Jesse Palmer is the new host of The Bachelor, ABC announced on Tuesday.
The former NFL quarterback, who played for the New York Giants and San Francisco 49ers, is returning to the franchise after becoming the fifth Bachelor in 2004.
He previously hosted the ABC’s dating series The Proposal in 2018, as well as The Ultimate Surfer this summer. He also hosted The Holiday Baking Championship on The Food Network
“For more than 20 years, The Bachelor has brought the world dozens of unforgettable love stories, including at one time, my own,” Palmer said in a statement on Tuesday. “Falling in love is one of life’s greatest gifts, and I am humbled by the opportunity to return to the show as host this season to offer the newest Bachelor advice gained from firsthand experience and I am grateful to play a small part in his journey.”
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