Chris Harrison can be officiating one other Bachelor marriage ceremony.
The longtime Bachelor host completely revealed to ET’s Lauren Zima on the present’s junket in Los Angeles on Thursday that he can be marrying Arie Luyendyk Jr. and Lauren Burnham at their marriage ceremony subsequent month at Haiku Mill in Maui, Hawaii.
“You will see me at the wedding. And you know what? I can announce to you, breaking news,” he shared. “I will be officiating Arie and Lauren’s wedding.”
Harrison — who additionally officiated Bachelorette‘s Ashley & J.P. Rosenbaum’s and Bachelor in Paradise‘s Tanner and Jade Tolbert’s weddings — mentioned that the couple referred to as him a few months in the past to ask him to officiate their upcoming nuptials on Jan. 12.
“‘They said, ‘We’d really love it if you would fly out and officiate the wedding for us. We can’t think of anyone better,'” he recalled. “I was really touched. I’m honored… it goes to show just how much we do care and love these people, and how tight we are off-camera.”
“There’s just a few of us from producers and the Bachelor household which can be going to fly out and be in Hawaii,” he added.
The information might come as a shock to some followers after it appeared relations between Luyendyk and the Bachelor group weren’t so nice following his dramatic finale in March. The race automotive driver brutally blindsided his ultimate choose, Becca Kufrin, when he ended their engagement simply weeks later to pursue a relationship with Burnham. It all performed out in an unedited breakup tape, and the subsequent night time, he proposed to Burnham.
“We are still close,” Harrison confirmed. “I think it gets overblown because of how dramatic it is on TV, and I think sometimes you think what happens on TV spills over into our relationships, and most of the time, it does not. We are still close with the majority of the people on the show.”
“It says a lot when people come back to be the Bachelor [or] Bachelorette, and it says a lot when they call you and say, ‘Hey, will you stand before us and before God and officiate our wedding?'” he continued. “I don’t take it lightly. It’s an honor to stand before all the couples and do that, and it’s something that’s very sacred to me. I’m a faith-driven man, and so it’s a powerful thing to be able to do that for people.”
In addition to getting married subsequent month, Luyendyk and Burnham are additionally anticipating their first youngster collectively. Harrison joked that followers may hear a bit nod to their increasing household when he will get as much as officiate.
“Look, you know I’m not the most serious person all the time. There will be some anecdotal jokes in there, and we have a baby on the way, so maybe there’s a [joke] about the fact that maybe we jumped the gun on the honeymoon suite,” he mentioned.
ET was with Burnham and Luyendyk as they shopped for her marriage ceremony gown and his tux in New York City in October. Watch beneath, and be part of ET’s Bachelor Nation Facebook group right here.