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The Blachelorettes

The Blachelorettes

By Lex & Jhen
Join Lex & Jhen as they discuss the wild world of reality dating television from a Black Caribbean woman perspective.
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S6E08: Love Is Blind S2 E11 Reunion
The cast meets up for the Shake show - sorry - the reunion, Jhen actually believes Shayne is a good guy deep DEEP down and there's some shady a** sh*t going on. Also, we discuss Bridgerton briefly and what we're covering next. Tune in for the tea.
01:11:46
March 31, 2022
S6E07: Love Is Blind S2 E09&10
The women we like make wise decisions, Sal's ukelele needs to burn, and did you see Nick's sweaty d*ck? Also, we talk Joe Millionaire drama updates and what we're covering next. Tune in for the tea.
01:36:03
March 24, 2022
S6E06: Love Is Blind S2 E08
Natalie's mom isn't having any of it, Danielle has never met an argument she couldn't create, and Sal is giving real fuckboi vibes. Also we recap Joe Millionaire and The Courtship and Jhen did *not* make it to the bar womp womp. Tune in for the piping hot tea.
01:27:58
March 18, 2022
S6E05: Love Is Blind S2 E06&07
Shaina doesn't know how to steal a man, Shayne gives off broke boi vibes and Shake's parents can't stand his ass. SH- names are down bad rn 😔 Tune in for the tea.
01:31:48
March 10, 2022
S6E04: Love Is Blind S2 E04&05
Nick is a messy ass b*tch who lives for the drama, Mallory is a terrible liar, and Shake will tell anyone who'll listen that he's not attracted to his fiancée. Also we gear up for new shows and you better like this one because we recorded it three times.
01:19:48
March 04, 2022
S6E03: Love Is Blind S2 E03
Love is blind but the cast is certainly not, the new Messica has appeared and the couples make it to Mexico. Also, we recap Joe Millionaire real quick and Mike Fleiss owes us $40 (and has since paid up). Tune in for the tea.
01:33:18
February 24, 2022
S6E02: Love Is Blind S2 E01&02
The pods are finally open, the couples dive into the drama, and we can't stan a white man for even 2 seconds. Also, we talk about upcoming shows we're gonna watch and other updates. Tune in for the tea.
01:34:16
February 17, 2022
S6E01: Preshow
Join your besties as we catch up on the latest Bachelor Nation news including the latest trash white man, break ups and new relationships and Blahton's boring blonde season. We also catch you up on our own lives and gush about Love Is Blind coming up. Tune in for the tea.
01:30:15
February 10, 2022
S5E09: The Bachelorette S18 E10
Brandon isn't as great as he seems, Nayte's confidence slips and Michelle's parents have an obvious favorite. Find out who Michelle finally chooses in our Blachelorettes season finale! Also, we recap some Bachelor Nation news and tell you who we want in our stockings this Christmas. Tune in for the tea from your besties.
01:45:16
December 24, 2021
S5E08: The Bachelorette S18 E09
Brandon commits empanada abuse, Joe surprises us all with his ability to scream, and Nayte has Michelle completely dickmatized. Also, we chat BN news, fanfics and dating. Tune in for the tea from your two besties.
01:24:35
December 16, 2021
S5E07: The Bachelorette S18 E08 Men Tell All
A lawyer, a streaker, and a head shaped cake? Was this Jerry Springer or the *most* dramatic Men Tell All? Also we read your commentary and kiki about various things in Bachelor Nation. Tune in for the tea
01:44:22
December 09, 2021
S5E06: The Bachelorette S18 E07
Nayte's red flags are showing, Michells breaks all our hearts and is Brandon the new front front runner? Also, we briefly recap Bachelor Nation news and try our hardest not to burst in flames over Blahton's Bachelor promotion. Tune in for the tea.
01:35:22
December 02, 2021
S5E05: The Bachelorette S18 E06
Blahton is shoved down our throats, Brandon melts our hearts and Michelle throws out the trash. Also, we recap the juicy Bachelor Nation news and crack up at your commentary. Tune in for the tea.
01:03:60
November 25, 2021
S5E04: The Bachelorette S18 E05
Michelle has way too many front runners, Cajun Chris showed his whole entitled ass, and Martin clearly doesn't like women. Also, we briefly recap Bachelor Nation news and get into why y'all aren't covering the best Bachelorette season ever (yes we're talking about you). Tune in for the tea.
