ABC launched the promo for the upcoming season, which airs in January 2018, and “hearts will race” apparently. At the least that is what the community is telling us within the tremendous fast promo (which, sure, options Arie zooming away in a race automotive).
A lot time has passed by since Arie final graced us together with his actuality TV presence that the majority of us must get reacquainted. Positive, you in all probability keep in mind that he was a reasonably first rate dude on the Emily’s season, however how a lot do you actually recall about him? Here is every thing you have to learn about your new Bachelor.
He’ll probably suggest to the ultimate contestant on the present.
In keeping with Bachelor Nation’s Chris Bukowski, there’s an excellent probability Arie will get down on one knee. “It’s positively a platform for it to occur extra progressively,” he instructed Life & Fashion solely.
It is very easy to observe him on Snapchat, Instagram, and Twitter.
You’ll find him @ariejr for all three accounts!
Automobiles are sort of his factor.
(Therefore all of the “racing” puns.) Arie himself is a race automotive driver, finest recognized for competing within the Indy Lights Sequence, the place he completed second, third, and fourth within the championship over time. He additionally was named a test-driver in A1 Grand Prix. That mentioned, regardless of the 35-year-old’s affiliation with quick automobiles, it is his father who’s most well-known for the game within the household. His dad, Arie Luyendyk, is a two-time Indianapolis 500 winner. Large sneakers to fill.
He and Jef Holm are not BFF.
Regardless of as soon as being “two peas in a pod,” Jef and Arie are actually something however. Shortly after it was introduced that the Arizona native can be the brand new Bachelor, Jef, who was buddies with Arie throughout Emily’s season, took to Twitter to say how he actually feels. After Bachelor creator Mike Fleiss made a remark about how the response to Arie has been optimistic — and Actuality Steve retweeted it — Jef known as Arie “disgusting” and eluded to the truth that he is removed from a gentleman. The tweet has since been deleted, however Jef did go away up a easy: “Oh, the tales I may inform.”
Oh the tales I may inform…
— j e f h o l m (@jefholm) September 7, 2017
He needs to shed his “Playboy” status.
Arie, who earned the nickname “The Kissing Bandit” because of his frequent on-screen kisses with Emily, is not precisely happy with his status. Former Bachelor Sean Lowe lately instructed Life & Fashion that he “needs to get away from being seen as only a dude who needs to make out.”
He could not have been an precise bachelor all that lengthy.
In keeping with quite a few experiences — and one very incriminating Instagram — Arie had a girlfriend named Sydney Stempfley… who he allegedly broke up with two days earlier than he was introduced as the brand new Bachelor. Chances are high he’ll deny it, however this picture that Sydney posted to Instagram would possibly beg to vary.
My precise journey or die
He additionally dated Courtney Robertson … who mentioned he is nice in mattress.
Apparently, the race automotive driver has been concerned on and off once more for years with Bachelor villain — and winner! — Courtney Robertson. Courtney, who gained Ben Flajnik’s season, even wrote about her time with Arie in her 2014 memoir, I Did not Come Right here to Make Buddies: Confessions of a Actuality Present Villain. In her e-book, she says that Arie was “the most effective intercourse she’s ever had.” The explanation? “Arie’s extremely passionate and makes use of his complete physique in his lovemaking. And he is aware of precisely what positions make a lady really feel snug and glad.” Nicely, OK then.
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He is sells actual property.
Along with racing automobiles and having intercourse, Arie is into actual property. In 2016, he turned an actual property agent in his house state of Arizona. “Add Actual Property mogul to the résumé! Handed the AZ Actual Property examination!” he tweeted after it turned official. Really, some say that Courtney, who’s an actual property agent as effectively, obtained Arie into it.
He is one of many older bachelors.
Followers are questioning how previous Arie is because of his salt and pepper hair — and to clear up any confusion, the dude turns 36 on Sept. 18. Examine that to Ben Higgins, who was solely 26 when he was the main man in Season 20 and that’s one massive age hole.
He speaks Dutch.
Although he lives in Phoenix now, Arie moved to america from the Netherlands when he was two. Throughout his hometown date with Emily, the nation watched as he spoke to his household in Dutch, saying that “every thing is ideal” with Emily. If his bilingual expertise do not increase his inventory a bit, undecided what does!
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