In January 2013, ABC declared good guys “end first” as Sean Lowe’s journey to seek out love started.
Sean turned a fan-favorite throughout Emily Maynard’s season of The Bachelorette. And whereas season 17 of The Bachelor had its fair proportion of drama — ahem, Tierra LiCausi — the Texas native in the end proposed to Catherine Giudici in the course of the finale … however not earlier than he needed to ship runner-up Lindsay Yenter packing.
“I didn’t see our relationship coming. … You blow me away, you actually do,” Sean instructed Lindsay. “I wish to offer you my coronary heart, however my coronary heart is main me some place else.”
He subsequently proposed to Catherine.
“I miss you each time we’ve got to say goodbye,” Sean stated earlier than he acquired down on one knee. “I don’t wish to say goodbye anymore. Catherine, I wish to spend the remainder of my life telling you that I like you.”
Sean and Catherine wed stay on ABC on January 26, 2014.
In June 2020, ABC aired a condensed model of Sean’s season in one-night as an episode of The Bachelor: The Biggest Seasons — Ever! The installment of the courting present, hosted by Chris Harrison, got here after manufacturing on season 16 of The Bachelorette was suspended amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The day earlier than the particular aired, Catherine mirrored on her choice to go on the sequence by way of Instagram.
“After I was initially solid, I used to be very flattered however considerably grounded by the truth that I might be one of many faces that represented individuals of shade,” she wrote. “I knew that one of many causes I used to be in all probability chosen was as a result of I used to be Filipino. I counted myself out to be his fiancée due to what I assumed Sean preferred. I believed I used to be there simply to examine a field, however I ended up with a lot extra. I turned current with the method and as he began noticing me for who I actually was, I allowed this expertise to open myself as much as the potential of being totally cherished and appreciated for all that I used to be.”
She continued: “I ended up attending to characterize a combined race neighborhood, I discovered Christ (I LOVE my testimony!) and marrying essentially the most wonderful man I’ve ever recognized. I’d say doing this present was the most effective issues that ever occurred to me. ❤️
(Don’t depend your self out. You’re destined to do larger issues than simply examine a field.)”
The Bachelor: The Biggest Seasons — Ever! will air Mondays on ABC at eight p.m. ET for 10 weeks.
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