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Bachelor Pad 3

Your “Bachelor Pad” Recap Including Why the Spoilers Are Gone & Who You Can Blame For It

-Whew. Glad that’s off my chest. Been wanting to say that for two weeks, but had to wait until everything was finalized and we got the release back from opposing counsel, which arrived this past Friday. This matter is over and done with, I’ve done the two things they’ve told me to do, and now I can just get back to re-capping. When the show started, we saw that Sarah felt bad for voting for Ed because, well, the night before, they were exchanging bodily fluids. She barely had time to take her morning after pill before she was standing in the voting room dropping his picture in the box. I can’t remember where I read it, but someone made the facial comparison between Sarah and Miley Cyrus. I totally see it. Except Miley is hotter. You judge for yourself (yes, just an excuse for me to post this song that will now be stuck in your head all day long):

They’re like sisters. Meanwhile, Ed is baffled by how many votes he had against him and in the biggest irony of all ironies, he spews out this line, “People are flat out, like, lying. I don’t like that.” Yes, Ed just uttered that line. You know, the guy that was emailing women back home while he was competing on Jillian’s season telling them he didn’t like Jillian, wanted to leave, and to pick him up at the airport and he couldn’t wait to molest them when he got home. Yeah, that Ed is just now saying he doesn’t like lying. That’s very very funny to me.

-So the challenge this week is “Hot Sludge Funday.” Looked like a fun challenge. Then again, any challenge where these contestants don’t have to use any of their mental capacity is considered a fun challenge to them. And if the girls are bikinis, all the better. When they showed up in couples, I was thinking to myself, “Wait a second, whatever couple wins, each of them will take the other on a date and essentially get two dates this week,” so I was a little confused at first how this would play out. But then Chris Harrison, doing his best Jeff Probst impersonation, told them to move one person to their left, so everyone had a new partner. Ahhhh, the “drop your buffs” moment of “Bachelor Pad.” Except there were no buffs. And “Survivor” is 1 gazillion times harder than this show. And Chris couldn’t hold Probst’s jock strap if he tried. So now the couples competing are:

Jamie and Ed
Tony and Blakeley
Jaclyn and Chris
David and Rachel
Sarah and Michael
Kalon and Erica (the greatest pairing ever)
Reid and Lindzi
Donna and Nick

Kalon is not happy he’s paired with Erica, and frankly, who would be? Has she ever NOT finished in last place of any challenge in the two seasons she’s been on. But hey, this is a food challenge after all and Kalon thinks she’ll be good at this one, “Erica can eat her way through Pac Man style. Nom nom nom nom nom nom…” I’d like to tell Kalon, “Hey man, low blow. Don’t go there.” But I won’t. Do your thing, Kalon. You have the worst partner on the show. Worst of luck to you. And can someone explain something to me? David Mallet is one of the “superfans” of this show, correct? At what point did he cross paths with Ryan Bowers and steal his feminine tank top that Ryan was wearing in Croatia? Holy crap. Did David actually go out and buy one himself after seeing Ryan display his during Emily’s season? Does he have a tank top deal with that company? Was he heading out to West Hollywood after the challenge? Very confusing.

-So the women go first, then they tag the men, and the men run the course in reverse. After the women’s leg, Jamie was in first place. Unfortunately, her partner is Ed who apparently is a complete spaz on challenges and I think is still to this day trying to pull himself up the rope on the fudge wall. They finished dead last and now Ed and Jamie have one vote against them at the rose ceremony. The end of the race came down to Dave vs Michael, and according to Chris Harrison, they had to go to the tape numerous times to see who finished first. Chris’ announcement: “David beat Michael by a nose.” Could there have been any other way David could’ve possibly beat Michael? It was only fitting. With Ed having yet another vote against him going into the rose ceremony, mastermind Reid is plotting again. “He may have won Jillian, but I’m gonna win this time.”

Other great quotes from this challenge:

Chris Harrison: “While in your nutsack…” This show isn’t even trying to hide all their sexual innuendos.

Jaclyn: “David is a threat…He’s studied this game for like 10 years before he got here.” Uh huh. Especially considering this “game” is only 2 seasons old.

