So much can change in 5 years. Simply ask Arie Luyendyk Jr.
After watching Arie have his coronary heart damaged by Emily Maynard on The Bachelorette, followers of the franchise have not seen a lot of the race automobile driver. That every one modified over the summer time when Arie was unexpectedly introduced because the star of The Bachelor‘s 22nd season, marking the return of the Kissing Bandit. However is Arie nonetheless the identical man Bachelor Nation met in 2012?
When E! Information sat down with the brand new Bachelor, we determined to have him reply the questions he was requested by ABC for his Bachelorette bio, simply to gauge how a lot he is modified within the final 5 years forward of the season premiere on Monday, Jan. 1.
The questions we had Arie, 36, present up to date solutions to (and checked to see if he may bear in mind his solutions 5 years in the past) had been the next:
What’s your best achievement?
Do you take into account your self a romantic and why?
What’s your finest date reminiscence?
What’s your motto?
Watch the video above to search out out which of these solutions have modified for Arie within the final 5 years, although we are going to spoil one for you proper now: He is added one tattoo since Emily’s season, which is “24601” on his write. Sure, Arie has a Les Misérables tattoo, which followers of the beloved musical will acknowledge as Jean Valjean’s jail quantity.
“I simply linked with that character,” Arie defined to us, “and I noticed the play in London and so I received a tattoo.”
The Bachelor returns Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, at eight p.m. on ABC.