Earlier this week Tayshia Adams teased fans of The Bachelorette after the ABC reality dating series finally confirmed that she takes over for Clare Crawley as the season 16 lead.
“You rang…?!” the former phlebotomist, 30, captioned a photo of herself in a feathered white corset top in front of a snowy backdrop via Instagram on Tuesday, October 27, adding a winking-face emoji.
Naturally, Bachelor Nation went wild in the comments section. Including former Bachelorette JoJo Fletcher who commented, “OHHHHH HIIIIII,” while Bachelor in Paradise alum Blake Horstmann wrote, “Hahaha yassssss.”
They weren’t the only past cast members who weighed in.
Former Bachelor star Vanessa Grimaldi called Adams a “beautyyyyy,” and Paradise’s Kristian Haggerty commented that it was “bout time” the Newport Beach, California, native stepped in.
In August news broke that Crawley, 39, found love within the first two weeks of production and exited the show early, allowing the Concordia University Irvine graduate to take over. Adams was spotted on set at the La Quinta Resort & Club in Palm Springs, California, later that month.
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While the network did not publicly confirm the rumors until Tuesday night, longtime host Chris Harrison teased in September that Adams would have a role in the season.
“[She’s] not not the Bachelorette,” he told Entertainment Tonight at the time. “In all seriousness, Tayshia is a very good friend of mine. I absolutely love and adore this woman, and I would love for her to have that opportunity to be the Bachelorette, should that ever arise.”
While viewers have yet to find out how Crawley’s journey ends, all signs point to her ending up with Moss.
She gave the former football player, 32, her first impression rose during the October 13 premiere and said she was “falling in love with” him in Tuesday’s episode. She also asked a member of production to speed up a group date after talking to Moss one-on-one and later referred to him as her “fiancé.”
As for any more rumors surrounding Tayshia’s season, some eagle-eyed fans have a conspiracy on just who she may end up with.
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