out to get her. Selma then said that Tierra may not have been "unfriendly," but she was not "friendly." Huh?
The showdown continued into another segment, with AshLee and Tierra discussing their lengthy argument in St. Croix (the "eyebrows" incident) that led to Sean giving Tierra the boot. Essentially, each accused the other of lying about what happened. Lesley M. the political consultant, who witnessed the argument, said AshLee was merely being "tough" with Tierra over her behavior and was not being a bully. Finally, Tierra apologized to the women, but what she actually apologized for remains under debate.
Chris then noticed a massive ring on one of Tierra's fingers. Tierra confirmed her engagement to another man, saying the beau in question was an ex-boyfriend she reconnected with after she left the show. Chris noted allegations by some that the engagement was a hoax and/or a publicity stunt, but she denied that (the mystery beau was reportedly invited to participate in the special, but did not appear).
Once Tierra left, Chris brought up three other contestants to discuss their experience on the show - Sarah, Desiree and AshLee. This felt like more of an audition to become the next "Bachelorette" than anything else, although AshLee had fireworks of her own as she confronted Sean.
She brought up her elimination in Thailand (where she essentially told Sean to scram after getting the bad news), as well as her claim that he "acted like a frat boy" toward everybody but her. Apparently, AshLee likes toga parties and keggers.
AshLee and Sean's discussion quickly plunged into a bizarre debate over whether Sean told her that he had "absolutely no feelings" for the two finalists, Lindsay and Catherine. AshLee said he did, while Sean said he didn't. This went on for far too long until Chris called an end to it. If AshLee was trying to campaign to become the next "Bachelorette," her candidacy may have just blown up in her face.
The show concluded with the annual blooper reel, a preview of next week's finale and a sweet tribute to a producer's dog that passed away earlier this year (the dog was a frequent visitor to the "Bachelor" set). Who knew that the dog would steal the show?
Next week, Sean will choose his beloved, the happy couple will be revealed and the next "Bachelorette" will be named.
What did you think of last night's "Women Tell All" special?
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I like the the one with no arm.
the first 2 bimbos were going too show up...that was a given.
have a good day s*xy girl
its in control–momma m gotz the bimbos.
that is what most normal men do...keep their mouth closed...this one tells everyone...that is the problem.
nor do i know who they are-they are going down–stop the bashing–we have it in the bag...calm down
Best of Luck to all of them–hope they are not up all night again–
what a bore-everyone knows the bimbos now...its no fun anymore...bye.
All these chics can get da stick netime dey want to.
Are they h00kers?
and men desire them - good for them
another bunch of pigs.
What a great concept...get involved with a bunch of jealous, scheming, and plotting broads...having 1 is hard enough to deal with.
Anyone who watches this junk should be neutered
First off, we are not all like that. Having said that, I pretty much agree with you. What a stupid concept for a tv show is right. What self respecting woman would even put themselves through that to find a "husband". Maybe it's just the fact that they are on tv, and get some good trips out of it, or maybe their own Bachelorette show. Who knows. I just know that it is just another show that I have never watched.
I salute you for one of the only cogent responses Ive ever gotten. /cheers
everyone of them..they are jealous and not relevant in our books.
WHO SAID THEY WERE LOOKING FOR A HUSBANDS
disgust me until i go....you don't know my line of work honeyPOO...this game is like s*x too us.....
Very early on in the season, I was already tired of Sean and the Bachelor. Both Sean and the show were disappointing. The show was scripted as a carbon copy of the Bachelor Ben Flajnik's season; RE: One woman is the one all America loves to hate, and the Bachelor is too stupid to see what a witch she is. I'm tired of seeing women being required to climb mountains and rappel off 40-story buildings. This is not supposed to be a try-out for the Navy Seals.
And then there's Sean; the hometown boy who did not succeed. What he said and what he did were two different things. He pounded and expounded that he was looking for a wife. Being a wife requires a mature, grown woman ... and Sean ran all of those off. Take your pick, Des and AshLee were the last two "grown" women on the show. All that's left are little girls. So clearly, Sean is not looking for a wife ... he's looking for a playmate. And let me make this clear (borrowing an old cliché) ... A wife can be a playmate, but a playmate makes a lousy wife. All this speaks volumes about Sean's level of immaturity. He is not yet ready for marriage, himself.
Enough of Bachelor Season #17 and Sean Lowe. Let's get on with Dancing With the Stars!
ladies...try too take care of yourselves the best you can and do not be tooled by filthy women.
are what men should be going for....not these evil woman that lurk around and think they are owed something in their lives...these other woman are nothing but trouble makers and when you see them just keep your head down...hang out with women that are fun and more like these women in the above picture...
as an example of the rudeness, vicious women that are around today...most of them are ruthless, showerless and are cyber bullies...i've never met these cyber bullies but i can assure i would probably become freinds with the women above...they are class...
they are not cold bitter jealous women like them....let us not use the picture of the REAL women in the photo above as a TOOL for those other useless women.
i would not use the women above as a tool for them. these women are quite beautiful and talented and offer alot too men. i would NOT use those women in the picture above and compare it to a bunch of lonely train wrecks.
this include overhearing coversations, ss numbers and credit card number changes right?
and do NOT know who they are–further di changes.
AND DO NOT KNOW WHERE THEY CAME FROM...
Never met these women
none of them.
My turds will contrast nicely with the blonde hair.
my policy was cancelled because of this hacker problem...i forgot too give the new number too geico...so now i had too give them the new credit number which now i have too change because the new number is online....
Things with Sean and AshLee were super awkward last night. Moments like that are why I always look forward to the Women Tell All episodes of this show, haha. I can’t wait to see what happens next week in the finale. Unfortunately I won’t be home to watch that episode live because I’ll be working my shift at DISH. My DISH Hopper is set up to record all the primetime shows on ABC every night, though, so I’ll be able to get caught up in no time!
and get away from that s*xy goddess of the year.
i bet all of you look like them