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ABC reveals the identities of its 'The Bachelor: Rome' bachelorettes


By Reality TV World staff, 09/26/2006 

With its premiere now only a week away, ABC has released more information about The Bachelor: Rome, including the identities of the twenty-five bachelorettes who will be competing for the heart of Prince Lorenzo Borghese, the ninth Bachelor edition's previously announced bachelor.

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Lorenzo, a member of the Italian noble family, is the grandson of cosmetics creator Princess Marcella Borghese. Born in Milan, the 34-year-old moved to Connecticut when he was five years old and has resided in Manhattan since 1997. Despite being billed as a "cosmetics entrepreneur" by ABC, Lorenzo's business isn't part of what most would consider to be the conventional cosmetics industry -- instead he operates GetRoyalTreatment.com, an Internet retailer of canine "bath and body" products.

Set at a sprawling Italian castle that was built in 1604 by Cardinale Taverna, The Bachelor: Rome's two-hour premiere will begin with the traditional cocktail reception in which the season's twenty-five bachelorettes will vie for Lorenzo's attention. However in addition to competing with each other, the bachelorettes will have some additional competition -- two "gorgeous Italian Cinderellas" that crash the party and plot to steal Lorenzo's heart and attention.

With both sides pulling out all the stops, the tug-of-war over Lorenzo will continue throughout the entire night and end with a sunrise Rose Ceremony -- a Bachelor first -- in which Lorenzo must eliminate fifteen of the twenty-seven women. Similar to other recent The Bachelor editions, the reception will also feature Lorenzo giving an early rose -- plus in another Bachelor first, "a very special sparkling token" -- to one of the women.

After narrowing the pool of women to twelve, Lorenzo will continue to get to know the remaining women through a series of group and solo dates that will include visits to the ruins of Rome's ancient Forum, Colosseum and Pantheon; the Trevi Fountain; and the lush Villa Borghese -- a large Roman park that bears Lorenzo's family name. As he has since the long-running reality franchise began, Chris Harrison will once again serve as The Bachelor's host.

The twenty-five "regular" bachelorettes appearing on The Bachelor: Rome (ABC isn't revealing the "mystery" of the two Italian beauties until the show's debut) are:

Andrea, a 28-year-old hotel concierge who currently resides in Cincinnati, OH

April, a 23-year-old model who currently resides in Chicago, IL

Brit, a 28-year-old beer chemist who currently resides in Columbus, OH

Carissa, a 25-year-old attorney who currently resides in Morristown, NJ

Claudia, a 22-year-old restaurateur who currently resides in Boca Raton, FL

Desiree, a 22-year-old realtor who currently resides in Salt Lake City, UT

Ellen, a 30-year-old realtor who currently resides in New Haven, CT

Elyse, a 27-year-old physician who currently resides in New York, NY

Erica, a 23-year-old socialite who currently resides in Houston, TX

Gina, a 28-year-old ultrasound technician who currently resides in Chicago, IL

Heather, a 34-year-old registered nurse who currently resides in Aliquippa, PA

Jami, a 27-year-old event planner who currently resides in Galveston, TX

Jeanette, a 23-year-old teacher who currently resides in Bloomingdale, IL

Jennifer, a 24-year-old teacher who currently resides in Pembroke Pines, FL

Jessica, a 25-year-old assistant buyer who currently resides in Charlotte, NC

Kim, a 27-year-old interior designer who currently resides in Long Beach, CA

Laura, a 29-year-old dolphin trainer who currently resides in San Diego, CA

Lisa, a 25-year-old marketing manager who currently resides in Portland, OR

Meri, a 27-year-old attorney who currently resides in Biloxi, MS

Renee, a 30-year-old broadcast marketer who currently resides in Baltimore, MD

Rita, a 29-year-old policy advisor who currently resides in Richmond, VA

Rosella, a 27-year-old make-up artist who currently resides in Chicago, IL

Sadie, a 23-year-old publicist who currently resides in Carlsbad, CA

Sarah, a 30-year-old journalist who currently resides in Nelson, British Columbia

Tara, a 24-year-old realtor who currently resides in St. Augustine, FL

The Bachelor: Rome will premiere on Monday, October 2 at 9PM ET/PT.

(Photo credit ABC)


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