There's already a frontrunner for the next Bachelorette and her name is Tia Booth. The brunette beauty stole the spotlight on The Bachelor — and fans are rooting for the Southern belle to hand out roses of her own.
"I think it would be an amazing experience getting to be the Bachelorette and to get to meet some amazing men," Tia told Entertainment Tonight after the Women Tell All. "I know it would be tough, but I would kinda be in control and in charge. I think it would be another learning and growing experience, and I'm all for that. Thirty years from now, I don't want to say, 'Well, I turned that down because I was scared or nervous.'" Keep scrolling to learn more about Tia Booth!
Is Tia Booth the next Bachelorette?
As expected, Bachelor Nation showed their support for Tia on Twitter and started planning their Bachelorette viewing parties. "Tia, your audition for The Bachelorette is going great," one fan wrote before another added, "I kind of hope he sends Tia home so she can be next The Bachelorette! I need a whole season of her." Another viewer chimed in, "I swear if they put Tia on Paradise and don’t make her the Bachelorette I will FLIP." Same, girl. Same.
I kind of hope he sends Tia home so she can be next The Bachelorette! I need a whole season of her. #TheBachelor— StargirlSmiles (@CallMeCatEyes) January 30, 2018
Tia is definitely getting the Bachelorette edit #TheBachelor— Christine (@xochristinerose) January 30, 2018
What does Tia Booth do?
Did we mention she has a doctorate degree at the age of 26? Get it, girl. She works as a physical therapist and is clearly career-oriented. She even admitted in her Bachelor bio that she idolizes Scandal heroine, Olivia Pope. "She's a bada--," she revealed.
Where is Tia Booth from?
What happened between Arie Luyendyk Jr. and Tia Booth?
While some fans thought Arie picked Tia in the end — the racecar driver sent her home during hometowns. During their earlier one-on-one date, she confessed she was falling in love. "I'm feeling really great about our connection and our relationship because it is so beyond anything I've ever felt before," she said in the confessional. "I feel like he's falling for me like I'm falling for me. Tonight I want to let him know that I'm falling in love and it scares the s--t out of me to even say that to him."
She went on to share her feelings with Arie. "You make me feel deserving of this opportunity, and I'm not trying to be emotional right now, but you just make me feel good and that this is a mutual thing," she said. As sweet as their shared moment was, later in the season Arie ultimately didn't see a future with her.
"I don't have a good explanation. I really don't," he explained to a bawling Tia. "Believe me, I sat up all night last night and I don't know. There's just something missing."
But, like the classy lady she is, she doesn't have any hard feelings about her experience. "I don’t think Arie is a player. He gets a bad rap on that because of his dating history. I don’t know, I think he’s a good guy. I think he’s a pretty upstanding guy," she told Glamour. "I can only hope he made the right decision and that it will last. I think he deserves that, I think he’s ready for that, and I know obviously the girls very well that stayed until the very end, so I hope that for them too... I felt like I got some closure from Arie, just getting to talk to him again in an environment that isn’t so emotional, with all these emotions flying around. I felt like we had a good moment of talking with each other. I feel good about it all."
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