Lance Bass is ready to host the gay version of ‘The Bachelor’


He’s currently filling in as host of Bachelor in Paradise, but Lance Bass says he can’t wait until the day there’s a fully LGBTQ+ version of the hit ABC franchise.

Speaking to Variety, the *NSYNC member says, laughing, “If you want the most dramatic season ever, do an LGBT version. I think maybe it’s the time for The Bachelor to do a gay Bachelor. I think that would be so much fun. And I definitely know a host if you need it.”

While Lance admits that he hasn’t actually discussed the possibility of hosting such a season with The Bachelor powers-that-be, he says he would be “so down” to do it.

I like that they’re trying different things and I think the next step, the obvious step, would to be an LGBT version,” says Lance, referring to the fact that The Bachelor is currently planning a version with a cast of senior citizens.

“I would love to see a show where you had lesbian, gay, trans, bi,” he adds. “To me, bisexual is just such an interesting thing to watch because everyone is an option.”

Lance is a Bachelor super-fan in general, but Bachelor in Paradise is his favorite — especially this season, because he met his husband, Michael Turchin, near the shooting site in Punta Mita, Mexico. The couple is expecting twins via surrogate in the fall.


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