Rachel Lindsay: The Bachelorette Star in Photos!

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Rachel Lindsay will be The Bachelorette star for Season 13 of the ABC reality juggernaut this summer, it has been confirmed.

She has made history in that she will be the first African-American cast in the role, or any lead role in the longtime franchise.

In an unusual move, the news of Rachel Lindsay as The Bachelorette came before The Bachelor spoilers could even spoil it.

ABC announced it on Jimmy Kimmel Live, getting out in front of the news before she's even been eliminated on The Bachelor.

As we said, spoiler alert. What we don't have to worry about spoiling is this: Rachel Lindsay is gorgeous, smart and charming!

Get to know her a little via these photos below:

1. Rachel on The Bachelor: Her First Photo

Rachel on The Bachelor: Her First Photo
Few could've predicted it when this promotional photo was just one of 30 taken of the women on Nick's season, but as soon as filming began, Rachel Lindsay was a contender on The Bachelor. No wonder she got the job as The Bachelorette!

2. Rachel Lindsay Picture

Rachel Lindsay Picture
Rachel Lindsay is gorgeous. She's also your Bachelorette for 2017!

3. Rachel Lindsay Pic

Rachel Lindsay Pic
This is Rachel Lindsay. She's one of Nick Viall's favorites on the Bachelor's 2017 season!

4. Rachel Lindsay and Nick Viall

Rachel Lindsay and Nick Viall
Rachel Lindsay and Nick Viall on The Bachelor 2017.

5. Rachel Lindsay on ABC

Rachel Lindsay on ABC
Rachel Lindsay will be the first-ever black Bachelorette. She is congratulated on that feat here by Jimmy Kimmel.

6. Rachel Lindsay and Nick Viall Pic

Rachel Lindsay and Nick Viall Pic
The Bachelor's Rachel Lindsay and Nick Viall on Instagram.

7. Rachel Lindsay Photo

Rachel Lindsay Photo
Rachel Lindsay sits across from Nick Viall in this photo. She was a contestant on his season of The Bachelor.

8. Rachel Lindsay Gives a Whiff

Rachel Lindsay Gives a Whiff
Rachel Lindsay stops and smells a rose in this scene from an episode of The Bachelor Season 21.

9. Rachel Lindsay with a Rose

Rachel Lindsay with a Rose
Rachel Lindsay is ready to hand out roses. She will be The Bachelorette for Season 13.

10. Rachel Lindsay on Instagram

Rachel Lindsay on Instagram
Rachel Lindsay on Instagram, promoting wine, The Bachelor and yoga pants - the ultimate combination.

11. Rachel Lindsay with Nick Viall

Rachel Lindsay with Nick Viall
Rachel Lindsay with Nick Viall during their stint on The Bachelor.

12. Rachel Lindsay and Chris Harrison

Rachel Lindsay and Chris Harrison
Chris Harrison has his arm around Rachel Lindsay in this photo. Yup, she's the new Bachelorette!

13. Rachel Lindsay and Bachelor Nick

Rachel Lindsay and Bachelor Nick
Rachel Lindsay doesn't need Nick Viall! She's gonna go find her own man as The Bachelorette.

14. Rachel Lindsay is The Bachelorette!

Rachel Lindsay is The Bachelorette!
Rachel Lindsay has a rose. It was given to her by Jimmy Kimmel when she was announced as The Bachelorette.

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