That sweater, though! Kaitlyn Bristowe may have shattered Ben H.'s heart during The Bachelorette on Monday, July 13, but there are plenty of ladies who are willing to pick up the pieces. Fans of Bristowe's third runner-up (real name: Ben Higgins) are hoping that he will be named the next Bachelor.
The 26-year-old Denver, Colo., native has a lot going for him. Besides those crazy adorable dimples(!), he's a software salesman, can make a girl laugh while discussing the birds and the bees, and, oh yeah, has plenty of cable-knit sweaters to cuddle up in.
Bristowe sent Higgins home on Monday night's episode, leaving Shawn Booth and "the other guy" Nick Viall as her final two. Bachelor Nation was upset to see Higgins go, but even fellow alums think he might get another 15 minutes of fame.
"If @benhiggi is the next bachelor- they better cast the best of the best for that guy! Wow. What a gem!" Chris Soules' former runner-up Becca Tilley tweeted.
Season 6 Bachelorette, Ali Fedotowsky, added: "Watching Ben kiss Kaitlyn is basically just a preview for the next season of #TheBachelor. He'll totally be the Bachelor, right?"
Andi Dorfman's ex-fiance also chimed in. "Uh oh, my little brother Ben got eliminated?? Doesn't 3rd place always get the bachelor gig?" Josh Murray tweeted. "Big W there, hopefully he finds a good one!"
Higgins, however, has yet to sign on the dotted line. "Conversations haven't happened yet," he told Entertainment Tonight. "The opportunity is a great one and from a 30,000 foot view I would have to consider it."
For more reactions to Higgins' dreaminess, check out the tweets below:
If every boy could pull off a sweater like Ben H can the world would be a much better place ????
— Ragan Davidson (@RaganDavidson3) July 14, 2015
I'm pretty sure Ben H can pull of a cable knit sweater than any other man. Like ever. #TheBachelorette
— Alyce Costello (@alycec33) July 14, 2015
Anyone else into Ben H's sweater? #Bachelorette
— Elizabeth Lloyd (@lloyd_says) July 14, 2015
If Ben H. on the bachelorette is the next bachelor where do I sign up? ????????????
— camryn buell (@camrynbuell) July 14, 2015
Ben H better be the next bachelor ???????????? #Bachelorette
— Kara Jutras (@KaraaMarie_) July 14, 2015
I think a lot of people can picture life with Ben H. #TheBachelorette
— Lacy Faddoul (@LacyFaddoul) July 14, 2015
What about guys in grandpa sweaters is so hot? Or it's just Ben H. #Bachelorette
— Jaclyn Swartz (@JaclynSwartz) July 14, 2015
Can we just skip to the part where Ben H. is the next Bachelor? #TheBachelorette
— Ashley S. (@AshleySpivey) July 14, 2015
Ben H from the bachelorette can date me now. ????
— Aryn Pflugradt (@Arynnnnnnnn) July 5, 2015
I'm in love with Ben H. on the bachelorette. Nuff said. ????
— Taylor Phebus (@tayphebus) July 5, 2015
Ben H from the bachelorette is the love of my life ????????
— Stephanie Khalil (@Stephhhkhalil) July 14, 2015
Ben H is the classiest man to ever be on the Bachelorette, and he absolutely deserves to be the next Bachelor
— Madalyn (@Im_Maddie11) July 14, 2015
I'm pretty sure every female in the world is in love with Ben H. #Bachelorette
— Kara Politi (@KaraBoo_11) July 14, 2015
Ben H for bachelor cus he's too good for Kaitlyn #Bachelorette
— Kristyn Ferguson (@KristynKFergz) July 7, 2015
That sweater on Ben H ????????????
— Alli Brown (@AlliB_13) July 14, 2015
— Alyson Haley (@Alyson_Haley) July 14, 2015
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