Originally posted by ef13579
I live in Canada and go to university... and this is my first season on the boards - so I can assure you my rooting for Brantal wasn't because of the interviews - I didn't/couldn't watch 90% of them anyway.
That being said... I liked the Brantal coupling because of who Brad was around Chantal. They had an immediate comfort (post-PSA pool party, anyone?) and I'm sure everyone on the board can at least agree on their electric physical chemistry
. Brad was a totally different person around her - relaxed and joking and there was a real spark in his eye compared to the rest of the robotic demeanor.
I stopped rooting for Brantal about the time the tabloid things came out (true or not, I took from it that Brad's MO in relationships was majorly unhealthy... and I didn't want to root for Chantal to be embroiled in that). That, plus his shutdown after the SI photoshoot didn't endear him to me either. It just so happened to be conveniently timed with when the spoilers flipped from Chantal to Emily F1... I rarely also read RS because I find him rather chauvinistic and... yeah, I just don't like him
Also... just reminding everyone that the show IS edited to show two parallel love stories - one fabricated, and one real - well, as "real" as it gets inside the bubble So rooting for either side isn't right or wrong, and it is a highly edited TV show after all.