Bachelor in Paradise 'to star Lance Bass, Tituss Burgess & Lil Jon as hosts' with David Spade after Chris Harrison exit

BACHELOR in Paradise "to star Lance Bass, Tituss Burgess and Lil Jon as hosts" with David Spade.

On Tuesday, Chris Harrison revealed that he was not coming back to the franchise after being its host for 19 years.



A few more celebrities are set to join the Joe Dirt actor, actress Sarah Hyland, and her boyfriend Wells Adams as guest hosts of the Bachelor Nation spin-off.

According to Variety, Lil Jon, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt's Tituss Burgess, and the singer Lance Bass have all signed up to be part of the show.

The three celebs have all signed their contracts with ABC, the outlet confirmed with the network.

The Sun had exclusively reported that the Modern Family actress and her fiance will be "co-hosting part of the season.”

“With the rotating style they're doing, they were both a natural fit since they are already loved by fans. 

“Wells is a Paradise vet too and will be a great host since he knows how the process works,” the source added.  

The actress first began dating the California native in 2017. 

As their involvement in the show was revealed, it was also reported that Chris would not be coming back to Bachelor In Paradise – or any other show of the franchise at this point.



Instead, David was chosen to replace Chris because he’s a superfan.

He has built a cult following among fellow fans due to his hilarious commentary about the show, which he often shares on his Instagram account.

The insider explained that David is a perfect fit to fill the role, stating: “The producers want to put some fun in the show. They think it’s become too serious.”

The new season of Bachelor in Paradise will begin airing on ABC on August 16.

Meanwhile, stars Tayshia Adams and Kaitlyn Bristowe stepped in as hosts for the upcoming seasons of The Bachelorette starring Katie Thurston. 

On Tuesday, Chris confirmed he was calling it quits with Bachelor Nation as he revealed on social media: "I’ve had a truly incredible run as host of The Bachelor franchise and now I’m excited to start a new chapter.

"I’m so grateful to Bachelor Nation for all of the memories we’ve made together.

"While my two-decade journey is wrapping up, the friendships I’ve made will last a lifetime."

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