Don’t try to make plans with Jason Ritter and Melanie Lynskey on a Monday night. The Intervention stars and real-life couple spoke to Us Weekly’s Ashley Spencer at the Us Weekly Video Lounge at ChefDance at the Sundance Film Festival and revealed they’re among the die-hard members of Bachelor Nation.
“We order Thai food [from a place in L.A. called Bulan] and watch The Bachelor,” 38-year-old Lynskey said of her and boyfriend Ritter’s Monday routine. “We call it Bulan-chelor night.”
But the evening is far from relaxed.
“He puts himself in the Bachelor’s position,” the New Zealand–born Togetherness actress added. “He’s like, ‘Oh, god, oh, god, you’re making too many promises!'”
And while their Intervention costar and director Clea DuVall admitted she’s never seen an episode of the hit ABC reality series, Ritter’s love for The Bachelor is undying.
“It’s designed to hurt people’s feelings and lead them on and then cut them off at their most vulnerable,” the 35-year-old Parenthood alum and Girls actor explained. “It’s awful — I can’t stop watching!”
Watch the video above to find out Ritter and Lynskey’s surprising favorite Bachelor, who Ritter would love to play in a Making a Murderer movie and details on Lynskey’s recent Ever After reunion with Drew Barrymore.
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