With ABC’s current announcement of Arie Luyendyk Jr. as the brand new Bachelor, many members of Bachelor Nation are questioning the place they’ve heard that title earlier than. The reply is: On Season eight of The Bachelorette, aka Emily Maynard’s season during which she notoriously selected Jef Holm, to which Arie was her runner-up.
Arie was one of many authentic 25 fortunate guys competing for the blonde magnificence’s coronary heart. Regardless of dropping the competitors to Emily’s now ex Jef, Arie is making a romantic comeback along with his Bachelor return. However whereas many know what Emily is as much as as of late — pregnant together with her fourth little one, married to Tyler Johnson, managing her magnificence and vogue web site — tons of viewers are nonetheless inquisitive about the remainder of the Season eight forged. From Arie to Jef to Sean to Tony, the place are Emily’s former beaus now?
Arie Luyendyk Jr.
Although he did not get Emily’s closing rose in 2012, he is again within the Bachelor ring as of this yr. “He’s needed to star on The Bachelor perpetually,” a supply tells Life & Model. “He’s gotten shut just a few instances. They’ve dragged him alongside earlier than.”
Although it is already off to a fishy begin. He allegedly broke up along with his girlfriend Sydney Stempfley two days earlier than ABC’s announcement. Suspicious. Apart from that, he is a race automobile driver and actual property agent and is now not besties with former pal Jef Holm.
Regardless of the concerns, Arie is so prepared for love! “I’ll be 36 in just a few weeks, so for me it’s time,” he stated on GMA. “All my buddies round me, you understand, have children and have grown up. So for me, I really feel like I’m the final one in all my buddies to actually take that step.”
“I finished being buddies with him years in the past as a result of he is disgusting,” Jef stated on Twitter of his former pal Arie for the reason that Season 22 Bachelor was introduced. Apart from feuding with Emily’s ex, Jef created Rise Competition — a lantern ceremony based mostly on his expertise in Thailand. Rise is a competition that options musicians and after sundown, a releasing of eco-friendly lanterns, impressed by an identical ceremony Jef attended whereas touring overseas.
Jef and Emily broke up three months after he proposed within the season finale of The Bachelorette. After a lot media hypothesis that their engagement wasn’t the actual deal, Emily needed to cope with many allegations that she was untrue throughout their relationship.
“I felt like I couldn’t belief anyone,” Maynard has stated of her previous relationship and the media consideration it induced. “I stayed residence, I misplaced weight, I minimize off my hair, I used to be doing something to make myself really feel higher. It was very lonely. I felt completely remoted.”
He declares himself as a social entrepreneur, serial philanthropist, and best-selling contributing author on Twitter. Kalon can typically be discovered tweeting about monetary stability and wellness, as he is the Monetary Wellness Strategist for Monetary Finesse. In his put up Bachelorette days, he is additionally contributed to Forbes. He even had a really quick stint on the TMZ TV present.
Kalon hasn’t solely made a splash within the monetary world — he additionally appeared on Bachelor Pad, the place he fell in love with former Bachelor contestant Lindzi Cox. The couple has since damaged up however has gone public with precisely what went unsuitable.
“After the present we each put effort in making it work, however as most individuals know having an extended distance relationship will be powerful. I used to be prepared to go the additional mile however sadly Kalon wasn’t ready to satisfy me midway,” Lindzi advised Wetpaint.
There was additionally some discuss that Kalon would possibly’ve cheated, with reviews swirling that Kalon was noticed — by Lindzi’s mutual buddies — at a pool in Vegas, surrounded by women, when he was speculated to be coming to Lindzi’s for her birthday.
Kicking off nationwide singles weekend & Day 2 of @theheartseries with @soulpancake @omaze #haveheartdowell #gotheart pic.twitter.com/fhabbtaVSJ
— Kalon McMahon (@KalonMcM) February 13, 2015
The Augusta, Georgia native popped the query to his girlfriend Ana again in 2014. “She stated sure to turning into my trophy spouse!!” he wrote on Instagram on the time, accompanied with an image of the engagement ring. The couple has since had a little bit tyke named Boston. Ryan works as a private coach and has eight years soccer background to attract from. He is the proprietor of ATHELITE Sports activities Academy.
The look he offers pic.twitter.com/jqHZcShm2t
— Ryan Bowers (@RyanBowers22) September 1, 2016
Sean discovered love with Catherine Guidici on his season of The Bachelor and in 2016, the couple welcomed their first little one collectively, Samuel. The couple completely advised Life & Model that they’re considering adoption relating to including onto their lovely household.
“We speak about it,” Sean defined. “We haven’t taken the step to truly do our analysis and attain out to social staff and issues like that, however I feel it’s sooner or later.”
Catherine chimed in with, “We wish a giant household. I feel that Samuel is such a superb boy and we’ve actually been centered on him and actually getting again to being comfy on this stage as a result of it took a very long time. The primary couple of months have been actually arduous with Samuel and now now we have a very good groove, so it’s type of arduous to disrupt that as a result of it’s a tough street.”
“Being pregnant and having the child — it’s a giant dedication,” she continued. “I’m enthusiastic about getting his large boy room prepared, simply basically as a result of he’s going to get out of his crib quickly and that will likely be a enjoyable new undertaking.”
The Illinois native has since appeared on Bachelor in Paradise since vying for Emily Maynard’s coronary heart, a actuality TV look he says practically ruined his life and profession.
As for his love life at the moment, Chris completely revealed to Life & Model throughout a Fb Reside that the state of affairs is difficult. “I had a two-year relationship that type of simply ended lately. I am not prepared but. Not publicly.”
In 2013, Chris used the cash he’d earned from actuality tv to open his personal restaurant, Bracket Room, a longtime dream of his. These days, he co-founded a digital net growth company, KCM Create, is the top of investor relationships at Forte, and an advisor for The Catch, a relationship app.
Born and raised in Oregon, Tony remains to be dwelling there along with his now household of three children. He works as a lumber dealer, health mannequin, and is a PC males’s physique competitor, in keeping with his personal Instagram account. He’s at the moment with mom of his kids, Amanda Durfee.
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