Bachelor Nation would have been happy to see Jason, Blake, Joe or almost any other dude as the next “Bachelor.” May ABC and the show producers present… Colton Underwood!
If one uses Twitter as a barometer, the casting of the 26-year-old was not a very popular move.
Below are some choice responses by viewers. They’re in GIF form, of course, because Twitter.
— Julianna Fatica (@juujubeee) September 4, 2018
— Hope (@ohitshope) September 4, 2018
— Jenna Catherine (@JennaCatherin) September 4, 2018
— Joy Garcia (@JoyMelGarcia) September 4, 2018
— Allison the Disney diva (@Daviesallison1A) September 4, 2018
— Aly Barnaba (@alybarnaba) September 4, 2018
— Francesca (@BarstoolFran) September 4, 2018
— Gossip Chris (@gossipgurl) September 4, 2018
— Bachelor Burn Book (@bachelorburnbk) September 4, 2018
Good Morning America: COLTON IS THE NEXT BACHELOR!!!
Bachelor Nation: pic.twitter.com/iH5S6FRRxQ
— rachel Ⓥ (@VeganRachel) September 4, 2018
Former NFL player Underwood appeared on Season 14 of “The Bachelorette,” which was Becca Kufrin’s year. The 26-year-old is now starring in Season 23 of “The Bachelor,” which premieres in January 2019.
Hosted by Chris Harrison, “The Bachelor” is a production of Next Entertainment in association with Warner Horizon Unscripted & Alternative Television.
Mike Fleiss, Elan Gale, Bennett Graebner and Nicole Woods are executive producers.