Misee Harris would like to be the first black “Bachelorette.” (Photo courtesy of Sandra Burchett, Sandra Dee’s Photography)

Is America Ready for a Black ‘Bachelorette’?

By Ama Yawson, theGrio.com (Article originally published on theGrio.com.) In the eight seasons of ABC’s “The Bachelorette,” the bachelorettes have always been beautiful. They have always been intelligent. They have always been warm and friendly. They have also always been white. But that is about to change if Misee Harris has her way. The 28-year-old African-American […]

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Emily Maynard ‘Angry’ She Wasn’t Cast on ‘Dancing with the Stars’ — Report

You often hear a lot of stories about celebrities rejecting invitations to appear on “Dancing with the Stars,” but it’s not often that you hear about celebrities who are “desperate” to be on the show. But former “Bachelorette” Emily Maynard is allegedly “crushed” that she was not asked to participate on the new season of […]

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Report: Honey Boo Boo’s Mom, a Kardashian & a ‘Bachelorette’ Wooed for ‘DWTS’

June Shannon, aka Mama June on TLC’s “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo,” recently dropped 115 pounds. Now, will she show off her new body on the upcoming season of “Dancing with the Stars?” That’s the report from New York Daily News, which lists June as one of the contenders being targeted for the upcoming season […]

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"The Bachelorette: Ashley and JP's Wedding" (ABC)

The Best and Worst Moments From Ashley and J.P.’s ‘Bachelorette’ Wedding

There was love, laughter, and a bald-headed man pedicured on Ashley Hebert’s big toes on Sunday night’s “Bachelorette: Ashley and J.P.’s Wedding” edition. Oh, mazal tov! Unlike the ABC franchise, the televised wedding that took place in Pasadena, California, wasn’t as corn bally as we feared it would be. Sure, there were endless roll-of-the-eyes sponsorships […]

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Former 'Bachelorette' Emily Maynard (Photo: Gary Gershoff/Getty Images)

‘Bachelorette’ Emily Maynard Heading to ‘DWTS’?

The ballroom has barely cooled down from the just-wrapped “DWTS: All-Stars” edition, and the casting rumor mill is already generating prospective names for next season. And rumor has it… that Emily Maynard, who starred as the most recent “Bachelorette” (and has already broken up with her “winner” Jef Holm), could be tying on the “Dancing” […]

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Is Cheryl Burke Ditching ‘DWTS’ to Become the New ‘Bachelorette’?

After years of partners on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars,” series star Cheryl Burke may now be looking for a companion away from the dance floor. Various reports surfaced today that suggest that Burke is being courted to take part in the next edition of the network’s own “The Bachelorette.” “ABC has asked her for […]

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‘Bachelorette’ Couple Emily Maynard and Jef Holm Break Up

NEW YORK (AP) — Televised dating might not be the right fit for Emily Maynard. The single mom’s second turn on ABC’s “Bachelor” and “Bachelorette” series has ended in a broken engagement. After weeks of rumors, Maynard and Jef Holm confirmed their split to People.com on Tuesday. Maynard described it as “a very difficult and […]

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