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Another ‘Bachelorette’ Bombshell: Contestant Lincoln Adim Convicted Of Indecent Assault and Battery

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Becca’s season of The Bachelorette has certainly gotten off to a murky start; thanks to some of the male contestants in the running who want that final rose from her.

News today came to light on contestant Lincoln Adim, the Boston-based account sales executive with the rock solid body and attitude to boot, that rubbed some of the other guys the wrong way in the first episode of the season.

Reality Steve who broke the story revealed Wednesday, that Adim had been convicted of indecent assault and battery last month and has to register as a sex offender.

E Online received a statement on the situation from the Suffolk Country District Attorney’s office in Massachusetts where it confirmed that in May, and a week before the new season premiered, that Adim was found guilty of groping and assaulting a woman on a harbor cruise ship in 2016.

In their statement, it related that Adim was sentenced to one year in a house of correction, with that term suspended for a two-year probationary period.  In addition, he was ordered to stay away from the victim and had to attend three AA meetings per week.

To make matters worse … by law he has to register as a sex offender.  The report goes on to say that if Lincoln complies with the judge’s orders, he will not have to serve out his term, but if he fails to comply with those orders or re-offends, he could be ordered to serve out the year in jail.

ABC has not commented on the legal situation, nor has Becca Kufrin.

Reality Steve revealed that he was told on Monday that Adim was in court.  He said that ‘Bachelor’ season 15 contestant, Ashley Spivey obtained the district attorney’s office’s statement for him. Spivey tweeted it as well.

Season 14 of The Bachelorette began filming in March and wrapped in mid-May.  As viewers have seen, going into the rose ceremony on the upcoming, June 18th episode, Adim is one of 17 men remaining.

News of Adim’s conviction comes on the heels of first impression rose winner, Garrett Yrigoyen, who made the news for “liking” offensive posts on Instagram targeting the trans community, and mocking a Parkland shooting survivor, among others.

What do you think now about the caliber of men on this season’s ‘Bachelorette’? Comment below.

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Not impressed with a good number of the men for a variety of reasons. I would love to bring down the ego of Mr male model Jordan. He is way too in love with himself to leave room for anyone else. Lincoln had an air about him that felt like trouble and it seems to have panned out to be so. I like the current football player, the guy she had the one on one with Monday night and I like Colton I think his name is….former football player. This is most definitely not my favourite season. I’m not overly… Read more »

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Those women, ucky..

Whoring” Your Integrity and Losing Self-Respect
Pitting one guy against the other is nasty.
And any man that would want a woman that played him against other men I have no respect for him.
How can the man feel the winner when the woman he ‘won’ has also felt love for the others and had to decide which one she wanted.
She is whoring herself out and that was 1st said by guys around here.

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Its a really dumb show…and much is staged!!!

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A few things…

1. The Bachelorette REALLY MESSED UP with the choice for the ‘bachelorette’ for this season. Becca…whose voice alone is BEYOND ANNOYING!!!!!
2. Over half of the guys for this season are nothing but BLUSTERING FOOLS!!!!! To me, they look like they’re there just for CAMERA TIME!!!!! Idiots.
3. More and more, the fellas’ wardrobes…BEYOND WHACK!!!!! Beyond yuck.

Later.

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Good grief! Don’t they vet these people???!!!

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Not surprised at all!

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Kimberlin Brown Returns to The Bold and the Beautiful with a Bombshell … Sheila is Finn’s Bio-Mom!

The rumors have proven to be true! You can watch what happens for more on this exciting return on tonight’s Entertainment Tonight segment (see below).  However, all-time supervillain Sheila Carter, played by soap fan favorite, Kimberlin Brown is baaacck and on The Bold and the Beautiful.

As viewers recently learned, Finn (Tanner Novlan) was adopted and Steffy (Jacqueline MacInnes Wood) and she vowed to love him no matter who his bio parents were! But how will she feel when she finds out that his mother is actually Sheila Carter who has wreaked havoc on the lives of the Forrester family and everyone else in Los Angeles?

Soap Opera Digest spoke with Kimberlin on her exciting return where she shared: “When I found out that Finn was Sheila’s son, I was excited — I mean, terribly excited.”  Brown added on this next return to B&B, “Get ready, because the best is yet to come!’

Steffy and Finn’s nuptials are set for this Thursday August 5th and this Friday August 6th, where plenty of drama will play out.  How will Finn deal with finding out who is biological mother really is? Is there still a big twist on this yet to come?  Stay tuned!

So, excited to know that Sheila is back on the canvas as The Bold and the Beautiful and Kimberlin will be back on our-screens? Comment below.

But first check out ET’s exclusive at the wedding nuptials of Steffy and Finn and the return of Sheila and then our joint interview with Brown and Tracey E. Bregman of Y&R last year on The Michael Fairman Channel for more on Sheila’s notorious history!

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‘Port Charles’ Star Jay Pickett Dead at 60

UPDATED:  Just heartbreaking news over the weekend.  Former Port Charles star and soap veteran, Jay Pickett died suddenly while filming a movie.  His cause of death was not immediately known, although in a post on Sunday from Travis Mills it appears to have been from a heart attack. Pickett was 60-years-old.  On Sunday, former co-stars have shared their remembrances while mourning Jay including Michael Easton, Kelly Monaco, Michael Dietz, Marie Wilson, Kin Shriner and more.

