Hilary Duff is heading to “The Bachelor” but it isn’t for love.

The “Lizzie McGuire” alum is set to be a special guest host of the first group date of Clayton Echard’s season.

In newly released pics, Duff is lovely in a white tank, jeans and clogs paired with gold hoop earrings.

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CLAYTON ECHARD, HILARY DUFF. Photo: ABC/John Fleenor
CLAYTON ECHARD, HILARY DUFF. Photo: ABC/John Fleenor
HILARY DUFF. Photo: ABC/John Fleenor
HILARY DUFF. Photo: ABC/John Fleenor

Contestants will have to plan a “dream Beverly Hills birthday party” on the Jan. 10 episode.

According to a synopsis, the party takes a turn “when one woman is more interested in spending time with Clayton than the kids.”

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Comedian and writer Ziwe Fumudoh is also on hand for the second group date to help find the relationship red flags.

ZIWE FUMUDOH, CLAYTON ECHARD. Photo: ABC/John Fleenor
ZIWE FUMUDOH, CLAYTON ECHARD. Photo: ABC/John Fleenor

And the episode will only get more intense as “a major storm brews heading into the cocktail party when a shocking secret about a woman who already has a rose is revealed.”

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