13 Former Bachelor Stars With Cool Celebrity Connections
When ABC’s reality dating series known as The Bachelor first began, it was all about helping people from all walks of life find true love. Today, as the show has grown in popularity and success with several spinoffs, potential for more social media exposure and other reality TV opportunities, there has definitely been an added element of celebrity status. We’ve compiled a list of 13 former Bachelor stars who have celebrity connections! Check it out:
13. Ben Flajnik
Ben Flajnik first tried his hand at love on The Bachelorette as he competed for Ashley Hebert’s finale rose. Unfortunately, he didn’t win, but it led him to become the season 16 Bachelor. By the looks of it, Ben doesn’t need much help with the ladies! He’s been romantically linked to actress Jennifer Love Hewitt (whom he said he turned down after there wasn’t a ‘spark’ on their date) and is good friends with momager, Kris Jenner. Rumors swirled that he once dated Kris Jenner, but he talked to People and cleared the air. “Kris is a very, very dear friend of mine. We are not dating, we’re just working on a couple of projects together, so that’s why we’ve been seen a lot as of late,” he said.
12. Nick Viall
Nick Viall is well known in Bachelor nation! He’s appeared on The Bachelorette, Bachelor in Paradise and starred as The Bachelor in season 21. While he’s still been unlucky in the love department after all of that, it seems things could be turning around for him. He’s recently been linked to Mad Men actress January Jones after the two were caught flirting on social media. In a recent appearance on The Late Late Show, Jones revealed Viall had reached out to her to battle him on Lip Sync Battle, but she turned him down because she didn’t want to be ‘humiliated.’ Despite rejecting his proposal, she did admit she’s attracted to him! “You don’t know if you like him or if he’s a scumbag — and I think that’s why I’m attracted to him, maybe?” she joked.