This week, a promo for The Bachelorette got major buzz because it teased that two of the male contestants were falling in love with — wait for it — each other!
The storyline which was dubbed the Brokeback Bachelor seemed a little too good to be true — because it totally was!
It's been reported that the contestants Clint and JJ are not in love with each other, and are both completely straight! Sources say that the two guys did develop a bromance in pursuit of Kaitlyn Bristowe, but "nothing gay ever happened."
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Reportedly, both contestants are in on the event, and have even provided producers with soundbites to trick the audience into thinking they were into each other!
The Brokeback Bachelor event mutually benefited the show and the contestants. Both Clint and JJ are LOVING the attention they're getting on social media because of the big gay buzz, even playing into the hype:
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