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Reality Steve Podcast

The #1 source on the internet for all your "Bachelor," "Bachelorette," and "Bachelor in Paradise" spoilers, Reality Steve talks about each episode, answers your emails, and covers everything you need to know about what's going on in Bachelor Nation.

For years, he's been giving you the inside scoop on all things "Bachelor"-related. Now, hear him speak weekly on the subject, along with candid conversations with former contestants and others in the reality TV world, along with all your latest juicy gossip.

It's candid, it's colorful, and it may be crass, but that's why he's Reality Steve.

Ep 228 - Interview with Erin Smith from "Temptation Island"

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  • 1K views
  • almost 3 years ago
  • 01:01:15

(SPOILERS)  I begin by briefly discussing Katie’s season of the “Bachelorette” and why I haven't posted much since filming began, then go over my hot streak in March Madness.  Then Erin joins me (7:16) to talk about her journey on the show, her soccer background, the problems she and Corey had coming into the show, how much the show allowed her to open up, her emotions, mental health, and much, much, more.   Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Ep 227 - Interview with Nickole Ciszak & Alexcys Homan of "Temptation Island"

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  • 950 views
  • almost 3 years ago
  • 01:12:43

(SPOILERS)  Nickole joins me (2:42) to talk about how she got on the show, who was she initially attracted to, what happened with Cory, how the threesome came to be, what would she think if she were in Erica’s shoes, and much, much more.  Then Alexcys joins me (44:26) to discuss her journey to the show, her initial attraction, why did she gravitate to Kendal, her side of the threesome and what her thoughts were afterwards, where it goes from here, and much, much more.  Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Ep 225 - Interview with Erica Washington from "Temptation Island"

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  • 840 views
  • almost 3 years ago
  • 48:02

(SPOILERS)  I begin by discussing yesterday’s “Bachelorette” spoiler and take a look at the Bachelor franchises busy upcoming filming schedule.  Then Erica joins me (10:53) to discuss the events of Tuesday’s episode, in particular seeing her boyfriend hooking up with one of the singles, her journey on the show, where does she go from here, is she seeking revenge, and much more.  Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Ep 224 - Your Updated "Bachelor" Finale Spoilers & Kendal Kirkland from "Temptation Island"

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  • 870 views
  • almost 3 years ago
  • 50:44

(SPOILERS)  I begin by discussing Chris Harrison's GMA interview, give you updated spoilers on how the rest of the "Bachelorette" season plays out, and discuss Katie Thurston expected to be named next "Bachelorette."  Then Kendal joins me (18:59) to discuss his road to get to "Temptation Island," the problems in his relationship with Erica, his behavior so far this season, what he wants people to know who have already pre-judged, and much more.   Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Ep 223 - Interview with Tom Gipson & Chelsea Orcutt from "Temptation Island"

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  • 750 views
  • almost 3 years ago
  • 01:22:08

(SPOILERS)  I begin by discussing some “Bachelorette” location news and today’s Clubhouse Welcome Party at 1pm ET/10am PT.  Then Tom joins me (7:02) to discuss his career, how he got cast, the issues in his relationship with Chelsea, and thoughts on this past Tuesday’s episode 2.  Then Chelsea joins me (46:59) to discuss her side of the relationship, her insecurities from past relationships, her first date with Blake, the rules she and Tom set down, I tell her my favorite thing I found from her past, and more.  Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Ep 222 - Interview with Taylor Nolan

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  • 790 views
  • about 3 years ago
  • 01:55:46

(SPOILERS)  I begin by discussing tonight’s live with Ashley Spivey and previewing today’s episode.  Then Taylor joins me (9:40) to talk about everything going on in the franchise right now, including Chris Harrison’s interview with Rachel Lindsay, does Taylor think he should lose his job altogether, being anti-racist, accountability vs cancel culture, BIPOC contestants’ not feeling comfortable in this franchise and on this show, her exhaustion level dealing with hate online directed at black contestants, her thoughts on Rachael Kirkconnell’s apology, where the franchise goes from here, and we end with an NSFW conversation about her OnlyFans account.     Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Ep 221 - Interview with Mark Walberg, Host of "Temptation Island"

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  • 730 views
  • about 3 years ago
  • 55:32

(SPOILERS)  I begin by discussing the Chris Harrison interview with Rachel Lindsay from earlier this week, and his apology he posted last night.  Then Mark Walberg joins me (15:36) to discuss the upcoming season 3 of “Temptation Island” from what it was like filming during a pandemic, breaking down the 4 couples who decided to join the show this season, how the singles were as a group compared to the first two seasons, any surprises to expect, and more.  Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Ep 220 - Interview with Chelsie Webster of Juan Pablo's "Bachelor" Season

