And the Next <i>Bachelor</i> Is...

August 25, 2015
Hint: He also responds to Batman.

Who would love to eat lunch with Nelson Mandela, thinks going for a hike is the perfect date, and envies Batman's "awesome man-cave"? It's Ben Higgins, your newest Bachelor, America!

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On Monday's episode of After Paradise, Chris Harrison announced that Ben Higgins, who made it into the final three contestants on the most recent season of The Bachelorette, will be the one handing out the roses during season 20, which will premiere in January 2016. After the big announcement, Ben was also treated to a phone call from funnywoman Amy Schumer, who said, "Ben, I'm so excited for you. I hope you find love"...and then propositioned him for phone sex. (Side note: Can we officially nominate Amy to be on the show?!)

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The 26-year-old software salesman told People he's looking for a "best friend and partner" and that his ideal girl is somebody like "all-around good girl" Blake Lively. So if you think you've got what it takes to woo the 6'4" sweetheart, make sure to keep an eye on those casting dates!

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