November 19 2017

The Bachelorette premiere recap: Whaboom Goes the Dynamite

November 19 2017, 06:53 | Frederick Owens

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Texas lawyer Rachel Lindsay was so popular as an ultimately failed suitor on

"I'm just trying to find love, and even though I'm an African-American woman, it's no different than any other Bachelorette", she said just after being cast in February. The 31-year-old Dallas attorney had an epic first episode where she met all of 30 her suitors and one of them is now her fiance.

I don't see Rachel dragging guys into the honeymoon suites as if she can't wait to enjoy a sampler tray of candy, the way some men (cough) have on The Bachelor.

Bachelorette Rachel Lindsay said fans of "The Bachelorette" "won't be able to tell" who her finance is until the show's finale. Apparently, it's not going to Fred, who has a bit of history with Rachel.

Bachelorette producers gave a terrified Rachel some one-on-one time with Adam Jr.

"It's good seeing you again!"

Nope. That First Impression rose goes instead to the suave Brian, who caught Rachel's eye the moment he stepped out of the limo ("I felt something unexplainable."). I'm not sure he wanted to lead with this innuendo, really. For those who are new to the Bachelor Nation, The Bachelorette visits the final four contestants' hometowns, meets their families and takes a look at what life would be like if she were to get engaged to him in the Hometown Dates stage. In fact, Dean could prove to be a good match for Nick Viall's Season 21 runner-up, Raven Gates, who has already confirmed that she will be appearing on The Bachelor spin-off later this year. Will she have a happier ending than she did on The Bachelor? Rachel was overwhelmed by how many men were watching her discussions throughout the night, but was appreciative of how many guys were there.

To make an impression in the "Bachelorette" premiere, other hopefuls drum with a marching band, wear a penguin suit, strum a guitar and bring a dummy. He said that personal trainer Eric Bigger, 29, will be one of the last men standing because, "You seem really into him, He seems smart and level-headed". Her dream guy is "confident, direct, self-aware, a sense of humor, great smile, knows what he wants as far as the same things that I want". "Everybody's getting closer and closer to me". ABC responded to the outcry by focusing on Bryce's comments, deleting the offending Q&A and issuing a statement to TheWrap that reads, "This comment does not reflect the views of ABC, Warner Horizon or Bachelorette Rachel Lindsay". While Blake E and Lucas debated their true intentions of the show, Bryan (the Spanish speaking chiropractor) had already claimed the first kiss of the season. Obviously, it didn't work out, and he won the big prize on The Bachelorette.

The Bachelorette 2017 hasn't even premiered yet, but the Season 13 victor has already been leaked online.

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