Bachelor 2 ring sells for $28,300.

Bachelor 2 ring sells for $28,300.
Though it had zero bids just hours before the auction closed, The Bachelor 2‘s 2.78-carat diamond engagement ring ended up selling for $28,300. 52 people bid on the ring, which had an assessed value of $29,000. Proving just how far her love for Aaron really goes, Helene said that selling the ring together like this was “a joint business venture” that they opted for, rather than heading to court. Lest you think they actually discussed this in person or on the phone, Helene tells the New York Post that they e.mailed about setting up the auction, so no actual contact was necessary.

Survivor San Juan Del Sur's dark cloud is lifted

John Rocker

In its third episode, Survivor San Juan Del Sur improved significantly as John Rocker faced off against an Amazing Race villain. But the Exile Island reward challenge remains a drag on the series.


Why Dick Donato left Big Brother 13

Dick Donato

The Big Brother villain known as "Evel Dick" has finally revealed why he left the show during its 13th season: he learned he was HIV positive.

Also: Dick claims he had no choice but to leave the game.

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