Bachelor Nation fans are buzzing with reports that Clayton Eckard is the next Bachelor in 2022. But do the rumors have any weight? Recently, franchise producer Mike Fleiss answered all the nonsense by leaving more clues about the new Single Season 26 stars, and everything seems to align with Clayton.
[Spoiler alert: This article contains potential spoilers from The Bachelorette Season 18 and The Bachelor Season 26.]
Why ‘Bachelorette’ Fans Think Clayton Eckard Is The New Lead Of ‘The Bachelor’ 2022?
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In August, Bachelor Nation spoiler guru reality Steve claimed that Greg Grippo (The Bachelorette Season 17 (with Katie Thurston) was going to be the next Bachelor. At the time, Fleiss responded appropriately to the spoiler. Twitter, revealing that “no official decision” had been made.
Meanwhile, the tide began to shift in September. Several reports have claimed that the new lead of the Bachelor The 2022 season of Michelle Young was expected to be The Bachelorette. Then on 15 September, And! News Leaked photos of Clayton with a production crew in Eureka, Missouri, and the publication speculated that the 28-year-old was filming a promo for the ABC reality series. hours later, Diversity Confirmed Clayton as the next Bachelor.
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reality steve also shared the Bachelor Season 26 production spoilers, claiming that Clayton was expected to film his introduction package the next day at his old high school in Eureka. Then on September 16, the franchise blogger shared a clip from the filming.
Eureka Mayor Sean Flower also posted a photo of a banner located downtown supporting Clayton’s new journey to find love. In the comments, the mayor confirmed that the sign was provided by the Bachelor Crew.
“Go find love Clayton!” Banner Says Via Facebook.
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ABC has yet to confirm Clayton Co as the new star of the Bachelor Season 26. So fans will just have to wait and see what happens next. That said, Fleiss left some clues about the new lead, and it looks like the rumors surrounding Clayton may still be true.
On September 15, Fleiss confirmed where The Next Bachelor would be The Bachelorette Season 18 with Michelle.
“Big announcement!!! Your new #TheBachelor #TheBachelorette is a great guy from Michelle’s season. You can’t wait to meet her,” wrote Fleiss Twitter.
The franchise producer also left another major clue about the name of the next lead.
“Another big announcement!!! His first name starts with the letter ‘C’. #The Bachelor,” Fleiss tweeted.
When Michelle’s ability Bachelorette The cast was announced on Facebook in July, with only four men’s names beginning with the letter “C”. But whoever the next Bachelor will be, it looks like fans will love Clayton, Christopher G., Casey, and Chris S.
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Now, it appears that Bachelor Nation fans will start paying attention when The Bachelorette Season 18 premieres October 19 on ABC. 16 September episode click bait podcast, Tessia Adams — who co-hosts Michelle’s season with Caitlyn Bristow — also confirmed that the next Bachelor will be from the new season. The Bachelorette.
“Our next bachelor is, in fact, from The Bachelorette season 18 [with Michelle], and I must say that’s all the men I’ve met,” Adams said, hinting that she knew the identity of the new lead.
Adams also suggested that the Bachelor Season 26 announcement isn’t coming anytime soon. But, at least, he promised that the next Bachelor would be an arrival in the night. The Bachelorette Season 18 premiere.
“The next bachelor definitely comes out of the limo one night,” Taisiya said. “Just be sure to watch a night out because you don’t want to miss it.”
ABC had not returned a request for comment by the time of publication.
The Bachelorette Season 18 with Michelle Young will premiere on Tuesday, October 19, 2021.