Bachelorette Spoilers: Fantasy Suites and the Finale! Who did Gabby Windey and Rachel Recchia pick as their winners and runner-ups? Are 'The Bachelorette' stars engaged (SPOILERS)
By Elizabeth Kwiatkowski, 08/22/2022
Bachelorette spoilers for the rest of The Bachelorette season are out -- including spoilers revealing Rachel Recchia's Final 3 and Final 2 bachelors, Gabby Windey's Final 2 suitors, who The Bachelorette stars picked as their winners and ended up with, and if Rachel and Gabby got engaged to their final picks.
Gabby clearly didn't feel she had connected with Spencer on a deep enough level to meet his family and involve them in their relationship.
And Rachel opted to send home Ethan Kang, a 27-year-old advertising executive from New York, NY, in the process of determining her Final 4 suitors.
Rachel's Final 4 bachelors are Aven Jones, a 28-year-old sales executive from San Diego, CA; Tino Franco, a 28-year-old general contractor from Playa Del Rey, CA; Tyler Norris, a 25-year-old small business owner from Wildwood, NJ; and Zach Shallcross, a 25-year-old tech executive from Anaheim Hills, CA.
The Bachelorette's next episode is set to air Monday, August 22 at 8PM ET/PT on ABC, and Gabby and Rachel will be embarking on the men's hometown dates in order to meet their families and learn what life is like for them at home.
Zach and Tyler already told Rachel that they're crazy about and falling in love with her, and Tino was smitten with Rachel to the point where he was getting very jealous of her time spent with other men and her affection for them.
And based on a couple of previews for the rest of The Bachelorette season that recently aired, Rachel thinks Aven embodies everything she's been asking for in a partner.
"I really can't imagine my life without you," Rachel says about one bachelor as footage is shown of Rachel and Aven kissing.
Zach also tells Rachel, "I am in love with you."
But Rachel admits she felt "blindsided" by one suitor, and Tino's family is skeptical of Rachel's intentions and Tino's desire to live out "a fairy tale."
"I don't know how I made it out of that house alive. I almost cried," Rachel says of a hometown date.
Carbone initially reported that Aven Jones was eliminated in third place following Rachel's overnight Fantasy Suite dates, meaning Zach Shallcross and Tino Franco were Rachel's Final 2 bachelors.
But according to Carbone's August 11 blog post, Rachel's Final 2 bachelors were actually Aven and Tino.
Carbone reported that Zach finished in third place and essentially self-eliminated.
A preview shows Jesse telling Zach Shallcross that he must tell Rachel the truth after their overnight Fantasy Suite date.
"Whether it's him telling Rachel he's not ready, or that it's too serious and he's not there yet with her... I don't know his wording. But that convo with Jesse [shown in a preview] is a pre-cursor to Zach telling Rachel something that eliminates him at final 3," Carbone wrote.
Gabby picks Erich Schwer as her winner and gets engaged to him
Carbone wasn't sure whom Gabby and Rachel picked as their winners -- and whether the women got engaged -- until his August 11 blog post.
According to Carbone, Gabby ended up with Erich Schwer and he in turn popped the question.
Gabby said "yes" to Erich's proposal and so the couple got engaged during the season finale.
Nate was reportedly briefly asked about the recent allegations his ex-girlfriend and another woman he also dated before The Bachelorette made against him and denied he had ever been exclusive with either woman.
Jesse recently said The Bachelorette: The Men Tell All was sure to be explosive, as well as After the Final Rose.
"I'm not ready for it. I'm gonna take some time and get myself mentally ready, but there's gonna be a lot to have to digest, go back over and clarify and get closure," Jesse explained.
"Rachel and Gabby's season is not short on drama. That is for sure," he added. [And] as you know, Men Tell All, that's going to be an absolute circus... There's gonna be a lot to discuss, a lot of very difficult conversations."