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Reality TV Heartthrob Joey Graziadei To Lead Season 28 Of ‘The Bachelor’, Says ABC

During the live “After the Final Rose” special of Charity Lawson’s The Bachelorette season, tennis pro Joey Graziadei was announced as the star of the next season of The Bachelor. Graziadei, who won many viewers hearts but failed to win Lawson’s, will be the focal point of the long-running reality show’s 28th installment, which is expected to air on ABC in early 2023. Here’s what we know:

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Joey Graziadei, 28th Bachelor: The Announcement And His Type In Women

Jesse Palmer, host of The Bachelor, surprised fans by revealing that Joey Graziadei would be the star of the upcoming 28th season of the series after Charity’s season finale! It was announced that Graziadei’s televised search for love would be aired on ABC in early 2024 and in the same room, a lucky member of the studio audience learned that she would be one of the women to go on a date with the new bachelor. After the moment was over, the tennis player said the revelation felt “surreal,” further sharing that he was definitely ready to find his “person.” The fan-favorite also added, “All I can ask for them is to be themselves.”

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When it comes to Joey’s taste in women and what he’s looking for, the athlete shares that he hopes to find a “life partner who is outgoing, caring, and shares his love for adventure and exploring the outdoors.” According to an ABC release, Joey “loves hiking, surfing and ending his days watching the sunset but knows he has much more love to give, and the only thing missing is someone with whom to share his life.”

Bachelor Nation – What’s Next?

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Before fans can tune into the highly anticipated season 28 of The Bachelor, they can first expect to be dazzled by season 9 of Bachelor in Paradise, which will premiere on September 28 on ABC. The show has been in production every summer since 2014, bringing together rejected contestants from previous seasons of The Bachelor and The Bachelorette for a second opportunity at finding love. In addition to that, the first installment of The Golden Bachelor, which will focus on 71-year-old widower Gerry Turner’s second chance at love, is also premiering Sept 28.

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