• 'Bachelor' finale turns into super dramatic 'Jerry Springer'-like episode
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    'Bachelor' finale turns into super dramatic 'Jerry Springer'-like episode

    Chris Harrison wasn't lying when he said this season's finale was going to be "the most shocking finale ever."

  • Peter Weber's mother is being canceled after drama with Madison on 'The Bachelor'
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    Peter Weber's mother is being canceled after drama with Madison on 'The Bachelor'

    Bachelor Nation is even calling Barbara Weber the "villain of the season."

  • Shonda Rhimes gets blasted over 'distasteful' ending to beloved 'Grey's Anatomy' character
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    Shonda Rhimes gets blasted over 'distasteful' ending to beloved 'Grey's Anatomy' character

    Fans were severely disappointed by Alex Karev's farewell episode.

  • Here’s Why It Makes Sense That ABC Chose Clare Crawley, Oldest Bachelorette in History
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    Here’s Why It Makes Sense That ABC Chose Clare Crawley, Oldest Bachelorette in History

    At the age of 38, Clare Crawley is about to be ABC’s oldest Bachelorette in history when she takes her place in May as the leading lady of Season 16.It makes sense that ABC is skewing older this season, given the emotional turmoil on current Bachelor Peter Weber’s season that many fans have attributed to the young age of his contestants. Historically, “The Bachelor” and “Bachelorette” generally cast women in their twenties and early thirties. Last season’s star, Hannah Brown of Season 15, was a whopping 14 years younger than Crawley, having been 24 at the time her season was filmed. The oldest “Bachelorette” before Crawley was Rachel Lindsay, who was 32 during her time starring on Season 13.Also Read: 'The Bachelor': Chris Harrison Explains Reason for 'Awkward' Fantasy Suite Living Situation Between Final Three WomenHowever, those age guidelines have not historically applied to the men of the franchise, with past Bachelors having been as old as 40 — such was the case for Byron Velvick on Season 6. Brad Womack was 38 during his second stint as the Bachelor on Season 15, and Nick Viall was 35 when he starred as the Bachelor on Season 21.And, of course, it’s worth mentioning that ABC just added another “Bachelor” spinoff to its growing repertoire — this time, for senior citizens over the age of 65.The current season of “The Bachelor,” which stars 28-year-old Weber, has faced much criticism over how young the contestants are, with only a single person out of the whopping 30 women chosen to compete for Pilot Pete’s love topping the age of 30. Natasha Parker, who was 31 at the time of filming compared to Weber’s 28 years, made it to the top 6 before being sent home.Crawley is no stranger to the “Bachelor” franchise, having first come in as runner-up on Juan Pablo’s controversial tenure as the 18th Bachelor in 2014. She later went on to appear in the first two seasons of “Bachelor in Paradise,” and eventually got engaged to Frenchman Benoît Beauséjour-Savard on “Bachelor: Winter Games,” though the pair later split before tying the knot.Also Read: 'The Bachelor Presents: Listen to Your Heart': Watch the First Guitar-Smashing, Tear-Filled Promo (Video)The unprecedented choice to cast Crawley, an older woman in “Bachelorette” years, got mixed responses from fans on Twitter Monday, with some protesting that the Sacramento native and professional hairstylist is too old for the dating series and other defending ABC’s bold choice.“Thank you, [executive producer Mike Fleiss], for listening to [Bachelor] nation!! No more 23 year olds with zero real life experience! @Clare_Crawley better have some great guys who are in their 30s!” wrote one Twitter user.It’s a sentiment that has been echoed by “Bachelor” fans this season, with many complaining that Weber’s final three contestants– Hannah Ann, 23, Madison P., 23 and Victoria F., 26–might be too young to make a lifetime commitment like marriage. Weber’s season has also been filled with excessive drama and angst, which some also attribute to the age of the contestants.Also Read: ABC Spins Off 'The Bachelor' Again - This Time for Senior CitizensRobert Mills, head of alternative programming at ABC, addressed the ages of this season’s contestants in an interview with Entertainment Tonight that foreshadows Monday’s new “Bachelorette” decision.“I think it’s that we need to look at things going forward. You see a lot of people talking about the age of contestants, I think that’s something we’d probably look at and say, ‘Does it need to be aged up? Are these girls ready?'” Mills said. “This is a show about hopefully finding a life mate, and that has happened on this show. I think just making sure everybody’s ready, and you can’t ignore the fact that, not even for the right reasons anymore, but are you there to be an influencer? Are you there for Peter? Looking at all that. They all, I think, are very sincere; I think the girls are actually great, but you look at everything and take that into account moving forward as we think about who the next Bachelorette is going to be.”Here’s wishing the best to Crawley on her search for love.Read original story Here’s Why It Makes Sense That ABC Chose Clare Crawley, Oldest Bachelorette in History At TheWrap

  • Bachelor Nation is heated over Peter Weber's 'dumb' decision
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    Bachelor Nation is heated over Peter Weber's 'dumb' decision

    "Bachelor" fans are roasting Peter for sending home this fan-favorite frontrunner.

