Bachelorette's James 'open' to being the next Bachelor

Olivia Morris

The whole of Australia was heartbroken for James Trethewie when he was sent packing by Sophie Monk on The Bachelorette.

But could there be a possibility he may be the next Bachelor?

Be bumped into James at Polo In The City in Sydney at the Somersby marquee on Saturday and managed to have a brief chat with him about all things Bachelor, Bachelor in Paradise and Sophie Monk.

The 31-year-old told Be he hasn't had any concrete conversations as of yet about doingThe Bachelor but would be "open to discussion" about it.

Bachelorette's James had a quick chat to Be about all things Bachelor, Bachelor in Paradise and Sophie Monk. Source: Channel 10
James was in the running for Sophie Monk's heart this year on The Bachelorette but unfortunately lost out to Stu Laundy. Source: Channel 10
Be bumped into James at the Somersby Australia marquee at Polo In The City on Saturday. He is pictured here enjoying himself with a friend. Source: Instagram

"There's been no discussions on any of that," James revealed to Be.

"If they were all good and the timing was right and I was still single, then yeah, maybe," he said. "Open to do discussion."

As far as it goes for Bachelor in Paradise, James won't be following in the footsteps of former Bachelorette comrade Apollo Jackson.

"Definitely not for me," he said.

James will not be following in Apollo's footsteps on Bachelor in Paradise. Source: Instagram

And as for Sophie Monk, James did admit he thought he'd get further along the Bachelorette process than he did.

"I think I'd thought I'd go further than where I was," James admitted to Be. "The guys in the house were saying, 'We could see you going on the way.'"

The 31-year-old thought he would've gotten further in the Bachelorette than he did. Source: Channel 10

Be also asked the Manly-based financial advisor on his thoughts about Sophie's rumoured split with chosen love Stu Laundy.

He admitted he hadn't seen either Sophie or Stu since filming wrapped.

"It's hard to know what is true or not," he told Be. "I've seen all those articles and I haven't been reading them."

Despite having confessed their love just a few weeks ago on The Bachelorette, Sophie Monk and Stu Laundy have already been subjected to split rumours. Source: Channel 10

For the time being James is just focussing on a lot of charity work.

"A lot of the good stuff for me has been to do with charity work," he said. "Working with kids and helping people. I want to channel my energy into all of that."

We're starting the campaign right here, right now. James for Bachelor 2018. It needs to happen.

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