The women on the first season were mostly from the The Bachelor season 14.The men on the first season were mostly from the The Bachelorette season 5.The show may also represent "a second chance at finding love" for those rejected by previous Bachelors and Bachelorettes.The contestants live together in a mansion and take part in challenges to prevent elimination, go on dates with contestants of their choice, and choose other contestants to eliminate.After all, real people looking for love on reality TV can get tricky.And yet, the franchise has produced nine weddings and many more happily dating or engaged couples.Elijah Wood revealed he's good friends with The Bachelor's Nick Viall.On Thursday's hilarious episode of The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, The Hobbit star sat down with the talk show host to promote his latest film.
Wood explained that his friend met the reality TV star at the musical festival Lollapalooza, and when Nick moved to Los Angeles, the two became 'fast friends.''He was just around, and I would hang out with him and I kind of knew about his Bachelorette experience and found it fascinating,' the star divulged.
I think a lot of people question whether he's real, or if that is really him on the show in the way that he's presenting him.'And that is him.
He's a very genuine individual, he's got a lot of integrity.'The men then both admitted that they watch the show religiously, every Monday.
The 12-year-old franchise is built around a basic premise: One Bachelor or Bachelorette chooses from 25 contestants, with the promise of a proposal in the finale.
Drama often steals the spotlight from romance with the amount of catfights, name-calling, and tears that ensue.