Bachelor in Paradise is almost here, people, with ABC officially announcing the premiere date for season five on Wednesday.
BIP is set to return for another season filled with romance, therapy sessions with animals and tears on Tuesday, Aug. 7 at 8 p.m., the day after the finale ofBecca Kufrin‘s season of The Bachelorette airs. After its premiere episode, BIP will continue to air Mondays and Tuesdays at 8 p.m. on ABC.
Expect the cast, which is sure to be filled with contestants from Becca’s season, as well as Arie Luyendyk Jr. ‘s season of The Bachelor, to be announced at a later date.
After meeting during season two and becomings BFFs after he friend-zoned her, Jared Haibon proposed to Ashley Iaconetti on June 17 during filming. A source told E! News, “She’s just so happy. She really is excited to be engaged but is more excited that she’s found her person. Jared feels the same!”
And Ashley I. “cried, of course.”
It was revealed on a recent episode of The Bachelorette that one of Becca’s suitors Colton Underwood dated Tia before filming began, and while Tia said she was OK with it and Colton said he was only interested in Becca, Bekah wasn’t shy to call B.S. after spoiler-filled photosfrom filming in Mexico surfaced.
After Raven stepped in to defend Tia, a hometown friend, the two exchanged several tweets before Raven blocked Bekah. A few days later, Bekah apologized.