A Bachelor Nation First! New Bachelorette Rachel Lindsay Meets a Few of Her Suitors on After the Final Rose

Rachel Lindsay has officially taken the reins as the new Bachelorette!

On Monday evening’s After the Final Rose episode, host Chris Harrison revealed a Bachelor Nation first: Lindsay would begin her journey on the live stage.

“I am ready. I was a little skeptical before — I think everyone saw that. … But to go through what I went through and to turn that over and become a believer, I’m so ready to get my season started and so ready for my own opportunity,” Lindsay told Harrison in her sit-down interview.

But little did she know that her road to find love as the star of the ABC reality series would begin so soon.

“I thought about…