Bachelor nation was skeptical of the producers’ selection to call Arie Luyendyk Jr. the brand new main man, however Sean and Catherine Lowe assume the 36-year-old race automotive driver will shock followers.
“I’ve actually gotten to know him and he’s man. He’s a gentleman who’s very all in favour of discovering somebody for him,” Catherine informed Web page Six on Wednesday at a Bertolli occasion. “Hopefully casting will go very well as a result of the women is perhaps somewhat bit older, they is perhaps desirous to quiet down, much less all in favour of being social media well-known.”
She continued, “I actually hope they’re real as a result of he’s a really real man. I’m excited as a result of I believe individuals might be actually shocked.”
Sean and Luyendyk first met once they have been competing for Emily Maynard’s coronary heart on “The Bachelorette” in 2012. Luyendyk was runner-up on her season, whereas Sean was minimize simply earlier than him and subsequently named the subsequent “Bachelor.” Sean met Catherine on the present, and the remainder is historical past.
As to why producers selected Luyendyk 5 years after his first run on the present, Sean weighed in, “I believe [producers] felt like they didn’t have a terrific selection from Rachel’s season. I believe that the man everybody favored [26-year-old Dean] was too younger and I do know for a reality the producers like to simply change it up each on occasion as a result of if they simply performed it straight with [the third runner-up], individuals would lose curiosity.”
He added, “Realistically, in the event you’re in your mid-20s, you’re in all probability not going to get married … I believe it’s too tough whenever you’re 26, 27. So Arie being 36 has a a lot larger probability.”
Sean and Catherine — who wed in 2014 — additionally informed us they might make an look on the present sooner or later this season with their 1-year-old son, Samuel.
“I informed Arie to maintain an open thoughts,” Sean mentioned. “Hopefully he doesn’t simply drift towards who he finds most engaging on night time one after which blocks everyone out.”
Sean and Catherine have partnered with Bertolli to have a good time Nationwide Italian Heritage Month and the launch of the model’s new rustic minimize pasta sauces.