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people think Average Joe’s Jason, who was dumped by Melena, was on Bachelorette.

some think Average Joe’s Jason, who was dumped by Melena, was on Bachelorette.
Jason Peoples, the man Melana Scantlin dumped Adam Mesh for on the first Average Joe, has been dumped himself. He tells TV Guide he’s “disappointed it didn’t work out,” but is now dating a woman he knew before the show. And he’s enjoying his newfound fame as he continues to wait tables: “I’m still bartending and waiting tables. … [and people] remember me as The Struggling Student Who Lives with His Parents. Or sometimes they think I was on The Bachelorette. I have to say no.” He is still a little bitter about those who weren’t fond of his selection: “She picked me. Some people had a bad impression of me from the show. I read stuff on message boards–so negative. My feelings got involved.”

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