Bachelorette leaks reveal that Clare Crawley is going to be taking the role of season 16’s leading lady. It’s looking like Clare’s our girl, although it won’t be announced until Monday morning on Good Morning America.
With Clare being 38-years-old, the contestants’ ages may reflect that. But, expect ABC to bring in some younger men to stir up some drama.
She’s also beating Rachel Lindsay’s record as the oldest female lead in the series. It’s sure to be an exciting season of The Bachelorette.
The Bachelorette: Meet Clare Crawley
Since she came straight out of left field, let’s learn a little about the rumored 2020 Bachelorette Clare Crawley. Her first appearance on the franchise occurred on Juan Pablo’s season of The Bachelor. The then 32-year-old hairstylist from Sacramento made it all the way to the Final Rose Ceremony but was eliminated so Juan could pursue a relationship with Nikki Ferrell.
After that, Clare returned for the first and second seasons of Bachelor in Paradise. In season one, she quit during week five and then eliminated week three of season two. But the upcoming Bachelorette didn’t give up on love. She appeared on The Bachelor Winter Games and there she met Benoit Beauséjour-Savard.
But the two didn’t really connect until after filming. So it came as a surprise when they announced their engagement at the World Tells All episode. Sadly, the engagement didn’t last and the couple called it quits in April 2018. Now it looks like Clare’s ready to try her shot at one more time.
Clare Beats Out Hannah Brown, Kelsey Weier For ‘Bachelorette’ Role
No one really saw Clare Crawley coming for the role of this year’s Bachelorette. It seemed like previous title holder Hannah Brown was going to get a second chance after her disastrous ending with Jed Wyatt.
Then, fans thought it could be Kelsey Weier who competed for Peter Weber on the current Bachelor season. She was eliminated after the hometown dates where Peter met her family. Now the only one everyone is talking about is Clare and how she could be a really good candidate for The Bachelorette.
ABC Trying To Widen Age Demographic?
The Bachelor’s broadcasting company ABC has been switching things up lately. First, the new program Listen to Your Heart where hopefuls search for love through the power of music has been introduced. Next, the franchise announced they’d be having a Bachelor Summer Games season that will air during the Olympic Games this summer.
Plus, ABC is currently casting people over the age of 65 for what appears to be seniors only edition of The Bachelor. So, it seems like their trying to include all ages demographics in their shows and Clare Crawley being The Bachelorette could be another attempt getting more middle-aged viewers.
The Bachelorette: Insider Confirms New Leading Woman
Not only has there been whispers of Clare Crawley as the next Bachelorette, but even Reality Steve has spoken out on the topic. According to the Bachelor Nation guru, the male contestants are older than usual. This would make sense if it is indeed Clare being unveiled on GMA this Monday. While there are still some younger guys, the average age seems to be in the late 20s. You’ll have to tune in at 7 am EST to see the official announcement.
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