Rachel Recchia Looks for Love

Former Bachelorette Rachel Recchia could also be getting one other shot at love. 

“That is loopy getting a second probability,” Rachel, 27, says in a Monday, August 21, first take a look at Bachelor in Paradise season 9, after sharing a passionate kiss with who seems to be Jordan Vandergriff. “I feel issues occur for a purpose.” 

Rachel met Jordan throughout season 19 of The Bachelorette, during which she starred alongside Gabby Windey. Regardless of wanting “to love [Jordan] loads” once they dated final yr, Rachel advised a producer in the course of the ABC collection that the twosome had been lacking a spark and he was despatched dwelling on week two. 

Rachel later received engaged in Mexico to Tino Franco in the course of the season 19 finale, however their relationship was short-lived. The pair known as it quits after Tino kissed one other girl whereas they had been going by way of a tough time of their relationship post-filming. Whereas Aven Jones, who made it to Rachel’s remaining two, confirmed as much as woo her throughout her After the Last Rose particular later that yr, Rachel finally left her season single.

Now, Rachel is hoping for love on BiP season 9  — and Jordan isn’t the one individual vying for her coronary heart. In Monday’s teaser, the truth star additionally catches the attention of former season 20 Bachelorette contestant Brayden Bowers

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Regardless of successful Charity Lawson’s first impression rose earlier this yr, Bowers ultimately give up the present in week 4 when Lawson selected Aaron Bryan because the group date winner. Whereas he returned two dates later, he exited for good shortly after when he realized he was  “getting in over [his] head.”

Now, nonetheless, Brayden is seemingly extra prepared for love, telling Rachel throughout a champagne toast, “Cheers to discovering somebody who can match my loopy.” 

Rachel might have a number of males competing for her coronary heart, however not all the things seems to be enjoyable and video games. She will later be seen crying throughout a confessional as she confesses, “I don’t wish to do that.” 

Elsewhere within the teaser, season 17 Bachelorette Katie Thurston makes a shock look on the island, the place ex-fiancé Blake Moynes can be searching for love. 

Katie, 32, accepted a proposal from Blake,  33, in the course of the August 2021 finale of The Bachelorette season 17. On the time, viewers had been questioning whether or not she was over Greg Grippo, who give up after a tense hometown date. 

By October 2021, the pair known as off their engagement and fewer than one month later, Katie introduced she began courting fellow season 17 contestant John Hersey, whom she had remained near since sending him dwelling in week 2. After courting for lower than one yr, nonetheless, Katie and John known as it quits.

“I don’t suppose Blake’s going to be comfortable I’m right here,” Katie tells host Jesse Palmer in Monday’s BiP trailer. Because the exes come nose to nose, Blake warns, “I don’t suppose there’s a worse situation.” 

Medical emergencies — together with a “poop child” — tearful breakdowns, reality bins gone improper and a marriage are simply a few of the different explosive moments to return on season 9 of the ABC courting collection. 

“Who will depart in tears and who will resolve to get married in paradise?” Palmer asks earlier than the digicam cuts to a few exchanging vows as he officiates the ceremony. 

Bachelor in Paradise premieres Thursday, September 28, at 9 p.m. ET.