Is history about to be made on “The Bachelor”? If fans of Hannah Brown‘s 15th season of “The Bachelorette” have their way, then eliminated suitor Mike Johnson would be the first black “Bachelor” in the franchise’s history. A whopping 58% of poll respondents say that Mike would be “amazing” as the next “Bachelor.” Rounding out our poll results, 32% think someone else from Hannah’s season should be given the reigns, while 10% want the next leading man to be an entirely NEW face. Do you agree or disagree with those poll results? Sound off down in the comments section.
This 31-year-old portfolio manager from San Antonio, Texas was eliminated during Week 7 of Hannah‘s current season, but he left such a lasting impression that he was one of the only guys during last week’s “Men Tell All” special that got one-on-one time with host Chris Harrison. When Hannah later came out on stage she comforted Mike by saying their goodbye “was really hard for me.” She added, “I respect you and will be your fan forever.”
Mike instructed Hannah not to apologize for dumping him, to which she responded, “You deserve the best and I am rooting for you for the best.” Many members of “Bachelor Nation” took Hannah’s words to be a clue that she knows he’s already been cast in the upcoming 24th season. However, ABC is keeping silent on the issue of whether Mike is about to continue his search for love as the next star of the popular franchise.
One person who we can almost definitely assume won’t be the next “Bachelor” is Luke Parker, the 25-year-old import/export manager from Gainesville, Georgia who was a constant thorn in Hannah’s side. This season’s villain caused so much drama in the house that the other guys called him a “psycho” and even questioned Hannah’s mindset for why she kept him on the show for so long.
“The Luke P. show is canceled!” Hannah told America during the “Men Tell All” special. “I’m tired of talking about him. Chris, are you tired of talking about him? Are you all tired of talking about him?” When the eliminated guys all started cheering, the former Miss Alabama USA rolled her eyes and confirmed that ABC “will not renew” the Luke P. show for another season. “God bless the United States of America. Roll tide!”
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