Peter Kraus is sticking round Bachelor Nation.
Whereas Rachel Lindsay‘s runner-up won’t be our subsequent Bachelor (no, we’re nonetheless not over it), viewers will nonetheless get to see the 31-year-old health teacher on their TVs in 2018. Peter is about to affix the upcoming spinoff The Bachelor Winter Video games, franchise creator Mike Fleiss revealed on Wednesday.
“Sure, Peter will probably be in search of love– and going for the gold– on
#TheBachelor Winter Video games!!!!” Fleiss tweeted.
ABC had no remark.
Can we simply go forward and provides Peter the gold medal for rocking the perfect salt and pepper look on TV this season?
The spinoff, which is about to premiere in February 2018, will convey former Bachelor and Bachelorette stars collectively at a luxurious resort in Vermont the place they will compete in winter-themed athletic challenges, all whereas looking for love. Consider it as Bachelor Pad meets the Winter Olympics, principally.
Whereas Fleiss did not title another forged members for the spinoff, he did tease that viewers will see some new faces. “Plus, horny worldwide Bachelors and Bachelorettes from the handfuls of nations that additionally produce #TheBachelor,” he teased.
After rapidly changing into the fan-favorite throughout Rachel’s season of The Bachelorette, Peter was the frontrunner to land the gig as the following Bachelor. However in a stunning twist, Arie Luyendyk Jr., the runner-up from Emily Maynard‘s season in 2012, was formally named season 22’s lead.
After the announcement, Peter took to Instagram to thank ABC for a way they handled him all through the method.
“ABC, you noticed one thing in me, however one thing held me again. You handled me with such love and kindness and confirmed me glimpses of a life I by no means as soon as dreamed that I may have,” he wrote. “I will probably be endlessly humbled and grateful and can at all times look again at these final 6 months with an ear to ear smile, realizing that this has really been a really particular life certainly.”
He completed his put up with a message about concern guiding his decision-making course of, seemingly confirming that it was his indecision that in the end led to Arie touchdown the gig over him.
“Once you let uncertainty or concern information your selections, you danger lacking out on what may probably be the best alternative of a life time. So stay dangerously, stay with out the concern of the unknown, and proceed to stay and love with a coronary heart that’s really open to something.”
The Bachelor Winter Video games will premiere February 2018 on ABC.