It’s a journey
According to former Bachelor Sean Lowe, you are not allowed to call or refer to the entire experience as a “process”.
"Any time you call it a ‘process,’ they will make you retape it and say ‘journey.’"
Editors have all the control
No matter what you’re actually like, editors have it in their control to paint you in whatever picture they’d like. You may have noticed that some contestants are targeted or portrayed in a particular way. Well, that’s because the editors feel their more to gain from manipulating their situation.
If you’ve seen Lifetime’s UnREAL then you have some knowledge to the behind-the-scenes shenanigans editors and producers get up to–it’s not very pretty.
Past reality TV stars cannot join the party
Bachelor Nation’s official rules state that you have to be candid about any reality TV experiences a contestant may have had in the past. Based on this, they can very much turn applicants away.
Once you commit to a date, there’s no backing out
If you’re okay with being on any Bachelor Nation show, then you’re basically agreeing to participate in any ridiculous, dangerous activity. If you are asked to skydive in your bikini, then that is exactly what you must do.
Maximum baggage allowance: 2 suitcases
How the heck do Bachelor Nation contestants and suitors pull that off?! Doesn’t it seem like they have an endless supply of outfits? I can barely put my things into two suitcases when I go on vacation.