Hot tea! Chris Harrison admitted the theory that Bachelor star Peter Weber ends up with his producer “seems much ado about nothing.” The pilot has been teasing that his season finale cannot be spoiled, and there have been a few hints that have led fans to believe that he is dating or engaged to , a behind-the-scenes worker on the show’s production team. However, Chris seemingly alluded to Peter staying on track with one of his final three contestants —  and .

The ABC personality gushed that “Julie is an amazing, talented producer,” but brushed off the wild hypothesis during an appearance on Entertainment Tonight‘s “Roses and Rosé” on February 25. Of course, the drama never sleeps in Bachelor Nation, and Chris is fully aware of that. “Unless I just don’t know, which is possible,” he added about Peter and Julie.

Peter Weber Smiles With Bachelor Producer Julie LaPlaca
Courtesy of Julie LaPlaca

Reddit user Krallie flushed out the popular theory after the California native and producer were spotted together on a few occasions. Julie and Peter spent New Year’s Eve together at Times Square in New York City with the entire Weber family. Since then, she’s been very close-knit with the pilot’s crew. On February 19, Peter and Julie were spotted at in his hometown of Westlake Village enjoying the afternoon with the reality stud’s mom, Barbara.

This theory is extremely entertaining and offers an amazing twist that fans have never seen before. It even caught the attention of ABC’s vice president. “Well, I hate to get in the way of a good rumor, so I’m not going to confirm or deny about whether he ends up with a producer! I don’t know how we’d ever top that though! But, it is crazy,” Robert Mills told .

Peter has definitely been enjoying the mystery surrounding his finale and has been keeping us guessing all season. “Obviously every season is unique in its own way, and mine’s definitely unique, and I couldn’t have expected it to go the way it did, but it’s real life,” he previously told .

Time will tell what the future holds for Peter’s romantic life, but his ladies have currently been giving him a run for his money. Chris confessed exclusively to Life & Style that he thinks “a lot of” the contestants this season have the “title” of villain this season. “We’ll see as this season [winds] up if someone really kind of takes that title,” Chris said while promoting his partnership with .

We can’t wait!