The Bachelor: Frontrunner Mike likely to be the 'first black lead' while Peter ...

Viewers watched on as The Bachelorette's Hannah Brown broke off her engagement to Jed Wyatt after learning that he had a girlfriend back at home. 

And in the midst of getting over the shocking season finale, fans of the show are getting serious about letting producers of the show know who their favorites are to take on the lead in the upcoming season of The Bachelor. 

Mike Johnson is the hot favourite to take on the role, while Peter Weber's name is also thrown into the mix - However, it's clear that Hannah doesn't want Tyler Cameron to be considered after she asked him for a drink on 'After The Final Rose' for her very own second chance at love.  

Who will it be? Fan favorites Mike Johnson (L) and Peter Weber (R) are frontrunners for the next season of The Bachelor

Who will it be? Fan favorites Mike Johnson (L) and Peter Weber (R) are frontrunners for the next season of The Bachelor

Who will it be? Fan favorites Mike Johnson (L) and Peter Weber (R) are frontrunners for the next season of The Bachelor

With his kind, self-aware, and caring demeanour, Mike, 31, immediately became a frontrunner following his axe from the series.

If chosen, the Air Force vet will become the show's first black lead - a move which is no doubt long awaited. 

During his appearance on the show, and after being sent packing from Hannah on The Bachelorette, fans have taken to Twitter to campaign for him to be the next Bachelor.  

'Can we please make Mike the first black Bachelor in Bachelor history #TheBachelorette.'

'I REFUSE TO BELIEVE THAT A BLACK MAN CANNOT BE THE BACHELOR. IT SHOULD HAVE HAPPENED ALREADY AND IT SHOULD HAPPEN NOW.'

Good choice: If chosen, the Air Force vet will become the show's first black lead - a move which is no doubt long awaited for the dating show franchise

 Good choice: If chosen, the Air Force vet will become the show's first black lead - a move which is no doubt long awaited for the dating show franchise 

'Feminist king': During his appearance on the show, and after being sent packing from Hannah, fans have taken to Twitter to campaign for him to be the next Bachelor

'Feminist king': During his appearance on the show, and after being sent packing from Hannah, fans have taken to Twitter to campaign for him to be the next Bachelor

'Bachelor nation pulling up to chris harrison’s house if mike isn’t the next bachelor:

'BIG MIKE FOR NEXT BACHELOR!!!!'

'If I don’t find a partner who looks at me and speaks to and about me the way Mike speaks about Hannah I’m committing to the single life. My God has he just set the bar. #TheBachelorette.'

Speaking about the potential new gig, Mike told : 'There would be a lot of questions that I would want to ask.'

'I am paying attention to everything that they say because love is a very real thing, and I don’t care about throwing baseballs in a game … who I say "I love you" to, I mean that - whether it’s on TV or not.'

Could it be him? Also in the running is Peter Weber - who was recently left red-faced after Hannah confessed they had sex four times in a windmill during their Fantasy Suite date

Could it be him? Also in the running is Peter Weber - who was recently left red-faced after Hannah confessed they had sex four times in a windmill during their Fantasy Suite date

'He is now an option': Twitter also showed Peter an equal amount of love for the potential upcoming role

'He is now an option': Twitter also showed Peter an equal amount of love for the potential upcoming role 

Mike, however, was recently seen in a short clip for the upcoming season of Bachelor In Paradise, leaving some fans disappointed

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