'Bachelorette' Castoff is New 'Bachelor'


When smiling "Bachelorette" DeAnna Pappas rejected his marriage proposal in favor of a pro-snowboarder -- America wondered what would become of her other suitor, single dad nice-guy Jason Mesnick. Wonder no more. He's getting a second chance to find the girl of his televised dreams.

Mesnick has been named the new "Bachelor" and will continue his search for romance with the assistance of 25 beauties when the hit ABC reality series returns this winter. According to AP, the 32-year-old is looking for a lady who "has a real curiosity about the world, who loves life and can find passion in life's smallest moments."

The single dad ran a close second Jesse Csincsak, the recipient of DeAnna's final rose and her current fiancé.