The Bachelor Season 16 isn't Courtney Robertson's first trip into the spotlight. Far from it. Not only is she a working model/actress featured on the cover of Fitness Magazine and in a few commercials, she's used to dating celebs.

Credit: Photo via bachelormansion.com Photo: Meet Model Courtney Robertson of The Bachelor Season 16

Starcasm has pics of Courtney with former Desperate Housewives actor Jesse Metcalfe. To quote the site, "That’s right, Gabrielle Solice’s (Eva Longoria) boy toy gardener dated Courtney back in 2005 and even took her as his date to the EMMY Awards that year. The photos in this post are of the two of them from the red carpet at the Awards, which were held at at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on September 18, 2005."

So maybe Ben Flajnik doesn't want to date a Hollywood celebrity (like Jennifer Love Hewitt), but it looks like Courtney is fine with the idea.

In fact, this whole thing is kind of a win-win for her. If she really went on The Bachelor looking for love, she may be in luck with Ben Flajnik. Chris Harrison said Ben was infatuated with her at first sight, and it's possible she goes all the way with him (ahem).

However, if she went on The Bachelor as a "what the heck, it'll be good for my acting/modeling career," she may also be in luck since she's already dominating headlines — three weeks before the season even starts. Ryan Seacrest recently talked about how Courtney reportedly dumped her long-term boyfriend just to go on the show. Ben himself told Ryan that Courtney had some trouble with the other ladies in the house. She seems to be The Girl Everyone Hates — but at least she’s also The Girl Everyone Is Talking About.

Source: Starcasm

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