Inside 'Bachelor' Sean's Harlequin-Themed Date


For their very first round of dates, Bachelor Sean Lowe and his 13 lucky ladies are looking to get to know each other better—a LOT better.

In the brand-new episode set to air next Monday, the studly Texas native strips down to his trademark pecs for Harlequin romance novel dates and ET was there for all the rowdy fun!

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"I think everybody stepped outside of their comfort zone," laughed Sean at his unconventional first outing with the girls, complete with vampire costumes and Western wear.

While Sean admits he had to put his modesty aside for the dates, the bashful 28-year-old said he grew to love one outfit in particular.

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"I think I probably felt most natural in the Western stuff being from Texas," the Bachelor divulged, adding that he strangely enjoyed the Twilight-esque shoot as well.

"I liked the vampire gear," admitted Sean. "I thought that was really cool and the pictures turned out great."

Watch the video for more, including Sean's strategy for the competition as well as what qualities he's looking for in his ideal woman.