After weeks of speculation, it has been announced that Arie Luyendyk Jr. is going to be the Bachelor next season.
According to Bustle, the news was made official on Good Morning America when he made his first official appearance relating to the Bachelor role.
He said on GMA:
“I’ll be 36 in a few weeks so for me it’s time. All my friends around me have kids and are grown up, so for me I feel like I’m the last one of my friends to take that step. And my little brother got married, and he’s 24.”