What Comes After The Bachelor And Dancing With The Stars For Jake Pavelka? Chippendales, Duh!

When you’re a sexually ambiguous reality-TV star who’s run out of shows to do, what’s your next move?

No, not porn (not this time, anyway)—you join the Chippendales show at the Rio in Las Vegas.

Jake Pavelka, former Bachelor bride-seeker and Dancing with the Stars contestant, has signed on to be the host of the all-male revue for a month. Did we mention he also popped up on Bachelor Pad and VH1’s Famous Food?

“I will be guest hosting the show for four weeks, getting the audience excited for the show as well as closing out the show,” Pavelka tells The Hollywood Reporter. “You know, I’ve always loved the idea of a live audience. Hosting in front of an unpredictable crowd forces you to draw from the energy of the crowd. It’s challenging but also exciting to work off that kind of adrenaline, knowing no two shows will be the same.”

Sadly, he won’t be dropping trou, but these photos should satisfy your flesh lust for now. “I am the guest host for the run of those weeks, so I’m leaving it to the professionals who have kept this brand thriving since the 1970s,” he says.

After Pavelka was on The Bachelor, much hay was made about the fact that he and TV fiance Vienna Girardi never consummated their relationship in the six months they were together. Even Girardi commented, “I don’t think Jake is into girls.”

Photos: ABC/Craig Sjodin

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  • QJ201

    This whore will do anything to be famous. He will eventually do porn when the “mainstream” C and D list opportunities dry up.

  • Meowzer

    I’ll be right there waiting for the video. It won’t be gay (it’ll ruin his rep), but I want to see the goody bag :)

  • Chris K

    Jake is hot if you like short men. He doesn’t have a shred of self respect left…

  • Carl J

    The straight version of Reichen?

  • Tony

    He’s not into girls…well duh. Neither was the bachelor from season 1.

  • lawrence

    he’s gay

  • screamie

    @Carl J: Please tell me you meant to write “The straight-acting version of Reichen.”

  • Carl J

    @screamie Ah yes, I meant “straight-acting version of Reichen”

  • ian

    I’ve heard the gay rumors too, but since I don’t watch reality tv, what exactly has he done to suggest he’s a closeted gay man? He’s a fame whore obviously, but gay? not so much.

  • Marie Cohn

    His “Bachelor” appearances virtually defined the concept of “pre-gay.”

  • Oh, ok.

    @ian: He was on the Bachelor supposedly trying to find love with a woman, all he did was verbally abuse her(even if she was an idiot), and use her as a beard.

    He’s gay.

    Plenty of people are fame whores. No one is accusing all of them of being gay.

  • Eva Moor

    Jake is amazing guy and he is very pretty.

  • Oh, ok.

    Amazing how? Above average looks don’t warrant a celebrity career.

    Come to LA and see that pretty people are a dime a dozen, empty-headed, and all think they’re deserving of having people fawn over them due to their looks which they had nothing to do with.

  • David H

    Wasn’t this the Bachelor who was a pilot?! I don’t know about anyone else, but if I was a pilot and then suddenly a “host” for a male revue, I obviously made a left at Albuquerque.

  • BubbasBack

    As my good ol’ friend Bon Qui Qui would say, “Dude gotta go, se-coh-rity, se-coh-rity! Take him away”. Burp.

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  • nineinchnail

    Smoking hot.

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