Having 2 Bachelorettes Makes It a ‘Totally different Present’
“We have been all instructed, ‘They’re not gonna be pitted against each other,’ however — and I don’t know if it’s essentially taking place by design — I believe this format lends [itself] to that taking place,” the season 21 Bachelor, 41, solely instructed Us Weekly on Thursday, August 4, whereas selling his upcoming look on Celeb Beef.
“They’re instructed that persons are gonna are available in and need to date them, and so they get to determine who they’re falling in love with,” the “Viall Information” podcast host continued. “After which when that doesn’t occur and somebody is switching sides, it will possibly actually mess with their psyche. I believe it’s obviously becoming a different show.”
The pilot, 26, and the ICU nurse, 31, have handled their share of messes since their season of The Bachelorette premiered final month. Throughout week three, a number of contestants instructed Gabby they most popular Rachel over her, with Hayden Markowitz notably saying that the previous cheerleader was “tough across the edges.”
The 2 leads determined they’d every select which males they wished to proceed pursuing at that week’s rose ceremony, however that additionally didn’t go as deliberate. Multiple contestants rejected Rachel’s roses, telling her they felt a greater reference to Gabby.
The drama continued during the Monday, August 1, episode when Logan Palmer — who’d beforehand accepted Rachel’s rose — instructed host Jesse Palmer that he nonetheless has emotions for Gabby. The California native, 26, hasn’t but confessed his conflicted feelings to the ladies.
“I hope for Rachel and Gabby that we see them each not let this rejection get of their head and deal with what appears to be some very nice connections that appear to be beginning to develop,” Nick instructed Us. “I hope that they not let it get to them, however rejection might be robust.”
The Wisconsin native added that he’s “not an enormous fan” of the twin leads format to date, however he’d nonetheless wish to see what would occur if the present had two male leads as an alternative.
“I believe it will be cool to have a season with two Bachelors — simply to even it out, so to talk,” he instructed Us. “I believe it’s solely truthful or proper to see that dynamic with a few males and see how they deal with that problem.”
Ben Higgins, for his half, doesn’t assume he may deal with having a second Bachelor embarking on a journey alongside him. “I believe it’d be laborious,” the season 20 Bachelor, 33, instructed Us. “I don’t care if it was my greatest good friend. … Possibly I’m very jealous, perhaps I’m envious. You would say all of the issues [associated] and they’d in all probability be true, however it will simply be uncomfortable on a regular basis.”
Whereas Ben and Nick didn’t have to fret about competing as twin Bachelors, they’ll face off in an upcoming episode of Celeb Beef, hosted by Joel McHale. The pair will compete in a head-to-head cooking battle, with the victor successful a trophy and a $10,000 donation to the charity of their alternative.
In actual life, nevertheless, the twosome don’t have much metaphorical beef to squash. “We’re mates, with a rivalry that’s wholesome,” Ben defined.
Regardless of their pleasant rapport, the present gave Nick a special view of Ben than the one Bachelor followers noticed on TV. “He likes to be, like, a extremely candy individual,” the Don’t Textual content Your Ex Completely happy Birthday creator joked. “I do know he’s obtained a darkish, vindictive aspect.”
Nick and Ben’s episode of Celeb Beef airs on E! Tuesday, August 9, at 10 p.m. ET. The Bachelorette airs on ABC Mondays at 8 p.m. ET.
With reporting by Christina Garibaldi