Jake Pavelka Named Next ‘Bachelor’

by | October 14, 2009 at 6:46 AM | TV News

Jake Pavelka (ABC)

Jake Pavelka (ABC)

Jake Pavelka was officially confirmed as the next ‘Bachelor‘ during last week’s episode of ‘Dancing With The Stars.’

The commercial airline pilot became a fan favorite on last season’s ‘Bachelorette,’ when after being eliminated, he returned to warn Jillian of the potential danger in choosing Wes.

So does this choice for the next Bachelor satisfy fans? Some are disappointed that it’s not Kipton or Reid, but you have to admit, honest-and-handsome Jake is pretty fly.

The 14th season of ‘The Bachelor: On The Wings Of Love’ begins in January 2010 on ABC.

Watch Jake tell audiences he’s “not perfect” on last season’s After The Finale Rose show: