Katie Thurston is trying red-hot for rose responsibility.
New photos of Thurston’s first night time as “The Bachelorette” had been revealed on-line Friday, with the 30-year-old star sporting a fiery crimson robe.
Thurston — who made a buzzy entrance on Matt James’ season of “The Bachelor” — is photographed sporting a plunging lace sheath with glowing gildings paired with chandelier earrings.
A Washington native, Thurston was named “The Bachelorette” of Season 17 in March, with fellow fan favourite Michelle Younger taking the reins for Season 18.
Thurston and Younger, 28, competed on Season 25 of “The Bachelor” earlier this 12 months, which featured James because the franchise’s first black “Bachelor.” Thurston was eradicated in Week 6, whereas Younger was dumped by James, 29, within the season finale.
Following her February departure from “The Bachelor,” followers rallied behind Thurston and endorsed her as the subsequent “Bachelorette.”
Thurston’s first promo as “The Bachelorette” dropped in late April, with the financial institution supervisor wearing a strapless purple robe designed by franchise favourite Randi Rahm. Thurston can be seen sporting a white T-shirt that reads, “Be a Katie.”
As for who will obtain Thurston’s first impression rose, it seems there are 34 potential suitors who may very well be vying for her affections, who vary in age from 25 to 36.
“I’m prepared to seek out love, and never simply, like, the momentary type. I’m speaking without end, my husband, and I’m in a spot in my life the place I really feel like I’m the most effective model of me,” Thurston informed “Good Morning America” in March.
She continued, “Truthfully, I’ve seen it work earlier than, why can’t it work for me.”
“Bachelorette” alums Tayshia Adams and Kaitlyn Bristowe will function the co-hosts of Thurston’s season in lieu of Chris Harrison. The longtime host stepped away from the franchise in February after defending “Bachelor” alum Rachael Kirkconnell’s allegedly racist previous actions.
Thurston’s season of “The Bachelorette,” which reportedly was filmed in New Mexico, premieres Monday, June 7, on ABC.