01:10:27
November 19, 2021
S5E03: The Bachelorette S18 E03&04
Michelle slays the snakes in the house, the men ignore her to punch each other in the chest, and a new Cajun Snake appears! Also, we briefly discuss some Bachelor Nation News and give our own hot takes on the season so far. Tune in for the tea!
01:24:17
November 12, 2021
S5E02: The Bachelorette S18 E02
Peter is totally not a narcissist, Jamie totally knows what show he's on, and the men are totally not jealous of Joe. Also, we quickly recap The Bachelorette Australia, Bachelor In Paradise Canada and the latest Bachelor Nation news. Tune in for the tea!
01:14:02
October 28, 2021
S5E01: The Bachelorette S18 E01
The men's entrances include firetrucks, heads on a table and no pants, Joe had the audacity to ghost Michelle, and is Michelle already the best Bachelorette? Also we recap some Bachelor in Paradise Canada drama. Tune in for the tea. P.S. Don't forget to head over to Spotify and answer our poll!
01:20:59
October 21, 2021
S4E07: Bachelor In Paradise S7 E11
The Black Woman dumping inevitably happens, the bros officially leave the beach and we are now a Maurissa and Riley stan account. Also, we recap Bachelor Nation news and shoot the sh*t. Tune in for the luke warm tea from this luke warm episode. And don't forget to answer our questions on Spotify.
01:20:31
October 07, 2021
S4E06: Bachelor In Paradise S7 E10
Ivan and Riley put Aaron in his place, Aaron is the biggest hypocrite of all time, and Noah and Abigail get the Most Confused Couple Award. Also, we read your comments on the show and get into some juicy Bachelor Nation news. Tune in for the tea.  
01:33:04
September 30, 2021
S4E05: Bachelor In Paradise S7 E09
Kendall finally realizes being on a dating show with her ex is a bad idea, Kenny eagerly eats Mari's tacos, and Aaron fucked around and will now find out. Also, we recap Bachelor Nation news including THAT apology. Tune in for the tea.
01:07:10
September 24, 2021
S4E04: Bachelor In Paradise S7 E08
Brieper gets thrown in the trash where they belong, we are excited and then quickly NOT excited to see Dr. Joe, and Ivan gets curved by a white woman who is still clearly not over her ex. Also, we recap Bachelor Nation news and discuss that loaded trailer for next week. Tune in for the mf tea. Donate to Mutual Aid Louisiana: https://www.instagram.com/p/CTyHzowlR-5/?utm_medium=copy_link
01:09:23
September 16, 2021
S4E03: Bachelor In Paradise S7 E06&07
Brendan shows his true colors, Chris C makes the worst move and the hypocrisy level is way too high on this beach. We break down the Brendan/Pieper/Chris/Alana drama and how exactly everyone failed Natasha. Tune in for the tea!
01:40:01
September 09, 2021
S4E02: Bachelor In Paradise S7 E04&05
Aaron and Demi's insecurity is leaking all over the beach, Kenny doesn't and then DOES understand what Mari meant, and Michelle's promo leaves our nonexistent wigs crooked. Also, we recap Bachelor Nation news and prepare for another week of madness. Tune in for the tea!
01:26:51
September 03, 2021
S4E01: Bachelor In Paradise S7 E01,02&03
We are back with our season four premiere! Here's a long juicy episode about the first THREE episodes of Bachelor In Paradise, Season 7. The Love Man Posse has not disbanded, white girl tears start at the first sign of confrontation, and apparently Tahz dated Tre's Uncle. Also, we quickly recap Bachelor Nation news. Tune in for the tea.
01:40:48
August 26, 2021
S3E11: The Bachelorette S17 E10
On this week's episode we cover the finale and ATFR of Katie's season of The Bachelorette which was 1 hour too long. We see an engagement, a creepy mega idol, an angry auntie, and watch Katie give Greg a LARGE piece of her mind. Tune in for our recap and some Bachelor Nation news
01:06:07
August 12, 2021
S3E10: The Bachelorette S17 E09
Greg throws the biggest hissy fit of all time and walks on out of Katie's life leaving only a creepy in memoriam segment which makes it look like he is no longer with us on this mortal plane. Somehow Justin waltzes into the final two and we have no idea what's going on. We also cover some Bachelor Nation news and give you guys an update on what's going to happen for the finale and Season 4 of the pod. Tune in for the hot takes and the tea. 
