30 New Contestants for Arie Luyendyk Jr.’s Season of “The Bachelor” Have Been Revealed


The time has come for “The Bachelor” and Arie Luyendyk Jr. to return to television on Monday, January 1. And finally, all of the contestants vying for Arie’s affections have been revealed.

There are 30 lovely ladies this season, the 400th installment of the franchise and:

  • 4 are named Lauren.
  • 3 are kind of named Brittany
  • Several are from the middle of nowhere
As you may remember, Arie was on Emily’s season of “The Bachelorette” and he is a race car driver. He’s also old and probably shouldn’t be doing this. But, hey! It’s free money and 6 weeks of your life, right right?



And, this season we get to meet Arie’s dad.

“Arie’s father, two-time Indianapolis 500 Champion, Arie Luyendyk Sr., will weigh in on his son’s decision to find love again as the Bachelor. Arie admits that Emily was his last true love, and he will share why it has been so difficult for him to fall that completely in love again. His friends and family offer their insight into why they believe the second time around will be totally different.”

But, first– the ladies.

Lauren Cowling
Born and raised in the South, Lauren grew up going to football games with her family and eating overcooked steak. When not writing, Lauren enjoys reading biographies, searching for pictures of puppies on the internet and drinking Sprite.

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