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Katie Thurston’s ‘Bachelorette’ Season 17 Wrapped Early

Not messing round! Katie Thurston took her job handing out roses very severely, a supply completely tells Us Weekly.

(*17*) the supply tells Us, including that filming season 17 “went great and it wrapped a week ahead of schedule.”

Katie Thurston. Bachelor Nation on ABC/YouTube

The Bachelor season 25 contestant left to movie her journey to seek out love in New Mexico in March and wrapped on Saturday, April 24. Instead of Chris Harrison, former Bachelorettes Tayshia Adams and Kaitlyn Bristowe had been referred to as in to assist Katie discover The One.

“Tayshia and Kaitlyn can relate to Katie’s journey in a lot of different ways, which you’ll see play out, so it was nice to have them there to help out with whatever situation came up,” the insider says. “Tayshia had fun and loved doing it. She and Katilyn made a great team.”

Katie Thurston. ABC

While ABC has but to announce Harrison’s future with the franchise, the insider provides that Adams, for her half, is curious about internet hosting once more. The Perfect Letter writer, in the meantime, introduced he was taking a step again from the collection in February after he got here below fireplace for his protection of Rachael Kirkconnell’s previous racially insensitive actions.

Following the information that Harrison, 49, wouldn’t be internet hosting Matt JamesAfter the Final Rose, the community introduced he wouldn’t be a part of season 17 of The Bachelorette both. The TV persona subsequently employed high-power lawyer Bryan J. Freedman, the identical lawyer Gabrielle Union enlisted when she was let go from America’s Got Talent. According to the insiders, some members of the crew anticipate and wish Harrison to return, however they don’t know something for certain.

“There were a lot of very last-minute changes,” a second supply instructed Us earlier this month. “It’s a different vibe. Chris was the glue that holds it together. He’s like the father figure to everybody. He’s someone everybody knows and respects and truly loves.”

A 3rd supply added that it took time for Adams and Bristowe to regulate. “Tayshia and Kaitlyn have had to learn how to cohost and it’s taken time,” the insider stated, noting that it was made very clear that the ladies weren’t “replacing” Harrison. “They’re lovely to work with and they get along with the crew. It’s just completely different with them cohosting.”

Season 17 of The Bachelorette begins on ABC Monday, June 7, at 8 p.m. ET.

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