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Arie Luyendyk Jr. Confirms That He Will Not Be The Next Bachelor

September 02, 2012 10:00 AM by Lisa Princ

As anxious fans are still waiting for an answer as to who will be the next star of The Bachelor, Sean Lowe recently revealed why he would be a good candidate, but we’ve also learned one hunk we won’t be seeing next season: Arie Luyendyk Jr.! Sorry fans, but Arie has confirmed that he will not be appearing on the show.

Most folks seem to be getting frustrated waiting for the new Bachelor to be announced, and while a few names have been placed on the list, we can now cross Arie Luyendyk’s name off the list. The race car driver who won many fans over during his recent stint on The Bachelorette, made this official statement on Friday: “The Bachelorette was an amazing experience but I will not continue with The Bachelor.”

Why is he turning it down altogether? It’s simple, Arie just wants to get his career going again. “Ultimately I realized my heart is tied to the race track and my career is my main priority. I’m looking forward to getting back on the track,” Luyendyk continued. But that doesn’t mean that we have seen the last of Arie, as he also mentioned that he “will continue to consider entertainment offers that will allow him consistency with his training and team schedules.”

So, that leaves us with two other choices for The Bachelor: Roberto Martinez or Sean Lowe. Hmm, something tells us that we will be seeing hunky Sean Lowe as the next Bachelor, but either one of them would be great!

Who do you want to see as the next Bachelor? Comment below and let us know!

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5 Responses to “Arie Luyendyk Jr. Confirms That He Will Not Be The Next Bachelor”

  1. cyndee trausch Says:
    September 3rd, 2012 at 4:46 pm

    someone new – tired of rehashes

  2. Loretta Says:
    September 4th, 2012 at 8:15 am

    Sean Lowe please!!!!

  3. Judie Says:
    September 8th, 2012 at 6:23 pm

    Hey Ali you screwed up. Roberto Martinez the next Bachelor. Any girls dream.

  4. cindie Says:
    September 9th, 2012 at 11:12 pm

    Roberto had his chance. It’s time Sean be given one. Besides, Sean seems more down to earth than Roberto

  5. lucy Says:
    September 10th, 2012 at 2:54 pm

    Sean please!


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