One thing that Bachelor In Paradise fans probably noticed when After Paradise started was the absence of Chris Harrison, the fearless leader of Bachelor Nation and all who love it. Luckily, hosting After Paradise was Sean Lowe, who had his own shot at the Bachelor (and is one of the few who gained a gorgeous wife and a new baby out of the deal), and comedian Michelle Collins. Who is Michelle Collins and why is she hosting After Paradise ?
Collins’ most recent high-profile stint was as a host on The View , where she was on the panel alongside Whoopi Goldberg and Candace Cameron-Bure for about a year. That relationship ended earlier this summer, and I sure hope that this After Paradise position is permanent. Bachelor In Paradise 2 fans will recognize Collins from her appearances on last year’s After Paradise as a Bachelor superfan! She went from celebrity Bachelor obsessed fan to host of the actual show — in my mind, that’s more prestigious than The View. Do you want to hang out with Chris Harrison or Whoopi Goldberg? That’s an easy decision for me — I want to talk to Bachelor cast offs and drink goblets of wine on national television.
Hopefully Collins takes a place as permanent host alongside other guests or Harrison himself — last year, After Paradise was a bit boring. It was just the hosts and guests rehashing exactly what we had just watched, and anyone who was still on Bachelor In Paradise that was a guest on After Paradise obviously couldn’t divulge any information. A funny lady like Collins could certainly inject some new life into After Paradise and make it must-watch television for Bachelor In Paradise fans.
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