Our pal Gia Allemand (Bachelor 14, Bachelor Pad 1 and 2) knows the ropes when it comes to navigating through the minefield that is The Bachelor. So what does she have to say about Ben Flajnik’s Season 16 Bachelorettes so far? Read on for the sultry siren’s insights!

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Wetpaint Entertainment: Which bachelorette is your favorite so far and why?
My favorite bachelorette so far is Nicki Sterling. I think she is so cute, and has a bubbly personality. If this girl doesn't win I hope she becomes the bachelorette!!! This is the type of girl we need as the Bachelorette, never married no kids, and can grab any viewers attention. My boyfriend agrees — we both couldn't take our eyes off of her!

Knowing what you know so far, who’s YOUR pick for Ben? Instinct! Go with gut!
He seems to have this connection with Courtney, but I hope that changes. She doesn't seem to be that nice with the girls! Reminds me of Vienna Girardi on Jake Pavelka’s season. Hah! I hope he ends up with Lindzi Cox or Nicki.

Is there a contestant think isn’t there for the right reasons?
It's a bit early on for me to say!

Do you think the show is doubling up on the drama this season? Do you think it needs to?
You always need some drama! I think there's a good balance so far. There's drama — then there's the real connection that we get to see growing between Ben and the girls!

How’s this season different from your season so far?
My season we all were so close we didn't have any serious drama except for Vienna and Ali. They had their own thing going on!

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