During this time, he pursued a relationship with Tia Booth-another Bachelor contestant who appeared on Arie Luyendyk's season and briefly dated Underwood before he went on Kufrin's season.
He told The Hollywood Reporter that "it was something that I hid and I lied about it a lot growing up in high school and in college due to sports".
"Third time is the charm".
The Bachelor Season 23 will premiere in January.
Obama, Bush mourn former rival McCain at Washington service
Senator John McCain made his last visit to the Capitol on Friday , lying in state in Washington before he is buried in Annapolis. As many as 15,000 members of the public waited in line for hours, as temperatures climbed above 100F, to pay their respects.
M-Net is also working on the first South African version of The Bachelor and it will debut in 2019. He then appeared onBachelor in Paradise, where he began a relationship with contestant Tia Booth that ultimately flamed out on Monday's episode.
However, Underwood isn't going to let this stop him from finding love. Most recently, Underwood had been among the cast of "Bachelor in Paradise" until he departed the show last week.
During the first post-Labor Day episode of "Good Morning America", Underwood appeared with show host and fellow former National Football League player Michael Strahan to make the "Bachelor" announcement.
China meeting its African colonies
Jiang said China-Africa cooperation on industrialization, trade, and infrastructure will be the major topic during the meeting. They are the most important and very expensive issues required.
We are attempting to obtain reaction this morning from Washingtonians who knew Underwood back in the day, before he started dating Olympic gold-medal gymnast Aly Raisman.
When he arrived, he told Tia he wasn't fully over Becca since the pair didn't get any closure, though this was helped when she arrived in paradise to give advice to the budding couples and finally talk to Colton about sending him home in the final rounds of the show.
Are you looking forward to Underwood's turn as the Bachelor?
Tropical Storm Gordon will bring minor impacts to Northwest Florida Tuesday
The storm was headed west-northwest at 17 miles per hour into the Gulf of Mexico and had maximum winds of 65 miles per hour . The storm is expected to reach hurricane strength when it hits the Gulf Coast, including coastal MS , by late Tuesday.