In addition to his most remembered role on daytime as Frank Scanlon on the GH spinoff, Port Charles, where he appeared in over 762 episodes, Pickett also appeared on GH replacing Ted King as Lorenzo Alcazar and came back to the show in 2006-07 in the recurring role of Detective David Harper.  Jay also spent time on Days of our Lives as Dr. Chip Lakin and appeared on primetime’s Desperate Housewives and Queen Sugar countless other TV series and films.

Word of Pickett’s death first came via Facebook from Jim Heffel who is the film’s co-producer, who shared along with these images (see below): “Yesterday I lost a good friend and the world lost a great person. Jay Pickett decided to ride off into the Heavens. Jay died sitting on a horse ready to rope a steer in the movie Treasure Valley in Idaho. The way of a true cowboy. Jay wrote the story and starred in it. He was also coproducer with myself and Vernon Walker. He will be truly missed. Ride like the wind partner.”

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Michael Dietz, who played Pickett’s on-screen brother, Joe Scanlon on Port Charles shared his grief on the news on Facebook, expressing: “My greatest friend has sadly left this world. We met when we were cast as brothers on Port Charles many, many years ago. He played my big brother on TV but that carried over into real life and an amazing friendship that was one of a kind. He was an incredible husband, father, friend, and godfather to my daughter. Everyone that knew him loved him. I love you, Jay. Keep smiling my friend. All my love to his family, who truly became our family as well. You will be forever missed.”

Kin Shriner (Scott, GH) and Jay’s former co-star at Port Charles shared: “The sudden passing of my pal Jay Pickett Is very sad . He loved acting and Westerns , and when we got together we laughed a lot . R.I.P. Jay”

Kelly Monaco (Ex-Livvie, PC and now Sam, GH) shared on her Instagram:  “My heart goes out to the family and friends of Jay Pickett. If you knew him, you loved him. Words can’t describe…”

Michael Easton (Ex-Caleb/Michael PC, and now Finn on GH) expressed: “Mourning the loss of our friend and colleague. I first met Jay in Margie Haber’s acting class in the late 80’s and was fortunate to get to work with him many times over the next thirty years. He was a wonderful actor but an even better person. My deepest condolences to his wife and his children, his friends and all of his fans. Rest in peace, Brother.”

Marie Wilson (Ex-Karen, Port Charles) shared: “This is one of the most difficult posts I’ve done. My heart is broken to hear that this incredible person has passed. Words cannot described how much you touched my life….your friendship, advice, and support made me feel so grateful and lucky. My first day on the set was with us having a water fight ….and the fun adventures continued from there. So happy to have shared all those moments with you. I will miss you my friend!”

Travis Mills from the film Treasure Valley, in which Pickett was filming at the time of his death, shared on Sunday morning this updated message on Facebook: “Many of you have already heard about the tragedy that happened two days ago. Jay Pickett, our leading man, writer, producer, and creator of this movie passed away suddenly while we were on location preparing to film a scene. There is no official explanation for the cause of his death but it appears to have been a heart attack. Everyone present tried as hard as they could to keep him alive. Our hearts are broken and we grieve for his family who are so devastated by this shocking tragedy.  As so many of us know, Jay was an incredible man. He was kind, sweet, and generous. He was one of the best actors I ever worked with and it was an honor to collaborate with him. Everyone who met him, even for the briefest moment, could feel his warmth, his wonderful spirit. It is difficult to find the words right now to say more. His closest friends have said that he was very happy making Treasure Valley and my hope is that he truly was. He was doing what he loved: acting, riding horses, making movies. And he was magnificent.”

Jay is survived by his wife, Elena, and their three children, Maegan, Michaela and Tyler.

We will have more on this continuing story as remembrances for Pickett are shared, and updated on news of his passing.

Share your condolences and thoughts on Jay via the comment section below.

 

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‘Days of our Lives: Beyond Salem’ Limited-Series Ordered by Peacock

The NBCUniversal streaming service, Peacock has ordered a five-episode limited run featuring Days of our Lives!

In the first of its kind for the streamer, the series entitled Days of our Lives: Beyond Salem will feature fan favorite returns, the current cast and more which includes: Lisa Rinna as Billie Reed, Deidre Hall as Dr. Marlena Evans, Drake Hogestyn as John Black, Jackée Harry as Paulina Price, James Reynolds as Abe Carver, Victoria Konefal as Ciara Brady, Robert Scott Wilson as Ben Weston, Billy Flynn as Chad DiMera, Lamon Archey as Eli Grant and Sal Stowers as Lani Price.

According to the announcement on the series Monday morning; here is what fans can look for in the limited series: Over a long weekend, John & Marlena travel to Zurich, Ben & Ciara have a romantic getaway in New Orleans, Chad visits some old friends in Phoenix, and Abe, Paulina, Lani, and Eli vacation in Miami.  All find themselves embroiled in a mystery involving stolen jewels which, in the wrong hands, could cause dire consequences for Salem.  It’s a race against time for ISA agent Billie Reed as she crosses the globe in search of this missing treasure. Packed with all of the romance, action, drama, and surprises that only Days of our Lives can deliver, fans will spend a week with their favorite Salem supercouples and reconnect with many familiar faces along the way.

Look for additional characters than those listed above to also make appearances as well in the hunt for the stolen jewels.

Days of our Lives: Beyond Salem is produced by Corday Productions in association with Sony Pictures Television. Ken Corday is the executive producer with co-executive producer Albert Alarr. Ron Carlivati serves as head writer.

So, what do you think about the upcoming series on Peacock featuring Days of our Lives? Comment below.

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