It’s summer so that must mean that it’s almost time for ‘Bachelor Pad 3’ to start. In fact, the new season premieres Monday, July 23rd, 2012. And guess what? Regular people will also be competing for the prize!
The show actually starts filming next week in Los Angeles and filming wraps just in time for the premiere. So potentially, we may know who wins ‘Bachelor Pad 3’ before we even see the first show. Of course, any spoilers I can bring you, I will. I already have a really juicy casting spoiler for you below.
I have a pretty strong idea of the cast list now. It’s changed a little bit over the last few days, so it’s never certain until the premiere airs, but I’ve got the up-t-date list for you, together with some other info.
I don’t know if you’ll be pleased or disappointed to learn that ABC has scrapped its 3-hour premiere and gone back to its usual 2-hour format.
So who will be the fan favorites, baddies and arch rivals from ‘The Bachelor’ and ‘The Bachelorette’ who will be given another chance at love in ‘The Bachelor Pad’?
The list of ‘Bachelor Pad 3’ contestants so far includes:
Blakely Shea, Jenna Burke and Jaclyn Swartz from ‘The Bachelor’ season 16 with Ben Flajnik
Nick Peterson from ‘The Bachelorette’ season 7 with Ashley Hebert season 7
And one huge surprise for me, which is bound to create fireworks in the Bachelor Pad is the inclusion of Kalon McMahon who we are currently seeing in ‘The Bachelorette’ season 8 with Emily Maynard. I wonder if he will arrive there by helicopter, too? Or be as annoying?
Another surprise is Michael Stagliano from ‘The Bachelor’ season 5 with Jillian Harris and winner of last year’s ‘Bachelor Pad 2.’
The above contestants have all been confirmed but there are some other rumored appearances too:
I am most looking forward to Lindzi Cox from the latest season of ‘The Bachelor’ with Ben Flajnik. But we are also likely to see Ames Brown and Ryan Park from season 7 of ‘The Bachelorette’ with Ashley Hebert; Ed Swiderski, the winner of ‘The Bachelorette’ season 5 with Jillian Harris and Reid Rosenethal from the same season; Erica Rose from ‘The Bachelor’ season 9 with Lorenzo Borghese; Craig Robinson from ‘The Bachelorette’ season 6 with Ali Fedotowskiy and Rozlyn Papa from ‘The Bachelor’ season 14 with Jake Pavelka, although Reality Steve doubts she’ll do it and I am not sure, myself.
What I do know is that regular people, fans of the franchise, will be able to compete alongside their reality TV star idols for the $250,000.00 prize.
Are you excited about ‘The Bachelor Pad 3’ cast list? Who has the ability to go all the way?