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Jesse Palmer Named as New Host

3rd time’s the charm! Bachelor and Bachelorette host Jesse Palmer has been declared as the new host of Bachelor in Paradise.

The previous soccer player, 43, who took in excess of for Chris Harrison in September 2021, will anchor the future eighth year of the Bachelor spinoff in advance of its slated drop premiere. Palmer will be joined by Bachelor Country most loved Wells Adams, who will at the time yet again return as the show’s resident bartender and contestant confidante. The radio DJ, 38, was also one particular of Bachelor in Paradise‘s revolving door of hosts throughout period 7, which premiered in September 2021.

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The solid of the upcoming period has not but been declared, whilst ABC Amusement President Craig Erwich teased all through ABC’s Upfront celebration on Tuesday, May 17, that many Bachelor Country favorites will strike the beach front this calendar year. “When I assume of some of the men and women they have in mind to appear back again for Bachelor in Paradise, I assume it is likely to keep on to be a quite watched and pretty talked about block of programming on Mondays and Tuesdays,” he explained, per Deadline.

Right before returning as host, Palmer appeared on season 5 of The Bachelor, which aired in 2004. He replaced the show’s longtime host and govt producer following Harrison, 50, came underneath fire in February 2021 soon after he appeared to protect Matt James’ time 25 winner Rachael Kirkconnell’s earlier steps at an Aged South-themed college or university social gathering.

“I reported to [Clayton Echard] appropriate from the starting, ‘Hey gentleman, if you question for guidance, I’ll totally be there to give it to you, but this is not about me,’” the sports activities commentator informed Us Weekly in January. “My journey is distinct from your journey, distinct from every other Bachelor that’s ever finished this right before, and this is distinctive to you and he’s gonna determine it out. And so the greatest stress for me was just getting there in the most truthful, sincere and finest way to help Clayton get what he is wanting for.”

When runners-up Rachel Recchia and Gabby Windey were being declared as co-Bachelorettes at the season 26 Bachelor: Right after the Final Rose distinctive in March, Palmer also disclosed that he would switch Kaitlyn Bristowe and Tayshia Adams as the new Bachelorette host.

“I guess — spoiler warn — I’m not coming back again,” Bristowe, 36, stated for the duration of an episode of her “Off the Vine” podcast shortly soon after the news broke. “I observed at the conclude of the finale Jesse was asserting the two Bachelorettes, and he reported he was heading to be by their aspect for that. I feel Jesse’s amazing. … He’ll be a wonderful host, and I hope he allows Gabby and Rachel in any way that he can.”

She ongoing: “I want to assist Gabby and Rachel and be there for them so undesirable. I assume it makes perception to have a woman becoming there for them. … I will be unfortunate.”

Adams, 31, confirmed that she and her previous cohost experienced recognised about the network’s ideas to retain the services of Palmer ahead of the announcement. “Kaitlyn and I each had a cellular phone simply call months prior saying that they were being likely to go forward with Jesse so it was not definitely a shock,” she instructed Us Weekly exclusively in March. “I’m quite joyful for him. I sense like he’s been so sweet and type to me, so I would like everyone that can take that posture the extremely finest and I’m excited to see the new period.”

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