'THE BACHELOR' AND ' THE BACHELORETTE'S' MOST MEMORABLE CONTESTANTS
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- •Kasey Kahl ('The Bachelorette,' Season 6)Kahl went so far as to get a six-inch tattoo on his wrist of a rose and heart behind the protection of a shield. "I'm wearing my heart and my emotions literally on my sleeve."
- •Erica Rose ('The Bachelor,' Season 9)The then-23-year-old Rose listed her official Bachelor season 9 title as "Socialite," but soon became one of the most valuable players of the franchise, crown and all.
- •Ashley Salter ('The Bachelor,' Season 19)Salter got camera time as she marveled over a pomegranate she mistook for an onion.
- •Michelle Money ('The Bachelor,' Season 15)The 15th season of 'The Bachelor' found its token villain in Michelle Money.
- •Courtney Robertson ('The Bachelor,' Season 16)Robertson took a page out of Money's book, she didn't bond with the other contestants and put them off with her blind confidence in her TV relationship.
- •Justin Rego ('The Bachelorette,' Season 6)The Canadian wrestler was taken out of the running when a woman contacted the Bachelorette and said she was Rego's girlfriend back home.
- •Rozlyn Papa ('The Bachelor,' Season 14)Papa was accused of having an "inappropriate relationship" with one of the male producers, and was soon kicked out of the mansion.
- •Tierra Licausi ('The Bachelor,' Season 17)Stepping into the villain shoes, LiCausi had a dramatic run on the show, complete with visits from paramedics, spats with fellow contestants, and strategic attention-getting stunts.
- •Brooks Forester ('The Bachelorette,' Season 9)Forester shocked viewers when he told the Bachelorette he wasn't in love with her and was leaving before the final rose ceremony.
- •Kelsey Poe ('The Bachelor,' Season 19)A widow, Poe raised eyebrows when she spoke of her husband's death as an "amazing" story.
- •Nick Viall ('The Bachelorette,' Season 10/11)Nick Viall just couldn't get enough.
- •Stacey Elza ('The Bachelor', Season 12)The Chicagoan grad student never made it past the first week but left a lasting impression after partaking in a bit too much of the show's open bar.
- •Madison Garton ('The Bachelor,' Season 15)Garton made quite the first impression in the show's 15th season thanks to a pair of fangs.
- •Wes Hayden ('The Bachelorette,' Season 5)The musician seemingly did not come on the show for the "right reasons," and was accused of not only having a girlfriend back home but also seeking publicity for his music through the show.
- •Bentley Williams ('The Bachelorette,' Season 7)Williams quit in the show's third week, admitting that he wasn't attracted to the Bachelorette.
- •Trish Schneider ('The Bachelor,' Season 5)Schneider found scandal with her colorful past and choice to wear a shirt that said, "Gold Digger—Like a hooker... just smarter," but took it to the next level when she did not leave without a fight.
- •Olivia Caridi ('The Bachelor,' Season 20)Caridi enticed viewers with her open-mouth gapes, interest in talking about "smart things," and dramatic end when she was left alone on a deserted beach in week six.