They broke up earlier this year, but Paula Abdul and her restaurateur ex-boyfriend JT Torregiani have been quietly reconnecting.
The reality TV consequence? JT Torregiani, 33, was in talks to possibly become ABC's next star of The Bachelor. But he's decided to drop it.
Torregiani is still working long hours at Beso, a Latin-themed restaurant and bar, which has built a sizable contingent of celebrity patrons.
He didn't want to leave for three months to film The Bachelor - and maybe his relationship with the American Idol host played into it as well.
Now that he's out, we see three leading contenders to become the 13th star of The Bachelor - all of whom DeAnna Pappas rejected on The Bachelorette. Which would you most like to see get a second chance ...