Why: Do Men on Reality TV Shows in Tropical Locations Wear Necklaces?

The Question: Why do all the men on reality television shows set in tropical locations wear hideous man necklaces?

The Answer:

Source #1:

Reality Steve readers who watch Bachelor in Paradise:

I've been reading your blog since Jason's season, but have never sent an e- mail. I noticed some people have asked about the necklaces the guys are wearing this season on BIP. I don't tweet, but follow some of the contestants on Twitter. I noticed fans asking them about the necklaces, and some of the guys tweeted that they fought wearing them, but had to b/c they were their microphones for the show for when they weren't wearing a shirt.

Source #2:

Twitter:

Why: Do Men on Reality TV Shows in Tropical Locations Wear Necklaces?

Why: Do Men on Reality TV Shows in Tropical Locations Wear Necklaces?

Source #3:
Visual evidence:

Why: Do Men on Reality TV Shows in Tropical Locations Wear Necklaces?

Why: Do Men on Reality TV Shows in Tropical Locations Wear Necklaces?

Why: Do Men on Reality TV Shows in Tropical Locations Wear Necklaces?

Why: Do Men on Reality TV Shows in Tropical Locations Wear Necklaces?

As there is no explanation for this bracelet, it is also possible that the tropical vibes might just get to them.

Why: Do Men on Reality TV Shows in Tropical Locations Wear Necklaces?

This has been "Why?", a column by Kate Dries.