The Bachelorette

The Bachelorette

(ABC, 2003-'05, 2008—) reality series

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In S15E4, host Chris Harrison announces the location of the next group date: "It might be the smallest state in the union, but it's where the rich and powerful play. Okay, you guys are heading to Newport, Rhode Island!" The guys stay at Gurney's Newport Resort and Marina, and play a rugby game at Fort Adams with the Newport Rugby Club. Bachelorette Hannah Brown has evening conversations with the dude-bros at Linden Place in Bristol. The next day includes a lobster fishing date near Sakonnet Light, dinner at the White Horse Tavern, a concert at the Jane Pickens Theatre, and a cocktail party at Belcourt of Newport. The episode began filming in Newport on March 21, 2019, and aired June 3. Aardvark Antiques provided props for the show, including a pair of monumental lions.

Only a handful of Rhode Island contestants have taken part in the series:

  • S6, Jay Resmini from Barrington. One of eight eliminated in the week one rose ceremony. Prior to elimination he was featured in a brief profile in which he visited his parents' home in Barrington, Barrington town hall, and the inside of a Providence courthouse. Resmini is a lawyer with his father's firm, Resmini Law Associates.
  • S7, Michael Burns from Providence. One of seven eliminated in the week one rose ceremony.
  • S11, Jared Haibon from Warwick. Eliminated in week seven (4th place).

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