Following long arcs on “Agents of SHIELD” and “Being Mary Jane,” Britt landed the role as the first black “Bachelor.”
Well, not on the ABC reality series, but on Lifetime’s drama series “UnREAL.”
“I can’t believe that I’m about to be the new suitor in season two,” Britt says, revealing that he is a huge fan of the first season. He says he enjoyed the “bit of humor” weaved in with the drama. “When you watch the first season, you really can’t stop watching it.”
However, he can’t say the same for real dating shows. “I’ve watched a few episodes of ‘The Bachelor,’ but I’m mostly an ESPN-and- cartoons kind of guy,” he admits.
On the brink of his first major starring role, Britt remembers his childhood when he yearned to land parts in school plays or at church. “I would always make it a point to run home to study and practice my lines while everyone else was outside playing,” he says.
When asked if he would ever sign up for a reality show in the genre to meet that special someone, Britt gives a flat no. “I’m very old-school, grew up in South Carolina, so I’d like to just run into someone, talk to them, and have it go from there,” he says. “I grew up with sisters, so I’m not sure they would approve of me going on a dating show.”