No one said saying goodbye would be easy. But it sure does make for some good reality TV. Week after week, we’ve watched Bachelors and Bachelorettes say goodbye as they hone in on “the one.”
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Bachelor Ben is three break-ups away from potentially getting engaged. Throughout his season, he has proven himself to be one of the sweeter and more emotionally in-tune Bachelors in history. When it comes to sending the women packing, his break-ups have an extra level of respect and honesty to them than in seasons prior (cough Chris cough). He hasn’t led anyone on and he actually knows how to communicate.
As for the Bachelors that came before him? Well, not so much. Let’s take a stroll down memory lane and look back at the most dramatic eliminations and break-ups in “Bachelor” history.
1. Rozlyn Papa in Season 14
In Season 14, Chris Harrison tells Rozlyn Papa that she needs to leave because of her “inappropriate relationship” with a staffer, who was also fired. Though Bachelor Jake Pavelka didn’t exactly initiate the break-up, it made for unforgettable TV. We’re shocked it took 14 seasons for a contestant to hook up with a producer considering all the time they spend together.