“I understand the concept,” Shep says after admitting he’s never actually seen The Bachelor, “but isn’t he stuck in a house with all these women? He has to, like, walk around with his shirt off, and that isn’t me.”
Instead of being holed up in a mansion, the South Carolina native will crisscross the nation going on blind dates. What’s he looking for? Someone who wants at least two kids, he says, and is “interested in life.”
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