‘Ben And Lauren’ Recap: Nature, Woo

Ben and Lauren are back, deciding well, shit, since the proposal already happened, might as well get married. Please remember that they agreed last week to get married on national television, for love, NOT FOR MONEY, OKAY?!

producer is overwhelming them with plans, because like, thats what she does, she fucking produces shit. They act like this is unheard of.

They decide they need to get out of here and Lauren suggests doing the whitest thing possibleaerial yoga. Whats next, gonna take Ben to a fucking juice bar?

Ben wears hot pink spandex and dangles from the fucking ceiling, making every gay viewer’s wet dream come true.

BEN: The best part of being engaged is that you dont have to try and be cool anymore, like, shes already settled.

Bens like its important to do things that are different- he acts like they are fucking base jumping instead of just doing yoga at a studio in Denver. Jesus Christ.

Ben decides to take her camping, because isnt that just every girls fucking dream when shes stressed out? To go to a place with no fucking toilets?

Ben picks up Chris Soules and Lauren goes with the twins, Emily and Heather. This is a fucking crew. I give them a combined score of 3 on .

THE TWINS: If I have to look at a fucking leaf I will vomit

Chris talks about like my grandpa talks about his childhoodback in my day I camped with 6 other women and we had to walk 10 miles in the snow, uphill, to get to school.

The twins are trying to gangbang Chris, fucking gross. Those three together adds up to an IQ of 30. Meanwhile Ben and Lauren prove to know a lot about each other:

LAUREN: kill me

Lauren is outdoorsy in the sense that she like, owns a Northface jacket. Shes not some Bear Grylls shit.

Lauren and the twins hold their breath through a tunnel and yes I hate myself for having to write that sentence probably as much as you hate yourself for having to read it.

Ben tells Chris that they invited Chad because Lauren thinks he might be a good person. Yeah, well sometimes I think I should do crystal meth but then I think, hmm, better not.

If I were to take a shot for every time the twins shrieked over a fucking bug, I would be getting my goddam stomach pumped. Seriously, Emily? Its a fly! What, have you never been outside before?

Ben teaches Lauren how to fish, which is about as equally thrilling as watching paint dry or grass grow. So far, snoozefest. We all know Chad is coming soon, give the people what they want!!

Lace and Grant show up, because why the fuck not, and theyre like could you imagine if Chad showed up?!?! LOL what are the odds, right?! I mean, haha, a reality show would never put us in an awkward situation like that!!!

Lauren didnt realize Lace/Grant were going to come and now shes like “WE MADE A HUGE MISTAKE.” MMMM yeah, ya think? They decide that theyll tell Lace and Grant later about their worst enemy coming to sleep in the wilderness.

The girls cant build a tent and the boys go to make a fire, only to find out they forgot matches. Fucking morons. They look at Grant and hes like bro, Im a firefighter. Like this is the exact opposite of what I do.

The boys and girls switch and Lace is like LOL 420 blaze it, I have a lighter. Wow! Such great humor on this show! Give them the comedy Emmy, goddammit!

Ben tells Lace that he invited Chad and shes like “what the flying fuck?” She tells Ben that shell try and be nice, but there is like a 0% guarantee that will happen.

Lace tells Lauren and Ben how Chad went and hooked up with Grant and Robbys ex and finally Ben and Lauren are like, “huh, maybe Chad actually has all these enemies for a reason? Who knew!”

Laurens like what better place to have a therapy session than a campfire? Hmmm, I dont know, a therapists office? I feel like thats a better place.

Lace is teaching Emily how to pee in the fucking woods. At what point does this become your lifepopping a squat in the woods on TV. The twins parents must be so proud.

LACE: Wow, youre really doin it. Youre shittin the street.

They see a bear and Ben starts freaking the fuck out. He truly has the weirdest boner rn for this woodland creature.


Bens drunk and chasing after bears, aka me AF. Hes like running into the woods screaming while Lauren low-key wants to murder him.

LAUREN: Have you ever seen ?

Ben is like “IM A BOY IM IRRESPONSIBLE.” He tells Lauren not to worry about him because man. We men, we smash. Goes fishing one time, thinks hes the poster child of masculinity.

Grant and the boys start stripping and put out the fire, while the three white, blonde girls rap. Seriously, whats with the rapping on this show? It has got to stop, I beg of you. #StopWhitePeople

The team goes white water rafting while the twins break out into a remix of Row Your Boat. What is this? The short bus glee club? Fucking stop.

Im officially drunk. Which is 80x more thrilling than any of this shit.

Chris rides at the front of the boat, which does not look safe but hes like, “ah fuck it.” All he has is his farm in Idaho, so he really has nothing to live for anymore.

CHRIS: this sucks, there were no injuries. Everyone lived. 1/5 on Yelp.

Lace is already crying and Chad hasnt even shown up. Ah Lace, you were not missed.

Lace is like “I HATE HIM I WISH HE DIDNT EXIST.: Lace is every older sister talking to a younger sibling.
LACE: I hate you and I wish you were never born!!!!

At that moment, Chad shows up out of the fucking darkness, like a fucking axe murderer, whistling. Hes like “HEY EVERYONE” and literally everyone is silent, minus Lace, who is crying.

Chad starts shoving his face with a marshmallow because nothing makes him hungrier than having to possibly apologize. Look, he came for the campfire songs, not a fucking sob-fest.

CHAD: Yall gonna keep crying, or.can we eat smores?

Lauren takes one out of every Trump supporters book and tries to justify his overall shitty actions.
LAUREN: Sure, hes ruined peoples lives, threatened to kill people and tried to fight our friends but like, deep down he seems like a nice guy

Lauren is like I see who you really are. What are you? The douche whisperer? Lauren, now is not the time to give back to charity case Chad.

LAUREN: You arent that bad guy off camera
CHAD: Well, actually.

Lace asks Chad why he is like this and he says because he is trying to make people laugh. Which like, it low-key does so Ill give him that.

Chad is begging everyone to stop pointing out his flaws and just eat their fucking campfire snacks but they just wont let it go.

Ben asks the cameras to be put down, LOL, good one, and channels the High Septonrepent Chad, repent!! Chad gives an apology that is so half-assed, its actually impressive.

CHAD: If I like, considered my actions and how they make people feel, which I never do, sure, like I guess Id be like, eh. Thats not cool. Sure. Whatever.

Grant is like If your mom was here what would she think? And Chads like “OHHHH NOW YOU WANNA TALK ABOUT MOMMAS.” Which is kinda fucked up because Chads mom just died. Idk everything about this situation is fucked up and makes me uncomfortable. G2g bye.

Lace is fucking wailing in a corner and Chad is like “I keep trying to apologize!!!” This whole show has ended up basically being nothing about Ben and Lauren. So far, so good.

Chad reluctantly apologies and is like yeah worst camping trip ever and dips the fuck out of there.

CHAD: This camping trip is horse shit! I didnt want salmon, I said it four times!

The camping trip ends and they show a video of the crew taking down the tents.in the same outfits they were wearing when they got there. Yeah, Im calling bullshit on this whole roughing it thing.

They all look like models while camping whereas I look like a straight-up homeless person.

Lauren is like its so nice getting away from distractions as TV cameras follow them. Yup, nothing like a nice, peaceful reality show.

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