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The 17th season of The Bachelorette will begin on June 7, 2021!

Among the season 25 women, Katie emerged as a leading voice, who repeatedly stood up against bullying and negativity in the house, and women all over America applauded her for speaking up for what she believes in. The 30-year-old Washington native became an instant fan favorite for her memorable arrival on night one where she introduced herself to Matt, light-up vibrator in tow. Unapologetically herself, Katie is adventurous, daring and ready for a man with whom she can build a life. A marketing manager with an innate social media savvy and humorous outlook on life, she is a witty storyteller who wants a man that will laugh along with her.

Katie Thurston and Michelle Young have been named the next stars of the 17th and 18th seasons of The Bachelorette, respectively, with both individual cycles set to air in 2021. After appearing in the landmark 25th season of The Bachelor, both women emerged as fan favorites among Bachelor Nation, with viewers all over America rooting for their happily ever afters. As the upcoming stars of ABC's hit romance reality series, they will each step into the spotlight, now blazing a path for their own love stories to unfold. Katie's journey as The Bachelorette premiered in summer 2021, and Michelle's season will air in fall 2021.

Hosted by Kaitlyn Bristowe & Tayshia Adams, The Bachelorette is a production of Next Entertainment in association with Warner Horizon Unscripted Television. Mike Fleiss, Martin Hilton, Nicole Woods, Bennett Graebner, Peter Gust, Tim Warner, Louis Caric and Peter Geist are the executive producers.

The recent past
With a new season perpetually around the corner, it can be hard to keep up with goings-on in the Bachelor nation. To help you catch up, start by checking out the most recent Bachelor and Bachelorette.
Hall of infamy
Of course, neither The Bachelor nor The Bachelorette are entirely about love. Sometimes, they're about pure, cold-hearted strategy. Overplay your hand, though, and you might be looking at the show in the rear view mirror. Here are a few contestants whose gameplaying skills left a bit to be desired.
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Tayshia & Kaitlyn: Your new hosts.

Tayshia Adams & Kaitlyn Bristowe are fan favorites from The Bachelorette. They will be stepping in and temporarily hosting The Bachelorette.