Osher Gunsberg’s face is synonymous with roses and reality TV romance. Now, The Bachelor host is back again, this time to support Matthew Johnson, otherwise known as Matty J, on his quest for love. Although rejected by Bachelorette Georgia Love last year, Johnson has gamely decided to give finding love on national television one last shot. And, in a show of solidarity, Gunsberg has opened up on his own romantic past and why this season of The Bachelor is unlike any other.
“Despite 13 years of reality television, my heart is not yet a hardened piece of black obsidian”
This is your fifth season of The Bachelor, why do you keep coming back? I love my job. I get paid to help people fall in love. And despite 13 years of working in reality television, my heart is not yet a hardened piece of black obsidian. And, I do actually feel emotion, compassion and empathy for the beautiful humans who entrust us with their dream of finding love.
What sets this season apart? These are the hottest girls ever. You can ask my wife (Audrey Griffin). She’s a makeup artist on the show and she’ll tell you: all the girls are smokin’.
Hotter than past seasons? Oh, yeah. They’re really hot, beautiful, beautiful women. They’re smart, funny, creative women. Matty J is a very clever, funny person so he’s going to want someone who’s going to be able to match him.
OSHER DOES ENJOY HIS WORK
Does the show have any new tricks in store for viewers? Well, we’ve exceeded our helicopter count this year. And there weren’t many shirts available, so Matty is shirtless quite a bit.
You’ve been through a divorce already, do you still till believe in love? Absolutely — are you kidding ding me? I’ve always believed in n love. It’s the one thing that sets us humans apart from beasts. s.
What’s the most romantic c thing you’ve ever done? The way I proposed to my wife was pretty romantic. It involved a lot of planning. I got my friend’s to (Daniel make Macpherson)the ring mmIand then mumI lobbied to get Audrey alone.ne. I waited for the right day when hen we were on holiday on Herronn Island and waited for the sunset unset to do it. But it doesn’t need d to be romantic proposals, helicoptersopters and sea planes. It can be a hidden Post-It note. So, I might leave a note for my wife aroundound the house. And I’ll write something on it like: Miss you, can’t wait to see you tonight.
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