The Next Bachelor: Farmer Chris Soules

Bachelor Chris Soules

Will the farmer take a wife? (Did anyone beat me to that lede…?)

Recent Bachelorette finalist Chris Soules has been anointed ABC’s next Bachelor, for the dating series’ 19th edition (premiering in January 2015).

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Having made it to the final three of Bachelorette Andi’s picks this summer, the 32-year-old, 6-foot-1, blue-eyed Soules is described as a “humble but enormously successful farmer from tiny Arlington, Iowa (pop. 427).”

That’s the sum total of what I could possibly say on the matter. Your thoughts, if any?