OK! Exclusive: 'Bachelorette' Contestants Banished From Jo Jo Fletcher’s Season Exposed! The Shocking Secrets They Don’t Want You To Know

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Apr. 6 2016, Published 7:15 p.m. ET

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There are two men on JoJo Fletcher’s season of The Bachelorette who definitely won’t be receiving the final rose! exclusively learned that cast members were kicked off the show right before filming began!

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Contestant Chad Thedford was "cut from the cast when producers discovered he was Facebook friends with Jo Jo," a source told Although the "two have never met in person, they do have a lot of mutual friends in Texas."

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The model and actor never filmed anything, not even the limo scene. Once producers found out about his mutual connections, “he was quickly replaced by an alternate they had waiting in the wings,” the insider continued.

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And Chad wasn’t the only contestant who got booted early on! Reality Steve reported that Paul Tappon was flown out to LA and set to film until directors found out he had a relative who previously worked on the show! Being related to a cast member is a big “no no” in The Bachelor world, so sadly, Tappon didn’t make the final cut.

What are your thoughts on Chad and Paul being booted? Let us know in the comments!


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