01:09:09
August 05, 2021
S3E09: The Bachelorette S17 E08
Michael A is a catch we hope Katie never hooks, Karl is coming for EVERYBODY at the Men Tell All, and Thomas' beard is giving next Bachelor. Also, we recap Bachelor Nation news and hash out Katie's defensive apology in which she admits she is indeed f**king stupid. Tune in for the tea. Andrew S 'apology': https://www.instagram.com/p/CR1bamFlEIa/?utm_medium=copy_link
01:05:07
July 29, 2021
S3E08: The Bachelorette S17 E07
Greg is as enthusiastic about Katie as we were about this episode, Blake can never keep things PG and Mike P's love of his mom couldn't keep him on the show. Also, we recap Bachelor Nation news as usual and generally can't wait for this season to be over. Tune in for the tea!
01:05:37
July 22, 2021
S3E07: The Bachelorette S17 E06
This episode is dry as the Sahara but we discuss the 5 men leaving this episode, Johnny Bravo somehow still being on our screens and then head into Bachelor Nation news which includes shitty tweets from Men of Color, Paradise news and Katie blocking certain creators? We spill the tea on this episode! Get into it. 
53:58
July 15, 2021
S3E06: The Bachelorette S17 E05
Blake and Katie are unexpectedly cute, the men have the most ridiculous half-naked made-up-sport date, and wtf is up with Andrew S.? Also, we breakdown the midseason trailer and recap Bachelor Nation news. Tune in for the tea! Be sure to email us your thoughts at theblachelorettes@gmail.com Katie on Viall's files: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DuD_DZ-Pmt8&ab_channel=NickViall (first few mins)
57:27
July 08, 2021
S3E05: The Bachelorette S17 E04
The men get waxes and show off their sexy talk, Andrew S is villiainized for having common sense and is this show actually called Men Tell A Woman Who To Date? Also, we briefly recap Bachelor Nation news, Too Hot Too Handle and Love Island UK. Tune in for the tea!
58:55
July 01, 2021
S3E04: The Bachelorette S17 E03
The men vote Karl off, we witness two emotional dates back to back and Thomas is a villain for... being honest? Also, we recap Bachelor Nation news and discuss Rachel Lindsay's juicy and enlightening article. Tune in for the tea and be sure to email your thoughts to theblachelorettes@gmail.com! TRIGGER WARNING: 18:20 suicide and 19:50 rape/sexual assault. Links: Katie on Talking It Out: https://twitter.com/BachNationPods/status/1407367782761742336?s=20 Katie's interview with Glamour: https://www.glamour.com/story/the-bachelorette-katie-thurston-i-was-involved-in-a-situation-where-there-wasnt-consent National Sexual Assualt Hotline: 800.656.HOPE http://online.rainn.org Bachelor In Paradise spoilers: https://www.cosmopolitan.com/entertainment/tv/g36730838/bachelor-in-paradise-season-7-contestants/ Rachel's article: https://www.vulture.com/article/rachel-lindsay-the-bachelor-franchise.html#_ga=2.67148305.1039277351.1624318786-1608387094.1624318786 Black Bachelor Babes: https://www.instagram.com/blkbachbabes/ Bachelor Horoscopes: https://www.instagram.com/bachelorhoroscopes/?hl=en Bachelor Data: https://www.instagram.com/bachelordata/?hl=en
01:44:01
June 24, 2021
S3E03: The Bachelorette S17 E02
A virgin is the greatest lover, we find out what a bucket toilet is, and is Karl the most annoying human on earth? Listen to us dissect the most boring episode for us yet (and we're only on episode 2). Don't forget to send your thoughts to theblachelorettes@gmail.com!
43:33
June 17, 2021
S3E02: The Bachelorette S17 E01
Tayshia and Kaitlyn light up our screens, the men make some odd choices and Katie is into men cosplaying cats? Tune in to hear us breakdown the shortly-awaited season premiere of the Bachelorette and other breaking Bachelor Nation News. Email us your thoughts at theblachelorettes@gmail.com and we might read them on the show!
