Mike Johnson of ‘The Bachelorette’ Is Writing a Book About Body Positivity

It’s always interesting to see what former contestants do after The Bachelor and The Bachelorette. Some of them have written books about their experiences on the show.

Mike Johnson is going down a different route with his book. Find out what he said about the book he is writing and what else he’s doing after Bachelor in Paradise.

Mike Johnson auditioned to be the bachelor

Mike Johnson and Hannah Brown on 'The Bachelorette'
Mike Johnson and Hannah Brown on ‘The Bachelorette’ | John Fleenor/Walt Disney Television via Getty Images

Mike Johnson was a favorite among fans of The Bachelorette. They hoped he would be the star of The Bachelor, but Peter Weber was chosen.

“Yes, I wanted to be the bachelor,” he admitted on Bachelor Happy Hour With Rachel & Ali. “Yes, I auditioned to be the bachelor. I went in there with the right intentions of wanting to find love [and] wanting to be true to myself.”

He continued, “You might have seen do-rag king come back. I had a list, a word document, of the type of women I wanted, what I was scared of [and] what I wasn’t scared of.” He’s still looking for love after the show.

He has been dating Demi Lovato

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Demi Lovato is one of the many fans who loved Johnson. She previously wrote in her Instagram story, “Mike I accept your rose.” When he was sent home on The Bachelorette she wrote, “I’M RIGHT HERE MIKE I’M RIGHT HERE BOO MY MOM ALREADY LOVES YOU TOO.”

Lovato got to see the live finale. She eventually met Johnson and it seems like they have stayed in touch.

“We’ve gone on more than one date,” he revealed on the Almost Famous podcast. “I like her tattoos — we both have a lot of tattoos. Demi has more than me.”

He’s also not against kissing and telling. “And, uh, she kisses really well,” the former contestant said. Johnson talked about what he hopes for their future.

“I’m getting to know her for her,” he said. “For one, I’m all about her, too. She definitely was the aggressor, you know, I find it incredibly sexy. I love that like, ‘come at me. You want me, come at me.’ I want you, I’m [going to] come at you. I’m coming at her as well.”

He is writing a book

Dating isn’t the only thing the reality star is doing these days. Johnson is adding “author” to his resume. He talked about his plans of releasing a book next year.

“I have a book coming out next year. It’s about self-love and body positivity,” he told Us Weekly. Many certainly see Johnson as a source of positivity given his big smile. It should be interesting to see what he has to say in the book.

In the end, he didn’t find love on The Bachelorette or Bachelor in Paradise. He is still looking on the bright side of things and seems to be planning to share his methods in a book.