From finding love to finding your balance. Over the years, many Bachelor Nation members have joined dancing with the stars after her search for romance. While some have been highly successful, others have failed.
With both shows airing on ABC, it’s an easy transition, for some. kaitlyn bristowewho first appeared in season 19 of The Bachelor Before becoming a Bachelorette of season 17, she has been very vocal about how much she would like to participate in the reality competition show. When she was made an offer, she couldn’t accept it.
“I think that men and women should have the same opportunities,” he said. entertainment tonight in 2017, two years after his season of High school. “That has not been the case with the Bachelorettes and the Bachelors. I had an offer to make dancing with the stars and it was said by [Bachelor creator] Miguel [Fleiss] I couldn’t. Mike told me that he is bad for his brand and that he is sick of people wanting fame from his show.”
She also pointed out that as a dancer she wanted to participate and her then fiancé shawn booth I also hoped to be able to compete.
“He even wrote Mike emails. I told Mike it was my passion. They told me Shawn should be my only passion,” he said at the time. “My hope in speaking is that future single women have the same opportunity as single men. Whether it’s a wedding, to dance, or another show. (good [Higgins] had the decision to do dance or their own show.) Just to be treated the same, to choose what makes them happy.”
Fleiss later insisted this wasn’t true, tweeting that “you have my full support if you want to appear on ETAP!” She quickly replied, “Thank you, I won’t take that opportunity from 2 years ago. I wonder what made you change your mind.
In June 2020, Bristowe finally got his wish. While her season was broadcast as part of The Bachelor: The Best Seasons Everhost Chris Harrison offered him a spot on the 29th season of dancing with the stars – she accepted.
Scroll through the gallery below to see all of the Bachelor Nation stars who have hit the ballroom.