Nikki Bella Nearly Hosted 'Love Island USA' And 'Ex On The Beach'

Fans of reality dating and hook-up shows and fans of wrestling nearly saw a familiar face as the host.

Speaking on the Bellas Podcast, Nikki Bella revealed that she was almost the host of "Love Island USA" and MTV's "Ex On The Beach."

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"I auditioned to be the host for Love Island USA, that's how I got hooked on Love Island UK. When I had the audition, I had to get familiar with the show. I got hooked and it made me really want [the role]. When I auditioned, I got a callback and I was really bummed because I was the runner up. Arielle Vandenberg, she's the current host. If she would've said no, I would've been the host," she said.

"Love Island USA" premiered on July 9, 2019 with a third season on the way.

After losing out on "Love Island USA", Nikki did land the "Ex On The Beach" gig, but was pulled at the last minute.

"After I lost the job for Love Island USA, which I was really upset about, I got another audition to host Ex on the Beach on MTV. I got it. This was my heaven. I booked the gig and I was so excited. I couldn't believe I was going to be the new host of Ex on the Beach. Two days before I was leaving -- I'm not going to say names -- I was pulled. Mainly dealt with the reality show I was on. I was so upset," she recalled.

"Ex On The Beach" has run for four seasons on MTV.

Nikki went on to express that she really wants to host a reality dating show.

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