The ‘Bachelor’ contestant who got dumped says she spent $2,000 on clothes for the show in the viral video

Season 26 BSC He returned earlier this month with 31 women arriving at The Bachelor’s mansion in search of love with this same year’s bachelor, Clayton Echard.

One of those women was Daria Rose, a Harvard graduate and a student at Yale Law School. The 24-year-old was eliminated in the first episode, but she definitely made an impression on viewers as her name was trending on Twitter during the January 3 premiere.

Over the weekend, Rose posted a video on TikTok that has now been viewed over 800,000 times discussing how much money she spent on show dresses.

I explained that the contestants on BSC They have to pay for their dresses, hair, and makeup.

Although the Bachelorette or Bachelorette in each season of the franchise works with a fashion designer, the contestants are responsible for their own clothes.

my world It was reported in October that Bachelorette Jillian Harris, from Season 5 of BSCShe said she took out a second mortgage on her home to buy $8,000 worth of clothes when she was a contestant.

for the last episode, men’s health She reported that ABC pays for the dresses for the finalists.

The magazine reported that unlike some other reality shows, bachelor And Bachelorette The franchise does not pay contestants at all but those selected to be single or celibate bring home a check of around $100,000.

In Rose’s viral video, she takes her followers through all the clothes she’s purchased in preparation for her appearance on the show – which could have lasted up to two months had it not been for her exclusion.

The first dress, which she wore on TV for her one-night stand, is a blue dress she purchased from Lord and Taylor for $198.

In all, Rose offered seven sets she bought ranging from $198 to $420 per outfit for a total of $2,238.

“If anyone needs to borrow a dress, let me know,” she said in the video.

In the video comments section, Rose shared that contestants sometimes end up sharing and switching dresses at the end of the season.

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A former “Bachelor” contestant went viral for revealing how much she spent on the show’s clothes. This image here shows a man holding a red rose.
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In an Instagram post, Rose shared some of the tweets that were shared online during the season 26 premiere when her name started appearing on Twitter.

One of the tweets wrote: “Daria has been accepted into every Ivy League school, graduated from Harvard, and is literally in the middle of her third year at Yale Law School… Darius has overqualified for this position.”

Commenting on the post, Rose shared what the producer asked her during the show’s exit interview.

“[M]The producer asked me “what next?” “I replied, ‘f**king graduate.’ And that is exactly what I plan to do.”

NEWSWEEK I contacted Daria Rose for comment.

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