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  • 720 views
  • about 3 years ago
  • 01:14:08

(SPOILERS)  I begin by discussing the latest regarding the allegations against Rachael and ask you listeners what you want to hear.  Then Chelsie joins me (7:45) to talk about everything regarding her time on Juan Pablo’s season.  How it came to be, her early bungee jumping 1-on-1 date, the crazy travel their season had, how she felt about him as the lead, her short stint on BIP season 2, what she’s been up to since the show, and much, much more.  Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Ep 218 - Finale Spoiler & Your Audio Emails Answered

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  • 700 views
  • about 3 years ago
  • 01:02:14

(SPOILERS)  I begin by giving you the confirmation of who Matt chose, the Clare & Dale circus, Robert Mills comments on the shows lower ratings this season, and Matt’s former roommate’s podcast appearance.  Then I begin answering your audio emails (17:13) that center around topics like sources, Queen Victoria, Matt as a lead, Katie, breakups, Taylor Swift, college football, and much more.  Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Ep 217 - Interview with Vulture.com's Ali Barthwell

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  • 700 views
  • about 3 years ago
  • 01:06:43

(SPOILERS)  I begin by briefly going over this week’s “Bachelor” episode and look forward to next weeks.  Then Ali joins me (3:35) as we discuss her career in comedy, how she got into covering the “Bachelor,” the lack of diversity on the show and if it’s had an effect on her, what she thinks of Matt so far as a lead, is she a WWE fan, and much, much more.     Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI) Ads: Apostrophe – www.Apostrophe.com/STEVE for $15 off your dermatology visit

Ep 215 - Interview with "Game of Roses" Podcast Hosts, Chad Kultgen & Lizzy Pace and Marie Bass, Evan Bass' Ex-Wife

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  • 730 views
  • about 3 years ago
  • 02:35:07

(SPOILERS)  I begin by talking briefly about the upcoming Bachelor schedule then "Game of Roses" podcast hosts Chad Kultgen and Lizzy Pace join me (4:35) to talk about their podcast this past Tuesday regarding Chad's identity, the "is he leaving the show" rumors surrounding Chris Harrison, Lauren Zima's career arc, ratings for this season, a recap of Clayshia's season, a mini preview of Matt's season, and much, much more.  Then Marie Bass, ex-wife of Evan Bass joins me (1:56:43) to talk about the recent separation news of Evan & Carly and her thoughts on what she's seen Evan has been dealing with. Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Ep 213 - Interview with Suzana, Creator of the @Bachelordata IG Account

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  • 690 views
  • about 3 years ago
  • 01:20:15

(SPOILERS) I begin first by going over what I wrote in Tuesday’s column regarding Tayshia’s spoilers.  Scenarios are discussed, so you’ve been warned.  Then Suzana from @Bachelordata on Instagram joins me (6:45) to discuss how she got started in all this, the process by which she compiles all her data, how she calculates screen time, how big of a role positive vs negative screen time plays in gaining followers, the IG influencers life, comparing and contrasting Hannah Brown’s final 4 vs Tayshia’s final 4 in terms of IG follows at this exact point in the season, and much, much, more. Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI) Ads: Magic Spoon – www.MagicSpoon.com/STEVE promo code: STEVE for free shipping  

Ep 212 - Interview with Tayshia Adams' Ex-Husband Josh Bourelle & Memphis Garretts Ex-Girlfriend, Dominique Scalise

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  • 880 views
  • about 3 years ago
  • 01:25:48

(SPOILERS) I begin first by giving a little background as to how these two interviews came to be.  Then Josh joins me first (5:32) to talk about why he decided to come out now and discuss his previous marriage with Tayshia, what narrative he’s not happy with, how he feels about her being on the show, and much, much more.  Then Dominique joins (49:15) to discuss her relationship with BB All Star Memphis Garrett while he was living in the BB house this summer, what she received while he was still on the show, when the relationship started going south, her reaction to Memphis & Christmas’ public relationship announcement last week, and much, much more.  Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI) Ads: Magic Spoon – www.MagicSpoon.com/STEVE promo code: STEVE for free shipping

Ep 211 - Interview with Jacqueline Trumbull

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  • 710 views
  • about 3 years ago
  • 01:32:37

(SPOILERS) I begin by discussing what's happening in the Bachelor franchise, including the MTA and Tayshia's IG story pic.  Then Jacqueline joins me (7:06) as we discuss numerous topics like her 1 year anniversary to her boyfriend and how that relationship had to be navigated early on, her "A Little Help For Our Friends" podcast that she recently started, behind the scenes of being a contestant and tricks that production plays thoughts on Tayshia's season, the Bennett vs Noah feud, the Jenna Cooper story, and much, much more.  Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI) Ads: United Harvest – www.UnitedHarvest.com promo code: STEVE for 20% off orders $50 or more Munk Pack – www.MunkPack.com promo code: STEVE for 20% off your first purchase

