All the Very Best Reactions to 'Bachelorette' Contestant John Paul Jones on Twitter

Hannah Brown's season of The Bachelorette has already seen the craziest characters. But Bachelor Nation was the most excited/irritated/enraged by a very special contestant by the name of John Paul Jones, who works at...John Paul Jones. Yet despite what looked like a truly annoying set of character traits, Hannah somehow...decided to keep him on?

Suit, White-collar worker, Formal wear, Blazer, Businessperson, Outerwear, Smile, Photography, Tuxedo, Business,
(Image credit: ABC)

Spoilers for the premiere of The Bachelorette

Hannah Brown's season of The Bachelorette has already seen the craziest characters: A "box king," (opens in new tab) a freestyle rapper (opens in new tab) (not his profession, but it's how I'll ID him going forward), two pilots, a tractor-driving farmer, and a fence jumper. But Bachelor Nation was the most excited/irritated/enraged by a very special contestant by the name of John Paul Jones, who works at...John Paul Jones and likes to refer to himself in the third person a lot. Yet despite what looked like a truly annoying set of character traits, Hannah somehow...decided to keep him on? And the reactions, of course, were magical.

Bachelor Nation was not thrilled he got a rose (I'm guessing he's just there for drama, but TBD—could you imagine if he won it all and annoyed us all to death?):

See more

But like what if she actually picked him??


Someone quoted him directly, because the words that just literally came out of his mouth were ridiculous enough:

See more

There's the fact that he looks just like this Shrek character and now that's all I'll ever be able to see:

See more

And/or every '90s to '00s villain in a rom-com:

See more

Or just a regular old Disney villain:

See more

Hannah's genuinely befuddled reaction to this extra, extra person:

See more

There's incredulity over the fact that some how "The Box King" and the hot farmer "Matt Donald" went home instead:

See more

There was speculation he miiight be a serial killer (lol):

See more

And then, of course, more riffs on his talking about himself in the third person:

See more

Actually, I've changed my mind. For the memes alone, I want him to stay.

For more stories like this, including celebrity news, beauty and fashion advice, savvy political commentary, and fascinating features, sign up for the Marie Claire newsletter.

SUBSCRIBE HERE

RELATED STORIES
Katherine J. Igoe
Katherine J. Igoe

Katherine’s a Boston-based contributor at Marie Claire who covers fashion, culture, and lifestyle—from “Clueless” to Everlane to news about Lizzo. She’s been a freelancer for 11 years and has had roles with Cosmopolitan and Bustle, with bylines in Parents, Seventeen, and elsewhere. It’s “I go to dinner,” not “Her huge ego,” but she responds to both.