Banishing Bad Hair Days since 1997!™

Why Ellen Degeneres Loves Bachelor

I may be totally crazy, so keep in mind I am sharing my own personal opinions about why Ellen likes The Bachelor and The Bachelorette so much.  I'm sure there are tons of reasons but I think it may possibly link back to when Ellen co-starred in the movie Edtv as producer Cynthia Topping.

Do you remember the movie?  It was definitely a reality TV type of plot.  In the movie actor Matthew McConaughey was Ed 'Eddie Pekurny'.  He became the Ed in Edtv. The premise for Edtv was that the cameras would follow Ed constantly for 24 hours a day.  And so they did.

In the process of following Ed, who was totally unprepared for constant television monitoring, he got involved with his brother's girlfriend, Shari (Jenna Elfman).  Ultimately the viewers who loved Ed started to really hate Shari who couldn't take the verbal abuse heaped upon her by the media and complete strangers.

Ellen as Cynthia was pushed by her boss to "manipulate" things in such a manner as to introduce Ed to a hot new girlfriend Jill played by Elizabeth Hurley.  The result of introducing Jill into the situation resulted in a huge ratings spike.  Viola.  Edtv morphs into a version of The Bachelor and The Bachelorette.

In a very real sense Edtv, which was first released in 1999, was a precursor to the flood of all the reality TV shows which have come into play since then.

Is there a connection to Edtv and The Bachelor series?  Is that why Ellen is such a huge fan of The Bachelor and The Bachelorette series and its various players?  Will we ever know for sure?  Maybe not.  So Ellen, call me and let me know if I'm on to something here.

In the meantime, be sure to watch The Bachelor Final Rose ceremony tomorrow night, Monday, March 2, 2009 on ABC.

Social Media Network Information

Please follow us on Twitter at: https://Twitter.com/HairBoutique. I look forward to meeting new people from all walks of Twitter and learning from their Tweets.

loading
 
New On HairBoutique.com
Active HairTalk Threads
Wanna talk?
HairTalk® is the place for you!
Recent Topics:
Quick Poll
With only a $10 budget, what beauty product/accessory would you buy?
Nail polish
Hair accessory
Skin Care
Hair Care
Bath & Body
If I only had $10 I'd buy something else!
Daily Hair Tip
A perfect hair knot is one of the simplest ideas to jazz up the back of any hair. The most important part of having a hair knot is that it look immaculate and be pinned securely. If your hair is too short to form a hair knot you can clip on a fake ponytail and twist it into the knot of your choice.
Top Gallery Images