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Matty J. is TEN’s next Bachelor

The Bachelorette runner-up Matty Johnson, who was overlooked by Georgia Love last year, gets another shot at TV romance when he stars in The Bachelor this year.

Johnson, a 29 year old Marketing Director from Brisbane, drew an outpouring of emotion from “Team Matty” fans who were shocked when Love chose Melbourne plumber, Lee Elliott.

“I feel so privileged that I’ve been given the opportunity to be The Bachelor. Without question, the most exciting part is the chance to meet the girl I’m going to spend the rest of my life with,” he tells News Corp.

“The ending definitely didn’t overshadow a lot of great things that happened last year.”

The Warner Bros series is expected to film for at least the next three months and air as early as July this year.

2016: Having just arrived home to Sydney after living in London for four years, Matty is looking for a down-to-earth girl with a goods ense of humour.

Describe your dream date.
My dream date would just be meeting someone who I fall head over heels for, with her feeling the same way.

What’s the weirdest thing you find attractive about a woman?
The ability to reverse park a car with ease.

What has been your biggest triumph to date?
Travelling to Europe by myself, getting the dream job in London, surviving four very, very, long horrible winters and returning home in one piece.

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