Bachelor in Paradise returns for a third season on August 2, one night after The Bachelorette JoJo Fletcher gives out her final rose. A cast of 30 single guys and girls spent anywhere from one night to 18 days at the Playa Escondida resort in Sayulita, Mexico hoping to find love.
Starting with the August 2 season premiere, the love stories, break-ups, and drama will play out over the course of six weeks and will end with five couples who must decide to break up or continue their relationship off-camera.
Who are the five couples who make it to the Bachelor in Paradise Season 3 finale, who breaks up, and who gets engaged? Get the latest spoilers on the upcoming season of Paradise, including some intel on one couple who may have tied the knot on the final day of filming.
[Warning: Bachelor in Paradise Season 3 spoilers ahead]
Last season of Bachelor in Paradise started out with Lacy and Marcus getting married, but People reports the couple never legally married when they returned to the U.S. and have since split.
Perhaps ABC didn’t want to start Season 3 with bad karma, so fans won’t see a wedding on the premiere. Instead, the season is rumored to end with at least one couple tying the knot and two other couples leaving the show engaged.
Before we get to the names of the couples who made it to the season finale, here’s a look at all 30 contestants who will either appear on the season premiere or arrive in Paradise throughout the season. ABC has only confirmed about half of the cast list, but blogger Reality Steve is confident that fans will see all 30 of the contestants listed below.
The following contestants will appear on the Bachelor in Paradise season premiere — Amanda Stanton, Sarah Herron, twins Haley and Emily Ferguson, Lace Morris, Jubilee Sharpe, Izzy Goodkind, Carly Waddell, Chad Johnson, Evan Bass, Grant Kemp, Daniel Maguire, Vinny Ventiera, Jared Haibon, and Nick Viall.
Arriving on various episodes throughout the season – Leah Block, Caila Quinn, Jen Saviano, Ashley Iaconetti, Shushanna Mkrtychyan, Lauren Himle, Jami Letain, Tiara Soleim, Josh Murray, Christian Bishop, Wells Adams, Ryan Beckett, Brandon Andreen, Carl King, and Brett Melnick.
According to a previous report from the Inquisitr, host Chris Harrison tells Bachelorette Season 12 villain Chad Johnson he has to leave after just one day of filming because he gets drunk and verbally abuses Lace Morris (Ben’s season). The other contestants either leave on their own throughout the season or are eliminated at the weekly rose ceremonies.
However, there are 10 contestants who make to the finale and that’s when host Chris Harrison will give them an ultimatum —stay together or break up. Although fans won’t find out for sure how the finale plays out until it airs in September, Reality Steve is confident that the following couples will make it the last episode.
- Josh Murray and Amanda Stanton
- Grant Kemp and Lace Morris
- Evan Bass and Carly Waddell
- Nick Viall and Jen Saviano
- Wells Adams and Ashley Iaconetti
Spoilers point to Wells Adams breaking things off with Ashley Iaconetti before the overnight dates. The remaining four couples spend the night together, but only three decide to stay together.
“Nick and Jen break up,” Steve writes. “Their breakup I’m hearing was amicable… they live on opposite coasts (Nick in LA, Jen in FL), you can see why a decision was made to break up.”
The remaining three couples — Evan and Carly, Grant and Lace, and Josh and Amanda — are rumored to get engaged on the finale. There is speculation that Josh Murray and Amanda Stanton get married on the finale, so fans may see a wedding on the show in addition to the other two proposals.
Watch ABC’s two-hour Bachelor in Paradise premiere on August 2 at 8 p.m. ET.
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