El martes, ABC announced that former NFL player Clayton Echard, 28, will step into the role as the next incoming “Soltero” looking to find love amid a new pool of roughly 30 women vying for his affection. The new season, which marks the franchise’s 20th year, will begin on Jan. 3 de 2022.
The news comes shortly after Echard had an emotional exit from the most recent season of “El bachillerato” after Michelle Young sent him home during their one-on-one date in last week’s episode. Wasting almost no time, the show revealed at the end of this week’s episode that fans hadn’t seen the last of Echard.
“I’m just a Midwest guy from Missouri that just wants to find love,” Echard said in the first teaser for his season. “And I believe more than anything that my future wife is here.”
In addition to being a former pro athlete, Echard currently works in medical sales and is working on getting his MBA in the hopes of starting his own business someday. Antes de que, aunque, he hopes to find love as the latest man to call himself “El soltero.”
Echard’s debut as the new lead of the franchise does not come as a surprise to many who have been paying attention over the last few months. Savvy fans were pretty aware that he was the guy the show had chosen even before his run on “El bachillerato” began airing. Variedad previously reported that Echard was spotted in his hometown of Missouri with a camera crew. Sources told the outlet at the time that he is indeed ABC’s next choice to be “El soltero.”
“I’m excited. I’m also very, very nervous,” Echard told a crowd gathered at the shoot, de acuerdo a zorro 2 Ahora. “I’m looking to find my person.”
mientras tanto, the show wasted no time in showing off some of the 30 señoras who will be joining the franchise in Season 26 as potential soulmates for Echard. En septiembre, the official Facebook page for “El soltero” revealed photos showing viewers the women who may be competing in the next season. The collection of images includes the names and hometowns of a range of ladies ranging in age from 23 a 33 who have made the cut as potential contestants. sin embargo, not every one of the 30 women will make it to night one of Season 26.
“We are giving you an early look at the women who may be on this season of The Bachelor! Leave a [rose] for who would get your first impression rose,” the caption on the post says.