Fairfield Native Appears on ‘Celebrity Dating Game’ With NFL Star

A native of Fairfield, Parris Rose went from entertainment reporter to eligible bachelor when she appeared on the July 26 episode of “The Celebrity Dating Game.”

The 2021 cover of the 1960s show, hosted by singer and Connecticut resident Michael Bolton and actress Zooey Deschanel, follows a similar format to the original. Three contestants are veiled behind a wall while their secret celebrity bachelor or bachelor sits on the other side, asking them questions that range from serious to silly.

The first half of the July 26 episode had three contestants competing for a date with “Anchorman” and “The Office” star David Koechner. The moment to shine for Rose came in the second half when she was cast as one of the contenders to win a date with famed New York Giants running back Rashad Jennings.

Parris Rose on “The Celebrity Dating Game”.

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Rose did not do well in the contest and did not win the date. She told Hearst Connecticut Media that even after the football player’s identity was revealed, she still didn’t know who he was.

“I was actually very nervous,” Rose said. “Maybe I could play basketball. But football players, I didn’t know anything.

To help contestants guess, Bolton performed a song that included clues about Jennings, such as how he won “Dancing with the Stars” and simply that “he’s an athlete.”

Rose landed on the show when it was originally scheduled for another game show in 2020, but after it was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the producer of the canceled show advised her to sign up. at “The Celebrity Dating Show”.

After three different recalls with producers, Rose landed a seat.

After not leaving the show on a date, Rose admitted that she would research ahead of time if she could start all over again.

“I think I actually would have tried to think about what kind of questions I would have been asked,” Rose admitted.

Rose is an entertainment reporter for The Knockturnal, an Los Angeles-based entertainment publication that has also hosted Snapchat shows. She aspires to be a full-time television host.

“[It’s] to be in the spaces that really fascinate me and [to] talk with people I’m a fan of, ”Rose said. “It’s always what I wanted.”

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