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  1. farmwife03

    August 7, 2012 at 5:39 PM

    She sold Kalon out to Star magazine so I’m not surprised she did this. Once a sell out, always a sell out. She’ll do anything for fame and money. How sad……

  2. guerlain

    August 7, 2012 at 6:10 PM

    Dear Steve,
    just read the last sentence of this article ( especially the last 9 words) and you will understand just why Erica was so willingly to “throw you under the bus”.

  3. bigfatwoman

    August 7, 2012 at 6:24 PM


    I feel badly for you that you had to learn such a painful lesson. In the long run this experience will serve you well.

    When you look at people you choose to trust, you have to look at them as a whole. Are they honest in every aspect of their lives? If you think they’ll be different for you — you will end up wrong.

    This is a girl who has chosen to make reality shows a regular experience for herself. She’s a sellout. She is clearly insecure and lacks integrity. She showed you who she was before you decided to suck up to her. She’s not about anyone but herself.

    You’ve said your peace. Shut up about it now. Live and learn and move on. Sorry you got burned.

  4. kathys

    August 7, 2012 at 7:08 PM

    ok said I would have one post in all my years here and I did it. hours ago ..however bigfatwoman has said it all!!! So I need to give her a shout out !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  5. strick432

    August 7, 2012 at 7:34 PM

    Can anyone tell me why Erica Rose was on Dr. Phil?

  6. treadlightly

    August 7, 2012 at 8:25 PM

    I feel.. Mixed. I agree, RS should live and learn from his tragic misconception that ANYONE from the Bachelor franchise is his true friend. However, HE often had her back. I found this excerpt from his Jan 22 post about the Bachelor/ette Reunion:

    “Reading some of the Twitter accounts and looking at pictures, some girls looked great, and others, not so much. However one consensus that I did get is that a lot of people were impressed with how Erica Rose looked. Good for her. And her gavel.”

    It all makes sense.

  7. cycy

    August 7, 2012 at 11:27 PM

    @ strick432: Erica was on Dr. Phil for being spoiled rotten – I think it was called “Spoiled Rich Princesses” or something like that. She was on with her mother, and also another girl who was also spoiled rotten by her mother. They both refused to do chores, curb their spending, and were basically doing nothing with their lives. Dr. Phil forced them to do a day of honest work (which they failed at, if I remember correctly). Then she was on “You’re Cut Off,” the link above you posted by Guerlain where her mother turned her into this rich girls’ boot camp because of her spending and the usual. It doesn’t seem like she’s changed a bit and obviously wants to be on TV as much as possible.

    Steve, I’ll be your friend. MY tiara’s better than Erica’s. 😉

  8. cycy

    August 7, 2012 at 11:32 PM

    wow, i can’t believe i found this. it’s called “Spoiled and Entitled.”

  9. cycy

    August 7, 2012 at 11:34 PM

    Oh wait here’s part 1 of Erica Rose on “Spoiled and Entitled” on Dr. Phil. She actually comes off looking good next to the other girl they brought on.
    PART 1

  10. cycy

    August 7, 2012 at 11:49 PM

    Erica Rose on “You’re Cut Off”:

    Someone needs to shoot her (just KIDDING) before she ends up on another TV show with the same friggin’ issues.

    I feel dirty and must go read a book now.

  11. duckquack

    August 8, 2012 at 2:42 AM

    he basically openly admitted fishing for information from the contestants and buying it.

  12. khaki

    August 8, 2012 at 4:47 AM

    Back to the quack shack, Ducky, back to the shack.

  13. realitybytes62

    August 8, 2012 at 5:04 AM

    Sorry this happened Steve but she isn’t smart enough to be that manipulative. I’ve never read this blog, I don’t really watch reality shows, but I grew up with her in Houston. She scrapes by in life because she’s so stupid that nobody sees her as a threat. Her manipulation tactics are 4th grade level, it’s just that nobody cares enough about her to expose her. The men in Houston just sleep with her and laugh about it later.
    Half her Houston “society” friends met her on FACEBOOK. SHE IS ONLY RELEVANT AS A PUNCHLINE. The people I know who went to law school with her said she barely graduated and failed the Texas bar, if it makes you feel better they also said they would give her bad information when they studied with her because they knew she was talking shit behind their backs.
    Media blackout. Make her irrelevant. Well, more so than she already is. If you won’t do that, at least make her unhireable because other reality “stars” won’t work with her. I look forward to reading her most incriminating texts, and you just made a fan of your blog!

