Episode 8: Hometown Dates
Kirk DeWindt (Wisconsin)
Frank Neuschaefer (Chicago)
Roberto Martinez (Florida)
Chris Lambton (Cape Cod)
Rose Ceremony Elimination: Kirk DeWindt.
Episode 9: Overnight Dates (Tahiti)
Our 3rd major storyline this season happens on the overnight dates. First there was the Kasey tattoo, then in Turkey Justin’s girlfriend calls to warn Ali, and now this. Frank eliminates himself in Tahiti after telling Ali he’s still in love with his ex-girlfriend back home. This happens before they spend the night together, and there is no rose ceremony. However, here’s the information that I’ve been gathering over the past week or so that I can now reveal. Since I haven’t seen the episode obviously and how it will play out, I’m guessing that after Frank leaves Tahiti, they will then show footage of Frank and his ex-girlfriend getting back together in Chicago. It’s not gonna be a phone call because they already did that with the Justin storyline. ABC will show footage of Frank meeting up with his ex-girlfriend Nicole and them getting back together. However, what ABC won’t show you is this footage was actually shot after Ali left Chicago for Frank’s hometown date but BEFORE he went to Tahiti. I can’t imagine the show will show Frank and his girlfriend getting back together before the overnight date episode, since that would essentially ruin the surprise of why he’s leaving. People would expect it at that point. Maybe they’ll show him contemplating it, talking about it with a producer, etc. I don’t know. I just know that he shot footage with his ex-girlfriend before leaving for Tahiti where they get back together.
The thing I’m confused about is why this was even necessary. If Frank wants to leave the show to be back with his ex he’s still in love with, fine. Got no problem with that. He’ll take a lot of crap for it from the angry housewives who think this show is real and he shouldn’t hurt Ali like that, but whatever. He made his bed, now he must lie in it. But seriously, what was the point of them filming him getting back together with his ex? To rub it in Ali’s face even more? Why not just let it be? I’ll tell you why: Because this show doesn’t give a flying f**k about it’s contestants. Look, I’m not gonna defend Frank’s actions here. Ultimately, it’s his responsibility for what he did. But even though I was told about the footage being shot before he left for Tahiti, my sources told me that Frank wanted off the show long before all this ever took place. The producers made him shoot the footage with his ex, they purposely waited until it was later in the show so it would have a more dramatic effect, and he wanted no part of it. So I don’t know if they threatened him with contract stuff, or loaded him with alcohol, I’m not sure. But this isn’t the first time someone on this show was forced to do something that they didn’t want to do, and it certainly won’t be the last. Yes, he did it and he’s ultimately responsible, but don’t think the producers didn’t have a major hand in how and when it all took place.
It makes sense. This show needs at least one major “water cooler” moment every show. They knew they had a big one with the Kasey tattoo. They had the Justin phone call in their back pocket whenever they decided to use it. So it made sense for them to keep pushing Frank’s storyline of wanting off the show til later and later in the season where it would be much more dramatic. If Frank does this in episode three, is it a big deal? Not nearly as big as if he gets all the way to the final three and is about to spend the night with Ali before dropping this bomb on her. Yes, Frank sucks for doing this and women are going to HATE him. Multiply that by ten once they show him in Chicago getting back together with Nicole. Well, just know they made the guy film it before he left for Tahiti, which means they knew he would’ve preferred to not get on that plane knowing damn well what he’d have to tell her once he got there.
This show truly is disgusting at times. You can say, “If he didn’t want to do it, he could’ve said no.” Well, not necessarily. When you sign that contract to be on this show, you pretty much do what they say. Like I said, I don’t know how they do it, but these producers are VERY good at coercing people into agreeing to do stuff for the benefit of the show. So Frank takes a lot of the blame for I guess not putting his foot down and saying, “Screw you, I’m not doing that”, but lets not make the Mike Fleiss/Martin Hilton combo innocent bystanders in all this. All you needed to do was watch the 20/20 special that aired a week after Jake’s finale to know what slime these guys are. If Frank just asks off the show, he tells Ali at an early rose ceremony he wants to be with his ex, and they let it happen, there’s no drama. But now this? Once the Justin scandal dies down, just wait til everyone’s talking about Frank’s departure in Tahiti. ABC/Fleiss/Hilton will love it. So, I hope I was able to give you a little insight to how this show works. My sources told me Frank wanted to tell Ali long before Tahiti and producers wouldn’t let him. Who are you gonna believe? That’s what I thought.
Which leaves a final two of Chris Lambton and Roberto Martinez. Do I know who she picks? I’ve heard things, but at this point, I’m not 100% confident in running with what I know. Just know that those are your final two this season and when I’m 100% confident in how the ending shakes out, I’ll let you know.
First update on the finale you can find in the 6/18 post: “…Anyway, I’ve said for almost a month now, that between Chris and Roberto at the final two, I always knew there was one guy she didn’t choose. That person is Chris Lambton. So all the Chris Lambton lovers may now either breathe a sigh of relief that he’s single, or start hyperventilating because you’re so upset he’s not with Ali. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news. So any sites reporting Ali is with/engaged to Chris Lambton…better luck time. Chris was rejected at the final rose ceremony. You took a 50/50 shot in the dark, and you guessed wrong. We have some parting gifts for you on your way out the door. Nice try.
And since there are no tricky endings, that leaves Roberto. Is she with him or is she single? Still not quite sure, however, overwhelming evidence that has been told to me says that Ali is a single woman today and she didn’t choose him either. Put it this way: I’ve heard from FIVE different sources who have told me that she’s single. As of two days ago, it was only three sources. Two more came forward in the last 48 hours and also told me. So if you’re asking me what I think happens at the end of the show, I’ll tell you that Ali is a single woman and didn’t choose anybody at the final rose ceremony. Is there a chance this could be wrong? I guess. But I highly doubt it. I trust the people I’ve spoken with. So that’s what I know…”
Update #2 on the finale you can find in the 6/21 post: “…I have a new update. Now I have absolute 100% confirmation that Ali is single. She chose no one. Don’t know who came out of the limo first, don’t know if either of the guys proposed, don’t know what she said to them. All I know is Ali did not choose either Roberto or Chris and is single. I knew my sources would come through for me. So whatever you hear over the next six weeks in regards to rumors she might be with one of them, don’t listen to it. Can’t make it any clearer. Ali is single. And no, just because Jake is single now does not mean he and Ali are gonna end up together. That’ll happen around never. Already people are speculating he’ll try and get her back or something ridiculous. I’m telling you, it’s not gonna happen so don’t bother hoping it will…”