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Chicago Woman Is The Next Bachelorette

By Rachelle Bowden in Arts & Entertainment on Aug 9, 2004 11:42AM

Jen Schefft - Photo: http://www.wchstv.comChicagoan Jen Schefft has been selected to be the star of ABC's The Bachelorette 3. Jen was the winner of season 3 of The Bachelor when Andrew Firestone proposed to her. Not surprisingly the couple broke up. An interesting side note is that Chicagoan and Trump Apprentice Bill Rancic had been under consideration for Andrew's roll on The Bachelor 3. Also, Bill and Jen dated after Jen and Andrew broke off their engagement.

Whether you've watched The Bachelorette or not, you pretty much know the drill. There's a group of guys competing for the love of one woman who at then end proposed to the lucky man. A couple twists for this January season of The Bachelorette: Instead of the west coast the show will be in NYC and Jen will participate in the recruiting of men for the show. She's scheduled to be on hand for several casting calls, including one in Chicago on Friday, August 19 at Rockit Bar. Guys, if you'd like to apply, fill out this application.

And speaking of Bill Rancic, Chicagoist recently read this article in USA Today that tells everything he's doing except building Trump Tower.