Jade Roper and Tanner Tolbert were just as surprised as fans when it was announced Nick Viall would be the next Bachelor.

The couple, who will star in the upcoming season of Marriage Boot Camp Reality Stars, opened up to Life & Style exclusively— and revealed their predictions for the controversial suitor’s return to the reality dating competition.

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“If it doesn’t happen for him this time, he’s going to die alone,” Tanner joked at the NYC premiere of the WE tv show. “Four times, I mean you got to get married.”

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Jade continued, “We love Nick and we really want him to find happiness and love. I hope it works out. He has a lot of pressure on him though.”

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As for what’s next for the newlyweds post boot camp, they have just one thing on their mind: babies!

“I’m going to be 30 in December, my clock is ticking, I have the baby bump envy, I’m ready,” Jade said, with Tanner adding, “We’ll start trying next year.”

Be sure to catch Jade and Tanner on Marriage Boot Camp Reality Stars, premiering Friday, October 7 at 9 p.m. on WE tv!