And yet, the franchise has produced nine weddings and many more happily dating or engaged couples.
The official weddings are well known and often televised: Trista and Ryan Sutter, Jason and Molly Mesnick, Sean and Catherine Lowe, and so on.
The season ended with Ryan delivering a hand-written poem and a marriage proposal.
They tied the knot on December 6, 2003, as part of a three-episode ABC special.
When asked if they were together by host Chris Harrison, Kitt replied: "No. "I went on there because it's a competition to win $250,000 and I never once lied to Elizabeth and said I wanted something I didn't want," he said.
"I told her the truth."He went on to say that the couple "gave it a shot for a quick minute" when they left the mansion but it didn't work out."I feel like there were feelings that had started on the show and we discussed those and were we wanted to go," said Kitt.
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