I Could Give Better ‘Bachelor’ Advice Than Sean Lowe

Arie Luyendyk Jr. is prepared and keen to present recommendation to new Bachelors — however they hardly ever name.

“I’m stunned when Bachelors get chosen after which they don’t attain out to earlier Bachelors,” the 41-year-old season 22 star stated on Us Weekly’s “Right here for the Proper Causes” podcast. “I used to be reached out [to] by earlier Bachelors and I didn’t take the decision from, like, Nick [Viall]. I talked to Sean [Lowe] as a result of Sean’s my boy, however different Bachelors reached out and I didn’t take the time to really choose up the cellphone. I ought to have. As a Bachelor — like Zach [Shallcross], he in all probability ought to take all the information that he can outdoors manufacturing, proper? As a result of manufacturing has a fantastic crew to attempt to assist the Bachelor alongside, however actually one of the best curiosity is the present. It’s probably not them.”

Arie Luyendyk Jr. and Sean Lowe.
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Arie added the “massive factor” for Bachelors to recollect is “that is your life and these are actually massive selections.”

“The Bachelor’s this big stress cooker,” he continued. “I actually do really feel for all of the leads.”

Followers will recall Arie met now-wife Lauren Luyendyk (née Burnham) on the 2018 season of The Bachelor. The previous race automobile driver initially picked and proposed to Becca Kufrin, however known as off the engagement whereas the present was airing and reconnected along with his runner-up. Arie and Lauren, 31, wed in January 2019.

Because of his dramatic ending, Arie instructed Us that he would doubtless have extra helpful recommendation than his good friend — and the present’s “go-to man” to deliver again — Sean.

“My recommendation that I’d in all probability give any Bachelor would possibly even be higher than Sean’s recommendation as a result of I did, like, I made errors alongside the way in which. And I can sort of assist anyone not make these errors alongside the way in which,” he defined.

Arie not too long ago made headlines for saying in a YouTube video with Lauren that it’s “fascinating” the collection by no means reaches out to the couple to return since they’re a “success” story.

“I do really feel just like the Bachelor franchise is slightly bit behind us. It feels virtually like a dream,” he instructed Us. “I feel it’s sort of humorous. I feel the present has modified quite a bit. I feel this season, they’re making an attempt to deliver the romance again, so I hope that’s the case. However for me, it does really feel like a lifetime in the past and, you already know, each journey is completely different. Everyone’s journey on The Bachelor could possibly be completely different, so it’s actually arduous to lend recommendation.”

The twosome went on to welcome daughter Alessi, 3, and twins Lux and Senna, 18 months.

“It’s actually good. The twins are so cute. They’re beginning to speak extra, they’re saying little issues. They’re operating round. Truthfully, that is my favourite age — the just about 2 to three is my favourite as a result of they’re studying all these new phrases they usually’re simply so curious,” he gushed to Us. “Lux is, like, climbing every thing and operating round. It’s tremendous cute. Issues are actually good on the home. … Alessi is in class now, in order that’s an entire new factor, studying to go to high school actions and hang around with different dad and mom.”

With three children, they nonetheless find time for date night time — and at the moment are serving to others do the identical by way of a brand new app known as Duo, which launches March 1.

“It’s an app for {couples} for date inspiration and planning,” he instructed Us. “What’s actually cool is it sort of provides that Bachelor expertise for on a regular basis {couples} as a result of when you enroll on the app, a date planner plans a shock date for you. Your companion desires to go on a date on Saturday, you submit it to the app, you fill out a questionnaire after which mainly certainly one of our date planners — who really is a date planner for The Bachelor — curates a date for you set at your funds.”