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    Tayshia Adams And Kaitlyn Bristowe Will Be Taking Over Chris Harrison's Role In The New "Bachelorette" Season

    "Take a moment and say your goodbyes..."

    It looks like Chris Harrison's leave of absence from the Bachelor franchise is becoming a little more permanent.

    Chris sitting on the tell-all set with the audience in the background
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    If you need a refresher, the controversies with the Bachelor host started when images of contestant Rachael Kirkconnell appearing to attend an Antebellum-themed party resurfaced.

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    Then, in an interview with Rachel Lindsay, Chris seemed to basically excuse Rachael Kirkconnell's actions. Chris then announced that he would be taking a leave of absence from the show following a series of Instagram apology posts.

    Now, in a statement from the official Bachelor Instagram, it's been confirmed that Chris won't be coming back for the next Bachelorette season. This will be the first season that Chris hasn't hosted.

    Instead, former Bachelorettes Tayshia Adams and Kaitlyn Bristowe will be hosting.

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    For what it's worth, plenty of people on Twitter seemed pretty into the news:

    was Chris Harrison really that fundamental to the bachelor?? what are they gonna do, forget how to function when there’s one rose left???

    Twitter: @chrisxtina21

    Chris Harrison, take a moment and say your goodbyes https://t.co/OM9CvsfbXH

    Twitter: @Minkatb17

    y’all are acting like chris harrison is THEE backbone of the show when all he does is say, “ this is the final rose” and “take your time to say your goodbyes” #thebachelor

    Twitter: @itsmawahib

    middle aged white women being pressed that chris harrison won’t be returning this season is bringing me lots of joy #thebachelor #thebachelorette

    Twitter: @realitybysteph

    Kaitlyn commented on the news with a video of her and Tayshia dancing with the caption, "Let’s go girls....."

    Let's go!!!