EXCLUSIVE VIDEO INTERVIEW: New Bachelor Revealed at Dancing with the Stars!

Oct. 14 2009, Published 10:37 a.m. ET

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It's official! Hunky Jake Pavelka will be The Bachelor of season 14 of the hit ABC reality show. During the elimination show of Dancing with the Stars Tuesday night, host Tom Bergeron made the announcement.

As fans of last season’s The Bachelorette know, Pavelka - often ridiculed by the other contestants for being “too perfect” - was the lovelorn commercial pilot who was rejected by Jillian Harris, only to later return to the show to warn her about Wes’ two-timing ways.

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In an exclusive interview with, Jake said he’s ready to find his soul mate, adding: “I’m in a good place in my life.”

Watch our exclusive interview and hear what Jake says about Jillian and the man she ultimately choose - Ed Swiderski!



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