Mike Fleiss Exits After 21 Years and 60 Seasons of 'The Bachelor'

After Monday's 27th season of The Bachelor concluded with Zach Shallcross getting engaged to Kaity Biggar, host Mike Fleiss will be departing from the show.

Claire Freeland, from the Canadian version of the show, and Jason Ehrlich and Bennett Graebner, producers for the American version of the show, will take on the duties previously carried out by Mike Fleiss.

Fleiss said, "First and foremost, congratulations are in order for Zach and Kaity. I wish them a long and happy life together,"

Mike Fleiss started the Bachelor series in 2002. This was followed by The Bachelorette, then Bachelor in Paradise, Bachelor Winter Games, Bachelor Pad, Listen to Your Heart, and

The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons – Ever! All in all 60 seasons were created on the Bachelor franchise.

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