‘The Bachelor’: Former Sean Lowe contestant linked to Arie Luyendyk Jr.

Arie Luyendyk Jr.Mrs. Carter: Arie Luyendyk Jr.’s dating again … and it’s another person from “The Bachelor” franchise.

Remember during the premiere, when the IndyCar driver stopped by to give advice to his fellow former Emily Maynard contestant in Sean Lowe? As it turns out, he is now seemingly dated one of the women that Sean sent packing earlier this month. According to a report from In Touch Weekly, Aire is now dating Selma Alameri, the woman who almost went her entire season with kissing Sean before he eliminated her while still in Canada along with Daniella McBride. (He had already sent home Sarah Herron.)

This report alleges that Arie is just out to increase his time in the spotlight by dating her, using the fact that he also briefly dating Ben Flajnik’s ex Courtney Robertson for evidence. We don’t really want to speculate on that one way or another, mostly because there is something that is often ignored whenever people hate on “Bachelor” or “Bachelorette” contestants dating each other: after you are on this sort of show and are so open talking about your feelings for someone else, it’s hard to go out and date again. Jake Pavelka is still saying that the show has made it impossible to meet someone, and famous people don’t want anything to do with him.

For those who follow a number of “Bachelor” contestants online, this is hardly a surprise: Arie has been crushing hard on Selma all season long, and the report claims that she has already visited him in his home state of Arizona.

What do you think of this report, and is there a part of you that understands at all why a “Bachelor” star would date someone else associated with the show? If you want to reach some more scoop on next week’s hometown dates, you can do so over at the link here.

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