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Bachelor in Paradise 4

“Bachelor in Paradise 4” Episode 3 Recap Incl “Bachelor” and “Winter Games” News

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Adam & Raven

Adam (and Adam Jr) joined the show and immediately Adam had a choice between two girls, Kristina and Raven. He admitted he’d spent time with Raven in Dallas while filming was shut down, sooooooo, there was really no suspense on who he’d ask out on the date. The weird thing about this date is they never actually showed what they did, did they? All we saw was them ordering margaritas and talking. Did they ever show them dancing that was caught on social media that day?

If they showed that part, my apologies. I could’ve zoned out. I could’ve fast forwarded. Or I could’ve possibly not given two sh**s. We all know where this is headed with these two, so what they actually did on the date is somewhat in consequential.

Not to be outdone in all this, is Ben Z. still back at the beach telling us how much he wants Raven…and more about his dog. Sorry bud. You got thrown under the proverbial editing bus this season as they continually either show you talking about your dog, or repeating a voiceover where you talked about him. I mean, I guess he did get a make out with her early on and was set to get her rose before the shutdown happened. So he did have some hope given to him early on, but once Adam and Raven hung out in Dallas over the shutdown, Ben Z. was Done Z. He had no chance at that point.

Dean, Kristina, and DLo

Oh this is gonna be a fun love triangle for the remainder of the season now, isn’t it. The morning after the rose ceremony, DLo arrived to a bunch of horny guys’ mouths dropping. Make no mistake, she is gorgeous, but they sure acted like they’d never seen an attractive girl before. Adam had just had a hot date with Raven and he’s slobbering all over himself seeing DLo arrive. One thing working against DLo, at least on that first day – the humidity. I always love to see how people cool themselves in sweltering heat. DLo couldn’t stop fanning herself with the date card, which was rather humorous since, well, it was a date card. It was probably over 100 degrees with that humidity and here she is trying to cool herself off with a 5 x 7 index card. My guess is that didn’t work whatsoever. Good effort though.

When DLo came in, it was between two guys – at least what we were shown. She pulled Ben and Dean aside. Take a wild guess at who she chose. Dean! And they got to go ATV riding. If only DLo knew then what she knows now, she probably could’ve used that ATV to send him flying over the handrails then ran him over once or ten times. But alas, that did not happen, they had a fun day on the ATV’s, then enjoyed some nice private time while she fanned herself continuously and he played with his hair the whole conversation. It was riveting stuff I tell ya’. Then they made out. Well, at least from what we saw they made out. Apparently Dean’s interpretation is completely different when later on that night, he returned to talk to Kristina and proceeded to tell her two lies about that date:

1) There was no romance involved
2) They only had a “little peck.”
He also mentioned to DLo on the date that he and Kristina were pumping the brakes and dating other people, which is essentially the complete opposite of what he told Kristina. Yeah, you see where this is going.

There’s that saying of “having your cake and eating it too,” and Dean is taking that literally. Like, there’s a part of me that knows the producers were fully aware Dean was playing both of these women and that’s the EXACT reason why they had him bring out a cake for DLo’s half birthday. The irony isn’t lost upon me I tell ya’. This will continue for a bit longer and then the sh** will hit the fan. I’m more excited for the live reunion show at the end of this thing to see what he has to say for himself, and if Kristina and DLo absolutely tear into him. All I know right now is Dean is playing the field and isn’t serious with either one of them. And that’s his prerogative to do whatever the hell he wants. It also is probably gonna come with some consequences. Something I’m sure he doesn’t either quite grasp, or, doesn’t care about. Which shows you his level of immaturity when it comes to what’s happening.

These were literally the only 6 people that were focused on last night. Raven/Adam/Ben & Dean/DLo/Kristina. No other relationship was even mentioned outside of roses being given at the rose ceremony. At least tonight we’ll get a couple more dates to see and it’ll start causing some tension when Sarah goes out with Adam (a guy she’d hooked up with in Dallas before the show), Dominique with Diggy, and Christen takes out Jack. However, I don’t know if all three of those make tonight’s episode since they’re running DeMario’s sit down with Chris Harrison.

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  1. rob22

    August 22, 2017 at 11:14 AM

    BIP is normally pretty weak. But, I mean, could they have a MORE self absorbed crowd this season? Not that they aren’t always that way, but this crew is narcissistic X 100. Is there even one down to earth person on this season? I know. That’s not what the show is about, but they usually have a couple of normal people. I guess when you’re building a brand, it’s all about the exposure and controversy. Gotta get eyes on you. Oh, and a few hookups certainly are a nice side benefit. Before and after the show.

    And, why on earth is Amanda Stanton on this show AGAIN? She’s really got the fame w**** bug, doesn’t she?

  2. ctrealitygirl

    August 22, 2017 at 11:49 AM

    I couldn’t agree with you more rob22! I think in general that “Bachelor Nation” is getting pretty insufferable. Who do these people think they are?? And all the girls oohing and ahhing over boring Adam…yikes! And his partner Matt, who got booted the same episode in Rachel’s season. And don’t get me started about Iggy, Diggy and Alex!! And, as far as Amanda Stanton goes, I do not understand what guys see in her…she’s not even what I would call pretty. I have not gotten through one episode in its entirety…what a lame cast!

