And her journey begins... now!
On The Bachelor finale, Colton Underwood chose Cassie Randolph to be his very serious girlfriend.
But we already knew that heading into the episode, considering Colton had made his feelings and his intentions clear.
What we did NOT know, however, was who ABC would choose to follow in Underwood's love-seeking footsteps.
The decision was announced on the live after-show by Chris Harrison, however, with the next Bachelorette even meeting five of her suitors right there on stage.
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Here She Is!
In what couldn't have come as a major shock to any viewer, Hannah Brown was given this honor by Chris Harrison
Why Was This Obvious?
Well... Hannah made her presence felt this season by feuding with fellow contestant Caelynn Miller-Keyes and even earning herself the alter ego "Hannah Beast." So she isn't afraid to voice her opinion, which is a good thing.
She Also Made It to the Final Two
Getting far on a season of The Bachelor is basically a requirement for the new Bachelorette. In this case, she was one of two finalists.
She Then Hinted at the Distinction on Monday Night
"I want somebody to, I don't know, jump a fence for me," Hannah told the audience during the after-show that followed part one of The Bachelor finale.
What Did She Say After the Announcement Was Made?
I" do believe that it can happen, and I'm just really just so grateful and honored that people saw my heart and that I get to continue showing that and that somebody will hopefully share their heart with me."
“I feel all the emotions, but honestly I’m just really grateful for this opportunity,” she added to Chris Harrison, saying she had known she had been chosen for about three weeks.