Emmanuel Acho, author and host of “Uncomfortable Conversations With a Black Man,” will host “After the Final Rose” after the show’s longtime host Chris Harrison went on hiatus after defending contestant Rachael Kirkconnel.
Acho is a former linebacker for the Cleveland Browns and Philadelphia Eagles football teams. He left the N.F.L. to become a an analyst for Fox Sports.
Mr. Acho said on Instagram about the announcement: “I love being a bridge for reconciliation. Our world is disconnected & divided, my goal is to unify.”
The special will air March 15 after the show’s finale and Acho will sit down with Matt James, as well as his final three women: Bri, Michelle and Rachael.