  3. thedoctor

    August 22, 2017 at 1:18 PM

    Yes, very lame season. BIP should be drunkenness, slutiness, just all out bad behavior. Due to the Pres speech, my recording ended early. I have no plans to watch on demand, what is the point. I know I don’t fully pay attention, but during he rose ceremony, there were people I never saw all episode. jack stone comes to mind, I can’t even remember the others. can we at least get some nudity!

  4. madeline24

    August 22, 2017 at 1:23 PM

    I think it’s hilarious that Robby really wanted Raven, but she was repulsed by him, so Amanda was his 2nd choice. This has a 25% chance of working in the real world. Also, Amanda & Robby saying his has not met her kids, when they snapped her kids walking Robby’s dog and he was at their apt. She is one dumb bunny & so disgusting, fake & plastic looking.

  5. tamara

    August 22, 2017 at 3:16 PM

    What a snoozefest. Except Taylor and Derek, none of these couples are even half way believable.

  6. raywest

    August 22, 2017 at 5:45 PM

    No one is getting the ‘pre bachelor lead’ edit on paradise. What are your thoughts on canning Bachelor all together skip straight to Bachelorette and Raven our lead?

  7. qtontv

    August 22, 2017 at 6:46 PM

    Geez the Kristina or DLo thing is the choice between classy or trashy. Why does DLo look like she just brought the clearance rack from Charlotte Russe?? I’ve seen her in pictures and thought she was gorgeous, but didn’t realize she acted like a ditz since I didn’t watch Nick’s season. I do love how she and others acknowledged how terrible Nick V was. An “A” for honesty!!

  8. yoyotono

    August 22, 2017 at 8:16 PM

    Can’t agree more with rob22. Raven should be Bachelorette. As far as being the Bachelor, won’t doubt they will keep trying with Peter, as RS stated. I would prefer Ben Zorn or Eric Bigger as Bachelor though, Peter talks in that monotone voice. Not to mention, Peter won’t propose to the final pick.

  9. yoyotono

    August 22, 2017 at 8:21 PM

    Oh, or the Russian Alex from Rachel’s season (not the whiny one from Jojo’s).

  10. ctrealitygirl

    August 23, 2017 at 7:28 AM

    After Rachel let Dean go, I thought I’d love to see him become the next Bachelor…but watching him on BIP is cringe-worthy. Yikes! So immature. Tis’ a pity. I’d vote for the Russian Alex too!

  11. allaboutme

    August 23, 2017 at 7:55 AM

    I emailed this to RS awhile ago, but I’m putting it out there again since I’d bet money at least a few Producers read this site. Marcus of Marcus and Lacy. He’s hot and he’s an easy sell to the audience. He’s already found love and “married” through the show – the narrative of their break-up puts Lacy as the one who left him, so he gets to be the wounded victim who knows this process works, but this time he can vet the woman more. It would be perfect.

  12. adelina

    August 23, 2017 at 10:01 AM

    Marcus as Bach is a terrible idea which would never happen in a million years. He’s not that hot and he has no personality.

  13. Steve

    August 23, 2017 at 11:59 AM

    I think the whole Demario and Corinne thing was a huge big scam put up by ABC because both Corinne and Demario were disliked by the other contestants on The Show. Demario was disliked because he had gone on another show with an existing girlfriend and Corinne was disliked because she was too full of herself, promiscuous and appearing to promote herself on TV. The producers decide that they are going to encourage the couple to be together and feed them plenty of alcohol and this in turn results in both of them resorting to type. Whether anything happened that was consented to or not is debatable but the producers watching the rushes a day later decided that the thing to do would be shut down production and make a big thing about what did or didn’t happen. The couple are interviewed by ABC and the producers decide nothing happened and there is no further cause for action. What has happened is that now it is all over the (breaking) news and all over the Internet and this has helped promote the program which was what ABC wanted from the start this. This is very peculiar behavior from ABC and producers who are quick to cover up a tiny bit of butt crack or cleavage with a black box just just so they don’t upset the audience and get accused of showing too much flesh WTF!
    The whole episode is a scam to get more viewers and sell more advertising space!
    I for one am glad we can skip through the ads especially the ones for viagra cialis and other prescription meds!

  14. mariet

    August 23, 2017 at 12:14 PM

    Marcus Grodd is engaged.

  15. bonkers

    August 29, 2017 at 1:40 AM

    Why in the world would the ABC scam their ONLY two interesting characters off the show because the other cast didn’t like them? Drama is the whole point…

    I agree with allaboutme, Marcus would be a far better Bachelor to watch than Peter, Eric or Dean.

  16. sukisuki13

    August 29, 2017 at 8:20 PM

    What’s all the hoopla about Peter. He comes across as a bore and somewhat depressed. Anybody would be better than Peter. Hope he gets therapy.

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