Credit: Photo Credit: Craig Sjodin/ABC Television Group ©2010 Disney Photo: The Bachelor's Shawntel Newton

Tears were flowing. Insults were flying. One girl even fainted! And the source of what Chris Harrison called a “Category Five Meltdown” in Season 16, Episode 3 was one Shawntel Newton, the Season 15 alum who felt something enough for Bachelor Ben Flajnik to crash his cocktail party.

The mere thought that she could be considered a late contender for Ben’s heart had  heads spinning like a dressed-up version of The ExorcistCourtney Robertson, a “frontrunner” early on this season, even threatened to walk out if he gave a rose to Brad Womack’s castoff. Really?

Could Shawntel really have been that much of a threat to their chances with Ben?! Three episodes in? What do you think...

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