The 34 Most Controversial 'Bachelor' and 'Bachelorette' Contestants of All Time

Some were not here for the right reasons.

The 34 Most Controversial 'Bachelor' Contestants
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Between The Bachelor and The BacheloretteBachelor Pad and Bachelor in Paradise, the reality show franchise that you hate to love has aired a whopping 46 seasons. Yup, that's 46 seasons of rushed proposals, drunken tears, bat-shit fights and—my personal favorite—controversy. Ahead, the wildest, craziest, most WTF–worthy contestants Bachelor Nation has ever seen.

Ruby Buddemeyer

Ruby was the beauty editor at Cosmopolitan, where she covered beauty across print and digital. Her work has appeared on The Zoe Report, Fashionista, and StyleCaster. Follow her on Instagram.