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“Ya buoy!✨Welcome our amazing to #BachelorInParadise! 🏝🌹,” the show captioned a series of pictures of the new hosts posing on the beach on Instagram.

The new hosts will be joining season seven of the reality show after Chris Harrison exited The Bachelor franchise earlier this year.

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Fans, contestants and familiar Nation faces took to the comments to let their thoughts be known on the change.

“@lancebass dance party or nah?? 🔥” contestant Connor Brennan, who may be familiar from Katie Thurston‘s season of The Bachelorette, wrote.

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Contestant Tammy Ly said she “wouldn’t have it any other way.”

“Did you guys lose my picture? 😢” Wells Adams joked.

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“Not the same without Chris Harrison😢,” one fan lamented, a sentiment which was echoed by many other fans in the comments.

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Adams previously competed on BIP and then became the show’s bartender and is now said to serve as the “Master of Cocktails & Ceremonies” but will also reportedly host an episode.

Earlier this month, Adams told Entertainment Tonight that the new season will have a “different vibe” and that “everyone’s going to be in for a really fun ride, and then I’ll be there for the therapy sessions and for the drinks.”

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“I’m just excited for everyone to get to come back and enter the gates of . We had to take last year off which was a bummer, because I truly do love helping make the show, and I think America truly does love coming to the gates and walking down the steps with us. So I’m just happy that it’s back,” the 37-year-old told the outlet.

will reportedly act as the first guest host with insiders telling Page Six that he was chosen because he is a Bachelor Nation superfan and has “built a cult following among fellow fans because of the hilarious commentary” about the dating show on his social media.

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Harrison’s departure was officially confirmed on June 8, weeks after he was criticized when he asked for Bachelor contestant Rachael Kirkconnell to be given “grace” when racism allegations were made and a photo of her at an Antebellum-themed formal surfaced while season 25 aired.

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“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,” Harrison said in a statement.

Bachelor in Paradise will premiere on Monday, August 16, at on ABC.



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