54:03
June 10, 2021
S3E01: Preshow
We follow Katie's lead and talk sex toys, we are tired of drama and trauma and we guess we're covering the next season of the Bachelorette (but we're not that happy about it). Tune in to hear us throw our thoughts around about the upcoming season and the Bachelor Nation franchise. Email us at theblachelorettes@gmail.com and tell us your takes! Katie meme: https://www.instagram.com/p/CPWH8T1s3ue/?utm_medium=share_sheet
53:16
June 04, 2021
S2E15: Bridgerton S1 E7&8
Daphne finally learns empathy, Marina's hot girl summer is cancelled, and we share our thoughts on the Bridgerton season overall. Plus we recap the latest #BachelorNation headlines. It's another long one folks! Bridgerton Research Project Links: Survey: bit.ly/bridgertonresearch Rate our podcast! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-blachelorettes/id1531910652
01:26:46
April 22, 2021
S2E14: Bridgerton S1 E5&6
Daphne and Simon are happy way too early, the black people are down bad, and we share our thoughts about recent #BachelorNation news. Bridgerton musical TikTok: https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMeuNVreu/ Love and affection: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vWnxhn-Smb0 Bridgerton Research Project Links: Survey: bit.ly/bridgertonresearch Rate our podcast! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-blachelorettes/id1531910652
01:25:38
April 15, 2021
S2E13: Bridgerton S1 E3&4
Daphne discovers wet dreams, Daphne and Simon go from zero to fingering, and we recap Bachelor Nation News. Tune in to hear the tea!
48:54
April 08, 2021
S2E12: Bridgerton S1 E1&2
A handsome Black Duke and a pretty white woman conspire to court! Tune in to listen to us breakdown the super popular Bridgerton -- and why it's potentially problematic! Bridgerton Research Project Links: Survey: bit.ly/bridgertonresearch More about the research project: https://shelflovepodcast.com/blog/posts/bridgerton-research/ The Atlantic article about The Bachelor: https://www.theatlantic.com/culture/archive/2021/03/bachelor-season-25/618439/ Jen Shah news: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/jen-shah-real-housewives-star-charged-fraud-was-questioned-how-n1262604 Rate our podcast! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-blachelorettes/id1531910652
58:15
April 01, 2021
S2E11: The Bachelor S25 E11
Matt finally does what we all knew he would, Emmanuel and Matt have a diet dialog about race and Michelle is our ONLY Bachelorette. Listen to us breakdown the Bachelor season finale and After The Rose.
01:28:13
March 18, 2021
S2E10: The Bachelor S25 E10
This week, we make something out of nothing (since this episode was so boring). In other news, we are Michelle Young STANS, Bri can never get a good date, and is Matt dating a certain blonde??? Tune in for the tea.
53:13
March 11, 2021
S2E09: The Bachelor S25 E09
This episode is shorter than usual because the Women Tell All featured mostly hwite hwomen. Also, we discuss updates in Bachelor Nation drama, including THOSE tweets. #WeStandWithRachel Speaking time/Screen time reference: https://www.instagram.com/p/CLczHIYHp6C/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Bridgerton Research Project Links: Survey: bit.ly/bridgertonresearch More about the research project: https://shelflovepodcast.com/blog/posts/bridgerton-research/
44:57
March 04, 2021
S2E08: The Bachelor S25 E08
We are officially a Michelle stan account. Also, Bri gets her revenge, Serena P. sends Matt home on his own show and we recap the Bachelor Nation drama of the week. Let's get into it.
59:10
February 25, 2021
S2E07: The Bachelor S25 E07
King Clown needs to be fired, Matt says goodbye to half the women, and is there something racist about Aloe Blacc singing to a yt woman??? Tune in to find out
51:51
February 19, 2021
S2E06: The Bachelor S25 E06
Jessenia clears Meredith from Ohio, Serena C. makes the reach of a lifetime, and Heather rolls up in a minivan. Let's get into it.
58:43
February 11, 2021
S2E05: The Bachelor S25 E05
This one is called "Bye Felicia!" or whatever it is she said. We say goodbye to two of our villains but a new one emerges from the ashes. Can Matt have a real conversation with ANYONE about their feelings or will all the conversations be shallow? Find out all that and more on this week's episode! Where can you find us? Twitter Instagram
48:40
February 04, 2021
S2E04: The Bachelor S25 E04
5 new WOC* enter the house, new girl Michelle saves the episode and Jhen and Lex actually disagree?! Tune in to hear the tea.
01:07:27
January 28, 2021
S2E03: The Bachelor S25 E03
Will there ever be an episode where we DON'T complain about white women? Tune in to hear us break down all the mess this week
01:15:10
January 21, 2021
S2E02: The Bachelor S25 E02
Matt puts Bri's and Sarah's lives at risk, the women play the most confusing wedding dress paint ball game ever, and Victoria is upset that none of that has anything to do with her. Listen to us break down episode 2 of The Bachelor.
