Will Brad Womack Return to The Bachelor?

Will Brad Womack Return to The Bachelor?
Brad Womack
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09/22/2010 AT 02:30 PM EDT

Brad Womack may be looking for love again . . . and hopefully not as much drama. Womack, the star of The Bachelor's 11th season in 2007, shocked audiences and the final two women, DeAnna Pappas and Jenni Croft, by not choosing either of them.

Now, according to sources, he is in talks to return to the ABC show for its upcoming 15th season.

Womack later said in interviews that he practically went into hiding after the public backlash to his 2007 decision, which left both Pappas and Croft heartbroken.

Reps for ABC tell PEOPLE exclusively that the new Bachelor will be announced on Monday night’s episode of Dancing with the Stars.

If Womack returns, he will beat out other contenders, including Chris Lambton and Ty Brown, who both appeared on Ali Fedotowsky's season of The Bachelorette.    

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