Season 14 of The Bachelorette has been airing for a few weeks, and we seriously can’t stop watching it. We’re completely glued to our screens, and we aren’t ashamed of it — because how can you not love the current bachelorette, Becca Kufrin? After the season she had with Arie Luyendyk Jr., the girl deserves the world, and we can all agree on that.
What’s so great about every season of The Bachelorette is the drama that happens on-screen. What you may not know, though, is what goes down behind the scenes. For instance, did you know a private investigator gets involved in the casting? It’s true! And the ridiculous costumes we see on the first night? Those are all the producers’ ideas.
Ahead, we have 12 behind-the-scenes secrets we’ve dug up that you have to know, even if we’re already a few eps into this season.
Here we go…
A version of this article was originally published in May 2015.