Dresses, dresses, dresses. Lots of champagne. Helicopter dates. Bitching. And, of course, True Love.
Yas, yas, that’s what you THINK goes on on The Bachelor, but actually, there’s a whole lot more to it.
And Rosie Waterland (who else?) got a former contestant to tell us everything that really happens when the cameras aren’t rolling.
Penny Palman appeared in the first ever season of The Bachelor Australia. The one that gave us Tim and Anna, AKA the perfect formation of a couple. She also gave Rosie some rolled-gold gossip on the new sneak-peek of The Binge, Mamamia’s new TV podcast.
Do the producers really try to get you a little bit drunk? Yes.
Do they really frame people as the villains? Yes…
“I picked it from the start who they were framing as the villains…and I actually pulled one of them aside and said ‘listen, you need to watch the way you’re speaking.’ And they do things like – they’d ask you a question and if you answered it one way they would say – oh could you just say that one more time? And because you were pissed off about it – then you would say ‘oh it was really good’ and they would use that one.”