Ready to take the lead! ABC launched the primary trailer for season 25 of The Bachelor that includes Matt James on Tuesday, November 17.
The teaser, which aired through the premiere of ABC’s Big Sky, reveals James, 28,entrance and heart as he meets his suitors, goes for a shirtless stroll and makes out with one contestant in a sizzling tub.
“You’ve by no means been in love?”Chris Harrison asks within the promo, to which the brand new lead replies, “I have not.”
Bachelorette alum Tyler Cameron, who’s finest buddies with James, teased his cameo on the upcoming season two days previous to the trailer’s launch.
“I noticed him lately. No spoilers,” Cameron, 27, stated on the Sunday, November 15, episode of the “Chicks within the Office” podcast, seemingly confirming that he’ll seem on the show in some capability.
“We are going to get a full dose of Matt,” the (*25*) native, who has recognized James since school, assured his followers. “He’s gonna have enjoyable, he is gonna be very susceptible, he is gonna open himself up. We’re gonna be taught — I’m gonna be taught a lot about Matt. This is gonna be good, it’s going to be good for him.”
After initially being introduced as considered one of Clare Crawley‘s Bachelorette contestants in June, James made historical past when was pulled from the cast and named the Bachelor for season 25. He is the primary Black Bachelor within the franchise’s historical past.
“I feel lots of people are in that scenario the place they’re uncomfortable relationship exterior their race. It’s a dialog starter for lots of people,” the ABC Food Tours founder stated on Good Morning America in June of being the lead. “And hopefully once more it paves the way in which for lots of various love tales, as a result of these are stunning tales.”
The former soccer participant opened as much as Harrison, 49, on The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons — Ever! about representing the Black group on the show.
“I’ve heard from lots of my Black buddies that are not Bachelor Nation devoted which can be enthusiastic about me and honored that I’m within the place I’m in and have this chance to simply characterize what it should appear like to have various relationships and say these love tales,” he stated shortly after information of his casting broke.
The North Carolina native started filming his season in September on the Nemacolin Woodlands resort in Pennsylvania.
Season 25 of The Bachelor will premiere on ABC Monday, January 4, at 8 p.m. ET.
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