'Bachelor' Ben Higgins's First Two Ladies Are Obvious Cast Choices for the Show (PHOTOS)

Ben HigginsIf you're already suffering from a lack of Bachelor in your life now that Bachelor in Paradise season 2 is over, never fear! Even though the premiere isn't until January, we now have the first two contestants on Ben Higgins's season of The Bachelor. 


Thanks to Reality Steve -- who always has our backs when it comes to spoilers -- two of the women who will be vying for Ben's adorable heart have been revealed, and not only are they both beautiful (duh), but they're also both totally typical ABC picks. 

Why? They both have Bachelor-perfect job titles, since one of them is essentially a "free spirit" (like Lucy Aragon) and the other is a newscaster. Ready to meet the ladies? Read on! 

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First up is 30-year-old Breanne Rice, a Holistic Nutritional Therapy Practitioner from Seattle -- aka our free spirit of the season, much like Tony the Healer from The Bachelorette. She's a gorgeous brunette who has, unfortunately, deactivated her social media accounts thanks to the Bachelor experience. Fortunately, we were able to dig up this picture from Twitter: 

Next up is Olivia Caridi, a 23-year-old Virginia-based news anchor for an NBC affiliate. She's blond, she's super pretty, and if you ask us, she's definitely Ben's type.

Ben would be lucky to end up with either of these talented women, but we'll reserve the rest of our judgment 'til we get to know them better on this season of The Bachelor. January can't get here fast enough!


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