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2 Chicago men try to woo 'The Bachelorette' with gimmicks in premiere

2 Chicago men try to woo 'The Bachelorette' with gimmicks in premiere

Chicago staffing agency manager Peter Medina gave JoJo Fletcher his heart, but she didn't give him a rose.

Medina and real estate consultant Coley Knust, who played football for Joliet Catholic Academy, were among the six contestants eliminated by Fletcher on Monday's Season 12 premiere of "The Bachelorette."

"It just sucks. No one likes to be sent home but I hope the best for her," said Medina, 26.

Knust and Medina, who hails from Rockdale, didn't get much screen time in Monday's episode, which focused on rehashing Fletcher's break-up with Season 20 "Bachelor" Ben Higgins and introducing her 26 suitors.

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