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‘The Bachelor’ Host Chris Harrison: No Fan of VH1’s ‘Blatant Ripoff,’ ‘Flavor of Love’

There’s scant love lost between The Bachelor host Chris Harrison and those producers who abandoned his hit reality series – only to create Flavor of Love at a competing network.

Interviewed on Buzzworthy Radio, Chris says the defections of certain staffers from ABC’s Bachelor, which debuted in 2002, over to VH1’s original Love show, which bowed in 2006, was the source of significant strife.

CAPTION: "There were so many rip-offs that the whole genre was watered down," Chris (above) tells us of VH1 and other net's foray into "Bachelor" territory.

"There were so many ripoffs that the whole genre was watered down," Chris (above) tells us of VH1 and other net's foray into "Bachelor" territory.

“VH1 has sort of copied [The Bachelor] format with Flavor of Love, Rock of Love, all the Loves,” says host Matthew Preston. “What do you think of all the other kind of copy shows out there?” Continue reading