The stars of The Bachelor franchise always keep the fans entertained with new drama on and off screen, and this week is no exception. While the premiere of Bachelor in Paradise has already brought about tons of entertainment, the lives of the cast outside the show have proven to be just as juicy. From pregnancies and marriages to new business ventures and even a restraining order, here is all the breaking news from The Bachelor franchise this week.
For nearly two decades, The Bachelor has been a way for contestants to fight for the love of one person and ultimately get engaged by the end of the season. With the fan favorite Bachelor in Paradise giving contestants another chance to find love, there is no end to the drama each week.
Katie Thurston’s engagement to Blake Moynes at the end of The Bachelorette brought about the question of whether The Bachelor will be renewed, or if this could be the end of the long running show.
According to People, Bachelor season 21 contestant Vanessa Grimaldi tied the knot with fiancé Joshua Wolfe on Friday in an intimate ceremony. After winning Nick Viall’s heart on The Bachelor, the teacher later ended her engagement to Nick and found love outside of Bachelor Nation. Vanessa and Joshua have been together for a few years and have had a loving relationship out of the spotlight. The pair wed in a historic hotel in her native Montreal, Canada, in front of family and friends.
One of the most popular Bachelor couples of all time, Ashley Iaconetti Haibon and Jared Haibon recently announced that in addition to having their first baby, they are also launching a business. Ashley and Jared are opening a café in his native Rhode Island called Aubrey’s, which is set to open in mid-September. Also celebrating baby news is another epitome of a Bachelor success story, Jade and Tanner Tolbert, who fell in love on Bachelor in Paradise season 2 Jade gave birth to the first BIP baby, who just celebrated her fourth birthday this week.
In shocking news, one Bachelorette contestant filed a restraining order against another contestant, and his former friend. Jef Holm and Robby Hayes both starred in The Bachelorette, though different seasons, and even became roommates after their seasons. Jef reported that Robby was acting aggressively towards him and threatening him at his home. Fans may not be surprised that a restraining order was filed against Robby, as he has caused several scandals since being on The Bachelorette.