Outside of Bachelor Nation franchise, Melissa Rycroft participated in the eighth season of Dancing with the Stars replacing an injured Nancy O'Dell and partnering with Tony Dovolani, finishing in 3rd place.Rycroft would participate again for the all-star season of Dancing with the Stars and won that season. mansion where he and De Anna first met and hosts the introductory cocktail party.There are also hot-seat sessions for Jason and some of the bachelorettes; profiles of Melissa and Molly; a preview of the season finale; and updates on Trista Rehn and Ryan Sutter, who married in 2003 after meeting on "The Bachelorette"; and 2005 "Bachelor" Charlie O'Connell and Sarah Brice, the woman he chose.Season 13 finale: It's down to Melissa and Molly as Jason bestows his final rose.At the rose ceremony, a ,000 engagement ring is also at stake.During the "After the Final Rose" special, which aired immediately after the season finale, Jason Mesnick told Chris Harrison that he felt the chemistry with Melissa changed and that he would break up with her and then ask Molly to give him another chance. After some arguing, she then gave him his ring back, asked him to leave her alone, and left.
But, I'm all for finding love in unusual places. Some also spend an afternoon spilling secrets in a radio interview, and Jason gets marriage pointers from the station's morning DJs, married couple Jackie and Bender.At the rose ceremony, one is sent home while the final four prepare to take Jason to their hometowns.But first, he has final dates with the two in New Zealand and meets a woman from his past---2008 Bachelorette De Anna Pappas.The candidates also meet Jason's son, Ty, and face pointed questions from other members of Jason's family.Natalie Getz and Nikki Kaapke competed on the first season of Bachelor Pad.Kaapke finished in 9th/11th, while Getz won the season alongside Bachelor Nation alumnus David Good.(One, a single mom, takes her child along on a trip to Legoland; for the other, it's a helicopter ride over the Hoover Dam and a private Kate Voegele concert).One of the dates ends badly for a bachelorette, while another runs out at the very dishy rose ceremony. The nine remaining bachelorettes vie in a singing contest for a one-on-one date with Jason, who also accompanies six of the contestants to the set of "General Hospital," where they meet cast members Bradford Anderson and Kirsten Storms (and one earns a rose).Jason invites the five remaining bachelorettes home to Seattle.He spends an evening on a houseboat with one, takes another on a seaplane ride (and a romantic fondue dinner), and the other three on a ferry ride.