EXCLUSIVE: Chris Harrison and Former 'Bachelor' Contestants Reveal What Occurs to the Rings After Breakups


Ben Higgins and Lauren Bushnell went their separate methods on Monday, simply over a 12 months after getting engaged on the season 20 finale of The Bachelor — however what occurs to her ring? 

ET’s Katie Krause caught up with Bachelor host Chris Harrison on the Bachelorette junket on Wednesday, the place he revealed that rings are returned after a pair splits up. 

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“[The rings] go to heaven,” he joked. “I actually do not know, as a result of clearly Neil Lane provides these rings, however I believe we personal the rings at a sure level. Effectively, not me. I would be cashing in my diamonds and residing in Hawaii.”

“The rings which might be given again return to [the production company] Subsequent Leisure or whoever,” he added. “There may be in all probability a vault or a bucket of simply rings.”

As soon as the ring is returned to the present, Harrison stated it is anyone’s guess what occurs to the jewellery.

“Here is the factor, what do you do with these rings? You don’t need one. You cant give it to the [next] lady you’re keen on, as a result of that is a tainted ring and it clearly did not work out. That is dangerous juju. So I do not know what you do with these rings,” he stated. “Perhaps we promote them again to Neil Lane.”

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In the meantime, a supply tells ET that solely should return the ring in the event that they break up inside two years of their finale date, and that “most Bachelorettes will inform Neil which ring they love essentially the most, and Neil will lead the blokes on which one to select.”

Bachelor in Paradise star Ashley Iaconetti confirmed the two-year timeframe to ET’s Brice Sander at OK! Journal’s Summer time Kickoff Social gathering on the W Hollywood Resort on Wednesday, saying that the ring “has to return into manufacturing.”

“[Production will] hold it, they return it again to Neil Lane… I do not know,” she confessed. “[Maybe] Neil Lane asks for it again. I really simply suppose they’ve it in a drawer.”

Former Bachelor star Corinne Olympios has different concepts.

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“It in all probability simply will get remade into one thing else,” she mused. “It could possibly be made into my ring. I am prepared!”

Nonetheless, rings that by no means really make it onto a Bachelorette’s finger have a a lot completely different destiny.

“I thi​nk [all rings] are recycled, b​ecause ​I​’​m fairly certain Nick [Viall] used the identical ring to suggest to Vanessa [Grimaldi] that Robby [Hayes] used with JoJo [Fletcher],” stated Chase McNary, who made it to the ultimate three on Fletcher’s season of The Bachelorette.

McNary is correct — the ring that Viall used was the identical one Hayes supposed to present Fletcher, however whereas it is the primary time a recycled ring has been given to a different lady on The Bachelor, Lane advised ET in March that most of the rings he brings as choices for the ultimate two males will look acquainted.

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“I carry six rings, and over time, over the 9 years, some are the identical, some have modified settings or are redesigned, and a few are completely new,” he confessed.

As for pricing, over the previous six seasons of the present, rings have reportedly ranged in value from $50,000 to nearly $100,000, with the customized four.25 carat ring Higgins gave Bushnell taking the highest prize.

Reporting by Jennifer Peros.

See extra on Higgins and Bushnell’s current cut up within the video under. 

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