Ep 209 - Interview with "Here To Make Friends" Podcast Hosts, Emma Gray & Claire Fallon

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  • 720 views
  • over 3 years ago
  • 01:20:40

(SPOILERS) I begin by briefly going over last night’s IG live with Ashley Spivey a couple notes happening in Bachelor world.  Then Emma and Claire join me (5:29) to talk about this week’s “Bachelorette” episode, how they’ve viewed the Clare/Tayshia double “Bachelorette” this season, the fan base getting more and more toxic, and how they choose to cover rumors/stories regarding this franchise, including a recent one we’ve recently spoke on about. Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI) Ads: United Harvest – www.UnitedHarvest.com promo code: STEVE for 20% off orders $50 or more

Ep 206 - Interview with Yosef Aborady's Ex, Carly Hammond

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  • 790 views
  • over 3 years ago
  • 01:11:01

(SPOILERS) I begin by discussing last night’s IG live with Ashley Spivey that for whatever reason did not save to my IGTV.  Then Carly joins me (6:15) to go over her whirlwind “romance” with “Bachelorette” contestant Yosef Aborady that started last month and abruptly ended after a weekend together Oct. 9th-11th in Florida.  We talk about how it started, what they talked about, the weekend in Florida, the racy video he sent her that clearly wasn’t meant for her, and what’s happened since.  Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI) Ads: Lunya – www.Lunya.co promo code:  STEVEGIFT for $20 towards your first purchase of $100 Magic Spoon – www.MagicSpoon.com/STEVE promo code: STEVE for free shipping

Ep 203 - Interview with BachelorClues & Lizzy Pace from Game of Roses Podcast

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  • 1K views
  • over 3 years ago
  • 01:33:19

(SPOILERS) I start by talking briefly about the season upcoming and getting back to my regular schedule.  Then @BachelorClues on IG and Lizzy Pace from the “Game of Roses” podcast join me (8:33) to discuss a lot happening in Bachelor Nation.  Clare/Tayshia’s season, Clare’s men, Matt’s season, Matt’s women released this week and who they find most interesting, the Hannah/Tyler video, having 6 straight months of Bachelor programming, how they view the show as a game, & much, much more.  Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI) See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Ep 202 - Interview with "2 Black Girls, 1 Rose" Hosts, Justine Kay & Natasha Scott

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  • 770 views
  • over 3 years ago
  • 53:16

(SPOILERS) I start by briefly going over yesterday's column talking about the spoilers for the "Bachelorette" season, along with a couple notes about Matt James' "Bachelor" season which begins filming next week.  Then Justine and Natasha join me (6:01) to talk about how they got started with their podcast, who is into the show more, their thoughts on having Tayshia and Matt as leads of the next two seasons, what other shows they're watching, and much, much more.   Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI) Twitter - @2BlkGirls1Rose Instagram - 2blackgirls1rose Facebook - 2 Black Girls 1 Rose Patreon - 2 Black Girls 1 Rose Podcast - 2 Black Girls 1 Rose See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Ep 201 - Interview with Love Island's Tre Forte

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  • 750 views
  • over 3 years ago
  • 01:18:24

(SPOILERS)  I start by giving brief thoughts on what’s going on with “Bachelorette” and it’s spoilers.  Then Tre joins me (5:07) to talk about his stint on “Love Island” including what his intentions were, who he was most attracted to, who he thinks is the biggest actor on the show (probably not who you think), how he sees the rest of the season playing and much more.  Also, we address controversial tweets he had 6-7 years ago, then end the conversation talking Ohio St. football, who he played for from 2013-2018.       Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI) Ads: Empathize – www.Empathize.com/STEVE Hydrant – DrinkHydrant.com/STEVE promo code:  STEVE for 25% off your first order See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

Ep 199 - Interview with "Temptation Islands" Kaci Campbell

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  • 800 views
  • over 3 years ago
  • 01:17:56

(SPOILERS)  I begin by talking briefly about some Bachelor Nation stories, then Kaci joins me (7:17) to talk about what she’s heard regarding season 3 filming of “Temptation Island,” her friendship that developed with Morgan stemming from her breakup with Evan, the YouTube videos that both of them released about their time with Evan, then Kaci discusses her reasoning for recently starting an OnlyFans account and what the business model looks like.  Music written by Jimmer Podrasky (B'Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI) Ads: ThirdLove – ThirdLove.com/STEVE for 15% off your first order See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.