The Bachelor Ben Higgins is down to his final three girls after eliminating Amanda Stanton on the hometown dates episode. In just a few weeks, Ben will hand out his final rose, but first he must make a very important stop in Jamaica on Week 8 (February 29).
Next week, Caila Quinn, Lauren Bushnell, and JoJo Fletcher travel with Ben to the Sandals Royal Plantation resort in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, for the overnight dates, the final round of dates before the season finale.
Who spends the night in the Fantasy Suite with Ben, who goes home at the Week 8 rose ceremony, and which two girls will head to the final rose ceremony on March 14? Here are the latest spoilers from the overnights and news about the upcoming Women Tell All special (March 7).
Group dates are a thing of the past and now it’s all about the one-on-one dates. Spoilers indicate that all three girls will meet Ben’s parents at some point during their daytime dates, then they will move on to one of the biggest decisions of the season — to accept or reject the key to the Fantasy Suite.
According to Reality Steve, the overnight dates were filmed in early November and Caila, Lauren B., and JoJo accepted his offer to stay overnight with him — on different nights, of course. There will be plenty of tabloid gossip stating that he had sex with all three girls, but fans may never find out if that happened unless the girls — or Ben — talk about it.
On most seasons of the Bachelor and Bachelorette, what goes on in the Fantasy Suite is kept under wraps because no cameras are lurking inside or outside the door to the suite. However, on Andi Dorfman’s season, Nick Viall called Andi out during ABC’s After the Final Rose special for “making love” with him and then dumping him on the season finale. Although viewers often suspect this is what goes on behind closed doors, if Nick didn’t talk about it on the ATFR, no one would have known for sure.
Whether Ben slept with Caila or not, something goes wrong during their overnight date or he simply realizes that she is not the woman of his dreams. Spoilers indicate that Ben sends her home at the Week 9 rose ceremony, something that won’t come as a big surprise to viewers who have been buzzing about Caila being a top contender for the next Bachelorette.
After Caila’s departure, Ben will remain in Jamaica with his final two — JoJo and Lauren. Before their final dates and the season finale airs on March 14, the girls Ben rejected — including Caila — will appear on the Women Tell All special on March 7.
According to Reality Steve, filming for the WTA will take place on February 27 in Los Angeles. Although fans will see lots of photos of the girls on Instagram, don’t expect to see pics of Caila unless they leak out in error. Producers still want fans to think she has a chance with Ben even if the spoilers have pointed to Lauren and JoJo as the final two weeks before the show premiered in January.
One week after the Women Tell All special, the much-anticipated season finale will air (March 14), followed by the live After the Final Rose special. According to WetPaint, over 60 percent of fans who took their Final Rose survey are hoping to see Ben propose to Lauren B., with only 38 percent on Team JoJo.
Who do you think is best suited for Ben? Were you pulling for Caila or do you think he will find his happily ever after with JoJo or Lauren?
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