  14. Dianne

    August 8, 2012 at 5:29 AM

    Steve, I feel for you, I honestly do. But at the same time, I believe Erica was “planted” by the Bach producers to become a “friend” of yours. The deal they put out was most likely money, and another appearance on BP. Once she got what she was promised, she blew the whistle on you. That’s my take on the situation. Sad that people like her are THAT incredibly insecure and spoiled that they have to live their lives this way. Consider it a lesson well learned. But, be cautious; there are many, many “Erica Rose” type people out there. Just tread lightly.

  15. aobrien31

    August 8, 2012 at 8:38 AM

    Sorry Steve this happened to you. I live in Houston and know all about Erica Rose. Im sorry you fell for her spoiled childish behavior. Erica is all about Erica, she wants everyone to love her and worship her and yet she doesnt like anyone. She thinks everyone is beneath her. She only wants to be around you if it benefits her. Her mother is just like her, thats why she is this way. Kalon I have to say is a nice guy, he is all an act on TV. Please Steve keep your info coming. I look forward to it.

  16. TopherM

    August 8, 2012 at 10:35 AM

    I stopped coming here a couple of years back and don’t watch these shows but saw on CNN about this issue…crazy, I know. But one of the last things I wrote was about how Kasey and Vienna were psycho crazy. RS, you told me that I shouldn’t judge these people and they aren’t as they seem. My response…you’re getting too close. Seems it ended up being true. These people are leaches that are trying to make a quick buck for themselves. They all have ego and self esteem issues. Just do your job and keep your distance.

  17. kmarbrooks

    August 8, 2012 at 10:41 AM

    Did anyone noticed the editing error during the wax museum date? I knew immediately that the “wax figure” of Chris Harrison was really him because in the first shot, his fingertips were pressed together at waist-level. In the next shot, his hands are down, and in the next shot, his hands are back at waist-level. Gave it away immediately.

  18. randais

    August 8, 2012 at 11:37 AM

    @kmar – yup, saw that too.

    RS, why’d you delete my comment that included the links to the Bachelor/ette and your own facebook pages?

  19. cangel44

    August 8, 2012 at 12:35 PM

    FB pages have settings. I am sure Steve is not deleting anybody’s posts on his RS FB page. Depending on the settings; ages restrictions, posts, pictures, tags can all be controlled in his admin control panel. 😀

  20. sandybeaches40

    August 8, 2012 at 1:27 PM

    The funniest (or perhaps the most pathetic) part of the whole series is how the former bachelor(ette) contestants keep talking about how they deserve to be there, but not the fans.. as though they’ve done something spectacular to deserve this opportunity. Would there even be a show if there weren’t fans to watch it? I am always surprised by what train-wrecks these people are – you know you should watch, but you do 🙂

  21. punka

    August 8, 2012 at 2:54 PM

    Live and learn Steve. You gut stung, so be it. But if this happens again, just means that you are either a slow learner, are dumb, or both.

    Love the spoilers. Just pay attention to details of contracts you sign. I do not want to see the spoilers end.

  22. VibeCat

    August 8, 2012 at 2:57 PM

    I find it totally hilarious that Erica is so delusional that she thinks she’s “prettier.” Compared to who? Erica is NOT pretty. She’s funny looking, though her plastic surgery helped but then again, most of these girls that she is putting down didn’t have to have plastic surgery to get a better FACE. It’s just a darned shame that RS wasted his $300 or she would have seen the truth – nobody wanted to waste money on her. Oh well, at least it was for charity. She may think she’s “pretty” but she has an UGLY personality.

  23. randais

    August 8, 2012 at 4:28 PM

    @cangel – since everyone else has been able to post links with no problem (see above comments) and because after I posted the links there was a line stating “Your comment is awaiting moderation. ” printed above the links and then the post disappeared, I respectfully disagree that was the issue.