01:05:28
January 14, 2021
S2E01: The Bachelor S25 E01
Lingerie, prayers and a vibrator??? Listen to us recap the season premiere starring our first black* bachelor, Matt James. References we talk about: Rabbit: https://www.lovehoney.com/p/lovehoney-dream-rabbit-rechargeable-silicone-thrusting-rabbit-vibrator/a36358.html?p=36358&wgu=265115_54264_16098837388787_0955491686&wgexpiry=1617659738&utm_source=Webgains&utm_medium=affiliate&utm_campaign=54264&utm_content= BachelorBabyYoda: www.instagram.com/bachelorbabyyoda
01:10:35
January 07, 2021
S1E15: The Bachelorette S16 E12&13
Ivan was done dirty, Ben magically can express himself and Tayshia finally gets her man! Listen to us recap the two episode season finale!
01:13:53
December 24, 2020
S1E14: The Bachelorette S16 E10&11
Tayshia cut FOUR guys loose, ABC is really on some BS and Ben is yet another emotionally unavailable, self-sabotaging man. Listen to us recap the TWO episodes we got this week.
01:10:37
December 17, 2020
S1E13: The Bachelorette S16 E09
Tayshia puts Noah in his place, the men get caught lying and Demar got sent home?!?! Let's unpack
45:15
December 10, 2020
S1E12: The Bachelorette S16 E08
Maybe wedding shoots aren't the best first dates? Also, the men go deep, Eazy thought he had it in the bag and we list our top threes.
01:10:40
December 03, 2020
S1E11: The Bachelorette S16 E07
Cow intestines aren't that gross, ok guys? Also, Bennett from Harvard tries to rap, the men's orgasms bring us to tears and Noah's top lip can't seem to find his bottom lip. Shhh Noah, shhhhh.
57:46
November 26, 2020
S1E10: The Bachelorette S16 E06
What happened this episode? Nothing. Listen to us talk about it anyway.
47:58
November 19, 2020
S1E09: The Bachelorette S16 E05
The men perk up the minute Tayshia walks in, Ivan actually talks and we're rudely interrupted by Clare and Dale AGAIN. Listen in as we wrap up this weeks episode of #TheBachelorette
58:02
November 12, 2020
S1E08: The Bachelorette S16 E04
Chris drops an f-bomb on Clare, Clare and Dale declare their love and our new Bachelorette enters the scene at the midnight hour. Listen to us as we wrap up this week's episode of #TheBachelorette
50:28
November 07, 2020
S1E07: The Bachelorette S16 E03
Clare is in love an ting, Chris told Zach gweh and Yosef is lucky he didn't choose the wrong one. Hear us talk about this and so much more as we give our thoughts on the latest Bachelorette episode!
57:23
October 29, 2020
S1E06: The Bachelorette S16 E02
In this week's podcast we recap episode 2 of The Bachelorette. What did we think of all the group date drama? Or Jason's 'dark past'? Did Brandon fumble the bag? Listen and find out.
52:21
October 22, 2020
S1E05: Bachelorette Season Premiere!
The Bachelorette has finally premiered this week! Join us as we recap what went down. Did Clare have stars in her eyes when she met Dale? Who called themselves a tall drink of water? Did we care about Tyler C and Yosef's beef? Listen and find out!
01:02:40
October 15, 2020
S1E04: Dating Around S2 E5&6
Join us as we recap the final two episodes of Dating Around's season 2. But first, the men of #Clayshia's Bachelorette season have been introduced by Chris Harrison. Tune in to hear us dish about the new crop of men!
01:15:04
October 08, 2020
S1E03: Dating Around S2 E3&4
In this episode, we recap episodes 3 & 4 of Dating Around's season 2. Did Deva have a trainwreck date? Was Heather a little too lit? Before we get into it, we catch up on all the latest drama happening in #Bachelornation. Listen to find out the latest and share your thoughts with us on Twitter and Instagram at @blachelorettes.
01:00:02
October 01, 2020
S1E02: Dating Around S2 E1&2
Join us as we catch up on #Bachelornation drama and recap episodes 1 & 2 of Dating Around's season 2. Did Justin choose the right person? Is Ben TOO nice? Listen to find out our thoughts and don't forget to share yours with us at @blachelorettes on Twitter and Instagram!
54:22
September 24, 2020
S1E01: Why Dating Shows?
Welcome to The Blachelorettes! On this week's episode, we're talking about why we watch reality dating shows, how we started and why we like it. Let's get into it. We've also started a Twitter and Instagram! Follow us there so we can raise our profile and engage with you!
39:57
September 17, 2020
Blachelorettes Trailer
Hi, we're The Blachelorettes! Here's what you can expect on our upcoming podcast about reality dating shows. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram. Stay tuned for more!
03:03
September 13, 2020