ABC confirms Springboro man as contestant on ‘The Bachelorette’



The guessing game is over because it’s almost time for a few good men to start accepting roses.

Taylor Pegg of Springboro is officially among the 25 suitors vying to guard and protect the heart of Charity Lawson when Season 20 of ABC’s hit reality show “The Bachelorette” premieres Monday, June 26.

The premiere date was revealed March 27 on the season finale of “The Bachelor.” The episode ended with a “Bachelorette” sneak peek spotlighting Lawson nervously awaiting the contestants opposite host Jesse Palmer. Surprisingly, the first man to exit the limo was her brother, Nehemiah, who plans to infiltrate the men in disguise and gather intel throughout the opening cocktail party that could be very useful in helping her choose wisely.

Lawson, a 27-year-old therapist from Georgia, was announced as the Bachelorette during the March 14 “Women Tell All” episode of “The Bachelor” starring Zach Shallcross, who eliminated her from the competition after her hometown date.

The 32-year-old Pegg was one of 29 men announced March 20 via “The Bachelorette” Facebook page to be potential contestants on Lawson’s season. At the time, he was listed as residing in Beavercreek. He is a mortgage loan officer at PrimeLending in Beavercreek who received his degree in economics from Ohio State University.

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