    @ sandy – couldn’t agree more.

  24. Athena

    August 8, 2012 at 4:55 PM

    punka: Steve may not be either dumb or a slow learner. He may just be somewhat naive about some relationships. Some really smart people have those same traits. By his own admission, he doesn’t trust easily, which probably helps him not be taken advantage of, but also could cause him to be somewhat lonely and thus vulnerable to someone who seems, at first glance, trustworthy.

    In terms of the contestants on this show – I can only imagine that it is the really rare individual that doesn’t score high on the narcissism scale, and therefore low on empathy. Such a person doesn’t really tune into the feelings of others – just their own. I have seen no evidence that Erica is that rare exception.

    Having said all that – let’s try not to demonize anyone – none of us are as good or as bad as it may appear.

  25. FanofSteve

    August 8, 2012 at 10:04 PM

    Well, Steve, you’ve learned a tough lesson: fame whores are fame whores and they’ll do anything to further their narcissistic goals – and if that means betraying their friends or family or whoever, they’ll do it.
    Frankly, I don’t think you should have either removed your spoilers OR paid a fine, although I understand the economics of doing so. Fact is, a Bach Franchise contestant took it upon herself to develop a “friendship” with you, so if anyone is breaking the rules/violating a contract, it’s her.
    But don’t sweat it. It’s not like anyone who has seen Erica’s “performances” honestly feels that she has an iota of personal integrity, so … carry on (with caution)!
    And fer gawd’s sake DON’T communicate with Fan-Donna, even if she contacts you! That girl is barking mad! Seriously, what was with her comments in the limo about not understanding why not a single guy in the BP house was throwing himself at her, because that’s what happens to her EVERYWHERE, ALL THE TIME?
    Holy delusions, Batman!!
    Thanks for letting us know what’s going on Steve. And keep doing what you’re doing.
    P.S. to Quacker: Are your initials either E.R. or M.F., perhaps? Hahahahahahahaha!

  26. cangel44

    August 8, 2012 at 11:38 PM

    @Randals…sorry thought you meant comments with links were being deleted off his RS FB page. I must of read it wrong. Looks like your on the RS “naughty” list 😀

  27. cangel44

    August 9, 2012 at 12:03 AM

    There are some contestants on the show that immediately give off a good vibe to me. Some of these contestants would be Melissa R, Kacie B and Tenley Molzahn. Then there are contestants that rub you the wrong way. One of them for me is Erica. It seems like Erica is a little bit off and I am not able to place why. I am not sure why Steve even befriended her on a more personal level and placed his trust in her. Maybe they were two peas in a pod and used a lot of humor in their friendship and they got along for that reason. The lesson learned is that true friends are hard to find. Hopefully Steve will be more careful on who he befriends in the future. I am sure Erica can be a nice person, just misunderstood. Anyways I found this video about Erica.

  28. Kali

    August 9, 2012 at 12:11 AM

    $300 for Erica Rose? Steve, you overpaid by at least $270. $30 tops – and that’s the tab for both you and her. Seriously, I wish Erica Rose would find herself a man somewhere so we wouldn’t have to watch her season after season on Bachelor Pad, but with her pathetic whiny self-serving attitude that most likely will never happen. Decent men won’t have anything to do with women like Erica (on a permanent basis), and decent women don’t behave like she does. She is nothing more than a mercenary wh*re, selling whatever she has to the highest bidder. And I bet she’s paid in both cash and “benefits.” Ugh. Steve, really, you can do better.

  29. duckquack

    August 9, 2012 at 1:14 AM

    people could sell steve shit and he’d buy it as long as it comes from one of the bachelors.
    no more spoilers..
    duck is quacking in its shack, quack quack

  30. RainyNiteNTx

    August 9, 2012 at 4:43 AM

    Steve – I hate this happened but when you get too close to the fire, you get burned. I have been confused in the past when you suddenly became friends (Wes for example) (Deanna modeling jeans on your website, for example) after you spoofed them for months. I think a healthy distance from all of them is wise. You talk about their character and their egos – why you think any of them would change their stripes is naive. Lesson learned I hope.

