Bachelorette Andi Dorfman's comments about ex Nick Viall will surprise fans

Aug 14, 2015 at 8:33 a.m. ET
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In the past, Andi Dorfman has had some pretty harsh things to say about her ex, Nick Viall, so her recent comments come as a breath of fresh air.

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Instead of blasting Viall for being a terrible guy, the former The Bachelorette star made a surprisingly nice comment about how he is genuine and really looking for love.

"I had my ups and downs with Nick, but the thing I will say about him is I know that he is genuine in what he wants and that is love," Dorfman told Us Weekly. "Whether or not he goes about it the way that everybody else would."

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Viall won over a lot of fans during Kaitlyn Bristowe's season, and though he ultimately lost out at a chance at love when Bristowe picked contestant Shawn Booth, there are rumors he may be returning to our screens — this time as The Bachelor.

So, what does Dorfman think about Viall potentially being the next Bachelor?

"I still definitely believe that his intentions are absolutely to fall in love. So I think that's another great characteristic that you need for a Bachelor, but we'll see," she confessed.

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But she's still Team Ben. Speaking of Ben Higgins (the other man rumored for a shot at The Bachelor), she said, "I think he's great! I just think he's really genuine and sweet and cute and I think he would make a great Bachelor."

Do you agree? Tell us what you think about Nick Viall becoming the next Bachelor in the comments below.

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