The Bachelor TV empire just announced that [season 21 fan-favorite] Rachel Lindsay will be the next Bachelorette.
Lindsay, a 31 year old lawyer from Texas, will serve as the franchise's first ever African American lead. Her season will premiere May 22.
Watch the historic announcement below!
On February 14th, 2017 one of my favorites became THE Bachelorette ❤️🌹so much love, respect, and an amazing season ahead #thebachelorette— Kristina Schulman (@kristinaschulma) February 14, 2017
Rachel as the next #Bachelorette? All I have to say is YES. Beautiful, intelligent, and going places= one perfect season.— Princess Problems (@PrincessProbz) February 14, 2017
My heart is full of joy for you Rachel. Congrats!! You will be one hell of a Bachelorette!! Beauty & class.. you have it all!! TheBachelor— Nick Viall (@viallnicholas28) February 14, 2017