|‘The Bachelorette’ episode 2 recap: Rachel tells DeMario to ‘Get the f*** out,’ Whaboom proves he’s husband material May 30th 2017, 11:00, by Zach Laws
The second episode of “The Bachelorette” ended with Rachel Lindsay telling one potential suitor to “Get the f*** out,” and it was as applause-worthy a moment as any seen in the 13 seasons of this ABC dating series. You may remember Rachel as Nick Viall‘s no-nonsense love interest from “The Bachelor,” and she hasn’t lost any of her attitude in making the transition from chosen to choosee.
It all started during a group date which saw the guys playing basketball, coached by none other than Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. As if that celebrity cameo wasn’t exciting enough, DeMario’s (now ex-) girlfriend Lexi arrived to tell Rachel he was there for the wrong reasons. In fact, he hadn’t even bothered to break up with her before signing on for the show.
Rachel later confronted DeMario, and when he couldn’t explain his actions fast enough, she kicked him to the curb. Of course, DeMario wouldn’t leave without a fight, and he returned before the rose ceremony to speak with Rachel … which we’ll see next week.
That wasn’t the only crazy thing to happen on Monday’s second episode. Prior to that, Rachel wanted to test out some of the guys to see who could be “Husband Material,” submitting them to an obstacle course that included changing diapers, vacuuming, and searching for a diamond ring. The course was hosted by “Bachelorette” fans Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis, subbing in for Chris Harrison.
The course was won by Lucas, also known as the Whaboom guy, much to the ire of his fellow contestants. No one was more upset than Blake, who’s doubted Whaboom’s motives from the beginning. If you think we’re not headed for an eventual confrontation between these two, then perhaps you haven’t been watching “The Bachelorette.” In fact, the embers are already starting to burn, as Blake informed Rachel that he knows Whaboom outside the show: “I live with his ex-girlfriend,” he explains. “She’s my roommate.” Say what?
Also, Dean gets the group-date rose, and Ashton Kutcher refuses to say “Whaboom” when Lucas obnoxiously begs him to. Looks like somebody got “Punk’d.”
Later, Rachel chooses Peter for her one-on-one date. Actually, it’s Rachel and Peter and Cooper, her dog. They go to something called Barkfest (take a wild guess), and bond over the adorable gap between both of their two front teeth. Unsurprisingly, Peter gets a rose.
Will DeMario earn his way back into Rachel’s good graces? Will another celebrity stop by to say “Hi”? Will we ever find out what “Whaboom” really means? Tune in next week to find out.
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