He tells Ashley the prognosis was that he’s “totally in love,” which is cute, but that he really just has a mild concussion.
Constantine fight, with Constantine the winner, Ashley and the production staff take Ames to the hospital because he’s woozy and glassy-eyed. You don’t see that as much with the “Bachelor” women.
Thought Ames had it in the bag – ya know, for getting a concussion for her. William already has an uphill climb after that roast, so he really needs all the help he can get.
Blake does bring up the fact that relationships that are hot ‘n heavy out of the gate don’t last and Ashley OF COURSE links that to Bentley. Ashley gives the rose to Blake, which surprises me a bit. Two-on-One Date There is a beautiful dog following them around. Anyway, the three of them go rafting a la “Tom Sawyer Goes to Thailand.” William is lamenting getting stuck in the front of the raft, leaving Ben and Ashley in the back to talk.
While it’s understandable, it’s definitely not attractive.
Though his jealousy doesn’t come across in insane rants, but rather in little silent stews as he sits staring, jaw clenched. And he continues to steam when the first date card arrives and lucky boy Constantine begins to dress for his date.
The guys head off to Chiang Mai, Thailand and meet Chris Harrison at a giant, gorgeous Mandarin Oriental Hotel. Harrison informs them this week is the first two-on-one date – two men enter, one man leaves. Ben F.’s Date Ben the Winemaker gets the solo date. As they walk away, Ashley brings up what William said (she rats William out in a thinly veiled way) and Ben denies it, says it was a betrayal on the part of the person who told her and that he was “kidding around.” Hmm. He floats away into the jungle, which at least he wasn’t left on a glacier or in the Canadian Rockies to get eaten by bears. She also just keeps talking about freaking Bentley. Chris says he’ll do whatever he can to make something happen for Ashley.
They go to a marketplace, then visit a temple and Ashley tells Ben they can’t kiss there because it’s a sacred temple. Ashley says the sexual tension made her want to jump on him. Guess that was not properly conveyed to us viewers. The Group Date is Muay Thai fight training and then actual fights in a ring. So did Ben joke in such a way that the guys could tell he was kinda being serious? Back at the Bachelor Villa, the guys are stunned that Ben is gone. Cocktail Party Ashley calls the guys together and tells them to just to honest and true to themselves. confesses to being jealous of her taking Ben out on a one-on-one. Like they haven’t had Bentley with them the whole time, stowed away in a suitcase or something. The remaining four will all get a chance to show off their so-called real lives to our Bachelorette.(MORE: See previous recaps) But we’re getting ahead of ourselves, aren’t we?“Constantine is really taking this lantern thing seriously,” she says, revealing that even she thinks the whole idea is pretty much a farce.Yet during dinner Constantine definitely holds back from our Bachelorette, mentioning that he thinks they could work “if” he was in love.Constantine seems comfortable enough with the date, however, and once they arrive in the small village of Ping-Shi he seems genuinely pleased with the date’s activity: paper lantern decorating.