Viewers will first meet Clayton Echard when "The Bachelorette" returns on Oct. 19.
The first Black Bachelorette talked about her "complicated relationship" with some "Bachelor" fans in a recent interview, calling them out as a "toxic audience."
The 36-year-old said that "Bachelor" producers "protected" her and edited out certain things that had happened while filming the reality dating show.
The former Bachelorette had interviewed Harrison on "Extra" when he defended a contestant accused of racism. He stepped aside soon after.
The longtime host stepped away from the franchise in February after defending a white contestant accused of racism.
Speaking to Variety, the former "Bachelor" star also apologized to ex-girlfriend Cassie Randolph and addressed criticism of his forthcoming Netflix series.
James, the first Black "Bachelor," broke up with Rachael Kirkconnell after troubling social media posts emerged.
The *NSYNC singer explained why the former "Bachelor" star, who came out as gay last week, is facing backlash from many in the LGBTQ community.
The "Billy on the Street" comedian congratulated Underwood with a throwback clip of his prediction.
"I'm the happiest and healthiest I’ve ever been in my life,” the reality TV star told "Good Morning America."