Since Melissa Rycroft was dumped by Jason Mesnick on last season's "The Bachelor," her star has risen as one of the semi-finalists on "Dancing with the Stars." Does the new "Bachelorette" have similar aspirations?
"Oh, my God, no. I am the worst dancer in the world," Jillian Harris says in a phone call promoting the new season. "I could not do anything to do with dancing or singing. If I was a good dancer, yes, I would go on 'Dancing with the Stars.' My coordination is pretty bad. You need to watch the season. There are a few times when I show that I am not a good dancer."
Jillian says that the shooting schedule for "The Bachelorette" has kept her so busy that she has only had time to turn the TV on once, but she has tried to keep up with Melissa by getting the info second hand.
"I know she is in the semi-finals," Jillian says. "I miss her so much. I can't wait to see her after all this is over. I am proud of her. I know she is doing well."
The 29-year-old Canadian, who works as a restaurant interior designer, says while "DWTS" is not in her future, she wouldn't turn down the opportunity to compete on a design show.
"I love my job that I have right now," she says. "I love everything to do with my job. Would I take on a reality show that had to do with interior design? I think that would be another incredible opportunity. I would love to do something like that, but I am not here to find a career in the TV industry. I would be more than thrilled to go back to my regular life and do my restaurant design and work nine to nine again."
"The Bachelorette"'s two-hour premiere airs Monday, May 18 at 9:02 p.m. on ABC.