He developed a reputation as a villain in Season 10, and famously revealed on the after-season special that he and Dorfman had sex.
"One word.... RUN! Okay two... RUN FAST! #TheBachelorette," Dorfman tweeted as a warning after it was revealed Viall would appear on Bristowe's season.
Viall later had a third attempt at love on "Bachelor in Paradise" Season 3, but was not one of the three couples who got engaged on the finale. He was announced as the Season 21 "The Bachelor" star in August.
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"He has just become that perennial, second place guy who wants to find love and is as sincere, if not more sincere, than anybody about finding it," "The Bachelor" host Chris Harrison told People at the time. "It's about giving him his chance to find love. Who deserves it more than him?"
Viall told "Extra" he plans to take his time and "figure out which women [he] has the strongest connection with."
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