‘The Bachelor’: Hannah Ann Sluss Is Relieved She Isn’t the Next Bachelorette Because of What Happened to Peter Weber

by Jeremy Spirogis
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While watching the rise and fall of Peter Weber and Hannah Ann Sluss on The Bachelor, followers questioned whether or not the mannequin would turn into the subsequent bachelorette. Her breakup speeches to Weber throughout the finale had viewers rallying behind her. But by the March 10 episode, Clare Crawley was already introduced as the brand new lead. Nevertheless, Sluss isn’t upset she wasn’t named the bachelorette, particularly after what occurred to Weber’s picture following Hannah Brown’s season.

Rob Mills explains why Hannah Ann Sluss received’t be the subsequent bachelorette

In The Bachelor Season 24 finale, followers discovered Sluss and Weber broke off their engagement a couple of month after the massive proposal in Australia. Weber claimed he couldn’t give Sluss his full coronary heart. Then at After the Final Rose, it was clear Sluss was nonetheless damage by Weber’s actions and she or he referred to as him out on what he did to her. 

As talked about, many followers wished to see Sluss as the subsequent bachelorette after what she stated the finale. Her ending was just like what occurred with Becca Kufrin, who acquired a second shot at love following her cut up with Arie Luyendyk Jr. However, ABC government Rob Mills hinted the circumstances had been totally different throughout an interview with The Hollywood Reporter.

“I think with Hannah Ann, it was just too soon,” Mills stated. “Hannah Ann displayed such a strength, not that that means she can’t be the bachelorette. But some of those words would have felt weird if it was like, ‘Ok, now I’m ready to go and meet these five guys.’ We did do that with Becca, though I think Becca and Arie broke up a little bit earlier. This was probably just too soon.”

But even so, it’s attainable the franchise will decide Sluss for one more cycle sooner or later. “As we noticed with Clare and with different folks too, this doesn’t imply that is your one shot with Bachelorette,” Mills stated.

Hannah Ann Sluss discusses ‘The Bachelorette’ after Peter Weber’s season

Now Sluss isn’t disillusioned she didn’t turn into the bachelorette for the 2020 season. When talking with Wells Adams and Brandi Cyrus on Your Favorite Thing podcast, Sluss was requested whether or not she was bummed in regards to the resolution, and her reply was easy.

“Honestly, no,” Sluss stated and laughed. “I’m just happy where life is at. And when I get to the point where I want to truly be exclusive with someone, then it will just be that one person. Not trying to juggle 20 plus guys.”

Sluss then touched on the notion of Weber’s picture and the way rapidly viewers turned on him after he turned The Bachelor

“You saw with Peter, he came off Hannah Brown’s season and he was so loved,” Sluss stated. “And with him becoming the bachelor, you’re in a bigger place of judgment and that takes a lot of thick skin. That’s intimidating, knowing so many people can judge me more and have a harsher opinion of me.”

Hannah Ann Sluss on 'The Bachelor' Season 24
Hannah Ann Sluss on ‘The Bachelor’ | Eric McCandless/ABC by way of Getty Images

Sluss can also be wonderful with out The Bachelor franchise in the meanwhile. When requested whether or not she would be part of the Bachelor in Paradise solid, Sluss wasn’t positive, as soon as once more mentioning her fears of being judged.

“I don’t know. Obviously, with the quarantine stuff, I have not made any decisions. I’m not going to say no,” she stated. “But at the same time, I’m enjoying not being on TV and in the spotlight. It is so hard afterward — people only being able to see one side of you and feeling like they know you, kind of being harsh about you.”

Quite frankly, we all know actuality TV is one-dimensional. There’s solely a lot time and the producers have a narrative to inform. But clearly, Sluss discovered one thing from Weber’s turbulent Bachelor journey. And though most followers count on to see the 23-year-old on Paradise, who is aware of what’s going to occur transferring ahead. 

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