The Bachelorette (season 5)
|The Bachelorette (season 5)|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of episodes||12 (including 2 specials)|
|Original release||May 18– July 27, 2009|
The fifth season of the ABC reality television series The Bachelorette began on May 18, 2009 with a two-hour premiere. The show features Jillian Harris, an interior designer from Peace River, Alberta, Canada, courting 30 men, added from five in previous seasons. This was the first time in The Bachelor and The Bachelorette franchise with 30 suitors. Harris was rejected by Jason Mesnick in the thirteenth season of The Bachelor; she was the second runner-up.
Harris is the first ever non-American selected for The Bachelorette as she is from Canada. (Jesse Palmer, Matt Grant, and Lorenzo Borghese of The Bachelor alumni are the other non-Americans in the show's franchise), and chose Ed Swiderski in the finale. The couple were engaged but broke their engagement in July 2010.
|Ed Swiderski||29||Monroe, Michigan||Technology Consultant||Winner
Returned in week 7
Left in week 5
|Kiptyn Locke||31||Encinitas, California||Business Developer||Runner-up|
|Reid Rosenthal||30||Upper Dublin, Pennsylvania||Realtor||Eliminated in week 9|
|Wes Hayden||32||Huntsville, Texas||Musician||Eliminated in week 8|
|Jesse Kovacs||27||Carmel Valley, California||Wine Maker||Eliminated in week 7|
|Michael Stagliano||25||Tacoma, Washington||Break Dance Instructor||Eliminated in week 7|
|Jake Pavelka||31||Dallas, Texas||Commercial Pilot||Eliminated in week 6|
|Tanner Pope||30||Brownfield, Texas||Financial Analyst||Eliminated in week 6|
|Robby Descant||25||Spring, Texas||Bartender||Eliminated in week 6|
|Mark Huebner||26||Woodstock, Illinois||Pizza Entrepreneur||Eliminated in week 5|
|David Good||27||West Alexandria, Ohio||Trucking Contractor||Eliminated in week 4|
|Juan Barbieri||35||Buenos Aires, Argentina||General Contractor||Eliminated in week 4|
|Mike Steinberg||28||New York, New York||Baseball Camp Owner||Eliminated in week 4|
|Brad Seberhagen||27||Park Ridge, Illinois||Financial Advisor||Eliminated in week 3|
|Tanner Fanello||28||Derby, Kansas||Sales Representative||Eliminated in week 3|
|Sasha Petrovic||27||Houston, Texas||Oil & Gas Consultant||Eliminated in week 3|
|Brian Duke||32||Birmingham, Alabama||IT Consultant||Eliminated in week 2|
|Julien Hug||34||San Diego, California||Restaurateur||Eliminated in week 2|
|Mathue Johnson||25||Andover, Kansas||Personal Trainer||Eliminated in week 2|
|Simon Ambrose||26||Bradford, England||Soccer Coach||Eliminated in week 2|
|Adam Duvendeck||27||Santa Barbara, California||Olympic Cyclist||Eliminated in week 1|
|Bryan Vaderman||28||Lawton, Oklahoma||High School Coach||Eliminated in week 1|
|Bryce Harlow||31||Fort Lauderdale, Florida||Furniture Dealer||Eliminated in week 1|
|Caleb Kuhl||27||Kansas City, Missouri||Photographer||Eliminated in week 1|
|Greg Bilbro||31||Albuquerque, New Mexico||Entrepreneur||Eliminated in week 1|
|John Hardesty||27||Boise, Idaho||Branding Consultant||Eliminated in week 1|
|John Presser||29||Fort Wayne, Indiana||Marketing Specialist||Eliminated in week 1|
|Josh Yocam||25||Tustin, California||Lifeguard||Eliminated in week 1|
|Kyle Yauch||26||Austin, Texas||Graphic Designer||Eliminated in week 1|
|Stephen Reich||30||Lexington, Massachusetts||Lawyer||Eliminated in week 1|
7th placer Jake Pavelka later chosen as the bachelor in the fourteenth season of The Bachelor, entitled On the Wings of Love. Pavelka later appeared in the tenth season of Dancing with the Stars, partnered with Chelsie Hightower and finished in 7th place. Runner-up Kiptyn Locke, along with other finalists Juan Barbieri, David Good, Wes Hayden and Jesse Kovacs were returned for the inaugural season of Bachelor Pad. They finished individually in 18th/19th, 12th/13th, 5th/6th, while Locke finished as runner-up with Bachelor Nation alumna Tenley Molzahn and Good finished as co-winner with Bachelor Nation alumna Natalie Getz. Pavelka returned again in the second season of Bachelor Pad with Michael Stagliano, Pavelka finished 13th and Stagliano won the competition with Bachelor Nation alumna Holly Durst. Stagliano would return again for the second time on the third season of Bachelor Pad with Ed Swiderski and Reid Rosenthal, where Stagliano finished 11th, Swiderski in 5th/6th, and Rosenthal in 15th/16th. Kovacs would again return in the inaugural season of Bachelor in Paradise and finished in 14th.
|7||Tanner F.||Robby||Ed||Tanner P.||Michael||Tanner P.|
|10||John H.||Simon||Michael||Michael||Tanner P.||Ed|
- The contestant was given a first impression rose
- The contestant was voted off by the other contestants but got a rose instead
- The contestant was received a rose during the date
- The contestant was eliminated
- The contestant was eliminated during the date
- The contestant originally received a rose during the date, but left by choice
- The contestant won the competition
- In episode 7, Ed was re-entered into the competition.
Week 10 (Finale)
Death of Julien Hug
On November 3, 2010 Harris mourned the death of Julien Hug on her Twitter page. The 35-year-old Hug was discovered dead on a remote stretch of land off a Californian highway on Wednesday. Harris paid tribute to Hug, saying, "Please say a prayer for the loss of a friend this morning. Life is fragile, don't forget to love the ones you love", before adding, "It's very difficult to find the words to express my condolences. But I will always remember Julien's gentle demeanor and kind heart, which will be sadly missed."
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- "Sasha Petrovic: My 'Bachelorette' fate seemed already to be decided".
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