Desiree Hartsock Is The Next 'Bachelorette' For Season 9

Posted: Updated:

Desiree Hartsock is the new "Bachelorette."

The Season 17 "Bachelor" contestant will be the "Bachelorette" for Season 9 of the ABC spinoff series.

"I just can't even believe I'm here," Desiree said on the "Bachelor" Season 17 "After The Rose" special on Monday night. "I just feel so thankful." Tears filled new "Bachelorette" Desiree's eyes as she talked about her upcoming experience. "I'm very hopeful in all of this and I do hope to meet the man of my dreams," she told host Chris Harrison.

The 26-year-old Colorado resident was a fan favorite. She made it to the final four, but was ultimately rejected by Sean Lowe, Season 17's "Bachelor," who was the third-place finalist on Season 8 of "The Bachelorette," which featured Emily Maynard.

Desiree was spotted shooting in Santa Monica last week, E! News reported. "Des was smiling and was happy. She definitely seemed like she was enjoying herself," an eyewitness told the website.

Watch Desiree Hartsock on the "Bachelorette" Season 9, which premieres on Monday, May 20 at 9 p.m. ET on ABC.

Close
'The Bachelor' Season 17
of
Share
Tweet
Advertisement
Share this
close
Current Slide

Around the Web

Desiree Hartsock — 'The Bachelorette' Seen Filming On Santa ...

Desiree - The Bachelor Characters & Cast Bios - ABC.com

Desiree Hartsock: Spotted With Bachelorette Camera Crew! - The ...

Is Desiree Hartsock the next 'Bachelorette'? Ali Fedotowsky says so ...

Desiree Hartsock, the Next Bachelorette, Spotted In LA With Film ...

Bachelorette 2013: Desiree Hartsock Is "Prepared to Find Love ...

'The Bachelorette': Sizing up Desiree Hartsock, Lindsay Yenter, and ...

Desiree Hartsock on Becoming the New Bachelorette | OK! Magazine

Obviously the Next 'Bachelorette' Should Be This Girl | The Stir

BACHELOR SEAN Spoilers, Desiree the Next Bachelorette, Ashlee Mad Over ...

Desiree Hartsock: Likely 'Bachelorette' Seen Filming In LA

It's Official! Desiree Hartsock Spotted Filming The Bachelorette