Matt James‘ journey with The Bachelor, season 25 had started, and according to leaks, the 28-year-old was delighted to meet his hopeful women.
“It was so interesting because Matt is not on the season of The Bachelorette, and the reason why we take leads from a previous season is because you know them so well and we can predict which person he might like or not, but we just didn’t know at all, so it was really fun to watch him interact with everyone,” ABC Entertainment executive Rob Mills told Variety in an interview a few weeks ago. “And the women were so fantastic. It couldn’t have gone better.”
That wasn’t all Rob dished.
James, dubbed, the first Black Bachelor, was introduced as one of Tyler Cameron‘s close friends during Hannah Brown‘s season of The Bachelorette. After fans fell for him, he was then listed as part of Clare Crawley‘s original suitors.
But when the hairstylist’s season of The Bachelorette was pushed back due to the coronavirus pandemic, that all changed — and the real estate broker was offered the role of the next Bachelor.
His season got under way not long ago in Pennsylvania. NEXT page…