Spoiler alert: This article contains major spoilers for Season 8 of Bachelor in Paradise.
Following the most dramatic finale of The Bachelorette, fans of the beloved franchise were more than thrilled to ditch the classic dating-game format and head down to the beach for another drama-filled season of Bachelor in Paradise. The eighth season, which premiered on Sept. 26, has already offered viewers plenty of tears, make-out sessions, and crazy drama.
Honestly, what more could we possibly ask for at this point?! Well, we could always use a good spoiler or two...
Luckily, resident spoiler king Reality Steve has the full scoop on what went down during Season 8 of Bachelor in Paradise. So, without further ado, let's delve into the juiciest spoilers, including who leaves the 2022 installment engaged.
Here are the juiciest spoilers about 'Bachelor in Paradise' 2022.
Despite the season already premiering, we desperately need a refresher on who's in Mexico! So, the initial cast includes:
- Andrew Spencer (Katie's season)
- Brandon Jones (Michelle's season)
- Brittany Galvin (Matt's season)
- Casey Woods (Michelle's season)
- Genevieve Parisi (Clayton's season)
- Hailey Malles (Clayton's season)
- Hunter Haag (Clayton's season)
- Jacob Rapini (Gabby and Rachel's season)
- Jill Chin (Clayton's season)
- Johnny DePhillipo (Gabby and Rachel's season)
The initial cast, cont'd:
- Kira Mengistu (Clayton's season)
- Lace Morris (Ben Higgins' season)
- Logan Palmer (Gabby and Rachel's season)
- Michael Allio (Katie's season)
- Romeo Alexander (Michelle's season)
- Serene Russell (Clayton's season)
- Shanae Ankney (Clayton's season)
- Sierra Jackson (Clayton's season)
- Teddi Wright (Clayton's season)
- Victoria Fuller (Peter Weber's season)
Other contestants who arrive within the first few rose ceremonies include:
- Aaron Clancy (Katie's season and BIP Season 7)
- Danielle Maltby (Nick's season)
- Ency Abedin (Clayton's season)
- Hayden Markowitz (Gabby and Rachel’s season)
- James Bonsall (Katie's season and BIP Season 7)
- Joey and Justin Young (Gabby and Rachel's season)
- Lyndsey Windham (Clayton's season)
- Mara Agrait (Clayton's season)
- "Pizza Peter" Izzo (Michelle's season)
- Rodney Mathews (Michelle's season)
- Salley Carson (Clayton’s season)
'Bachelor In Paradise' introduces a new format in Season 8.
Nearly 10 years since debuting on ABC, Bachelor in Paradise is looking to spice things up with an all-new twist. According to Reality Steve, one of the twists in Season 8 is "a rip-off of 'Casa Amor' from Love Island."
OK, interesting, but how will it work? Well, Steve has all the details!
"All the couples are separated with one gender going to another villa and meeting new singles," he revealed. "I think the women were the ones that moved to a new location in Mexico, and were introduced to five new men brought in. The guys stayed on the beach and were introduced to five new women brought in."
Those who join Season 8 via the "Casa Amor" twist are:
- Adam Todd (Bachelor in Paradise Australia)
- Alex Bordyukov (Rachel Lindsay's season, BIP Australia, and BIP Canada)
- Eliza Isichei (Clayton's season)
- Florence Moerenhout (BIP Australia)
- Jessenia Cruz (Matt's season and BIP Season 7)
- Kate Gallivan (Clayton's season)
- Olu Onajide (Michelle's season)
- Rick Leach (Michelle's season)
- Sarah Hamrick (Clayton's season)
- Tyler Norris (Gabby and Rachel's season)
Two couples leave 'BIP' Season 8 engaged.
On July 6, Reality Steve tweeted the BIP final couple results. In the end, only two couples left the beach engaged. Those two couples are:
OK, the fact that Brandon and Serene coupled up during BIP and got engaged is one of the — if not the most — incredible outcomes in franchise history. We don't even know them personally, but we are just so thrilled about their engagement!
In a lengthy Instagram Live back in June 2022, our favorite spoiler king Reality Steve revealed that Brandon and Serene were the new "It couple," and he "would not be surprised if they get engaged at the end." Wow, he manifested it!
As for Johnny and Victoria, not much is known about their time on the beach. However, Reality Steve suggested that the pair become a romantic item early on and remain a couple throughout the season.
Additionally, Reality Steve shared that two couples left BIP as a couple:
Despite no confirmation, fans believe Michael and Danielle are still dating; the two were spotted together at Wells Adams and Sarah Hyland's wedding on Aug. 20, 2022. As for the latter, Reality Steve recently reported that Tyler and Brittany have since broken up. He didn't share any other details regarding their split.
And the last two couples broke up:
- Aaron Clancy and Genevieve Parisi
- Logan Palmer and Kate Gallivan
Bachelor in Paradise airs Mondays and Tuesday at 8 p.m. EST on ABC.