  31. penguinfan01

    August 9, 2012 at 5:52 AM

    I can’t stand Erica Rose, she’s whiny and irritating. When she talks it’s like chalk screetching across a board. I want to gouge my eyes out with pencils. The only reason I can think of that we have to watch her every season on BP is because the Fleecemaster MF owes her something. STEVE, when will you learn, MF has a bounty of sorts on your head. He will do whatever he has to do to stop you and bring you to your knees. I am sure has has offered the Bach/Ette alumni something if they can get the goods on you. It my not be money, but in ER’s case, televison time. For goodness sake Steve, please do not trust these people, they are all famewhores who will sell their mother’s down the river. Stay away from them, and never never reveal your sources to any of them. Take it to your grave. I won’t watch as long as he has people like Erica Rose on. I look forward to RS spoilers so I don’t have to watch. Watch your back Steve.

  32. quadsmom

    August 9, 2012 at 5:56 AM

    Hang her to dry. End of story.

    She’s delusional. There is no way at all that girl is pretty. She’s been given too much incorrect information all her life…likely ‘daddy’ told her what a little princess she was all her life, she ate it up, and look where it gets her?

    I really hope that if she decides to practice law, that NO ONE hires her because of the publicity she’s had. That would be the ultimate haha on her!

  33. Dianne

    August 9, 2012 at 6:07 AM

    @duckquack – go quack-off somewhere’re damn boring already!

  34. bigfatwoman

    August 9, 2012 at 9:48 AM

    AMEN to everything @Athena said.

    As badly as I feel for anyone who naively gets burned by another person — I’m going to conclude with no real basis whatsoever that Steve is rather emotionally stunted.

    Between the over the top and sometimes offensive sophomoric re-caps….to the fixation of Mike Fleiss. This seems like a case of (and I’ve said it before) unfinished business with the high school bully that Mike Fleiss represents and a way to be “in” with the cool kids via Erica Rose and any other Bach contestants Steve can befriend.

    I think in general Steve needs to do some growing and man-ing up.

    (Less we forget the Donate button and not telling the full story behind it — add that to the list).

  35. chakakohen

    August 9, 2012 at 5:05 PM

    Steve, you said, “I don’t think she did this just to do it for fun. I’m guessing there was incentive for her to do it.”

    Silly, the incentive is that you are not Mike Fleiss. That you can’t help Erica maintain her non-career as a professional media whore. Who else will put her on primetime television? Who else will put her in situations where a hot guy might kiss her? Who else will give her a glamorous life in the public eye with parties and cameras and gifting suites? No you, buddy.

    Being on television is THAT important, Steve. At least it is to shallow spoiled lazy people like Erica Rose.

    Plus, where else is she going to find hot guys to kiss her (if he’s not busy avoiding her or making rude and sexist wise cracks about her body)?

  36. realitybytes62

    August 10, 2012 at 5:54 AM

    This is the LLM program she bragged about going to

    Her and her “Best Friend” Brittany Reichek (Klinger) like selling stories to people, BRK was just the “source” for some tabloid story where she sold out her old friends who I am SURE have their own stories about her. But she isn’t famous, so who would pay for stories about a nobody? These are two IRRELEVANT peas in a pod.

  37. LynnMJ

    August 10, 2012 at 6:07 PM

    Erica Rose should take the advice of Jimmy Conway (Goodfellas)…..”never rat on your friends and always keep your mouth shut”.

  38. cutiebananapie

    August 11, 2012 at 6:20 PM

    LOL I loved this article! Sorry about what Erica did to you- she’s a butt hole anyway! HAHA your summary of that episode was so hilarious!!

  39. sparkie

    August 13, 2012 at 11:20 PM

    :Erika was on bachelor, bachelor pad 2 and 3 and that shows that she is a fame wh*re!!
    People like her will stab you in the back 1 day and the next day they act like they are your best friend.

  40. ppiek

    August 14, 2012 at 6:15 AM

    I came on here looking to see who wins and who gets eliminated each week! It is much more fun to read your take on it (and entertaining and funny) than it is to watch that whole boring show! Boo!! Yucky slutty Erica Rose ruined it for me!

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