New information about the upcoming season of The Bachelorette is popping up every day. It was just announced that Clare Crawley quit the show two weeks into filming and that Tayshia Adams would be replacing her. Now, Hannah Ann Sluss and Becca Kufrin have been spotted in Palm Springs at The Bachelorette filming location. So, what is really going on?
Clare Crawley is out and Tayshia Adams is in
It has been confirmed that Crawley has stopped filming, but that doesn’t mean that she didn’t find love, quite the opposite actually.
“One of her potential guys found a way to get in touch with her and they began talking,” a source told People. “By the time filming officially began, they were basically already in love. No one else stood a chance. It just became so obvious from her subsequent few dates that her heart wasn’t in it and she just wasn’t feeling it. Then she said she wanted out.”
She and Dale Moss left the show together and then Adams was brought in to replace her.
Could there be three Bachelorettes?
When Sluss and Kufrin were spotted at the filming location, people began to wonder if Bachelor in Paradise was going to be filming at the same time, but as three women aren’t nearly enough to shoot a season of BIP, that theory didn’t hold much water.
Now, a source close to the show has leaked some more information.
“Firstly, in what is widely known at this point, Clare has found love with former NFL player Dale and she has left the show,” Bacehelor tweeter @thatsuitcaseguy wrote. “Her story will still be seen in the first episode this Fall. Producers last week were in a mad SCRAMBLE to save the season. They were not happy.”
He went on to discuss how Adams was brought in and some of the men that got cut from Crawley’s season were also brought to Palm Springs.
“This is where things get crazy: The morning after T’s cocktail party, producers weren’t happy with the storylines and connections developed the night before,” he continued. “Somehow the rush to save the season took some air out of the sails of T and the men and the energy was low.
“This is when producers got on the phone with Hannah Ann Sluss (Peter’s winner) and decided for the first time in Bachelor history, create a PANEL of bachelorettes for the guys to choose from. (Her suitcase was abnormally heavy.) Becca Kufrin was also flown in two nights ago to the set and will serve as the third woman in what has become a Bachelorette Triumverate.”
Are these rumors true?
This theory has been wildly shared by several Bachelor bloggers but no one has officially confirmed it.
Bachelor expert Reality Steve did back up the claim that BIP is not filming right now, but he thinks the rest of the women are simply making appearances.
“(SPOILER) Can’t make this any clearer – BIP is not happening at filming. Tayshia is the Bachelorette,” he tweeted. “All the other appearances by alumni are cameos being done bc of the weirdness of the season. Not a normal season, so they are doing non-normal things. It’s as simple as that.”