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"The Bachelor" speaker Olivia Caridi

  • Forum Hall, Ground Floor K-State Student Union Manhattan, KS 66506 US (map)

See "Big Mouth Olivia" from "The Bachelor' 2016. She'll dish about her season and about being the villain on the show! This event is free and open to the public.

Olivia Caridi appeared on Ben Higgins' season of the hit ABC dating show The Bachelor in 2016, where she became one of the more talked about villains in the show's history. Before that, she was a television news anchor for the NBC/Fox affiliate WCYB/WEMT-TV in Tri-Cities, Tennessee and Virginia, where she worked right after graduating with a double major in Broadcast Journalism and English from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas in 2014. There, she was active in her Chi Omega sorority and served as Executive Editor of TCU360, the school's 24-hour online news source.

Since the show, Olivia started her podcast "Mouthing Off" on Entercom's Cadence 13 podcast network, formerly CBS Radio. On her podcast, one of the top on the network, she interviews influencers and reality stars from all of the best shows on TV, including The Bachelor, Big Brother, Jersey  Shore, The Real name it, she's interviewed them. She has a way of getting her guests to open up about the behind-the-scenes of reality television, the latest gossip, and the tolls these shows can take on mental health, considering she had her own mental health difficulties after the show.

Earlier Event: March 25
Women's History Month Pop-up Gallery
Later Event: March 27
Farmers Market