Channel Ten presenter Scott Tweedie has been ‘offered’ the role of the Bachelor for the next season of the dating series.
Producers of the show are reportedly very keen to get the hunky Studio Ten reporter, 30, signed on, according toConfidential.
A ‘source’ close to the handsome presenter confirmed he was approached for the role after Channel Ten executives found out he had split from his girlfriend.
Will Scott Tweedie be the next Bachelor? The handsome Channel Ten presenter ‘offered’ the role for the upcoming season of the reality show Pictured here at The Star last year
‘When they found out that Scott was single, they were straight to him with an offer to be the next Bachelor,’ the publication reported.
The source continued: ‘Scott is already comfortable in front of the camera, he is very different to the recent guys who have been on the show.’
An ‘insider’ however said Scott might not be so keen on becoming TV’s most eligible bachelor, saying he is fearful on how it could affect his career.
‘When they found out that Scott was single, they were straight to him with an offer to be the next Bachelor’: Scott’s is an up-and-comer, with him starring on Studio 10 at the moment
‘Scott would be great but I doubt he will do it. He doesn’t seem very keen,’ a friend of the presenter is reported to have said.
‘He has worked pretty hard to get where he is and this could impact his future,’ the friend is reported to have said, adding that ‘he hardly needs help with the ladies’.
The handsome journalist was dating model Georgia Berg for five years, before the couple split last month.
Split: The handsome journalist was dating model Georgia Berg (above) for five years, before the couple split last month, prompting the offer
Scott is originally from Queensland, but moved to Sydney in order to pursue his career in broadcasting.
He’s star is on the rise, with the hunky journalist taking on the role of reporting from South Africa for the next season of ‘I’m A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here.’
Channel Ten haven’t confirmed if the network has him in his sights, with them only putting out a generic statement.
Good choice: ‘He hardly needs help with the ladies, he is fielding more than a couple of offers’: Scott certainly has the looks to impress viewers
‘Casting for The Bachelor Australia is open,’ Channel Ten said, adding no decision has been made who will be the next star of the show.
The network is still trying to recover from Nick ‘Honey Badger’ Cummins, 30, role on the show – with largely saw viewer interest fade.
A number of fans were also turned off by the fact the ex-Wallabies star failed to find love at the end of the show.
Meanwhile, it suffered a similar problem with The Bachelorette, with Ali Oetjen’s series suffering the worst rating yet for the racy reality series.
Different: A number of fans were turned off after ex-Wallabies star Nick ‘The Honey Badger’ Cummins, 30, (above) failed to find love on the last season of the the hit reality show