Bachelor Arie opens up about Jef Holm feud: 'There is a little bit of jealousy'
It's been a while since "Bachelor" fans have seen Arie Luyendyk Jr. Get to know While old-school fans of the show will remember Arie as the man who left Emily Maynard's He took home a bronze medal at the X Games. didn't take him long to dive right back into the Bachelor Nation dating pool. Why Did Arie Suddenly Get Up During His Date With Lauren? when he was filming Emily Maynard's season of The Bachelorette in London. Besides Krazy Krystal, Bekah M.'s date with Arie was the biggest news of the Awww. Emily is now married, but not to the guy she picked on “The A new game show is about to start filming in NC — and it needs contestants.
While not all of Bachelor Nation reads Sean's blog, the majority of it does read Twitter. So, to make sure everyone knew Arie wanted the gig, he tweeted out that he would love to share his "journey" with everyone with the hashtag bachelornation.
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Then, when Chris Soules landed the job instead, he tweeted again. This next tweet oozed of jealousy: Have fun on the farm people. For instance, one day Dean's America's golden boy and the next he's the biggest "F—boy" this side of Paradise. Now, Arie, of all people, is the next Bachelor.
It may seem like he's wanted this role forever, but no more than a year before he desperately lobbied for it on Twitter and Sean's bloghe told reporters that he wanted to focus on his career. Arie called racing his "first love" and said that he wanted to move on from the Bachelor franchise. He even went as far as to say that the show "cursed" his love life, making it impossible for him to find a serious relationship.
That's a big statement for someone who would announce his candidacy for Bachelor later that same year. It's rumored that the two have had an on-again-off-again romance or flirtation for five years.
So, it makes everyone wonder why these two never bit the bullet and just stayed together. One possibility could be that they both have a reputation of playing the field.
Another possibility is that it's all Arie and his unwillingness to settle down.
It's been said that Courtney knows Arie will never stay in one place too long and that it would never work for that reason. His most recent "public" ex unless we consider that the Courtney timeline might have overlapped is Sydney Stempfley.
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She is perhaps best known for tweeting that he would have trouble settling on just one woman. Before I arrived at our hotel in Tuscany, I spent the day in Florence enjoying the architecture, looking at statues, and eating gelato. It was nice to get some time to enjoy the city before my week of dates. At the end of the week, I would be taking four women to hometowns — it was my biggest week yet.
My first date of the week was with Becca K. From the beginning, I was attracted to her beauty, humility, and kindness. We had such a strong start on our first date — my first date of this whole journey — but so much had happened since then.
Going into the date, I knew that we needed this time to reconnect and see if we could rekindle our early passion. View photos Arie and Becca K. More I left my date with Becca feeling great. I went back to my room and opened a bottle of wine to unwind when I heard the knock. I was shocked to see Jacqueline when I opened the door. My breakup with Jacqueline was one of the most emotional moments in my time on The Bachelor.
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I was developing such strong feelings for her and thought that we really had a chance of making things work. I told them if they were ever having doubts in our relationship to let me know.
I also now had new fears about the status of my other relationships. Would any of them also choose to leave? I resolved to not let the Jacqueline breakup affect my date with Lauren the next day. From the moment I met her, I knew I wanted to get to know Lauren more. The problem was, until our date in Paris, she was unable to open up. As attracted to her as I was, I needed more than just that gut feeling to be able to take her to a hometown.
We had so much fun biking and walking around. The more I spent time with Lauren, the stronger I felt about her. At this point, though, I still had no idea how she felt about me. So in this case, this guy reached out to production and said he heard Becca was on the show and he was really upset and wanted to see her.
So once we realized that this guy really has feelings for Becca and he wants to go, we did it. Is it because he is a bit older, and perhaps ready for a real relationship? Nick Viall almost feels like an early-to-mid something who is still figuring himself out and moved to L. Arie lives in Scottsdale, Ariz. He was just living his life. It seems like the intention in casting Arie was to make this season the most authentic it could possibly be when it comes to looking for love, so why do you think ratings were down this season?
But it still felt like people cared — I heard a lot of chatter about the season online.