Bachelor Pad isn’t like The Bachelorette. For one thing, the former has hot sludge. For another thing, you’re expected to compete and strategize. Those are considered “right reasons” to be there. According to BP2 winner Michael Stagliano, you’re also expected to lie. According to BP3’s Ed Swiderski, that’s not OK.
Ed almost left to go back home (it’s his running theme!) early on Episode 3 because he felt so betrayed about almost being voted out. Reid Rosenthal, Ed’s former rival from Bachelorette 5, spearheaded the failed effort to oust Ed, behind the guy’s back.
So whose side are you on?
At least Reid — a self-declared “wolf in sheep’s clothing” — was attempting to strategize, as opposed to just hanging out drinking with friends, but yeah he was sneaky and lied to Ed about not knowing how Ed’s name came up for voting. Do you wish Reid had succeeded or do you think it was shady of him to go out of his way to scheme against Ed, who thought Reid was his friend? Reid is a fan favorite from The Bachelorette but Ed is the pickle king life of the BP3 trainwreck party.