The creator of the Bachelor franchise, Mike Fleiss, announced yesterday that after 14 years and 33 seasons, there’s finally a black lead on the ABC’s, cult-favorite, dating show The Bachelorette. Her name is Rachel Lindsay, a fan favorite on this season’s Bachelor. She’s so likable, they announced Rachel’s Bachelorette role for the next season, even though this season isn’t finished.
Watch Rachel’s reveal on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel (Kimmel is an avid Bachelor fan)
Get to know Rachel
She’s 31-years old
She’s a personal injury lawyer in Dallas, Texas.
She studied for her undergraduate degree at the University of Texas and earned a degree in Kinesiology and Sports Management.
She received her law degree from Marquette University in 2011.
Her father is a federal judge.
She’s a workout, buff. Watch her in actions below:
Truth be told, we’re not sure how many black people even watch the show, but hey, if she likes it, we love it….We guess?
Who’s going to start watching next season’s Bachelorette to see if Rachel finds love?
I’m 30 something reside in Massachusetts and enjoy pop culture.