The newest season of The Bachelorette has yet to begin, but Becca Kufrin already has her eyes set on one man — Michael Strahan! The 27-year-old publicist, who was announced as the franchise's new leading lady after The Bachelor season finale, gushed about her celebrity crush on Thursday's episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
"I just love the gap tooth," Becca told Ellen DeGeneres. "I do! Just everything about him."
In fact, she said it would be "game over" for the other suitors if the Good Morning America co-host appeared on her season. "It would be a really short season," she said. Hmm, sounds to us like she has a weird way of saying she wants last season's runner-up, Peter Kraus!
Unfortunately, the personal trainer with an infamous gap tooth, who vied for Rachel Lindsay's heart in 2017, revealed to Life & Style exclusively that he's done with the reality dating franchise — and has no plans to return. "I have put my life in a totally different direction," Peter said while promoting his partnership with Hive, a new friend-making app designed to help you find local people who share your interest. "From the very start, I have been very happy with not being The Bachelor. It wasn't right for me at that time and where I am at at this point in my life, it's not right for me either. I'm happy where I'm at. I love it." Sorry, Bec!
During the Mar. 15 episode, the reality star told Ellen she starts filming her season tomorrow — and it sounds like she needs to rest up before the big day. "I think I was there at 8:30 at night until 8:30 the next morning," she said, remembering that first night on Arie Luyendyk Jr.'s season. "So, it's long."
ICYMI, Arie proposed to Becca on the season finale of the reality dating competition but had a change of heart after filming and called off his engagement to pursue a relationship with Lauren Burnham. Oh, and now he and Lauren are engaged. In other words, Becca deserves a second shot at love — and we can't wait to see who she ends up with! But our bets are on Michael.
The Bachelorette airs Monday, May 28 on ABC.
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