Former Bachelorette star JoJo Fletcher is stepping in temporarily for host Chris Harrison on the ABC show’s upcoming 16th season.
The substitution stems from a trip Harrison recently took to drop off his son at college in Texas. Harrison on Tuesday shared a photo via Instagram of himself with his son on his trip to Texas Christian University (see it below). The travel requires Harrison to self-isolate for 14 days before being allowed back into the show’s quarantine bubble.
No one is commenting, but I hear that the temporary host switch, first reported by Us Weekly, was planned, and Fletcher had quarantined to be ready to step in. She is expected to emcee the show for a couple of episodes before Harrison comes back.
The Bachelorette contestants and crew were required to quarantine on the set at a resort in La Quinta, CA, for 14 days before shooting was to begin.
Fletcher starred in Season 12 of The Bachelorette where she accepted a proposal from Jordan Rodgers during the finale. The couple was set to marry in June but were forced to postpone their wedding due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Just like that he’s gone. Thought dropping the big man off at college @texaschristianuniversity today was going to crush me but all I could feel is pride and excitement. Especially now, so grateful that they have this opportunity. Now go take on the world and have the time of your life my boy.
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