The Bachelor's Chris Harrison: Shawntel Had Every Right to Return

When Shawntel Newton asked to return to The Bachelor , no one had any idea just how upset — and brutal — the women would be. Host Chris Harrison tells us why he still backs up the funeral director's decision to come back, how he's still not sure why Brittney decided to leave and that next week's episode gets ugly for two front-runners.

Ali Fedotowsky and Former Season 15 Bachelorettes React to Shawntel Newton on The Bachelor 16

Ben Flajnik’s Season 16 ladies may have been rude and defensive when it came to Shawntel Newton arriving at their cocktail party — but Brad Womack’s gals have nothing but manners and love when it comes to their Season 15 cohort. From Season 7 Bachelorette Ashley Hebert to Season 8 Bachelorette (???) Emily Maynard, don’t miss the lovely girls’ words of encouragement.

Brittney Schreiner Rejects Bachelor Ben Flajnik in Season 16, Episode 3! Should She Have Given Him A Chance?

Bring back Grandma Sheryl! She’s the one who said she fell madly in love with Bachelor Ben Flajnik, not her granddaughter, Brittney Schreiner. In Season 16, Episode 3, Brittney decided to reject Ben’s one-on-one date offer — even after he gave her the key to the City by the Bay — opting instead to pull a reverse-Shawntel Newton and walk out on a chance to find love (on TV). Brittney seemed to be conflicted about Ben and told him goodbye in a tearful chat. It was vaguely...

VIDEO: The Bachelor 16’s Emily O'Brien Charms Ben Flajnik — Unseen Footage!

No wonder Emily O'Brien got an early one-on-one date with Season 16 Bachelor Ben Flajnik in Episode 3. Early up in the season, she makes Ben laugh, which is a good quality. In this little clip on the official Bachelor site, Ben and Em also talk about Ben's dog, Scotch. Emily tries to set Scotch up with a pit bull in North Carolina, but, if you ask us, Scotch should just be the Season 17 Bachelor and make his own decisions. Check out this super cute clip of Emily and Ben... is there a new frontrunner...

Bachelor Shockers: Who Decided That Ben Wasn't for Her?! And Who Just Showed Up?!

Just as one woman was having "probably one of the best days" of her life, another was wondering if she was making "the biggest mistake" of her life. The Bachelor ended up...

Bachelor 16 Sneak Peek Video! Shawntel Newton Crashes Ben Flajnik's Cocktail Party in Episode 3

Gotta give credit to Bachelor 15 alum Shawntel Newton for having the balls to crash Ben Flajnik's season of The Bachelor. But, uh, AWKWARD!
Original Air Date: January 16, 2012, 8/7c

Unseen Bachelor 16 Footage: Courtney Robertson's Love Letter To Ben Flajnik [VIDEO]

Aww! Courtney Robertson does have a sweet side, which she shows to Ben Flajnik in this cute love letter to the Season 16 Bachelor after their one-on-one date in Episode 2. She seems genuine and it does take a lot of guts to pour your heart out that way... but the comments under the video (posted on the official Bachelor site) imply that the verdict is already in on Courtney and she can do nothing to save her reputation with fans. (Insert *sad face*.)

Brittney Admits to Being "Torn and Confused" About Ben Flajnik — Bachelor 16, Episode 3 Sneak Peek Video!

Uh oh. Brittney, who has been pretty quiet on the drama front in the past couple of episodes, gets a one-on-one date with Bachelor Ben Flajnik... but she's not as thrilled as one would expect her to be. "Something just doesn't feel right," she says. What's going on?

Chris Harrison on The Bachelor Season 16, Episode 3: Mystery Guest Causes a “Category Five Meltdown”

Armageddon starts this Monday, January 16, a little after 8 p.m., with the return of a not-so-mystery woman (don’t click the link if you’d like to remain un-spoiled) on The Bachelor Season 16, Episode 3. Don’t be tardy to the emotional apocalypse party!  As Chris Harrison told Entertainment Tonight of the surprise guest’s arrival, "We might as well have rolled a grenade into the cocktail party." Who is this woman? "She's from [Bachelor’s] past... and is someone...

Ben Flajnik Gets Lei’d! Sneak Peek Date Photos on The Bachelor Season 16, Episode 3

After a long day of skiing half-naked in fake snow, the bachelorettes chosen to join Ben Flajnik on a group date continue to get to know the Season 16 Bachelor at a luau-themed after party. Plus, Lindzi Cox, the first impression rose winner, gets her first one-on-one date with Ben where they slow dance to a live performance by Matt Nathanson. Sparks ensue...Original Air Date: January 16, 2012, 8/7c