And the final couple is supposed to get engaged at the end of the season after dating for only six weeks? But foolish they were and they did sign up in droves, producing 14 seasons of the hit series and six of its spin-off, .
Thankfully, after 20 collective seasons, the franchise and its assorted dramas are showing no signs of slowing down.
His suicide note, addressed to his parents, was read aloud at his funeral: 'I've suffered from severe depression for years. The cause of death was officially ruled a suicide via drug overdose.
She had suffered from depression and bipolar disorder and was 31 when she died.
after responding to reports of an unresponsive male.
Credit: ABC"At this point it is not a suspicious death and the manner will be determined by the medical examiner," an Austin Police Department Homicide Unit spokesperson told E! Nance was a contestant on Emily Maynard's season of "The Bachelorette" back in 2012 when he was 26.
We did some digging, and here's what we found: "The Bachelor" (Season 1): Alex Michel didn't propose to Amanda Marsh when he chose her over Trista Rehn back in 2002, and they broke up after several months of dating.
From Bachelors Jason Mesnick and Brad Womack (twice!
It's a tale as old as 2002, when the first ever Bachelor Alex Michel determined that Amanda Marsh was the love of his life, and they would live happily ever after.
That is, until they broke up just a few months later.
For every Trista and Ryan Sutter -- who met on Season 1 of "The Bachelorette" and are still married 14 years later -- there are a handful of Jake Pavelka and Vienna Girardi's or Juan Pablo Galavis and Nikki Ferrell's, couples that got engaged on their respective season finales before ending their engagements a few months later.
Ben Higgins and Lauren Bushnell became the most recent "Bachelor" couple to call it quits -- after a year-long engagement -- and got us thinking: How long did every winning couple on "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette" last?