BURNING LOVE: Episode 5 - My Favorite PsychopathsJune 15, 2012
ABC's "The Bachelorette" is back this summer with its umpteenth season. Wait, how many couiples have lasted so far? But before you give up on the dating serial, Yahoo! Originals throws its hose into the fire with the premiere of "Burning Love," executive produced by Ben Stiller. Sure it's scripted, but with Ken Marino, Michael Ian Black and the funniest comediennes taking their turn as marriage material to a TV hunk, it's more entertaining.
While every other bentertainment publication has "The Bachelorette" covered, On Demand Weekly's dating show expert Kate Asche Wilson will breakdown each episode as if she were right there in the mansion.
It’s only episode five, and things are really starting to heat up at the “Burning Love mansion. In order to jam pack the most amount of insanity into nine minutes we find Mark and his bachelorettes on their second group date. What says personal connection more than a half naked pool party?
Pool time in the real Bachelor usually means
backstabbing girl talk and sensitive bro bonding.
For Mark it means a chance to see a little butt cleavage. He cozies up to Titi, and shares an intimate moment with Annie, but it’s Lexie who really captivates his attention with her unwanted stalking.
Played by the creepily fantastic Beth Dover, Lexie in this episode proves herself to be completely bat shit crazy. From her subtle threats to her gentle shoulder kisses Lexie is quickly becoming one of my new favorite psychopaths.
Although I’m Lexie’s biggest fan I do understand Mark’s reservations for giving her the group date hose. Her instability would most definitely end in his death. Annie is the much safer choice, and despite her awful baking skills Mark picks her. Lexie retaliates by haphazardly throwing inflatable rafts around the pool area. That’s typical my first reaction too.
Annie, Mark / Burning Love (Yahoo! Originals)
Annie has come out of left field to overtake key players like Hayley and Titi, but can she keep Mark interested? She’s less slutty so that’s to her disadvantage, but maybe if she watches enough Barefoot Contessa she can hone her cooking skills, and win Mark over with a delicious soufflé.
The most important question here, however, is do you think Ben Stiller will get his deposit back on the “Burning Love” mansion? Watch this scantily clad fifth episode to find out.
Kate Asche Wilson is a new contributing writer to On Demand Weekly. She is a graduate from the Dodge College of Film and Media Arts at Chapman University where she received a BA in Screenwriting. In her spare time Kate likes to take long walks on the beach, and watch telenovelas. Follow her on Twitter @KATEDOESLIFE!
You can find "Burning Love" on Yahoo.
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