ABC has announced the hosts and cast of it’s new spin off called Bachelor Pad which will premiere on August 9th. The show will feature Chris Harrison and Melissa Rycroft as it’s co hosts and will have 19 former Bachelor and Bachelorette almuni from past seasons. The reality show contestants will face off in competitions for a prize of $250,000 and a second chance at love. The competition will feature different challenges in which a contestant will be voted off each week. Chris Harrison had said in an interview with Ryan Seacrest that “We’ve always wanted to do an all-star edition. We decided to come up with just a kind of fun, don’t-think-too hard summer franchise.” He also added that the cast will be sharing “two or three bathrooms.” We put them in one house, sleeping in one room. You get this many hot girls and hot guys in one house and things happen!” The cast has been revealed and are as follows:
Tenley Molzhan – From Jake Pavelka’s season, she was runner up.
Gia Allemand – The 26 year old swimsuit model from Jake Pavelka’s season who made it to the final three.
Ashley Elmore – The 30 year old teacher from Jake Pavelka’s season.
Craig McKinnon – The 34 year old dental salesman and villain already eliminated from Ali’s season.
Michelle Kujawa – The 26 year old saleswoman sent home from Jake Pavelka’s season and known for talking too much about marriage and babies.
Jesse Beck – The 25 year old contractor sent home from Ali’s season.
Jessie Sulidis – The 25 year old cosmetic saleswoman sent home from Jake Pavelka’s season, also known for confronting Rozlyn Papa at The Women Tell All.
Jonathan Novack – The weatherman from Ali’s season.
Elizabeth Kitt – The woman eliminated from Jake Pavelka’s season after playing mind games with Jake.
Peyton Wright – Sweet 27 year old from the season with Andy Baldwin.
Kiptyn Locke – Runner up from the season with Jillian Harris.
Krisily Kennedy – Runner up from Charlie O’Connell’s season.
Jesse Kovacks – Wine maker from Jillian Harris season.
Gwen Gioia – Heartbroken by Aaron Burge on the second season.
Juan Barbieri – The 37 year old contractor from Jillian Harris season.
Natalie Getz – The 28 year old bartender who famously told Jason Mesnick “I like bears.”
David Good – The 28 year old who recieved the “man code” on Jillian’s season.
Nikki Kappke – From the season with Jason Mesnick.
Wes Hayden – Villain from Jillian’s season.