Arie Luyendyk, Jr. (a.k.a. "The Bachelor!") stopped by our show and revealed how he felt watching last week’s episode with Krystal and how seeing the show after the fact changes his opinion of the girls in the house.
He also chatted about his best and worst Valentine’s Days ever, AND answered questions from our studio audience.
Arie on whether watching the show after the fact changes his opinion on any of the girls:
Oh my gosh, yes! In the experience, I’m having these conversations, I’m having these dates, and then they go and hang out with the other women in the house, so I get to finally see their interactions with each other, and also their interviews. So for example, with Krystal, I never saw all the conflict. I knew there was a little something going on, but then when you watch the show back, you go, 'Oh, man!' I had a really great connection with her, and I was like, this is going pretty well, and then I started to see some cracks, and I was like, 'I don’t know about this.' And now watching the show back, you see the whole story. But, you know, that’s part of it.
Arie on his worst Valentine's Day memory:
I think when you’re single, Valentine's Day is hard. For me, Valentine's Day, sometimes if you're in a recent breakup, it can be the worst. You're sitting at home, you’re cooking dinner for yourself, you're like, ugh.
How about best Valentine's Day ever?
I love traveling. One time, I took someone on a trip. It was really romantic and fun. I think you have to be very thoughtful for Valentine's Day. If someone loves to travel, take them on a trip. If someone loves to just stay at home and have a good dinner, do that.
Watch more of Arie's chat with Rach in the video above!