Zach’s Season Is More ‘Emotional’


Jesse Palmer.
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Get your tissues prepared, Bachelor Nation. Jesse Palmer confessed that Zach Shallcross’ season of The Bachelor was the “most emotional present” that he’s hosted to date.

“It’s actually all concerning the love story and romance and just a little bit much less concerning the drama, I believe,” the Canadian host, 44, completely shared with Us Weekly on Saturday, November 5, on the Bachelor in Paradise Tastemaker occasion in Hollywood. “The ladies are actually into Zach. Zach’s so emotionally mature and he’s a man that’s not afraid to put on his emotion on his sleeve. He’s very, very intentional. That is simply probably the most emotional present that I’ve hosted within the franchise.”

Jesse additionally teased that the season 27 contestants match the lead’s vitality — so there’ll seemingly be a whole lot of tears.

“It’s gonna be emotionally charged, nevertheless it’s as a result of all people actually needs this,” the ABC persona added. “It’s a [totally] completely different vibe than I’ve [ever] had internet hosting any of the opposite exhibits. I believe he’s doing superb and I can’t watch for individuals to see his journey.”

Whereas season 27 has not wrapped filming but, Jesse is “10,000 p.c” positive that Zach will discover his joyful ending regardless that “he’s already been via rather a lot.”

Bachelor Nation was first launched to Zach, 26, throughout season 19 of The Bachelorette. The tech government made an on the spot reference to co-lead Rachel Recchia early on. Nonetheless, he determined to exit the present following his in a single day date with the pilot, 26, after claiming that Rachel acted in a different way in entrance of the cameras than after they had been alone.

The twosome reunited on stage throughout the first a part of the dwell finale, which aired in September, and the exes ended issues amicably. “I need all of the happiness on this planet for you,” the Florida native advised Zach as they every apologized to 1 one other.

In the course of the particular, Zach advised Jesse that he was prepared to seek out “his particular person” and “finest buddy.”

“I wish to inform [my contestants] to return into this prepared to like. … Be open to discovering love,” he shared forward of his Bachelor journey.

Jesse then advised Zach that 5 girls from his coming season had been there to satisfy him and one would finally obtain a primary impression rose — which he gave to New Jersey resident Brianna. The 24-year-old contestant took a selfie with the fact star in entrance of the Bachelor Mansion backdrop.

“I needed to do one thing particular for us so we might at all times keep in mind this,” she shared earlier than they snapped the photograph. “It’s just a little one thing so that you can keep in mind me by, and I’ll see you on the mansion quickly.”

Since Brianna earned the rose early on, she is going to routinely be protected from elimination when she and the remainder of the ladies pull up on the Bachelor Mansion on the primary evening.

Season 27 of The Bachelor will premiere on ABC January 23, 2023, at 8 p.m. ET.

With reporting by Hannah Kahn