  • Billy Crystal criticizes hostless Oscars: 'not quite the results that you want'
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    Billy Crystal criticizes hostless Oscars: 'not quite the results that you want'

    Billy Crystal makes a fair point about why the 2020 Oscars should have a host.

  • Jimmy Kimmel and Jimmy Fallon overcome by emotion remembering Kobe
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    Jimmy Kimmel and Jimmy Fallon overcome by emotion remembering Kobe

    Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel were overcome with emotion as each paid tribute to Kobe Bryant in their own way.

  • Jeffrey Epstein accuser on his death: 'There's no way that guy took his life'
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    Jeffrey Epstein accuser on his death: 'There's no way that guy took his life'

    Epstein's accusers were not only angry they won't get to face him in court, some question whether or not he really killed himself.

  • James Van Der Beek's devastating announcement on 'DWTS': 'We lost the baby'
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    James Van Der Beek's devastating announcement on 'DWTS': 'We lost the baby'

    On "Dancing With the Stars" Monday, James Van Der Beek revealed his wife Kimberly Brook suffered a miscarriage over the weekend.

  • Historic 'Bachelor in Paradise' finale as the first same-sex couple gets engaged
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    Historic 'Bachelor in Paradise' finale as the first same-sex couple gets engaged

    Demi Burnett and Kristian Haggerty took their relationship to the next level, becoming the first same-sex couple to get engaged in "Bachelor" history.

  • Trump interview goes off the rails after his chief of staff coughs: 'I don't like that'
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    Trump interview goes off the rails after his chief of staff coughs: 'I don't like that'

    While discussing the release of his tax returns, Trump stops interview to tell Mulvaney to leave his office.

  • Roseanne Barr can't forgive Sara Gilbert: 'She destroyed the show and my life with that tweet'
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    Roseanne Barr can't forgive Sara Gilbert: 'She destroyed the show and my life with that tweet'

    The comedian says her former co-star "will never get enough until she consumes my liver with a fine Chianti."

  • Roseanne Barr blames Michelle Obama for getting fired at ABC, calls Donald Trump a 'genius'
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    Roseanne Barr blames Michelle Obama for getting fired at ABC, calls Donald Trump a 'genius'

    Barr called Trump a 'real deep thinker' and attacked Hollywood for hating "powerful, deplorable women."

  • Texas station cancels newscasts after sudden death of 27-year-old director
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    Texas station cancels newscasts after sudden death of 27-year-old director

    KVII reports that Malcolm Montgomery abruptly died while finishing preparations for Tuesday morning's newscast.

  • Former ABC star Suzanne Somers on Roseanne's firing: 'The anti-Trumps won in this case'
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    Former ABC star Suzanne Somers on Roseanne's firing: 'The anti-Trumps won in this case'

    Fired from "Three's Company" decades ago, Suzanne Somers says ABC made a mistake in continuing "The Conners" sans Roseanne Barr.

  • Danielle Lombard says 'BIP' producers instructed her to wear that revealing dress
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    Danielle Lombard says 'BIP' producers instructed her to wear that revealing dress

    Danielle Lombard talks about that now-familiar blue dress she wore for her entrance on "Bachelor in Paradise."

  • Jodie Sweetin Shares Her Addiction Story on ‘Dancing With the Stars’
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    Jodie Sweetin Shares Her Addiction Story on ‘Dancing With the Stars’

    On Monday’s "Dancing With the Stars," Jodie Sweetin, of "Full House" fame, turned her personal struggles into an inspiring dance routine.

  • Why Was Lane Bryant’s New Ad Banned by Network Television?
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    Why Was Lane Bryant’s New Ad Banned by Network Television?

    “This body is made for being bold, powerful, and sexy,” model Ashley Graham says in the latest commercial for Lane Bryant’s #ThisBody campaign. But, apparently, certain major television networks aren’t of the belief that #ThisBody was even made to be seen.