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4 Men From Katie’s Season Of The Bachelorette Join Bachelor In Paradise

After being sent home on Monday’s latest episode of The Bachelorette, four of Katie Thurston’s guys are getting a second chance at love in Bachelor in Paradise Season 7!

Aaron Clancy, Connor Brennan, Tre Cooper, and James Bonsall will be joining the upcoming season, which premieres on Monday, August 16 on ABC.

Meet The Men

Connor Brennan

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Connor B. caught Katie Thurston’s attention from the moment he stepped out of the limo thanks to his funny costume choice.

He arrived at the New Mexico hotel wearing a cat costume, complete with black makeup on his nose and cheeks resembling a kitten’s whiskers. 

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Connor’s quirky personality shined through on night one and quickly became a fan favorite.

But Katie ended up sending Connor B. home after there one-on-one date. She felt like something was “missing” when they kissed during and thought he deserved someone that could give him their all.

Aaron Clancy

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Aaron is one of Katie’s eliminated contestants that gets another shot at love on Bachelor in Paradise!

During the show he’s been involved in some major drama (and mud wrestling) this season thanks to a blast from his past (Cody Menk).

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The two inexplicably didn’t get along, prompting some fans to wonder if they have off-screen drama.

Cody confirmed on the show, saying “I know him from back in San Diego and they aren’t friends.

He’s is looking for a woman who is down to earth, smart, funny and someone who doesn’t take herself too seriously.

Tre Cooper

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Tre Cooper is the sweetest guy ever.

Tre’s limo entrance was one to remember. He bursts out of a ball pit to excitedly greet Katie, who absolutely loved it.

The two hit it off but Katie felt stronger connections in the house and sent him home in week 5.

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He’s looking for someone who is not afraid to let passion and spontaneity dictate life’s direction.

Coming from a big family he wants as many kids as possible!

James Bonsall

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On the very first episode of The Bachelorette James was known as the mystery box guy.

His entrance on Katie Thurston’s season was in a gift box hence the reason behind the nickname.

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A fun fact about James is he was born in London, England.

James is looking for someone who is full of life and energy!


Season 7 marks the first Bachelor in Paradise season in almost two years, with Season 6 having aired back in 2019!

In addition to his role as the island’s resident bartender, Wells Adams will be one of many celebrity guest hosts this season, along with acting as the “master of ceremonies” for eliminations.

Other celebrity guests will include David Spade, Lance Bass, Tituss Burgess, and Lil John.

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