7:17am PT by Lindsay Powers
'Bachelor Pad 2:' Chris Harrison Says Jake Pavelka Had a 'Massive Target on His Back'
Chris Harrison calls this week's synchronized swimming challenge on ABC's The Bachelor Pad 2 "hysterical and slightly uncomfortable to watch."
"The guys’ swimsuits were just a tad bit too small and a little see-through for my taste," jokes the host in his Entertainment Weekly blog. "The girls, on the other hand, absolutely loved it and were totally sizing the guys up out loud while they were standing there."
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"Erica was a complete train wreck and didn’t know up from down. I was thoroughly impressed with how good the guys were and more than a bit disturbed at how bad the women were," says Harrison. "I find it funny that Vienna always feels cheated and is the victim when she tries and doesn’t get what she wants or things don’t go her way. I sense a theme here!"
Harrison calls out the "blow up between" Kasey and Vienna -- in which she got snippy when he presented her with a jewelry box -- as "incredibly uncomfortable for everybody in the house."
Of Jake Pavelka getting the boot, Harrison admits, "Jake came into this game at a huge disadvantage and a massive target on his back. He made one last ditch effort to save himself and everybody else from the power couples, but for some reason the stragglers couldn’t pull it together, and much to the delight of Kasey and Vienna, Jake went down." (Jake and Vienna were briefly engaged after The Bachelor.)
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Harrison thinks the competition will soon change.
"With Jake gone and the numbers dwindling, it will be interesting to see how the game changes as people begin to feel more desperate," he writes.
Bachelor Pad's abrupt ending left some viewers annoyed. The show did not show a preview from the upcoming show, nor Pavelka's farewell limo ride.
"Ummm Dear Bachelor Pad I want my 2 hours back if that was really your ending! Ridiculousness, just show us who left!" Tweeted one.