The Bachelor: Derek, Dylan & More Bachelor Nation Alum Reveal Why Peter Is A Great Lead

Peter Weber has been confirmed to star on season 24 of The Bachelor, and we got EXCLUSIVE reactions from other Bachelor Nation alum about the decision.

During the Bachelor in Paradise reunion show on Sept. 17, it was confirmed that Peter Weber will be the next lead on The Bachelor, which will premiere in 2020 on ABC. Peter was a contestant on Hannah Browns season of The Bachelorette this spring, and he finished in third place. Fans will always remember the revelation that Peter and Hannah had sex FOUR times in a windmill during their fantasy suite date. But, of course, theres so much more to the 28-year-old pilot than just that, and several Bachelor Nation alum are confident that hell be great on the show!

“Pete is going to be great,” Dylan Barbour, who was on The Bachelorette with Peter, told HollywoodLife EXCLUSIVELY at the BIP reunion taping. “I thought he had a legitimate chance to end up with Hannah, so I was surprised that he didnt, but theres going to be people lining up out the door to meet him. He is going to have an unbelievable experience and he is ready for this season.” Derek Peth hasnt spent a significant amount of time with Peter, but he added, “The words he shared about how he was going to go about this super level-headed is great. He seems like a great pick, and as for his approach, I think he will find the right person. I have all my support behind him for that to be the case.”

Kristina Schulman also opened up to us EXCLUSIVELY about the decision. She said, “I think its going to be great. I think and I hope that more guys watch it because I think Peter is strong, but also vulnerable. He wears his heart on his sleeve. He knows how to treat a woman. Not to say that the other Bachelors didnt, but there is more of a connection to Peter as a female viewer.”

John Paul Jones was on Hannahs season of The Bachelorette, as well, and hes confident that vi