Desiree Hartsock is the New "Bachelorette"

Posted Tuesday March 12, 2013 12:30 AM GMT

With another season of “The Bachelor” in the books, fans have turned their sights to the next installment of “The Bachelorette” and its new lady looking for love.

Host Chris Harrison announced during the “After the Final Rose” special on Monday (March 11) that Desiree Hartsock will be the new bachelorette.

The 26-year-old fashion designer and bridal stylist in Los Angeles appeared on the popular reality show this season and made it to the top four before being sent home.

Season nine of “The Bachelorette” is said to be already filming and will premiere this summer.

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