‘The Bachelorette’: Mike Johnson Weighs in on What’s Going on With Tayshia’s Season–’This Is a Bit Much’

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Mike Johnson grew to become a fan favourite on Hannah Brown’s season of The Bachelorette. As quickly as he acquired eradicated Bachelor Nation started petitioning for him to develop into the subsequent bachelor. When he was handed over for Peter Weber, after which once more for Matt James, many followers had been confused.

Bachelor Nation is presently in a tizzy over Clare Crawley/Tayshia Adams’ season of The Bachelorette. Even Johnson says he’s “baffled.” The fan favourite not too long ago weighed in on what the heck is happening over in Palm Springs.

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Mike Johnson says Clare and Tayshia’s ‘Bachelorette’ season is ‘going over the top’

While The Bachelor has all the time been a franchise that thrives on drama, even Johnson thinks what’s occurring with the present Bachelorette season is “a bit much.”

“The point is for the lead to find love and then the second point is to create a little bit of drama because the fans all like the drama,” he informed Variety on August 10. “But from what I’m hearing, they’re going over the top, like too far. But we’ll see. They always do a great job and they have for nearly 20 years, so they’re doing something right.”

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Johnson remains to be associates together with his Bachelor Nation folks, however he informed the publication he doesn’t have any inside data.

“I am just baffled like everyone else is. I’m friends with some of them, but I haven’t reached out to them. I’m just watching and reading the news like everyone else,” he mentioned.

What Mike Johnson thinks of Tayshia Adams because the bachelorette

Johnson and Adams acquired to know one another higher on the final season of Bachelor in Paradise. After the season, there have been even rumors that the 2 is perhaps romantically related after they had been noticed dancing collectively in Las Vegas.

“Tayshia is awesome,” he informed Distractify. “I take a look at Tayshia like a sister. We’ve had plenty of conversations, whereas on Paradise and out of doors of the present about love, present occasions, and simply life usually.”

He thinks she’ll be an amazing bachelorette as a result of she received’t “play games.”

“Tayshia is someone that I envy for her emotional intelligence. She’s a very thoughtful person, and I know that she’s not going to play games,” he mentioned. “She’s going to do exactly what she wants, and she deserves it. I can’t wait to watch her find her love.”

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Johnson informed Variety an analogous sentiment–that Adams will make an amazing bachelorette as a result of she’s “extremely thoughtful” and “loves to have fun.” He additionally appreciates that Adams is including some much-needed range to the franchise.

“I’m obviously a proponent for representation — if she’s the new bachelorette, which it seems almost certain that she is [the] bachelorette — this is wonderful,” he mentioned. “And I know she wants love, I know she’s extremely thoughtful in her process of thinking things through and she loves to have fun. She’s a wonderful catch. Those suitors will have a great time with Tayshia.”

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