The 16th season of ABC reality television series The Bachelor premiered on January 2, 2012.
This show features a previous contestant from The Bachelorette, a winemaker and owner of Envolve wines, from Sonoma, California, 28-year-old Ben Flajnik, who finished runner-up in the seventh season of that show.
But like last summer, he didn't stay for long, getting blackout drunk and giving his date card away before ditching the tropical retreat after one day. (Photo Credit: Getty Images) The attention-seeking 28-year-old finally apologized for his "obsession" with reality television, telling host in hopes of finding a date to my sister’s wedding.
Nick gives a lengthy speech about feeling like an outsider the entire time, dating sites for black and that Rachel didnt even want to be his partner in the first place.
They got together right before Bach Pad started filming and got back as soon as Michael went home.
The women on the first season were mostly from The Bachelor season 14.
The men on the first season were mostly from The Bachelorette season 5.
The fan favorite, who has captivated Bachelor Nation with her beauty, smile and wit, will begin her journey to find love when Season 13 premieres MONDAY, MAY 22 on ABC.
On her first one-on-one date with Nick Viall, Rachel danced through the streets of New Orleans, then danced her way into his heart.
Find out how Rachel's journey ends and learn about her resolve to find the love of her life, as Rachel's enchanting smile and laid-back southern charm landed her Nick's first impression rose.
From then on, the jury's been in, and Bachelor Nation has been unanimous in their support of the bright and beautiful attorney from Dallas, Texas.
Week after week, viewers watched as the initially reticent Rachel opened up more and more.