Who Is 'Bachelorette' Contestant Eric? Rachel Met Him On Night One

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Our next Bachelorette Rachel got the surprise of a lifetime tonight on After the Final Rose when Chris Harrison informed her that her season of The Bachelorette was beginning right there, on live television. Finally, Chris came through with the promise of a historic moment on After The Final Rose. They just dropped a backdrop down, covered the stage in flowers and started parading some contestants out right then and there. One of the first men to meet her was a charmer named Eric who made an amazing first impression. So who is Eric on Rachel's season of The Bachelorette?

Well we don't know a lot about these men just yet because this is a truly unprecedented beginning to a season of The Bachelorette. We do know from his quick appearance that Eric is extremely adorable and unbelievably charismatic. I think we all immediately fell in love with him after he left the stage. From what we gathered in the two minutes Rachel met him, he is from Baltimore and he is psyched to get to know Rachel. At the end of their introductions, they did a perfect little dance together and honestly, it seemed like they just clicked. I am already rooting for Team Eric over here.

This was so fun to see, and Eric managed to make a superior impression already. I think he will be an early frontrunner if Rachel's reaction to him was an indication.