Former Bachelor Jake Pavelka is Joining the Chippendales

Showers & Parties


Just when you think reality TV's skeeviest bachelor can't get any skeevier... he joins the Chippendales all-male revue in Las Vegas. Former Bachelor, Bachelor Pad, and Dancing With The Stars alum Jake Pavelka won't strip down with the tuxedo-collared dancers, but, starting in late February, Pavelka will host the show for four weeks.

"You know, I've always loved the idea of a live audience," Pavelka told The Hollywood Reporter. "I look at this opportunity to stretch my limits as a performer. I don't want to limit myself based on fear of backlash. Hosting a live show is something I have always dreamed of doing and now I get to."

Unfortunately for the hoards of bachelorette parties that will undoubtedly flock to the show, Pavelka is adamant that he's leaving the pec popping and bun locking to the professionals—unlike The Vow star Channing Tatum, whose former exotic dancing career inspired Steven Soderbergh's forthcoming film Magic Mike, in which Tatum co-stars with Matt Bomer and Matthew McConaughey.

We'll be skipping Pavelka's turn as a Chippendale, but any movie with three shirtless A-listers requires our immediate attendance. Like, pre-paid tickets to the midnight screening immediate attendance. See you there!

—Phillip B. Crook

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