Upon announcing Rachel Lindsay as The Bachelorette, ABC made history by naming the first-ever African-American Bachelorette.
Now, upon confirming Arie Luyendyk Jr. will be the next Bachelor, the network has once again made history...
... by naming the first ever unheard of Bachelor!
Luyendyk is a 35-year-old race car driver who appeared on the eighth season of The Bachelorette, finishing second way back in 2012... and he hasn't really been in the mainstream celebrity gossip news for years.
Hence, the following reactions on Twitter to his selection: