Both “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette” have many devoted fans. The shows also have their fair share of controversies. From the worst “Bachelor” star of all time to cast members with terrible pasts, these “Bachelor” and “Bachelorette” controversies surpass all others. “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette” have been reality TV staples for a long time now. And though the “Bachelor” franchise has many fans, it also has quite a few controversies. In fact, there have been so many scandalous situations that it might be hard to remember all of the things that happened before the more recent seasons of the shows. Read on to see the moments on “The Bachelor” and its franchise shows that caused the most controversy. Lincoln Adim’s troubling history came out during the airing of Becca Kufrin’s season. There were a number of controversies during Becca Kufrin’s … [Read more...] about 20 of the biggest ‘Bachelor’ and ‘Bachelorette’ controversies of all time
Couples who broke up and got back together
MANILA—Toni Gonzaga welcomed followers into her personal life through her latest vlog released on Tuesday, where she interviewed her father, Bonoy, about his strict parenting style and how that has molded her values as an individual, and now as a parent herself. The vlog coincided with Bonoy’s birthday, Toni said, before she began interviewing her father inside a moving vehicle. The conversation unfolded casually, as it hopped from one topic to another, including Bonoy’s strict rules and punishments for both Toni and her younger sister, Alex, when they were younger. Toni also asked her father why she and Alex were disallowed to have boyfriends when they were teenagers. “Kasi ayaw namin kayo magsisi,” he explained.” “‘Yung kung ano ‘yung magustuhan ninyo . . . Hindi pa kaya bumabalanse. Kayo kasi, ‘pag teenager pa, puro damdamin ‘yan, e. ‘Gusto ko ‘yun!’ Ngayon, malaki ka na, nag-iisip ka na. … [Read more...] about WATCH: Toni Gonzaga opens up about ‘first man who broke my heart’
We’re just a few weeks into 2019 and some of Hollywood’s couples have already called it quits. Pairs like Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and MacKenzie Bezos were married for 25 years before splitting, while others dated for a few years before calling it quits. There are also couples that are known for their on-again, off-again relationships, like Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik, who have reportedly split and reconciled more times than fans can count. Here are all the stars whose breakups were revealed in 2019. Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik have a notoriously on-again, off-again relationship. Fans suspected that they split sometime in late 2018, after noticing that the two stars didn’t share any photos together, particularly during the holidays. In early January, Us Weekly reported that Hadid and Malik once again split. According to an unnamed source that spoke to “E! News,” the pair “have been spending apart since early November.” … [Read more...] about 15 celebrity couples that broke up this year so far
Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt first met at a club in Hollywood while Montag was filming “The Hills.” The two eloped to Mexico in 2008 but had a filmed ceremony in 2009. The two have a son named Gunner together. When Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt met while filming MTV’s reality show “The Hills,” their relationship seriously rocked the boat, changing the show for good. The polarising couple may not be for everyone, but there’s no denying their popularity. In fact, in 2009, USA Today said they were the third most popular couple in the country, coming behind Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie and the Obamas. Today, Montag and Pratt can say they have been on and off for more than 10 years, and plenty has happened in that time. Here’s a look at their relationship so far. 2007: Heidi and Spencer met while filming “The Hills.” The two met at a club called Privilege in Hollywood while Montag was filming “The Hills.” Pratt had … [Read more...] about Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt have been together for more than 10 years — here’s a timeline of their dramatic relationship
This article is available to Members of The Local. Read more Membership Exclusives here. In 2010, cross-cultural couples – or those involving a native Swede and a foreigner – made up nine percent of all married couples in Sweden. And according to a survey of expats in Sweden by Internations, more foreigners relocate to Sweden to be with their partner than for any other reason: 25 percent of those who responded said they moved to the country for love. This group faces unique challenges, from where to spend Christmas to which language to use with their children, while the partner who relocates must adjust to an entirely new culture, often leaving behind a job, family and friends. So what about the people who uproot their lives for a relationship which later ends? It's not an uncommon situation; the divorce rate among cross-cultural couples is significantly higher than that of both native couples and those where both partners come from the same foreign country, yet … [Read more...] about What happens when you move across the world for love, then break up?