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Thread: Did Jesse really make a "mistake" at the rose ceremony?

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    Jesse's "screw up" Cynical Theory

    Something occured to me

    Anyone think it is possible that Jesse's screw up with the final rose was planned? Since his mole was getting a rose for sure and she isn't a "real" contestant, the screw up adds drama and allows them to keep the 15 bachelorettes and gets the sympathy/underdog support for one of the girls. Doesn't seem too far fetched since we know the lengths the producers/editors will go to for drama.

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    My Thoughts exactly. Remember they operate under post "21" quiz show rules. If they tell them 15 contestants get roses, and they do not know a "spy" is there then it would violate the rules to have 14 + the spy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cookie Momster
    Something occured to me

    Anyone think it is possible that Jesse's screw up with the final rose was planned? Since his mole was getting a rose for sure and she isn't a "real" contestant, the screw up adds drama and allows them to keep the 15 bachelorettes and gets the sympathy/underdog support for one of the girls. Doesn't seem too far fetched since we know the lengths the producers/editors will go to for drama.
    This is exactly what I told my hubby last night!!
    It was ALL an act. Ratings schmatings... :phhht

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    Interesting theory! We all know that producers would never lie to us though

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    hmmm...I think you're on to something there, Cookie Momster...it felt a little off when I was watching it, but I couldn't quite put my finger on the reason...perhaps because it was staged, as you suggest.

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    What a coincidence that he "forgot" the last girl's name. yea, right. lol I never bought it. The producers destroyed the Meredith Ian love story, so I won't believe any of the garbage they try to peddle this time around. This is not to say that I particularly feel that there will be any love story this time around.

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    No strange face gesture!

    I agree it did seem kinda staged. Infact Jesse seemed kinda calm when katie walked up there. Wouldn't as a spur of the moment type thing he would say "No, No- Not you. I meant to call karen" Instead katie walked up to him,gave her the rose and still asked if she would accept the rose and calmly called the host,to say he made a mistake. He made no strange face gesture. Something seems fishy!

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    With Cookie's theory, it does make sense...
    By any chance did anyone notice Chris's face/expression when Jesse was "agonizing" over what to do? At first, Chris had this wierd smirk and I say 'weird' because I couldn't figure out if Chris wanted to laugh or what. Maybe it was just me...

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    Quote Originally Posted by anya123
    I agree it did seem kinda staged. Infact Jesse seemed kinda calm when katie walked up there. Wouldn't as a spur of the moment type thing he would say "No, No- Not you. I meant to call karen" Instead katie walked up to him,gave her the rose and still asked if she would accept the rose and calmly called the host,to say he made a mistake. He made no strange face gesture. Something seems fishy!
    Actually I played this back several times when I first saw it, and actually, he does have a very subtle "What the heck?" look when he saw Katie walking up to him. His eyes bulged a little, but he did a good job of recovery. I don't think he would have normally said "No, not you I meant Karen" because Katie was so happy to be called that she went bouncing up there with a huge smile on her face. It would be hard to tell someone right then and there that you really meant someone else.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tort
    My Thoughts exactly. Remember they operate under post "21" quiz show rules. If they tell them 15 contestants get roses, and they do not know a "spy" is there then it would violate the rules to have 14 + the spy.
    21 was a contest for money. What they did in that show (back in the 50s) was a fraud against the contestant without the answers. There's no such risk for a reality show that isn't money based, like the Bachelor. The FCC isn't going to issue an administrative complaint to ABC because one of the contestants receiving the rose wasn't really a bachelorette. What would be the basis?

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