Part of the reason "The Bachelor" star Sean Lowe was chosen for the latest season of “Dancing With The Stars” has to do with the fitness instructor/insurance agent also being the perfect candidate for the entertainment business in general.
Lowe has helped make his season of “The Bachelor” one of the best in the program’s history. An insider explained to the Sun Times exactly why:
“The guy has total star power, and all the research points to him really connecting with a young female audience in a major way. And he also is liked by guys, too,” a “Dancing With The Stars” veteran told the news site. “He will likely continue to be involved with reality programming -- probably in a hosting role -- for some time to come.”
The 29-year-old from Texas says he didn’t become a part of the show for fame, and alleges he hates all the attention, but a source from “The Bachelor” says that’s false:
“Sean revels in being the center of attention. He totally eats it up.”
“DWTS” will be his third reality show. Lowe is partnering up with professional dancer Peta Murgatroyd for its 16th season. Lowe's reality television appearance was on “The Bachelorette,” with Emily Maynard.
Lowe explained to the Associated Press he was looking forward to performing on ABC’s hit dance show.
"I don't know if there's anything more challenging to me than learning how to do classical ballroom dance," he said in an interview, and called it a "once-in-a-lifetime opportunity."
Of course, Catherine Giudici, winner of “The Bachelor” and Lowe’s fiancé, will be on set to cheer him on. "Of course I'll be in the front row," the 26-year-old gushed to the AP.
Check out Lowe on ABC’s “DWTS” when it premieres on Monday, March 18 at 8/7c.