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Who is Charity Lawson? 4 things to know about The Bachelorette’s leading lady


There’s a new bachelorette in town! Yes, you read that right! Charity Lawson has been named the next female lead for the upcoming Bachelorette season 20. The announcement came in a special “Women Tell All” episode of The Bachelorette season 27. The season aired Tuesday, March 14, 2023, on ABC. Presenter Jesse Palmer brought this exciting news to the beautiful native of Georgia at the end of the show. On Zach Shallcross’s Bachelorette season 27, Charity appeared as one of the contestants. She made it to her hometown before being kicked out of the show. Zack was reprimanded for sending Charity home in Episode 8, but fans were happy with the latest announcement. They wanted her to be the next Bachelorette, and ABC gave her the chance in The Bachelor season 27 episode 9.

Listed below are the four things you should know about Charity Lawson

She studied Philanthropy at Auburn University

The New Bachelorette, philanthropist, is an Auburn University graduate. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from American University of Science in Disability and Rehabilitation and a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.

Charity worked as a therapist

The 26-year-old and family therapist worked as an intern with a Tri-County CAC Children’s Advocacy Center therapist according to her LinkedIn profile. Apart from that, she has worked as a Special Education Assistant at Muskogee County School.

Charity’s ex-boyfriend cheated on her

Charity revealed her past relationship was disturbing and emotionally abusive during The Bachelor, directed by Zack Shallcross. She went on to say that she found out her ex-husband was cheating on her with someone else. She even said that she was stuck in an exploitative relationship that prevented her from leaving.

Three interesting facts about charity

Charity cites three interesting facts about herself in her ABC bio. Much loved Charity is the 2004 romantic comedy The Notebook, starring Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling.

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Joanna Swanson

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