The Teaser For Katie Thurston's 'Bachelorette' Season Will Have You Counting Down The Days Until The Premiere
There's still just over a month to go before The Bachelorette's Katie Thurston starts handing out roses on June 7, but ABC just dropped a 30-second teaser for the show!
The clip kicks off with a flashback of Matt James saying his goodbyes to Thurston on his season of The Bachelor, with the brunette beauty declaring she doesn't have any regrets about being her authentic self on the series, adding, "I know what I deserve."
The scene then changes to Thurston all dolled up in a strapless lavender gown, before another flashback shows her standing up to the "mean girls" on James' season.
Gorgeous Thurston then undergoes a few outfit changes while working the camera and throwing confetti around. At one point, she wears a shirt that reads, "BE A KATIE."
Another throwback voice-over then plays, in which Thurston states, "I never wanna stop pursuing love. I am who I am, and I wanna meet someone who knows who they are. My person's still out there."
The marketing manager quickly became a fan-favorite while competing for James' heart earlier this year, as she broke the ice with the model by showing off a sex toy.
But it wasn't just her sense of humor that lured everyone in. She was also one of the only women in the house that tried to address the ongoing bullying.
She even went as far as telling James that some of the women were acting like "mean girls," which needless to say, didn't go down well with the rest of the ladies.
In the end, Thurston was eliminated in week six of the reality show, but several weeks later, she popped back up on the After the Final Rose special, where host Chris Harrison announced that once she finished her season of The Bachelorette, fellow contestant Michelle Young would then get her own chance at finding love.
The double reveal was the first in the troubled franchise's history.
According to an Us Weekly source, Thurston maintained her no-fuss attitude while looking for love. "Katie was in control and made sure the men she wanted were there and the men she wasn’t interested in, she sent packing," claimed the source, adding that filming wrapped a week ahead of schedule."
Since Harrison temporarily stepped down from his position due to the racism issue, former Bachelorette leads Tayshia Adams and Kaitlyn Bristowe acted as co-hosts.
The premiere airs June 7 on ABC at 8 p.m. ET.