"The Bachelor" Season 18 (2014) has reached its final stage. The competition that began with 27 bachelorettes has narrowed down to just four bachelorettes vying for Juan Pablo's love. At this juncture, the show is in its week 8 when the final four contestants will take the bachelor star Juan Pablo, a 32-year-old single father to their hometowns. Read full article to find out what happens on "The Bachelor" Season 18 (2014) Week/ Episode 8 and who goes home after hometown dates. [Warning: Spoilers Alert!]
'The Bachelor' Season 18 (2014) Week 8 [Spoilers]
'The Bachelor" Season 18 (2014) Week 8 is the most crucial week of the season as in this week the final four contestants will take Juan Pablo to meet their families and show them their world in their hometowns.
Week 8 features two-day special consisting of hometown dates and overnight or fantasy suite dates. On the first day of the week, remaining contestants- Nikki Ferrell, Andi Dorfman, Clare Crawley and Renee Oteri- will make Juan Pablo meet their families. Following this, in the rose ceremony in Miami, an elimination will take place wherein one of the four contestants will go back home. The episode on the following day will feature overnight or fantasy suite dates.
'The Bachelor' Season 18 (2014) Week/ Episode 8 Spoilers Revealed: Hometown Dates, Elimination and Final Three Contestants [Spoilers]
'The Bachelor' Season 18 (2014) Week/ Episode 8 kicks off with Juan Pablo's hometown date with Nikki Ferrell. Nikki Ferrell takes Juan Pablo to her hometown Kansas City. They go around exploring the city and take a ride on mechanical bull. The family meet-up between Juan Pablo and Nikki Ferrell's family turns out very smooth as they approve of the charming Juan Pablo.
In Atlanta, Juan Pablo meets up with Andi Dorfman. They go for an adventurous date at a shooting range ground. Following that, he visits her family and gets grilled by Andi's father who doesn't seem too fond of the bachelor star. Andi Dorfman's dad cross-examines Juan Pablo and this will have serious repercussions on his relationship with the bachelorette.
Next up is hometown date with single mother Renee Oteri in Sarasota. Here, Juan Pablo meets up with Renee's eight-year-old son, Ben. They go for a Little League game before moving ahead to meet up with Renee's family. The big question that Juan Pablo must consider before making a decision is whether he can father Renee's child Ben if he chooses her as his wife. Will he or will he not?
Juan Pablo makes one last stop at Sacramento to visit Clare Crawley and his parents. Their hometown date in "The Bachelor" Season 18 (2014) Episode/Week 8 is more of an emotional affair unlike their previous dates. Before meeting his family, Clare Crawley tells him about her father and associated memories. But her family date turns out to be a disaster as her mother and sisters do not approve of Juan Pablo as her partner.
After the hometown dates and family meet up, a rose ceremony takes place in Miami, Florida. During the rose ceremony, Juan Pablo makes an elimination reducing the number to final three. According to the reality TV guru, Reality Steve, Juan Pablo will eliminate Renee Oteri.
'The Bachelor' Season 18 (2014) Spoilers: Who are the Final Three Contestants?
Renee Oteri's elimination narrows down the competition to just three contestants which includes: Clare Crawley, a 32-year-old hairstylist, Nikki Ferrell, a 26 year-old pediatric nurse and Andi Dorfman, a 26 year-old assistant district attorney. The final three contestants will move to St. Lucia for overnight or fantasy suite dates.
"The Bachelor" Season 18 (2014) Week/Episode 8 airs on Feb. 24 and Week 8 Episode 9 airs on Feb. 25 on ABC.
Watch the elaborate spoilers promo video of "The Bachelor" Season 18 (2014) Week 8 Episode 8/9, below:
Video: The Bachelor Juan Pablo Galavis - Ep 8/9 Preview (Hometowns/Fantasy dates)