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The newest Bachelor hasnt been a bachelor very long

Turns out, the new Bachelor hasnt been a bachelor very long. Arie Luyendyk Jr. was dating a young college grad just weeks before being chosen as the reality shows 22nd leading man, according to a report. Sources told People Magazine that the 35-year-old race car driver ended things very recently with a Cincinnati woman named...  ...Read More... //

Bachelor Producer Teases Peter Kraus Could Star on Future Season

Arie Luyendyk Jr.  detractors can take heart that their dreams of a  Peter Kraus -led  Bachelor  season may still become a reality. Though the race car driver will be taking the reins for the  Bachelor  2018  season, the hunky  former male model  he beat out for the role is still on good terms with producers.   ...Read More... //

The Bachelor': Was Race a Factor in Arie Luyendyk Jr Getting the Gig?

The Bachelor had a surprise up its sleeve Thursday when the venerable ABC dating franchise announced that its Season 22 star will be Arie Luyendyk Jr. This was a definite curveball for viewers who expected that the shows lead would likely be plucked from Rachel Lindsays recent stint on The Bachelorette. Indeed, most fans found themselves scratching their heads that the network was dusting off Luyendyk Jr., the runner-up on Bachelorette Season 8 back in 2012, who has not been a visible part of the series in recent years. His selection follows the just-concluded Bachelorette run for Lindsay, the franchises first African-American lead. It is typically customary for the Bachelor to be picked from the most recent Bachelorette season; Lindsays runner-up, Peter Kraus, was the top choice for many fans, although he was apparently reticent to sign on, following his unwillingness to propose to Lindsay, who got engaged to Bryan Abasolo during her finale that aired this summer.  ...Read More... //

11 Bachelorette Contestants of Color Who Could Have Been The Bachelor

  Bachelor Nation is stunned at the moment:  The Bachelor   picked Arie Luyendyk, Jr. to be  the leading man for Season 22 . He was a  Bachelorette  contestant  five years  ago, but more frustratingly, he’s yet another white Bachelor star. Meanwhile, in the gallery above, we’ve rounded up 11  Bachelorette   contestants of color who never got a chance to lead  The Bachelor .   ...Read More... //

Why The Bachelor Shocked Everyone By Going With Arie Luyendyk Jr.

Talk about a blast from the past. Five years after making it to the final two on Emily Maynard's season of The Bachelorette, Arie Luyendyk Jr. is officially back in a big way, being...   ...Read More... //

The New Bachelor Is Finally Here... And He's a Shocker

After weeks of teasing from creator Mike Fleiss, the next star of The Bachelor was finally announced on Good Morning America Thursday. We thought for the longest time that was going to be Peter Kraus , Rachel Lindsay 's runner-up, but in a shocking twist Peter wasn't chosen. Instead, the next Bachelor ...   //

ABC Casts Fan-Favorite Arie Luyendyk Jr. As The Next Bachelor in a Surprise Move

Sorry,  Deanie Babies : The next man to embark on a televised search for true love will be Arie Luyendyk Jr. The 35-year-old race-car driver has been laying low since 2012, when he was the runner-up on Emily Maynard’s season of  The Bachelorette ; he was  rumored to be the next Bachelor following that season, but the gig then ultimately went to Sean Lowe. The news comes as a surprise, given that  Bachelor  and  Bachelorette  stars are typically cast from more recent seasons —  Dean Unglert , Peter Kraus, and Eric Bigger, all contestants from Rachel Lindsay’s season of  The Bachelorette , had been suggested by fans as worthy stars, but apparently none of them emerged as a compelling enough candidate.  ...Read More... //

ABCs The Bachelor Chooses New Leading Man

ABCs The Bachelor has cast its new leading man: Arie Luyendyk Jr ., the former Formula 1 racer dumped by Emily Maynard on the last The Bachelorette .Luyendyk will be The Bachelor when the series returns for its 22nd seasonin January 2018. The announcement was made today on ABCs Good Morning America . Luyendyk, says ABC, stepped away from the spotlight and focused on his new career in real estate following his Bachelorette loss. Born in the Netherlands, the 35-year-old   ...Read More... //

The Bachelor's Creator Says Peter Kraus Probably Won't Be the Next Bachelor

Over the past few weeks, The Bachelor creator Mike Fleiss has been acting up on Twitter, starting with the time he subtweeted supposed-but-indecisive Bachelor frontrunner Peter Kraus by saying "Do we really want a Bachelor who isn't ready to settle down with a woman he loves? Hmmm. Not what ...   ...Read More...   //

Bachelor Mystery Deepens: 'Probably Not' Peter Kraus? Sorta Wells Adams? Plus More Surprising Clues

The Bachelor is quickly developing into one of televisions most intriguing dramas. Series creator Mike Fleiss on Wednesday took to Twitter to announce that recent Bachelorette runner-up Peter Kraus previously believed to be a shoo-in for The Bachelors upcoming 22nd season will probably not get a second chance at finding small-screen love, after [] //