After he was skipped over five times for the gig, Arie Luyendyk Jr. finally became the star of The Bachelor — and he's been making ladies swoon left and right! Though fans were hesitant at first, it didn't take long for the former race car driver to charm us all.
But now it's getting down to the wire and in a sneak peek of the Feb. 19 (President's Day) episode, Arie has finally selected his final four ladies and now it's time for the hometown dates! Fans get to see a preview of Arie's date with Kendall Long, which involved her favorite activity — taxidermy — but Arie proved that he really cares about Kendall because he went along with it even though he looked pretty creeped out.
"The taxidermy freaked me out a little bit," Arie said in his confessional. "Not my thing, but I love spending time with Kendall. You know, she's quirky and funny. I've never dated anyone like her. She really just keeps things interesting." Watch part of Kendall and Arie's date in the clip below!
Keep scrolling for more details about Arie's search for love, including who went home on last week's episode!
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Who is Arie outside of The Bachelor?
The 36-year-old was actually born in The Netherlands, but grew up in Wisconsin. He currently resides in Scottsdale, AZ, where he works as a real estate agent. Fans were first introduced to Arie in Season 8 of The Bachelorette, where he went on to become Emily Maynard's runner-up, losing out to Jef Holm. The bros remained close pals after their season, but had a mysterious falling out — and Jef threw major shade after Arie was announced as the Bachelor. Watch the video below to read Jef's tweets:
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