Reality dating behemoth The Bachelor returns to the airwaves tonight with Nick Vilas attempting to whittle 3o eligible Bachelorettes down to the love of his life for the show’s 21st season.
One of those ladies is 23-year-old model and photographer Hailey Merkt who hails from Vancouver. Hailey joins a long line of Canadian contestants on the hit reality show, following in the footsteps of Jillian Harris and Kaitlyn Bristowe.
— Hailey Merkt (@HaileyMerkt) January 2, 2017
“So excited to be representing Vancouver, BC as the least enthusiastic Bachelor contestant to date,” Hailey joke in a recent post on Instagram. “Just kidding. Literally the best experience of my life.”
So excited to be representing Vancouver, BC as the least enthusiastic Bachelor contestant to date. Just kidding. Literally the best experience of my life. Can’t wait to watch all my friends! Thank you @bachelorabc for inviting me into The Bachelor family. #thebachelor #love #usa #canada #awkward #sandals #joefresh #herewego #holyshit #enthusiast #hyped
A glance at her social media accounts reveal a lot of love for her home city, with a smattering of snaps shot in and around Vancouver.