AceShowbiz - "The Bachelor" season 23 starring Colton Underwood aired its new episode on Monday, January 21. The episode kicked off with Colton having a group date with Katie, Heather, Hannah B., Courtney, Kirpa, Tracy, Demi and Caelynn. Tense moments were bound to happen since both Hannah B and Caelynn, who were feuding after competing in Miss USA together, were in the same group.
During the date, the ladies were getting lessons in being a pirate and two of them would compete for Colton. At the end, it was a battle between Tracy and Caelynn with the latter winning. Much to Hannah's frustration, Caelynn kissed Colton right in front of her.
In addition, Demi stirred up some drama by interrupting others' one-on-one time with Colton. As she got handsy with the Bachelor, Courtney grew impatient with her. She pulled Demi aside and urged her to "be more aware" of how she's acting around the other women. Demi, though, was not happy with that and said that she couldn't care less about how others feel about her.
The feud between Caelynn and Hannah continued as the latter threw Caelynn under the bus during her one-on-one time with Colton. She told Colton that Caelyn created a "hostile environment." Confused, he approached Caelynn to hear her side of the story. Caelynn then got emotional, saying that she had a "real life" past issue which she wasn't ready to open up about just yet. Colton then gave the group date rose to her.
He then had a one-on-one date with Elyse. They rode a helicopter to San Diego where they visited an amusement park. She revealed that she was concerned about the six-year age gap between them, though she was confident that they could overcome it. She opened up about the death of her sister to Colton during the nighttime portion of the date. It seemed like things went well as Colton gave her the rose at the end of the night.
Tayshia, Nina, Katherine, Sydney, Onyeka, Cassie, Nicole and Caitlin went for the second group date. The ladies and Colton had a gym session that also featured Terry Crews and wife Rebecca Crews as guests. The ladies then competed to be the Strongest Woman on the show which Onyeka won.
Meanwhile, Caitlin and Colton were struggling to take their relationship to a deeper level during the after-party date. Colton revealed that he didn't feel a spark with Caitlin. That prompted him to send her home in the middle of the date. Nicole received the group date rose.
This episode saw Colton skipping cocktail party. Instead, he traded it for a giant pool party in which Caelynn told him more about her time with Hannah. She told Colton that Hannah was "manipulative" and "deceitful" during Miss USA. That made Colton confused even further because she didn't feel Hannah was either manipulative or deceitful when he was with her.
When he asked her about that, Hannah accused Caelynn of lying. She went on saying that Caelynn was the manipulative one, telling Colton that he might never see the other side of Caelynn because she wasn't showing her true colors.
At the end, Colton gave his roses to Hannah G., Tayshia, Katie, Cassie, Kirpa, Sydney, Demi, Tracy, Courtney, Heather, Onyeka, and Hannah B. With that, Catherine, Nina and Bri were eliminated.