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Jesse Palmer Replaces Chris Harrison as Host of “The Bachelor” Season 26

Jesse Palmer.

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The Bachelor has its wingman! Jesse palmer has been confirmed as the host of The single person season 26 after Chris Harrisonreleased earlier this year.

ABC confirmed on Tuesday, September 28 that the athlete, 42, will take over as host after Harrison’s first step in March. Palmer already knows The Bachelor since he’s an alum. Women competed for his affection in the series’ fifth season in 2004, where he chose Jessica bowlin as a winner. The duo broke up shortly after the series aired. Palmer is now hired to model Emely fardo.

” For more than 20 years, The single person has brought dozens of unforgettable love stories to the world, including mine at one time, ”ESPN’s personality said in a statement. “Falling in love is one of life’s greatest gifts, and I’m honored to have the opportunity to return to the show as host this season to offer the final Bachelor tips from an experience. firsthand and I am grateful to play a small part in his journey. “

Us weekly confirmed earlier this month that Clayton echard will be the Bachelor of the 26th season. However, ABC has yet to confirm that the suitor of michelle youngthe season of The bachelorette marked the concert.

Palmer’s announcement comes after much controversy over the host of The single person. Harrison, 50, left the franchise after nearly 20 years earlier this year. His resignation was initially temporary after defending the candidate and the winner Rachel kirkconnell because his race-insensitive social media posts created negative reactions among viewers. The ABC personality has officially left the Bachelor franchise in June.

“Chris Harrison is stepping down as host of The single person franchise, ”ABC Entertainment and Warner Horizon confirmed in a statement to We at the time. “We are grateful for his many contributions over the past 20 years and wish him all the best on his new journey.

The former host is said to have received an eight-figure settlement when signing his contract.

Since its release, other animators have come under the spotlight. Former Singles Kaitlyn bristowe and Tayshia Adams shared hosting tasks for the female spin-off, The bachelorette, and Wells Adams expanded his Baccalaureate in paradise role of “master of ceremonies” while celebrity hosts – including Bass Lance and David spade – alternated every week.

The single person Season 26 is scheduled to air on ABC in 2022.

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