"A major announcement regarding #TheBachelor is coming tonite. TGI-#bachelormonday !!!" Fleiss tweeted to fans on Monday. "The official historic announcement regarding #thebachelor is coming shortly..."
Later that day, Fleiss officially revealed on Twitter, "I am happy to announce that @viallnicholas28 will be doing some dancing in the near future!!! #TheBachelor."
"If you're wondering why this announcement was historic," Fleiss later continued, "just wait til you see #TheBachelor dance!!! #thelittlekicks."
Viall, a 36-year-old former software salesman from Wisconsin, recently hinted he'd be up for an experience in the Dancing with the Stars ballroom when he told Entertainment Tonight, "I think it would be fun, you know? Who wouldn't want to do it?"
Viall explained, "I think anyone would feel lucky to even be considered... I think I would be open to any great opportunity. I never thought I'd go back on [Bachelor in Paradise] or The Bachelorette or The Bachelor, but I think I have learned in life that it is best to sit back and let things come your way, and take each situation on its own."