Spoilers for ABC's "The Bachelor" 2017 started to circulate around as filming gets underway. Some photos and names of the supposed Season 21 ladies who will compete for Nick Viall's heart recently leaked online.
The Rose Hopefuls
Famous spoiler blogger Reality Steve released the names of four ladies who will join Viall in "The Bachelor" mansion. The writer claimed that he already got 11 names out of more than 25 women who will try their luck to win Viall's heart in the upcoming season. In the meantime, he said he will only release four names to keep fans buzzing.
Reality Steve revealed that the pool of ladies in the upcoming season will include Lacey Mark, Leila Pari, Kristina Schulman and Elizabeth Whitelaw. He stressed the ladies will officially join Viall on the first night, unless the showrunners will make changes at the last minute.
Moreover, Schulman is a 24-year-old dental hygienist who lives in Lexington, Kentucky. On the other hand, Whitelaw is a 25-year-old Texan who works as a marketing associate manager at Robin Technologies.
Mike Fleiss, creator and executive producer of the show, also kept on teasing fans since the production of the new season kicked off. In one tweet, he shared a photo of the Season 21 contestants sharing some light moments at the living room of the mansion. He also posted a photo of a TV screen that shows Viall meeting one of the contestants.
Fleiss also shared a photo of Viall who apparently looks nervous while waiting to meet one of his potential fiancées. He commented that the Season 21 leading man is as nervous as any guy he has ever seen on the first night.
Viall, 35, recently revealed that he will not pressure himself to propose at the finale of the upcoming season. In an interview with People, he shared that he will follow the advice of Season 20 leading man Ben Higgins who told him not to get engaged if he is not yet sure.
Official Air Date
Longtime franchise host Chris Harrison confirmed that Nick Viall's season of "The Bachelor" will air on Jan. 2, 2017, Monday. The new season will mark Viall's fourth appearance in the franchise of televised search for true love.
He recently appeared in the third season of "Bachelor in Paradise." The former Chicago businessman was also a two-time runner-up of "The Bachelorette" seasons of Andi Dorfman and Kaitlyn Bristowe.