Colton Underwood faces backlash after being named the new Bachelor

The next Bachelor has been announced and many fans are less than thrilled about ABC's pick.

On Tuesday, ABC revealed that Colton Underwood will lead the series' upcoming season during a segment on Good Morning America. Following the announcement, fans took to Twitter to share their displeasure at the news, many even using the hashtag #NotMyBachelor.

Others expressed doubt that Underwood is ready for a long-lasting commitment following his unsuccessful run on Becca Kufrin's season of The Bachelorette and his breakup with Tia Booth on Bachelor in Paradise, which aired on Monday.

Some viewers simply expressed their general anger at the newest suitor.

Members of Bachelor Nation also provided a few alternatives that they would have preferred; most notably Jason Tartick, though Blake Horstmannand Grocery Story Joe were also mentioned.

Not all fans were against the choice, though. Some did take to Twitter to express their support for the upcoming leading man.

Regardless of what fans were hoping for, the producers are feeling optimisticabout their pick.

"Producers knew a lot of fans were into Jason Tartick and Blake Horstmann, but Colton's whole narrative was just too good to pass up," a source close to production told ET on Tuesday. "He's a virgin, he's handsome. He's a former football player who now runs a charity."

The source continued, "He knows how to bring the drama and tears and proved that over and over on both Bachelorette and Bachelor in Paradise. And he's been a pretty good guy to work with for them. Producers definitely expected some backlash from certain fans, but that always happens and they think Colton will make for a good season."

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THE BACHELORETTE - 'Episode 1406' Richmond, Virginia, whose past is inextricably connected to Americas rich history, is the backdrop for a defining week in Beccas journey. Jason and Beccas date takes the couple on a trolley tour around town, but the day ends on a stunning emotional note. Seven men pay homage to Virginia, one of the cradles of democracy, as they take a history quiz and then participate in the Beccalection 2018 debate. Leo and Becca take a spectacular aerial tour of the state and try their skill at shucking oysters. Australian country superstar Morgan Evans caps off the night with a special performance. One bachelor mounts a shocking late-night surprise which may decide his fate with Becca. Which men will be on the right side of history? Find out on 'The Bachelorette,' MONDAY, JULY 2 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (Paul Hebert via Getty Images) COLTON
THE BACHELORETTE - 'Episode 1406' Richmond, Virginia, whose past is inextricably connected to Americas rich history, is the backdrop for a defining week in Beccas journey. Jason and Beccas date takes the couple on a trolley tour around town, but the day ends on a stunning emotional note. Seven men pay homage to Virginia, one of the cradles of democracy, as they take a history quiz and then participate in the Beccalection 2018 debate. Leo and Becca take a spectacular aerial tour of the state and try their skill at shucking oysters. Australian country superstar Morgan Evans caps off the night with a special performance. One bachelor mounts a shocking late-night surprise which may decide his fate with Becca. Which men will be on the right side of history? Find out on 'The Bachelorette,' MONDAY, JULY 2 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (Paul Hebert via Getty Images) COLTON
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 17: Former NFL and 'The Bachelorette' star Colton Underwood attends Regard Magazine's celebration of the ESPY Awards and their Special Annual Sports Edition at private residence on July 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Robin L Marshall/Getty Images)
BACHELORETTE - 'The Men Tell All' - The most memorable bachelors from this season - including Chris R., Christon, Colton, Connor, David, Jason, Jean Blanc, John, Jordan, Leo, Nick and Wills, as well as Christian, Jake, Joe and Kamil - return to confront each other and Becca one last time to dish the dirt, tell their side of the story and share their emotional departures. Finally, as the clock ticks down on Beccas journey to find love, a special sneak peek of her dramatic final week with Blake and Garrett is highlighted, on 'The Bachelorette: The Men Tell All,' MONDAY, JULY 30 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (Paul Hebert via Getty Images) COLTON
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 17: Colton Underwood attends Monster Energy Outbreak $50K Charity Challenge celebrity basketball game at UCLA on July 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - AUGUST 07: Colton Underwood attends the Disney ABC Television TCA Summer Press Tour at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on August 7, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - AUGUST 08: Colton Underwood visit 'Extra' at Universal Studios Hollywood on August 8, 2018 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)
SCOTTSDALE, AZ - AUGUST 10: Reality TV star Colton Underwood poses for photos on the red carpet during The Aesthetic Everything Beauty Expo Trade Show at The Phoenician on August 10, 2018 in Scottsdale, Arizona. (Photo by John Medina/Getty Images)
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So far, it appears that Underwood is blocking out all the noise and is focused on starting his journey. In two social media posts, he declared that it's "time to find a wife."

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Time to find a wife ❤️

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Following the announcement on GMA, Underwood sat down for an interview with Michael Strahan, where he told the co-host that he hopes the "third time's the charm."

"That’s what I’m looking forward to the most, being engaged and getting married shortly after that,” he gushed.

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