‘The Bachelor’: Sean Lowe celebrates birthday, prepares for Catherine Giudici wedding

What's next? -Mrs. Carter: All is busy in the world of Sean Lowe.

First of all, we have to start this article off with a reason to celebrate: It’s Sean’s birthday! The former star of “The Bachelor” is now officially 30 years old, and he took off on Friday night to celebrate the occasion surrounded by loved ones … and also bright lights and plenty of opportunities to make an appearance. These are the sort of fun things you get to do when you were the star on an ABC reality show that managed to be a sensation in the ratings, almost to the point where you get fans around the country re-energized about a show that had previously been on the decline.

Prior to this party, though, Sean and his fiancee Catherine Giudici took a little bit of time to not only prepare for their upcoming January 26 wedding, but to also film some footage for their live TV special that will be all about both preparing for the big event, and then also having it happen in front of people all over the country. We’re still a little skeptical / nervous as to how well doing this will work, given that anything can go wrong at a wedding as it is let alone one on live TV… this is clearly another reason to watch. One of the reasons why so many wedding specials have not been extremely successful in the past is that the paparazzi are managed to scoop photos long in advance, and much of the drama of the wedding is lost when you know already that the couple made it down the aisle without a problem. We know that there should ideally not be people hoping for drama while watching a TV wedding … but they’re out there. Just go and look at the ratings for some of those “Real Housewives” related wedding specials if you don’t believe it. The fan followings for these sort of things are pretty crazy.

Want to read some more teases about this wedding? Then just click here, where you can see some of what the couple is doing to prepare for the grand occasion already.

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