Chris Harrison is now not the host of any of the “Bachelor” franchise exhibits. The information broke on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, with Deadline reporting that Harrison accepted an 8-figure payout coupled with some sort of non-disclosure settlement.
Shortly after the information was reported, Harrison took to Instagram to say his official goodbye to Bachelor Nation. “I’ve had a very unimaginable run as host of The Bachelor franchise and now I’m excited to begin a brand new chapter. I’m so grateful to Bachelor Nation for all the reminiscences we have made collectively. While my two-decade journey is wrapping up, the friendships I’ve made will final a lifetime,” he captioned a photograph of himself standing on the “After the Final Rose” stage.
Several former cast members from “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette” have since commented on Harrison’s publish, displaying their assist for him.
Here’s what you have to know:
Harrison Received Support From Former ‘Bachelor’ & ‘Bachelorette’ Stars, Including Sean Lowe & Arie Luyendyk
While not all former cast members had been tremendous vocal after Harrison’s resolution to step away from his internet hosting duties, a number of took to the feedback part of Harrison’s goodbye publish to thank him and need him properly.
“It won’t ever be the identical. Love you buddy,” Sean Lowe commented.
“Love you brotha. On to larger and higher issues,” Arie Luyendyk wrote.
“Thank you for all your mentorship and most significantly friendship from day 1 of assembly you on the show to now. Very grateful for that,” Jason Tartick added.
“It won’t ever be the identical. Truly the tip of an period. Thank you for all of the years of laborious work and love you set into the show. I’ve a lump in my throat penning this. Can’t wait to see your subsequent transfer. I like you,” Ashley Iaconetti wrote.
“Love you @chrisbharrison you might have so much to be proud about. Can’t wait to assist you in your subsequent endeavors,” Catherine Giudici commented.
“Love you my pal,” Joelle Fletcher wrote.
“You are actually irreplaceable as a number, thanks for all of the years you set into this show and making it what it’s. No one does it fairly like Mr. Chris Harrison,” added Kaitlyn Bristowe, who was employed to sub-in for Harrison for the present season of “The Bachelorette.”
“Wishing you the most effective in your subsequent chapter,” Desiree Siegfried wrote, including a purple coronary heart emoji.
“Wishing you the most effective in your subsequent chapters, Chris. So a lot love,” Becca Kufrin commented.
“[Love] you,” added JP Rosenbaum, subbing a purple coronary heart emoji for the phrase “love.”
“You helped change lots of lives in 20 years, together with mine,” Zac Clark, who’s the newest “Bachelorette” star to get engaged, added.
“I hope you had been on a yacht within the South of France whenever you wrote this. You deserve it! Can’t wait to see what’s subsequent and sending you an enormous hug,” Emily Maynard wrote.
“The OG icon. We love ya brother,” Kevin Wendt added.
“The finish of an period. The better of all time! Bachelor franchise will not be the identical with out you! Wishing you all the most effective Chris,” Emily Ferguson commented.
“You are unimaginable Harrison. What a loss for the show. Many folks will not be watching anymore. Myself included. One factor I do know is that you’ll rise above all of this! Can’t wait to see what’s subsequent for you! I’m proud to name you my pal,” Michelle Money wrote.
“Won’t be the identical with you!” Tanner Tolbert added.
“Congrats on the run buddy. The common public would not have any concept how a lot you helped us cast members members cope with the behind the scenes of the TV world. Looking ahead to seeing you quickly,” Jason Mesnick commented.
“Love you Chris. Thank you to your friendship,” Colton Underwood wrote.
“You’ve been a great pal & sounding board to so many people through the years @chrisbharrison. What a protracted unusual journey it has been…!” Bob Guiney added.
“Appreciate all that you’ve performed for the show and me. Great issues forward for you!” Nick Viall wrote.
“Legend proper right here. Truly recognize your friendship my man. Thank you for all the things! You’ve made an influence on so many. Much love,” Peter Weber commented.
“Thanks for all of the reminiscences Chris. For me you had been at all times a well-known and comforting presence over my final 10 years of being a part of this franchise. Thanks for being a pal and I’m wanting ahead to seeing what you do subsequent,” Chris Bukowski added.
More assist from different cast members, together with Ben Zorn, Adam Gottschalk, Lesley Anne Murphy, Kiptyn Locke, Kelley Flanagan, and Jordan Kimball, have rolled in.
Peter Weber & Colton Underwood Also Posted Their Own Tributes to Harrison
Rather than add a remark to Harrison’s picture, former “Bachelor” Peter Weber posted his personal picture collage and particular message to the previous host.
“End of an period proper right here. I keep in mind working into Chris once I was 18 on the motion pictures. Never imagined all these years later I’d have traveled the world with him and cast such an excellent friendship. Thank you Chris to your mentorship and for having an influence on so many. The show won’t ever be the identical however that is solely a testomony to you. Can’t wait to see what you do subsequent my pal!” Weber captioned the picture.
Weber’s mother commented on the publish together with her personal message for Harrison. “A TRUE LEGEND!!! He will go on to a lot BIGGER and far Better issues!!” Barbara Weber wrote.
Former “Bachelor” Colton Underwood additionally posted about Harrison on his personal. He shared a pic of the previous host to his Instagram Story, including the caption, “Grade-A human being. Thank you for being a pal, a stand-up man, and a hell of a number. Can’t wait to see what you do subsequent!”
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