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The Bachelor

Follow Sonoma winemaker Ben Flajnik's televised quest for love

InTouch magazine: Ben, Courtney calling it quits

Single ladies who swooned over him in “The Bachelor” may have another chance at love with one of Sonoma Valley’s celebrity winemakers: Ben Flajnik. The reality TV star and his fiancee, Courtney Robertson, have called it quits, several celebrity news websites reported Friday. Reached by cellphone, Flajnik declined to comment on Friday, and would not answer questions about the news reports. His mom, Barbara Flajnik, also declined to comment. But in a joint statement issued to InTouch magazine, the couple… Read More »

Ellen DeGeneres ‘tells all’ on ‘The Bachelor’

We’re not sure how we missed Ellen’s appearance upon first watching the ‘Women Tell All’ Monday night. But there she was, sitting in the hot seat being grilled by host Chris Harrison and all the women on ‘The Bachelor.’

“I really did come here to make friends,” Ellen admitted. “I was not here for Ben. I mean, let’s face it, I was here … for the girls.”

And what does Portia think of all this? Watch on to find out: