"The Bachelor" returns for its 22nd season in January and fans are hoping that ABC makes some changes when it comes to choosing their leading man. After Nick Viall's lackluster season and one look at "The Bachelorette" rachel lindsay's guys, it may be time to change things up. And "Flip or Flop" star Tarek El Moussa wants to make that happen.

Five months after Tarek filed for divorce from his wife and co-star, Christina El Moussa, the HGTV star tells E! News he's open to becoming the next "The Bachelor" star. A gig usually reserved for the guys who compete for the "Bachelorette" star's heart each season, having someone from outside the franchise would be interesting.

After all, it's been years since ABC has cast someone who wasn't a contestant on a previous season.

Tarek speaks out about dating on TV

During a recent interview with E! News, El Moussa says that he's been dating quite a bit since his split with Christina. And he's not shy about his love for dating a variety of women, something that may make him the perfect fit for "The Bachelor."

"I've never really been single before," Tarek told E! "So it's a whole new life and I'm having a lot of fun" He goes on to say that he's "loves going on dates" and "likes meeting girls." If he likes roses, drama, and not eating on a producer-created date, he'd be a match made in heaven for ABC's popular dating reality show.

Tarek is not too old for the gig, either. The most recent "The Bachelor" star, Nick Viall, celebrated his 36th birthday while filming the show's 21st season last year.

HTGV star has some competition

Although it sounds like Tarek El Moussa should be high on the list of potential "Bachelor" stars, producers may not want to stray from what seems to be working.

Although many fans are tired of the recycled contestants season after season, there are some who become oddly attached to the frontrunners each season.

Warning - spoilers for Rachel's season ahead.

There is already some chatter about which one of "Bachelorette" Rachel Lindsay's guys should become the 2018 "Bachelor" star. She told Us Weekly that she's happily engaged, so at least one of her final four won't be handing out roses next season.

Reality Steve's spoilers point to Peter Kraus getting Rachel's final rose, leaving three other guys as potential leads for the upcoming season of "The Bachelor" — Eric Bigger, Bryan Abasolo, and Dean Unglert.

Would you like to see Tarek El Moussa as the next "Bachelor"?