Scottsdale turned into a place to go bowling and reminisce on the old days.
Nevermind that Luyendyk actually grew up in Paradise Valley. But I had to believe there were some women auditioning in the hopes of finding their forever life partner on a reality show.
"We took our seats and began filling out a six-page-long application that delved into my dating history, employment and why I was looking for love on a reality TV show.
The application offered some interesting questions, such as: There were also several questions on prior relationships and marriages.
While that season was a bit of a letdown, I didn’t let it shift my belief in the process. I quickly befriended a young woman in the parking lot of The Scottsdale Resort at Mc Cormick Ranch.
That’s what I needed," he said of the expectation to pop the question.
I volunteered to brave the high heels and nervous laughs to see what deep, personal secrets the show would be fishing for. I closely watched the last season, which featured Scottsdale "Bachelor" Arie Luyendyk Jr.
Not only is he probably the most-hated man in franchise history, but he gave a dismal showing of his hometown on America’s TV screens every Monday night.
Angelie Meehan, of Phoenix, wears a cow costume to her audition for ABC's "The Bachelor" at Mc Cormick Ranch in Scottsdale on June 16, 2018.
She said she was looking for "that special bull for her life."I was half expecting someone to start handing out champagne and offer lines of encouragement, something like, "Are you ready for your journey to begin?