She’s a blast from the past.
“Bachelor” followers were being amazed to see former franchise contestant Heather Martin demonstrate up to shoot her shot with latest direct Matt James.
The 25-year-outdated — who originally appeared on Colton Underwood’s time of “The Bachelor” — made waves on last week’s episode when she appeared out of nowhere inquiring to sign up for this year. The episode slice off just as she approached James.
On Year 23 of “The Bachelor,” which aired in 2019, Martin manufactured headlines for having never ever been kissed. On the show, she got her to start with peck from Underwood.
Even though they had never achieved, James acknowledged Martin correct absent.
If this sounds convoluted, that is because it is: When competing for Underwood’s heart, Martin befriended fellow contestant Hannah Brown, who later went on to be “The Bachelorette.” Even though Brown did not stop up with contestant Tyler Cameron, she remained shut good friends with him. Cameron is ideal good friends with James, which is how he ended up as this season’s direct. James and Brown are also incredibly near.
Martin claimed to host Chris Harrison that it was Brown who sparked the plan for her to come on “The Bachelor” to fulfill James just before he will get engaged, since Brown considered the two would make a superior pair.
Like a lot of previous “Bachelor” contestants, Martin works as an influencer (she has 256,000 Instagram followers). She’s based out of Carlsbad, California, a seaside city at the southern stop of the condition.
In September of past calendar year, she starred in a songs online video identified as “Song for a Girl” by place artist Lawson Bates.
Martin has a potent Christian religion, and she regularly posts Bible verses on her Instagram tales. Her Instagram bio calls out Mark 10:45, which reads, “For even the Son of Male arrived not to be served but to provide, and to give his existence as a ransom for many.”
She has two lookalike sisters, Colie and Shannon. The trio is commencing a goods line collectively, identified as Tilted A few, shortly. They’ve teased the venture on Instagram.
She’s also acknowledged for her cheery disposition.